THE SUMMIT
SOFTCON.ph is the country's premier event for promoting and celebrating the world-class products and services of the Philippines' Information Technology industry. This key event will bring the best minds both local and abroad to discuss the progress of the country's IT industry, key trends observed in the marketplace, opportunities and challenges that face industry players and the vision of technology as it drives today's businesses. SOFTCON.ph will also consist of technical learning sessions that bring software experts and practitioners forward to provide insights on the latest trends in software development.
ABOUT PSIA
The Philippine Software Industry Association (PSIA) is the premiere non-stock, non-profit organization of around 160 software & IT service companies in the Philippines. Our membership is a dynamic ecosystem of players from small and medium scale enterprises to multinational software giants. Founded to be the bridge between the software industry and the government, PSIA partners with government institutions to provide capability development services and trainings to member and non-member entities in the industry. Established to be the representative body of the industry in the international arena, PSIA joins trade missions and conferences in the United States of America (USA), Japan, Australia, and the Asia Pacific annually to meet and bring clients to Philippine shores. Twenty-sixteen (2016) marks PSIA's 28 years of consistent and committed performance as it continues to drive the Philippine software services and products industry to attain and sustain global leadership in market share, mindshare and innovation.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
• CEO's
• CIO's
• C-Level Executives
• IT Engineers
• Software Business Leaders
• Software Engineers
• Start-up Founders
• Start-up Community Stakeholders
• Local and National Government
• Support Sector Service Providers

Benjie Brian Zamora Calen Legaspi Derick Rodel Mag-isa Enrico Ibana Enthony Go
Ian Pestelos Jerome Gotangco John Bailon Kiko Basilio Kim Deloria
Kristin Low Michael John Peña Michelle Chua-Lagare Dr. Mike Muin Joey Gurango
Philip Mark Gutierrez Sofia Ang Maria “Veck” Basinang Lorenzo Dee Robert Jenkins
Markku Kero Chucky Castro Raymond Racaza Jonathan De Luzuriaga David Lambrix
Miguel Warren Monchito Ibrahim Rhea Valbuena Joel Garcia MR dela Cruz
Arup Maity Winston Cruz Dan Siazon    
Benjie Zamora
InfoSec Manager

Voyager Innovations and Paymaya Philippines

"Securing Web Application Using Static & Dynamic Testing Tools"
TECH TRACK (Security)
Calen Legaspi
CEO & Co-Founder

Orange and Bronze Software Labs Inc.

"Agile Engineering"
TECH TRACK (Core Tech)
Derick Magisa
Software QA Engineer

Exist Software

"Truths and Myths about Certified Software Testers"
TECH TRACK (QA)
Enrico Ibana
Managing Director

Infobuilder Technologies Inc.

"Working with Unstructured Data"
TECH TRACK (Core Tech)
Enthony Go
Plaftorm Software Engineering Manager

NetSuite

"Effective Performance Analysis, Baselining and Testing"
TECH TRACK (QA)
Ian Pestelos
Lead - Testing Transformation

AsianLogic

"Agile Testing: A Whole-Team Approach"
TECH TRACK (QA/Testing)
Jerome Gotangco
Asia Pacific & Japan Cloud Consultant

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

"OpenStack Technology Goes Mainstream"
TECH TRACK (Core Tech)
John Bailon
CEO
Satoshi Citadel Industries


"Blockchain 101"
TECH TRACK (Healthcare IT)
Kiko Basilio
Senior Director, Core Platform Development
Carlson Wagonlit Travel


"Dealing with Ambiguity"
TECH TRACK (Core Tech)
Kim Deloria
Senior Software Engineer
Pointwest Innovations


"Code Impossible: Non-Technical QA's Journey Into Automation"
TECH TRACK (QA)
Kristin Low
Founder
Design Thinking Asia


"Artificially Intelligent Services: First Principles for Designing in a Post-Screen World"
TECH TRACK (Machine Learning)
Michael Pena
Co-Founder & CTO
Gluon Inc.


"Creating Cloud-Connected Cross-Platform Native Applications using Xamarin and Azure"
TECH TRACK (Core Tech)
Michelle Lagare
Quality Engineering Manager
Voyager Innovations, Inc.


"QE Is The New QA - Doing More With Less"
TECH TRACK (QA/Testing)
Dr. Mike Muin
CIO
Healthway Medical Clinics


"Opportunities and Challenges of Building Healthcare IT Systems"
TECH TRACK (Healthcare IT)
Philip Mark Gutierrez
CEO/Founder/Developer
Flow etc Solutions

"Migrating Java Web Applications to Docker and to a Cloud Provider"
TECH TRACK (DevOps)
Sofia Ang
Senior Software Engineer
PayMaya Philippines


"Enabling Single Sign On & Third Party Integrations through OpenID Connect"
TECH TRACK (Core Tech)
Maria "Veck" Basinang
CTO
Pointwest Technologies Corporation


"How Advanced Analytics are Redefining Banking"
TECH TRACK (Fintech)
Joey Gurango
Managing Director
PROXOR Philippines & Gurango Software


"The State of Philippine Programming Talent"
PLENARY SPEAKER
Lorenzo Dee
Vice President
Consulting Services Orange and Bronze Software
Robert Jenkins
CEO & Co-founder
CloudSigma
Markku Kero
CEO
Job and Esther Technologies
Chucky Castro
Managing Director, Global Delivery Network (GDN) for Technology
Accenture Philippines
Raymond Racaza
Co-Founder, President, Chief Operating Officer
Xurpas, Inc.
Jonathan De Luzuriaga
President
Philippine Software Industry Association
David Lambrix
Managing Director
IXSforAll
Miguel Warren
Country Manager
Payoneer Philippines
Monchito Ibrahim
Executive Consultant to the Secretary
Department of Information and Communications Technology
Rhea Valbuena
Executive Director - Computing and Information Technology
Asia Pacific Computer Technology Center, Inc.

PANELIST: For THE STATE OF PHILIPPINE PROGRAMMING TALENT
Joel Garcia
Developer Experience (DX) Lead
Microsoft Philippines

PANELIST: For THE STATE OF PHILIPPINE PROGRAMMING TALENT
MR dela Cruz
Chief Execuive Officer
Stratpoint Technologies Inc.

PANELIST: For THE STATE OF PHILIPPINE PROGRAMMING TALENT
Arup Maity
President and CEO
BlastAsia, Inc.

MODERATOR: For FROM ZERO TO HERO
Winston Cruz
Vice President
Philippine Software Industry Association

Opening Remarks
Dan Siazon
Senior Vice President
Kickstart Ventures

"Why Statups Fail"

Delegate Registration & General Inquiries:
Bernice Termulo | softcon@psia.org.ph
(+632) 812-2727 Ext. 109 | (+63) 998-964-2110

Partnership Opportunities:
Natalie Hunter | natalie.hunter@psia.org.ph
(+632) 812-2727 Ext. 109 | (+63) 998-964-2103


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