Women Who Code Manila Tech Summit 2018

NOV 24, 2018, 9AM - 5PM
UPTOWN CENTER 2, BGC, TAGUIG CITY

About Our Tech Summit

Women Who Code Manila Tech Summit highlights the talent of women in our tech industry. We have more than 25 female speakers who will be sharing their experiences about best practices, new technologies, leadership, soft skills and more. This event was crafted to help you innovate, level up and grow in your tech career.



Who We Are

Women Who Code is a global non-profit organization and the largest and most active community dedicated to inspiring women to excel in their tech careers. We have more than 167,000 members all over the world and have networks in over 60 cities in 20 different countries. To achieve this mission, we have been conducting events such as study groups, hackathon, conferences, and more.

In Manila, we have more than 1900 members and held more than 200 events in less than 2 years. Last November 2018, we’ve created a hackathon, where more than 100 women participated and more than 200 people attended. This has been the biggest women hackathon in the Philippines.

Innovate

Innovate as you learn new technologies.

Level Up

Level up as you dive into best practices.

Grow

Grow as you lead in your career.

Schedule

Time Event Details
08:00 am - 09:00 am Registration and Breakfast
09:00 am - 09:10 am Welcoming Remarks from Women Who Code Steffi Tan, Director of Women Who Code Manila
09:10 am - 09:15 am Welcoming Remarks from Accenture, Philippines
09:15 am - 09:45 am Opening Keynote: Chelly Gray, Director of Growth, Thinking Machines
09:45 am - 09:50 am HOUSEKEEPING
BREAKOUT SESSIONS
INNOVATE LEVEL UP GROW
10:00 am - 10:30 am ReactJS Kate Banez, Software Engineer Clean Code Architecture Rozal Reese, Software Development Manager, Oracle NetSuite How to start your tech career? Jen Mallari, Managing Director, Accenture, Philippines
10:40 am - 11:20 am AR/VR Patricia Cabacang, Software Developer - Augmented Reality, Accenture, Philippines DevOps Best Practices Charo Nuguid, Senior Developer
11:30 am - 12:00 nn Basic Natural Language Processing (NLP) pipeline in Python Jolly Ann Bilad, Junior Data Scientist, Pez.AI Stop Faking It. You are not a Fraud. Erika Thea Ajes, Senior Software Engineer, FSG Technology Ventures Inc.
12:00 nn - 01:00 pm LUNCH
12:20 nn - 12:45 pm LUNCH TALKS SPECIALS

Innovation's Infinite Realities and Us Pauline Baterna, VP for Externals, Developers' Society Philippines
LUNCH TALKS SPECIALS

The Product is You Mars Gabutero, Software Engineer
LUNCH TALKS SPECIALS

How a Deaf Woman like me defeated poverty & depression to succeed in the FinTech Industry Ma. Anaditha Angcay, Global Payments Process Center Inc., De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Adding Analytics to your Apps Ce Manalang, Software Engineer, BeautyMNL UX Best Practices Joanna Mae Javier, User Experience Designer, Accenture, Philippines The Healthy Programmer Clau Yagyagan, CTO, ProperteeButler
1:40 pm - 2:10 pm So You Want to Be a Data Scientist? (& Why Women Make Awesome Data Scientists) Suzanne Lee, CTO & CIO, Analytiks Inc., Bridge Southeast Asia Scaling Software Dev: Codebase and Team Tutti Quintella, Women Who Code Tokyo Director, Engineer, Mercari Inc. Overcoming the Nice Girl Syndrome Koree Monteloyola, Founder, Kairos I.T. Services
2:20 pm - 2:50 pm Why Should You Know Blockchain? - A Primer on Blockchains Sheena Dale Mariano, R&D Software Engineer, Gemalto Tech Pitfalls in SAP B1 Implementations Monette Vega Laylo, IT Director for OEM Solutions, Marketing Officer for SALt.ph The Art of Asking Renee Santos, Associate Director, Accenture, Philippines
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Agile AI Yue Lin Choong, Women Who Code Singapore Director, Senior AI Data Scientist, Amaris AI PANEL TALK: Mixing Passion and Tech - A discussion from graduates of non-technical/ non-CS courses and combining their courses to tech using programming Joy Paas, Women Who Code Manila Director, Web Developer, Quipper
Kim Santos, IT Manager, MedGrocer
Marylette Roa, Researcher/Genomicist, University of the Philippines
Iris Uy, Researcher, Marine Science Institute, UP Diliman
3:40 pm - 4:20 pm PANEL TALK: Women Leading their Technical Team Stef Sy, CEO and Lead Data Scientist, Thinking Machines
Sofia Ang, Engineering Lead, ING
4:20 pm - 4:45 pm CLOSING KEYNOTE Christine Balanaa, Women Who Code Tech Lead
4:45 pm - 5:00 pm Thank you! <3
5:00 pm - 5:20 pm CLOSING THE CONFERENCE
5:20 pm - 5:30 pm GROUP PHOTO
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm AFTER PARTY

Speakers

Women Leading their Technical Team

Stef Sy

CEO & Lead Data Scientist, Thinking Machines

The Art of Asking

Renee Santos

Associate Director, Accenture Philippines

Women Leading their Technical Team

Sofia Ang

Engineering Lead, ING

Scaling Software Development: Teams & Codebase

Tutti Quintella

Software Engineer, Mercari Inc.
Director, Women Who Code Tokyo

Mixing Passion with Technology

Joy Paas

Web Developer, Quipper
Director, Women Who Code Manila

Agile AI

Yue Lin Choong

Senior AI Data Scientist, Amaris AI
Director, Women Who Code Singapore

Kim Santos

IT Manager, MedGrocer

Mixing Passion with Technology

Marylette Roa

Researcher/Genomicist, University of the Philippines

Mixing Passion with Technology

Iris Uy

Researcher, Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines Diliman

Clean Code Architecture

Rozal Reese

Software Development Manager, Oracle NetSuite

Basic NLP pipeline in Python

Jolly Ann Bilad

Junior Data Scientist, Pez.AI

Why Should You Know Blockchain? - A Primer on Blockchains

Sheena Dale Mariano

R&D Software Engineer, Gemalto

The Healthy Programmer

Clau Yagyagan

CTO, ProperteeButler

Stop Faking It. You are not a Fraud.

Erika Thea Ajes

Senior Software Engineer, FSG Technology Ventures Inc.

Keynote: The Curious Case

Christine Balanaa

Android Tech Lead, Women Who Code Manila
Software Engineer, Pointwest

Overcoming the Nice Girl Syndrome

Koree Monteloyola

Founder, Kairos I.T. Services

How to start your tech career?

Jen Mallari

Managing Director, Accenture, Philippines

Kate Banez

Software Engineer

Patricia Cabacang

Software Engineer - Augmented Reality, Accenture

Ce Manalang

Software Engineer, BeautyMNL

DevOps Best Practices

Charo Nuguid

Senior Developer

The Product is You

Mars Gabutero

Senior Software Engineer

UX Best Practices

Joanna Mae Javier

User Experience Designer, Accenture, Philippines

Chelle Gray

Director of Growth, Thinking Machines

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