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Campus DevCon at PUP Taguig is a gathering at Polytechnic University of the Philippines – Taguig Campus designed to introduce technology topics from key players of the IT community and encourage interactions among students, educators and professionals.

A Campus DevCon has 2 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”.

Academic Partner

Student Org Partner

Silver Sponsor

Prize Sponsors


Community Partner


1:00-1:10Opening Remarks by College Dean
1:10-1:20Introduction to DevCon by Alvin Edwald Chan, DevCon Representative
1:20-3:50Lightning Talks

  • Earl Valencia, President of IdeaSpace Foundation
  • Love Lomibao, Freelance iOS Developer on “Intro to iOS Development”
  • Gian Scottie Javelona, CEO of Orange Apps on “The Sooner Your Start, The Faster You Learn”
  • Kevin Leversee, CEO of StartupDragons
  • Kurt Silvano, Digital Specialist of Wunderman Manila on “Responsive Web Design”
  • Drei Alquiros, QA Specialist of Spinweb Productions, Inc on “Hosting your websites via Google Drive”
  • Bryan Bibat, VP Technology of DevCon on “Things IT Undergrads Should Know (But Don’t)”
  • Ramon C. Pastor, Managing Partner of Numlock Solutions, Co. on “Mobile Isn’t Everything”
4:00-4:30Birds of a Feather (BoF)
4:30-4:40Closing Remarks by Student Council President



Register here: http://campusdevconatpuptaguig.eventbrite.com/

Campus DevCon at PUP Taguig Blogging Contest

What’s the prize? A Mozilla Firefox sack bag full of items from all sponsors!

  • 1 Mozilla Firefox Sack Bag
  • 1 BlackBerry Shirt
  • 1 SMART Shirt
  • 1 DevCon Wrist Lanyard
  • 1 Apptivate Shirt
  • 1 Mozilla Firefox Baller ID
  • 5 Mozilla Firefox Stickers
  • 2 Mozilla Firefox Pens
  • 2 Mozilla Firefox Button Pins
  • 1 Apptivate Prepaid Card

Here is how to join:

1. Contest is open to all Campus DevCon at PUP Taguig participants.
2. Blog must contain the following:
a. Mention of Developers Connect (DevCon) Philippines linked to http://devcon.ph
b. Mention of Mozilla Firefox linked to http://www.mozillaphilippines.org/
c. Mention of SMART Communications, Inc. linked to http://smart.com.ph/
d. Mention of BlackBerry linked to http://ph.blackberry.com/
e. Mention of Apptivate linked to http://www.apptivate.co/
f. Mention of Big Time Show linked to http://bit.ly/watchbts
g. At least three pictures of the event

2. To submit blog entry:
a. Like Facebook page: Facebook.com/DevConPH
b. Follow DevCon Twitter account: twitter.com/DevConPH
c. Send an email to mailbox@devcon.ph with the title “Blog Entry: Campus DevCon at PUP Taguig
d. Include in the content your complete name, contact number, Facebook account link, Twitter account link and the blog link/s
3. Only one submission per person but there is no limit to the number of blog links per submission.
4. Start of submission is immediately after the event which 22 February 2013 6PM.
5. Deadline of submission is 3 days after the event which is 25 February 2013 6PM.
6. Organizers will judge the winning blog and announce it at the DevCon Facebook page and Twitter account.
7. The organizer will email the winner on how to claim prize.