Just a month away now, the country's largest annual IT convention is set to unfold once again in the University of the Philippines, Diliman. Scheduled on the 20th - 24th of September 2011, the 9th Philippine Youth Congress in Information Technology (Y4iT 2011) will definitely be bigger and best congress yet.
Over the years, Y4iT has become the most anticipated and talked-about IT event, wherein ICT leaders, professionals, educators and students from the different institutions nationwide gather to learn relevant exciting talks on various new innovations and IT topics by the industry's well-known experts along with the media, government and the academe. In 2010, around 20,000 IT enthusiasts attended the four-day convention, but this coming congress no less than 23,000 delegates are expected to come and attend the five-day event.
Y4iT 2011 will cover topics such as Search, Social & Mobile Marketing, IT & Social Accountability, Automation in Commercial Aviation, Web 2.0 Technology in Education: Learning 2.0, Intelligent Spaces, Cloud Computing, Telephone System, Biomimicry, Cyber Crime, IT, an Enabler to Enterprise Risk Management Challenge, Ubiquitous Computing, Oracle Technologies, Trends and Challenges in Green IC, Computer Architecture and Embedded System, E-Commerce & E-Governance, Global Software Engineering in a Distributed Environment, Money in Blogging, Self-Studying Game Development : How to Start, Microsoft on WP7, Values of Future IT Professionals, Smart Life & Smart Application, Data Visualization, Relevance of Art in Gaming, Game Development, IT Education Benchmarking, Internal Revenue Computerization Project, Linux Certification, R&D in the Philippines a Reality, International Open Source Network ASEAN+, Java & Android Development, Intel Technologies, Reverse Engineering the Brain, Document Management System Technologies, and a lot more.
Aside from the different talks which will be held at the key venues of the campus (Aldaba Hall/University Theater, UP Film Institute and Bahay ng Alumni), the congress will also cater side events including job expo, exhibitions, partner booths, raffles and more.
Y4iT 2011 is organized by the UP Information Technology Training Center and UP System IT Foundation, in cooperation with the UP ITTC Student Volunteer Corps, JICA, PSITE, CSP, PCS, PSIA, GDAP, EITSC, HSF, and Cyberpress.
For registration and complete Y4iT 2011 Program, visit their site at http://y4it.up.edu.ph.
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