Philippine Youth Congress on Information Technology to gather local and foreign IT luminaries


After celebrating its 10th year anniversary in 2012, the Philippine Youth Congress on Information Technology (Y4iT) is carrying on to its 11th year with the most-sough speakers in the IT field.

This year’s speakers include international practitioners Wendy Gorton of Google, Danny Castonguay of Kalibrr, Johan Janssend of Timble, Markky Kero of Job and Esther Technologies, Christy Book-Tsang of Linux Professional Institute (Asia-Pacific), and Bebo White of SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, a US national laboratory based in Stanford University.

“By opening up Y4iT to a host of new ideas, we can be sure that our Filipino students get to see a survery of the exciting developments in Information Technology. We can’t be left nehind. Y4iT is one way to put our students in context,” says Prof. Rommel Feria, Project Manager for Y4it.

Y4iT will be held on September 17-19 at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City. More than 25,000 participants are expected to join the event.

For more information about Y4iT, you may visit or contact UP SITF at 436 2217, 920 2080, or 920 2036 (telefax). You may also like the Y4iT Facebook Page, or follow them on Twitter.