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Campus DevCon at UP Los Baños

20 January 2014 (Monday)



Campus DevCon at UP Los Baños is a gathering in partnership University of the Philippines Los Baños and Institute of Computer Science 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.

12:00-1:00 Registration
1:00-1:15 Opening Remarks by Prof. Jaime M. Samaniego, Institude Director
1:15-1:30 Introduction to DevCon by DevCon Representative

Lightning Talks

  • Kevin John Ventura, Mozilla Representative
  • Joseph Ross Lee, CEO at Infoshift, Inc
  • Kevin Leversee, Director – Emerging Markets Asia at StartupDragons
  • Micael Andrei Barlaan Diaz de Rivera, User Experience Engineer at Sulit.com.ph
  • Abbie Jenika Lao, Game Producer for the Studio of Secret 6, Inc and Part-time Lecturer at De La Salle – College of Saint Benilde on "Careers in Game Development"
  • Bryan Bibat, VP-Technology at DevCon Philippines
3:45-4:15 Birds of a Feather (BoF)
4:15-4:30 Closing Remarks by Katrina Joy Magno, Event Coordinator

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