DEVCON Cagayan de Oro – Uniting Minds and Cultures

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As the tech industry continues to evolve, Mindanao is set to become a significant hub of innovation and progress. This year, Davao will host the highly anticipated DEVCON Mindanao Summit 2024. Scheduled for June 29-30, this convention will gather professionals, experts, industry leaders, and change makers who are driving the tech scene in Mindanao. With a diverse range of topics and discussions, the summit promises to be an enlightening event, pushing the boundaries of technology and collaboration in the region.

Bridging Ideas and Innovations

One of the highlights of the DEVCON Mindanao Summit 2024 is the participation of DEVCON Cagayan de Oro. Known for its dynamic tech community, DEVCON Cagayan de Oro will bring a wealth of knowledge and insight to the event. Through panel discussions, workshops, and interactive sessions, participants from Cagayan de Oro will share their expertise and innovative ideas. This event will also serve as a platform for connecting with fellow tech professionals from across Mindanao, fostering a collaborative environment that can spur further technological advancements.

While Cagayan de Oro is making waves in the tech world, it is also a city rich in natural beauty, cultural heritage, and culinary delights.

Exploring Natural Beauty and Cultural Treasures

Cagayan de Oro offers a perfect blend of natural beauty and cultural heritage, from lush eco-parks and serene shrines to historic caves and informative museums. Here are some must-visit spots:

  1. Gardens of Malasag Eco-Tourism Village – This serene spot showcases indigenous flora and fauna, offering insights into the local biodiversity.
  2. Mapawa Nature Park – Ideal for outdoor activities such as hiking and enjoying natural waterfalls, this park is a haven for nature lovers.
  3. Divine Mercy Shrine – Known for its 50-foot-tall statue of Jesus Christ, the shrine provides a tranquil atmosphere for reflection and prayer.
  4. Macahambus Cave – A historical site with stunning natural formations and significant wartime history, perfect for history enthusiasts.
  5. City Museum of Cagayan de Oro – An important cultural institution, the museum provides insights into the city’s rich history and evolution.

A Feast for the Senses

Cagayan de Oro’s culinary scene is a reflection of its rich cultural tapestry. Be sure to try these local specialties:

  1. Sinuglaw – A dish that combines grilled pork and fish ceviche, typically dressed with vinegar, lime, and spices, representing a blend of regional culinary practices.
  2. Kinilaw – Similar to Latin American ceviche, this dish features raw fish marinated in vinegar or citrus juices, mixed with chili, onion, and ginger, showcasing the city’s access to fresh seafood.
  3. Pastel – A sweet bun filled with yema (custard) and other flavors like cheese or meat, originating from nearby Camiguin Island, it’s a local favorite.

Thrills and Spills

For those seeking adventure, Cagayan de Oro does not disappoint:

  1. White Water Rafting and Kayaking – Navigate the thrilling rapids of the Cagayan de Oro River, a popular activity for adrenaline junkies.
  2. Paragliding at Hugo Sky Lounge – Get a bird’s-eye view of the city and its surroundings, offering a unique and exhilarating experience.
  3. Seven Seas Waterpark – A family-friendly destination with exciting water rides and attractions, perfect for a day of fun and relaxation.

Celebrating Heritage and Community

Cagayan de Oro’s vibrant culture comes to life through its festivals:

  1. Higalaay Festival – Celebrates friendship and gratitude with vibrant parades and cultural performances.
  2. Kagay-an Festival – Highlights the city’s heritage through colorful street dances and music performances.
  3. Kumbira – A major annual culinary show and competition in Northern Mindanao, showcasing the best of local cuisine, cooking techniques, and food innovation.

Join the DEVCON Mindanao Summit 2024

The DEVCON Mindanao Summit 2024 in Davao is more than just a tech convention; it’s a celebration of innovation, collaboration, and culture. Dive into an immersive experience packed with insightful sessions, engaging discussions, and networking opportunities that bring together industry leaders, experts, and change makers. Mark your calendars for June 29-30, 2024, and be a part of this transformative event!