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#Y4iT 2017: Biggest IT event back on its 15th year

UPSITF proudly presents the most anticipated IT event in the country – the Youth Congress on Information Technology (Y4iT). Returning for its 15th year, the long-running event aspires to be a constant source of inspiration to students, educators, entrepreneurs, and IT enthusiasts. Exciting tech topics, showcasing of smart solutions, and motivational career talks await its participants on September 5, 6, and 7, 2017 at the SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City.

Modern advancements in technology have brought us countless changes in how we go about our everyday lives. Plenty of day-to-day tasks are easier to accomplish with just a few taps on a device. Y4iT believes that the great minds behind these modern day conveniences can be anyone.

The 15th Y4iT, with its theme “Engineer a Better Future” aims to inspire the youth to recognize their potential as game changers in the IT industry. With the right idea and the right motivation, anybody can have the power to bridge the gap between the man and the machine.

Learning is made more fun and entertaining for the Y4iT delegates with exciting games, big raffle prizes, and surprise performances. The congress also provides the participants with the opportunity to connect and network with big names in the IT sector, as well as a variety of industry experts that can motivate and mentor them in their IT journey.

Y4iT continues in pursuing its goal to be a platform for presenting the latest technologies, trends, and breakthroughs as well as introducing the best minds in IT locally and internationally.

Y4iT Speaker: Mary Grace Mirandilla-Santos, Independent ICT Policy Researcher at Internet Society – Philippines Chapter
Y4iT Speaker: Damian Haas, Regional Director, Oracle Academy at Oracle Corporation


The Youth Congress on Information Technology is organized by the UP System IT Foundation (UPSITF). First held in the University of the Philippines, Diliman in 2003, it has grown to be the largest IT event in the country. Having started with only 3,000 delegates on its first year until it reached the record breaking – 24,000 attendees, Y4iT’s goal proves to be beneficial to its participants. More information about the event could be found at y4it.org

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