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NATIONAL EVENTS

Albay

NOVEMBER 20

Intrapreneurship: How to Ideate, Create and Execute like a Startup

1:00PM - 4:00PM

Organizers: GovTech SEA, DTI

Venue: DTI Region 05 Office Conference Room - 3F Annex Building 1, Capitol Annex Street, Barangay 16, Legazpi City, 4500 Albay

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A 2016 survey, conducted by IBM, found that roughly half of corporate CEOs feel their organisation is not adequately prepared for the future, and that most CEOs identify creativity as the most crucial factor needed for future success.

GovTech Southeast Asia is joining forces with DTI Region 5 to host a one-day training session for government employees and MSMEs looking to harness the power of creativity to solve the problems of tomorrow.

Discover how to turn your team into an internal innovation engine with tools and techniques to unlock your creative potential and develop innovative solutions to grow or transform your organisation.

Baguio

NOVEMBER 22

BAG-haven: Building Baguio's Startup Ecosystem

8:30AM - 5:00PM

Organizers: The University of the Cordilleras Innovation and Nurturing Space, Saint Louis University’s Convergent Resilience Technology Business Incubator, American Spaces Philippines

Venue: Saint Louis University, Baguio City

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The BAG-haven Initiative shall bring together the different players and enablers who will come together to make RA 11337, an initiative on co-creating the idea of a Silicon Valley-like Startup Ecosystem Haven in Baguio, a reality. The day-long event will showcase Baguio student-founded startups in the realms of smart mountain engineering, criminal justice and public safety, as well as agritech, among others. The American Spaces of the US Embassy in the Philippines will also be sponsoring a panel talk which spotlights the stories of those who have ventured into Technopreneurship. The highlight of the event shall be the signing of the “BAG-haven Community Commitment” which shall be led by the Sangguniang Kabataan Federation of the City to show that indeed, the future belongs to the youth.

Bohol

NOVEMBER 21

Slingshot Bohol 2019

9:00AM - 5:00PM

Organizer: DTI, DOST, DICT

Co-organizers: The Bohol Island State University, FabLab Bohol

Venue: Bohol Tropics, Tagbilaran City

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The Bohol Island State University - , formerly the Central Visayas State College of Agriculture, Forestry and Technology, is a public institution of higher learning in Bohol, Philippines. The institution operates campuses spread throughout the province, with the main campus in Tagbilaran city, Bohol.

FabLab Bohol - the first Fabrication Laboratory in the Philippines is a center for design, innovation and invention and was established in 2014 with funding from thee Department of Trade and Industry, Bohol Island State University, Department of Science and Technology and Japan International Cooperating Agency.

The Slingshot is an annual event designed to support entrepreneurs, especially in the field of innovation and the creative industries. This year’s Slingshot aims to give limelight to creative entrepreneurship and the successes of the creators and the creative communities. It aim to feature creative entrepreneurs to share how they started, how they were challenged, and how they flourished thereafter. We also aim to share and promote creative collaborations and how the community can work together towards a unified goal of spreading awareness and appreciation of the Creative Industries.

Butuan

NOVEMBER 19

Inspiring Innovation: Ideation and Pitching Competition

9:00AM - 5:30PM

Organizers: Navigatu, Caraga State University

Venue: Navigatu-TBI, Butuan City

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This session aims to encourage and inspire anyone to ideate, create, and innovate relevant products, services or technology that is potentially viable business ventures. This initiative aims to create a start-up ecosystem in the region; solving real-life problems in the community and industry.

NOVEMBER 20

Initiating Incubation: Navigatu Open House

9:00AM - 5:30PM

Organizers: Navigatu, Caraga State University

Venue: Navigatu-TBI, Butuan City

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Visit Navigatu to see the facility and meet the incubatees to learn more about incubation in the community.

Cagayan

NOVEMBER 20-21

BIZcovery : Ideation and Technology Pitch Competition

9:00AM - 3:00PM

Organizers: Cagayan State University, CSU-DOST Business Incubation Zone for Novel and Sustainable Technology Enterprises (BizNEST)

Venue: Cagayan State University, Andrews Campus, Cagayan

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BIZcovery is an event organized by BizNEST that aims to bring together innovators from the different universities for a 2-day forum on idea generation. It will culminate with a pitching competition, and offers the participants the opportunity to network and gain valuable insights from other disciplines.

Davao

NOVEMBER 20

Makers Without Borders: Hackathons and Development

4:00PM - 5:00PM

Organizer: GIST I-Hubs
Co-organizers: El Space Social Innovation Hub of Tunisia, Berytech Fab Lab of Lebanon, Digital Lifestyle Malaysia, FAB LAB Mindanao of the Philippines, Ateneo de Davao University of the Philippines, American Spaces Philippines

Venue: American Corner Davao, Ateneo de Davao University, Davao City

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The Global Innovation through Science and Technology GIST I-Hubs, in collaboration with El Space Social Innovation Hub of Tunisia, Berytech Fab Lab of Lebanon, Digital Lifestyle Malaysia, FAB LAB Mindanao of the Philippines, Ateneo de Davao University of the Philippines, and American Spaces Philippines will be hosting a Talk with the theme "Hackathons 4.0". This panel aims to discuss the role of Hackathons in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

We'll also be on FB Live for this webinar at https://www.facebook.com/amspacesph/

Dumaguete

NOVEMBER 19

Slingshot Dumaguete 2019

9:00AM - 5:00PM

Organizer: DTI, DOST, DICT

Co-organizers: Negros Oriental Provincial Government, Negros Oriental Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. 

Venue: Brooke's Place, Dumaguete City

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Negros Oriental Provincial Government - The Provincial Government of Negros Oriental pushes to prioritize the utilization of clean, renewable energy, which is abundant in the province; to continuously protect and develop such renewable energy sources and, at the same time, shun operations and activities including sourcing and use of energy sources that are destructive to the environment and harmful to its citizens’ health and livelihood.

Negros Oriental Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. - A private, non-stock, non-profit business membership organization composed of local entrepreneurs, establishments and associations doing business serving as a proactive catalyst for the development and sustenance of an environment conducive to business to improve the quality of life for the people of Negros Oriental

The Slingshot is an annual event designed to support entrepreneurs, especially in the field of innovation and the creative industries. This year’s Slingshot aims to give limelight to creative entrepreneurship and the successes of the creators and the creative communities. It aim to feature creative entrepreneurs to share how they started, how they were challenged, and how they flourished thereafter. We also aim to share and promote creative collaborations and how the community can work together towards a unified goal of spreading awareness and appreciation of the Creative Industries.

Iloilo

NOVEMBER 22

Innovating Iloilo: Iloilo Startup Founders Circle Huddle

5:30PM - 8:00PM

Organizers: Innovate Iloilo, GTBI at WVSU, Iloilo Startup Founders Circle

Venue: TBC

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Join this session to meet and engage with Iloilo-based Startup Founders and Enablers.

Laguna

NOVEMBER 21

Innovation Next: Open House of the Fab Lab in DLSU Laguna Campus

3:00PM - 5:00PM

Organizer: Animo Labs, DOST

Venue: DLSU Laguna Campus

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Animo Labs is a technology business incubator formed from the partnership between De La Salle University (DLSU) and the Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Council for Industry, Energy, and Emerging Technology Research and Development (DOST-PCIEERD). Animo Labs aims to provide an easily accessible and democratized platform for prototyping and innovation.

Animo Labs has two prototyping facilities. The first at the Manila Campus and the second at Laguna Campus will house equipment for first level prototyping i.e. 90% of prototyping needs (e.g. 3D-printing, circuit fabrication, and woodworking) and equipment for second level prototyping i.e. the remaining 10% of prototyping needs which include but are not limited to metalworking equipment.

On the occasion of the annual Innovation and Technology Fair this time held in Laguna Campus, Animo Labs is opening its doors to anyone who wishes be given an on site demonstration of its facilities. For additional information, you may also visit https://www.facebook.com/AnimoLabsFabLab/

Pampanga

NOVEMBER 18

Startup Assets: Basics of Intellectual Property Law

9:00AM - 12:00PM

Organizers: Encephalon, Holy Angel University, IPOPHIL

Venue: SJH Academic Hall, Holy Angel University, Pampanga

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A talk to understand the basics of intellectual property laws here in the Philippines as well as the role of these intangible assets in your startup

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