Y4iT the 13th : Are You Ready?

1The biggest Information Technology event in the country is ready to soar to greater heights as the Youth Congress on Information Technology (Y4iT), organized by the UP System Information Technology Foundation (UPSITF), returns for its 13th year on September 9-11, 2015 at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City, Philippines.

Flocked by over 25,000 college students, professionals, educators, IT experts and enthusiasts from all over the country, the annual event has consistently served as a melting pot of the best minds in the industry. It has helped create a bridge for industry leaders and authorities to connect with and inspire the future of IT.

This year, the 13th Youth Congress on Information Technology (Y4iT 2015) returns with the theme, “Y4iT the 13th: Are You Ready?” as it dares the Filipino youth to brave the unknown. In the dynamic world of IT today, individuals may have the skills and potential needed, but are they confident to take the next step? Y4iT poses this challenge, together with its objective of inspiring the youth and recognizing them as key drivers in the IT industry.

Once again, the three-day congress is set to offer its participants with only the freshest and hottest topics in IT, while creating a venue to discover and evaluate new technologies, introduce latest breakthroughs, discuss current ICT trends, and even open career opportunities. Featured in the 3-day congress are timely and relevant topics delivered by speakers from various fields and companies like the ACM Distinguished Speakers Program, Timble, Oracle, Microsoft, APNIC, ISOC, and ICANN.

For a teaser of the event, check out this video on the Y4iT Youtube account:

Y4iT, formerly known as the Philippine Youth Congress on Information Technology, was established in 2003 and began with only 5,000 attendees at the University of the Philippines, Diliman. With increasing demand through the years, as participants benefit from the congress, Y4iT has gone on to be at the forefront of information technology gathering events in the Philippines. In November 2012, UPSITF held its first Y4iT outside of Luzon, Y4iT Cebu.

Y4iT is endorsed by the Commission on Higher Education. You can view the endorsement letter on Y4iT 2015 CHED Endorsement.

Remember to follow our social media accounts on Twitter (https://twitter.com/Y4iT), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/ilove.Y4iT), Instagram (http://instagram.com/y4it) and Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/user/iloveY4iT), and use the hashtag #Y4iT #Y4iT2015 on your posts before, during, or even after the event!

For Y4iT registration details, you may directly go to Y4iT Online Registration on http://reg2015.y4it.org/. For other details, please call the Y4iT Secretariat at +63.920.2080 or +63.436.2217 or send an email to info.y4it@upsitf.org. The Early Bird Promo ends on July 24, so hurry and register now!

See you there at Y4iT the 13th!


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