Saturday, January 21, 2006

E-Services Philippines - Regional IT Hubs Forum

Eversince E-Services Philipppines ( started, has been an active partner and helped in bringing provincial and corporate players participate in this event.

This year, we are very glad to be given the opportunity to participate once again by being the co-organizer of the IT Hubs tracks that shall take place on February 17.

Everyone is invited to register and participate in this free tracks. Details on how to register can be found below. The program as follows:

Showcasing the Best of the Regions
17 February 2006, Mactan 1 Room, EDSA Shangri-La Hotel Manila

8:00 Registration, Coffee and Tea

8:30 Opening Remarks
Undersecretary Carissa Cruz (invited)
Regional Operations Group, Department of Trade and Industry

9:00 Boosting Telco Infrastructure to Develop Regional ICT Hubs
Bayan Telecommunications
BayanTel supports the government’s strategic direction for the development of regional ICT hubs by providing telecommunications and connectivity solutions.

Five years ago, the Philippines, through the Department of Trade and Industry, began its "Make IT Philippines" campaign and packaged the country as "E-Services Hub of Asia." Outside Metro Manila, many cities and provinces are finding their niches as IT hubs, welcoming investors and locators for various BPO-oriented services. Following is a presentation of regional capability and each region’s stake as a premier ICT investment, software, and e-services hub not only in the Philippines but also in Southeast Asia.

9:15 Zamboanga
9:30 General Santos
9:45 Cagayan de Oro
10:00 Leyte
10:15 Bacolod
10:30 Bohol
10:45 Cebu
11:00 Bataan
11:15 Bulacan
11:30 Pangasinan
11:45 Open Forum

12:00 Closing remarks
Commissioner Dondi Mapa
Commission on Information and Communications Technology

To register in this FREE affair, please email me the following at (please cite IT Hubs registration as subject):


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