CONFERENCE AGENDA

MORNING PLENARY

7:00 AM

Registration and Coffee

7:45 AM

Host Welcome + Early Bird Raffle

8:15 AM

Keynote Geeks 4.0: Armies of the 4th industrial Revolution
Winston Damarillo
Founder & President of DevCon; Chairman, Amihan

8:45 AM

Panel Industry Transformation: Responding to the 4th Industrial Revolution
1. Herns Hermida – Cloud and Enterprise Business Lead, Microsoft
2. Sec. Monchito Ibrahim – Exec. Adviser to Secretary, DICT
3. Gigi Rapadas – CIO, Ayala Corp.
4. Yacine Derradji – Co-Founder, Acudeen Technologies, Inc.
Moderator:  Michelle Ong, Business News Correspondent/Presenter, ABS-CBN

9:25 AM

Keynote Philippine Digital Odyssey
Petr Sebesta
Head of IT, Home Credit Consumer Philippines

9:55 AM

Panel Preparing for the Jobs of the Future: Igniting Lifelong Learning
1. Colin Christie – Director of Digital Transformation, Enderun College
2. Frederic Tshidimba – Founder, ICTJob PH and Eastvantage
3. Vasyl Davydko – Co-Founder and CEO, EduCredit PH
4. Katrina Chan – Director, QBO Innovation Hub
5. Robert Reyes – Representative (PHL) & Reps Mentor, Mozilla
Moderator: JC Medina – Head of Digital Media Product Management and Design, Cignal TV

10:55 AM – PANEL DISCUSSIONS ON STRATEGIES

Track 1 Automating Business Operations
AI and RPA, Paperless, Blockchain

Panel How are AI and Robotics changing the way we craft enterprise solutions?
1. Francisco Reyes Jr. – Solutions Architect, Amihan
2. Christianne Gramaje – IT Manager, Home Credit
3. Abien Agarap – Lead Research Scientist, Senti AI
4. Mario Salazar – CTO, Acudeen Technologies, Inc.

Moderator:
Jerome Gotangco – Azure Solutions Specialist, Microsoft

Track 2 Accelerating Software Innovation
DevOps and Cloud

Panel How do we provide customers products they need?
1. Donnie Prakoso – Senior Technical Evangelist, ASEAN AWS
2. Guenjun Yoo – Technical Account Manager, GitLab
3. Ma Hongwei – CTO, Huawei Cloud Asia Pacific
4. Angelo Maria Berbano – Director of IT Service Engagement and Compliance, Cebu Pacific Air

Moderator:
Jason Torres – CEO, Mashup Garage

Track 3 Customer Centricity Imperative
Analytics and Big Data Customer Engagement

Panel How do we design customer centric products and services ?
1. Liza Lorenzo – Social Management Director, Nestle Social
2. Colin Christie – Director of Digital Transformation, Enderun College
3. Jordan Deja – Assistant Professor, De La Salle University
4. Mark Lester Lacsamana – Senior Product Designer, Kalibrr

Moderator:
Mark Colentava – Product Development Consultant, Talino Venture Labs

11:40 AM

Lunch Break

1:00 PM – LIGHTNING TALKS ON LATEST TOOLS

Track 1 Automating Business Operations
AI and RPA, Paperless, Blockchain

Lightning Talks:
1. Raymond del Rosario – VP of Interactive and Mobile, Amihan
2. Jean Alfonso-Decena – Senior AI Trainer – NLP, Starbutter AI
3. Alexis Pantola – Solutions Architect, IBM
4. Lean Sanchez – AI Evangelist, Huawei

Track 2 Accelerating Software Innovation
DevOps and Cloud

Lightning Talks:
1. Dexter Genterone – Sr. Architect, Amihan
2. Philamer Sune – Senior Engineer, UWAI
3. Guenjun Yoo – Technical Account Manager, GitLab
4. Sunil Godavarthi – VP of Software Engineering, Optum Global Solutions

Track 3 Customer Centricity Imperative
Analytics and Big Data Customer Engagement

Lightning Talks:
1. JV Poe – Chief Marketing Officer, Amplifi Technologies Inc.
2. JC Medina – Digital Media Product Management and Design, Cignal TV
3. Jose Ildefonso Labayen (UX/UI Lead, Home Credit) & Kristine Bernadette Manalo (Junior Software Architect, Home Credit)
4. Gino Caparas – Founder & CEO, Stream Engine

2:05 PM – BIRDS OF A FEATHER

Track 1 Automating Business Operations
AI and RPA, Paperless, Blockchain

Compare and Contrast: AI x Blockchain
1. Blockchain: Jan Koichi Dayanan – Founder, Blockchain Developers – Davao 

2. Blockchain: TBA
3. AI: Jean Alfonso-Decena – Senior AI Trainer – NLP, Starbutter AI
4. AI: Raymond del Rosario – VP Interactive and Mobile, Amihan

Agitator: Francisco Reyes Jr. – Solutions Architect, Amihan

Track 2 Accelerating Software Innovation
DevOps and Cloud

Compare and Contrast: Container x Serverless
1. Container: Bobby Corpus Jr – Solutions Architect, Red Hat

2. Container: Francis Panganiban – Co-Founder & Head of Engineering, UWAI
3. Serverless: TBA
4. Serverless: Donnie Prakoso – Senior Technical Evangelist, ASEAN AWS

Agitator: Alistair Israel – Co-Founder & CEO, Shore Suite

Track 3 Customer Centricity Imperative
Analytics and Big Data Customer Engagement

Compare and Contrast: Analytics x UX
1. Analytics: Jose Ronello Bartolome – CEO, Nexbridge Technologies, Inc.
2. Analytics: JV Poe – Chief Marketing Officer, Amplifi Technologies Inc
3. UX: Jose Ildefonso Labayen – UX/UI Lead, Home Credit
4. UX: Alexis Collado – Product Designer, Kalibrr

Agitator: Carlo Valencia – Founder and Facilitator, Startup PH Training

AFTERNOON PLENARY

3:15 PM

DEVCON Kids Introduction

Mano Amiga Pioneering Cohort Recognition
Presenting our first cohort of students

DEVCON Kids Robotics Competition sponsored by OPTUM
Cheer on our youngest Geeks as they compete live!

4:20 PM

Keynote Need for Software Developers to Move to Full-Stack Engineers
Sunil Godavarthi
VP of Software Engineering, Optum Global Solutions

4:50 PM

Panel Collaborative Roadmap to Success
1. Petr Brunclik – Chief Information and Technology Operation, Home Credit
2. Jason Torres – Founder & CEO, Mashup Garage
3.  Diane Eustaquio – Executive Director, IdeaSpace
4. Chiara Amisola – Founder & CEO, Developh
Moderator: Michelle Ong, Business News Correspondent/Presenter, ABS-CBN

5:40 PM

Special Announcement & Awarding
 + Major Raffle

6:10 PM

Closing Remarks

7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Geek Night After Party!
DevCon Spark Geek Founders Launch
Venue: SMX AURA, Function Room 2