DEVCON @ UC - February 20, 2015 (UC Banilad Campus)


7:00AM – 8:00AM Registration
8:00AM – 8:30AM Introduction to Hackathon | Dexter John Genterone
8:30AM - 9:00AM Demonstration on using GitHub | Stephen Paul Suarez
9:30AM – 5:30PM Programming/Development
5:30PM – 6:30PM Pitching and Judging


1:00PM – 1:30PM Registration | Dexter John Genterone
1:30PM – 3:30PM Coding Proper | Dexter John Genterone
3:30PM – 5:00PM Checking | Dexter John Genterone



February 21, 2015
JCenter Convention Hall,
JCenter Mall, Mandaue City

12:00NN - 1:00PM


1:00PM - 1: 10PM

Philippine National Anthem
UC Hymn

1:10PM - 1: 20PM

Welcome Remarks
Ms. Candice Gotianuy

1:20PM -1:25PM

Introduction of Keynote Speaker
Aurora C. Miro - Dean, UCLM-CCS


Keynote Speech
Ethical and Professional Hacking
Mr. John Paul Sibug
Audience Marketing Manager Microsoft

2:00PM - 2:10 PM

Intermission Number

2:10PM - 2:25PM

Software Development in IT Gazelles
Mr. Robert Cheng
CEO, Alliance Software Inc.

2:15 PM - 2: 30 PM

Software Development in Multinational Companies
Mr. Benjamin Bolivar
Site Leader, IBM

2:30 PM - 2:50PM

Break Sponsors - Time

2:50PM - 3:30PM

DevCon Birds of a Feather

3:30 PM - 3: 45PM

Intermission Number - Sponsors Time

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Ethical Hacking
Mr. Markku Kero
CEO, Eqela

4:00PM - 4:15PM

Freelance Software Development Projects
Ms. Olivia Briones
Elance-Odesk Mobilizer

4:15PM - 4:30PM

Software Development in a Start-up Company
Zenia Mai Espeleta-Go
Project Manager

4:30 PM - 4:45PM

PSC 2014 Finalists
Intermission Number

4:45PM - 5:00PM

Pitching of the Hackathon Winners

5:00 PM - 5:30PM

Sponsors Time Awarding of Contest Winners

5:30 PM - 5: 45 PM

Closing Remarks
Dr. Melvin Ninal
Dean, UC-Main, CCS

5:45PM - 6:00PM

Raffle Draws and Wrap-up


February 21, 2015

Olivia O. Briones

Cebu Mobilizer, Freelancer


Robert Cheng

President and CEO


JP Sibug

Keynote Speaker


Speakers Profile


Performance-focused and visionary high-technology leader credited for groundbreaking improvements in people performance, process and technology infrastructure.

Deep expertise in info-comm and in several domains and industries including retail, telecommunications, BPO, e-Commerce, publishing and consulting with proven success in innovating state-of the art solutions on time and within budget.

Respected leader of diverse, cross-functional teams and highly regarded as a key resource, critical thinker and out-of-the-box problem solver by peer executives

Profound understanding of the relationship between technology and strategic business interests with a P&L mindset

Recognized for the ability to create and articulate corporate vision and move teams to embrace it and effectively use technology to increase productivity, competitive edge and cost effectiveness

Backed by solid credentials including 20+ years of technology and management experience with proven technical acumen and cross-platform expertise


IBM GLOBAL DELIVERY CENTER (Cebu, Philippines) - Sept. 2011 to present


Born and raised in Cebu Philippines, I work as a freelancer for 7 years and successfully landed 10 jobs in oDesk. In 2014, I was hired by oDesk to be its Cebu representative in charge of all events and trainings and relationship building.

Prior to working on oDesk, I was a full time housewife. Currently, I am a full time housewife/mom while at the same time a full time career and business woman. I am so blessed to have the opportunity to work home based, I don’t have to choose between work and family. I have the best of both worlds.


Elane-Odesk Mobilizer (July 2014 - Present) - Cebu Mobilizer

CPA ADVANTAGE REALTY LLC (May 2014 - Present) - Executive Administrative Assistant (Arizona, USA)


Robert Cheng brings to Alliance a wealth of experience in the fields of Marketing, Finance, Business Processing, Organizational Growth and Overall Project Development. As founder and President of Alliance since its inception, Robert has built the company, from a team of five to the current size it is now, with significant presence and strong mix of clientele in the key markets of Japan, USA and the Philippines.

Robert attended the Top Management Program of Asian Institute of Management in 2012. He received his Masters in Business Management at the University of the Philippines - Cebu College in 1997 and completed his undergraduate Bachelor’s degree Major in Management Engineering at the Ateneo de Manila University in 1992. He takes pride to be the Philippine representative to 34th Export to Japan Study Program in Tokyo, Japan in 2002.


President and CEO


Specialties: project management, scrum, copywriting, search engine optimization, blogging, market research, online marketing


Project Manager / Co-Founder at Sunnydevbox Software Solutions - August 2013 - Present

Project Manager at Elementz Interactive Inc. - February 2012 - July 2013

Business Analyst at Exist Global - April 2011 - September 2011


He is a professor by heart. He started teaching after graduation in 2009, and is now with FEU – Makati, specializing in Operating System.

While having the indulgence of academe, our speaker also worked in various companies. He was a former Consumer Support Engineer at Trend Micro, one of the leading anti-virus companies in the world. Right after, he joined Hewlett-Packard as a Software Packaging and Distribution Specialist, promoted as a Capacity Planner, then moved to Program and Project Management Team as one of the Asia Pacific Leads for Project Operations. Under his guidance and leadership, he was also able to create a certification training for Microsoft under HP, that was recognized by HP Global, and was adopted globally.


Audience Marketing Manager under Microsoft Philippines, handling variousgroups of people like students, faculty members, IT Professionals, developers, and start-up businesses in the entire country.


An international information technology professional with extensive technical expertise and a long track record in multiple fields of the software industry, including mobile devices and applications, web applications, operating systems, voice over IP solutions, scalable network systems, wireless technologies, software development and design, system architecture as well as corporate management, recruitment and technical training.

Has worked with multiple large companies in several industries, including Smart and Globe telecommunications, broadcasting, gaming and mobile entertainment, in numerous countries all around the world, having personally successfully implemented several complicated and demanding systems in many critical environments.

A continuous technology innovator and entrepreneur, inventor of several cutting edge technology products, and an experienced trainer with a special interest in training and sharing of knowledge.

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