Upcoming Tech Events in the Philippines (January to February 2012)

Filipinos are keen in gathering together to share their ideas, knowledge and connect with other geeks.This is the reason why there are numerous tech communities in the Philippines, that usually involve designers, developers, mobile, start-ups, and open source.

Below are some of the upcoming tech events in the Philippines from January to February 2012.

Nokia Developer App Workshop (Java & Windows Phone)
When: January 16 – 18, 8:00am – 5:00pm
Where: iAcademy Building, Ayala Makati,

This will be held on Jan 16 to 17 for the Java Workshop, and Jan 18 for the Windows Phone Workshop. Both workshop will take place at iAcademy Building in Ayala Avenue.

Pre-Game Jam Seminar 2012
When: January 20, 12:30pm – 5:00pm
Where: De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde

The topics will include refreshers of the foundations of game design, art, and programming, along with essential advice for producing games under strict time and resource conditions.

Unity Training Seminar
When: January 24, 1:00pm – 6:00pm
Where: De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde

This is an official event with Unity Evangelist Carl Callewaert doing the seminar. Some of the stuff to be tackled are a quick beginner course as well as advance concepts and Unity 3.5 features.

Private Beta Testing of WebGeekPH App (for Android & iOS Users)
When: January 23 – 30
Where: Online (for more details)

Beta testing involves using the new WebGeek community forum, mobile apps, facebook app, topic starters and reporting any problems, quirks, bugs, etc.

Manila Game Jam 2012
When: January 27-29, 9:00am
Where: UP ITTC & DLS-CSB

Be part of a worldwide experiment in computer game creation. Over 100 locations around the world will be hosting participants as they develop games over a span of 48 hours

GTUG Philippines Show-and-tell meetup
When: January 31, 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Where: Orange and Bronze office (Penthouse, CJV Building, 108 Aguirre St., Legaspi Village, Makati City)

Google Technology User Group: Show-and-tell meetup of apps built using Google technologies.

1st PinoyBBDev App Challenge (Contest)
When: January 31 (Deadline)
Where: Online Contest (Submission)

Inspired by the objective of promoting and showcasing Filipino talents in developing BlackBerry Applications

Roofcamp
When: February 10, 6:00pm
Where: TBA (Manila Area)

Roofcamp is a venue for future looking, maverick,and fearless individuals sharing and distilling ideas from concept to reality.

Junior <form> function() & .class Philippine Web Design Student Conference
When: February 11, 8:00am – 5:00pm
Where: University of Santo Tomas

The first web design conference for students in the Philippines.

WebGeek Relaunch
When: February 18, 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: TBA (Manila Area)

WebGeek Community Relaunch with short talks about Productivity, Creativity and Community Driven Projects for Geeks.

DrupalCamp Manila 2012
When: February 25, 8:00am – 6:00pm
Where: Marine Science Institute, UP Diliman

DrupalCamp Manila is an annual conference for Drupal users in Philippines. Learn more.

If you know of any events I missed or upcoming events you’d like me to include? Post a your comments here!

This post was written by John Arce and originally posted on WebGeek Philippines & StartupDigest Philippines

John Arce

Founder at WebGeek Philippines and Curator of StartupDigest Philippines. "I consider John one of the few instrumental people in the Philippines to be affecting positive growth of tech toward a world class caliber amongst the geek communities.” – Mike Stephenson"

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