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The Department of Sceince and Technology, Regional Office No.8 together with the Regional Information and Communications Technology Committee - Eastern Visayas Federation for Information Technology (RICTC-EVFIT) announces the conduct of National ICT Confederation of the Philippines (NICP) ICT Summit on November 10-11, 2016 at the Leyte Academic Center, Palo, Leyte and in Tacloban City. The second day will be highlighted by the 5th eGov Awards.
"Acceler8 Region8 thru the Digital Economy" is the theme of this year's ICT Summit. Champions of the Information and Communications Technology from the public and private sectors will share industry trends and development, understand the challenges, identify and collaborate on the ways forward to promote ICT industry development, generate new investments and create new jobs for the cities outside of Metro Manil and the countryside.
Philippine IT-BPM Roadmap 2022, Resiliency through Innovation, eGovernance for Improving Business Environment, Building a Startup Ecosystems in the Countryside, Impact Sourcing and the NICP 1 Million Jobs Target for the Countryside are the several major topics for this year's summit.
The event will showcase various ICT activities to include plenary and break-out sessions / lightning talks, eGov Awards, Youth Forum or Students'Symposium, HackTheClimate hackaton to startups pitching competition, ICT exhibit, business matching, and job fair. The planning committee for this event is working diligently to assemble a meaningful and timely program, featuring renowned speakers who will address current industry issues.
Around 500 participants will be attending the conference, and the job fair, exhibit and 100 more in pitching & hackathon competitions.
For more details and inquiries, please visit the DOST-Leyte Provincial S&T Center, Government Center, Palo, Leyte or call (053) 323-5252 / 0975-396-3794 and look for the local event secretariat, Mr. Rolando D. Sulla, Jr.
(SGD) RAMIL T. UYCenter Manager, STHRDPIC
(SGD) EDGARDO M. ESPERANCILLA, CESO IIRegional Director
Department of Science and Technology Regional Office No. VIII Government Center, Palo 6501 Leyte Contact Numbers Office of the Regional Director:(053) 323-6356 Technical Services Division:(053) 832-4139 / Telefax: (053) 323-7110 Regional Standards Testing Laboratory:(053) 323-7066 Scholarship:(053) 832-4685 Finance & Administratives Services:(053) 323-6036