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Campus DevCon at DLSU-Dasmariñas

21 February 2014 (Friday)


Campus DevCon at DLSU-Dasmariñas is a gathering in partnership with De La Salle University – Dasmariñas that aims to augment the academic learnings of students with up-to-date trends in the IT industry. The event converges an average of  200 students taking up Computer Science or other IT-related courses.

A Campus DevCon has 3 main components:

Lightning Talks (LT)

LTs are very quick presentations delivered with or without auxiliary visual materials. Each speakers has a maximum of 10 minutes to present his idea, including preparation time, self, introduction, Q&A, etc. There are usually 6-8 LTs per Campus DevCon.

Birds of a Feather (BoF)

BoF is an informal debate on tech topics with 3 volunteers from two opposing sides. A BoF panel will judge on who's the best team. Examples of BoF topics are "iOS vs Android", "Does technology improve or harm a person's social life?" and "Windows vs Linux".

Java Code Challenge (JCC) – No JCC for this Campus DevCon

DevCon JCC is a one hour programming competition that aims to spur critical thinking and highlight problem solving strategies under pressure.

8:00-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:15 Opening Remarks by College Dean
9:15-9:30 Introduction to DevCon by Terence Ponce

Lightning Talks

  • Micael Andrei Barlaan Diaz de Rivera, User Experience Engineer at Sulit.com.ph on "Essential Mobile User Experience: Learnings from girlfriend hunting around Asia"
  • Natascha Ackermann of Sulit.com.ph on "Age of Information: Changing the way we work (and play)"
  • Bryan Bibat, VP-Technology of DevCon on "Things IT Undergrads Should Know (But Don't)"
  • Alvin Chan, Freelance Game Desgner on "Ideation 101: Designing your Thesis Topic"
11:30-11:45 Birds of a Feather (BoF)
11:45-12:00 Closing Remarks by DLSU-Dasmarinas Representative

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For inquiries, you may contact:

Terence Ponce
Project Lead 
[email protected]