[Blueboard] Kindly Post:

Lourdes mleonar at ateneo.edu
Wed Oct 12 14:36:49 PHT 2005


Hi Kindly Post.

Thanks.

INVITATION         
*The 4th NATIONAL E-COMMERCE CONGRESS AND EXHIBIT*
Theme: 'Who says the World is Round? Flattening the World Through 
Technology'

Date and Venue
*25-26 October 2005
The Grand Ballroom, Hotel Intercontinental*
*Makati City, Philippines*

Organizer

Philippine Internet Commerce Society (PICS)
Visit Web site: http://www.pics.org.ph

Event Manager

Fiera de Manila, Inc.
Tel: (632) 896-0639, 899-6893, 896-0637
Fax: (632) 896-0637, 890-2101
Email: fiera at info.com.ph
Visit Website: http://www.fmi.com.ph

Event Concept/Description:

This is an annual event of the Philippine Internet Commerce Society 
(PICS) incorporating the industry's conference and exhibit with this 
year's theme: "Who says the World is Round? Flattening the World Through 
Technology".

PICS, as a private sector advocate of electronic commerce, will conduct 
two (2) day conference  and exhibit discussing current global e-business 
trends and bringing technology to full use of small and medium 
enterprises in order to reach wider markets and do business globally.

The Philippine business community is largely composed of small and 
medium enterprises (SMEs), accounting 99.6% of registered firms in the 
country. It is the SMEs that fuel the country's economy into the path of 
development and progress. The Philippine SMEs have to go global, it has 
to go digital! It is for this reason that we have to build the SMEs at 
the frontier of Philippine business and equip them with proper 
technology to use so they can do business globally.

Leading technology and software vendors, internet and web services 
providers, IT and Management consulting companies, mobile and wireless 
telecom companies, training institutes, software development companies, 
e-banking and financial institutions, content providers, and government 
agencies, will showcase and demonstrate the latest wireless and mobile, 
internet, e-commerce & e-business solutions, technologies, and 
innovations at the exhibit floor.

Event Highlights

*2-day E-Commerce Conference
*2-day Exhibition on E-Commerce/ IT Products, Services, Solutions
*PICS IT-SME Excellence and Exhibitors Networking Night on October 25, 2005
*Corporate Presentations, Product Launching, Free Internet Surfing

*Conference Program, Topics, and Schedule*

*- Day 1, October 25, 2005, Tuesday*

* Keynote Address

* Relevant Legislation on ICT/E-Commerce/Mobile/Wireless Affecting SME 
Business

- Honorable Congressman Simeon Kintanar, Chairman ICT Committee, House 
of Representatives
-Commissioner Dondi Mapa, Commissioner CICT

* Industry Situationer: 'IT/E-Commerce/Mobile/Wireless as Technology 
Tools for SMEs'

*E-Commerce In a Nutshell: A Starter Course'
(Building web sites, planning substantive content for web sites, 
choosing your ISP, domain name registration, search engine optimization, 
and affiliate program)
- Genevieve Co, General Manager, Mindgate Systems Inc.

*Presentation and Panel Discussion on Database Marketing, Web 
Advertising, Mobile Marketing
- Fidel Yubuco, President, FY Interactive Inc.
- Arthur Policarpio, CEO, Global Wireless Connections Inc.
- Mon Lizardo, Vice President, INQ7.net

*Creating Consumer Evangelists: Blogging and Other Participative 
Technologies
- Gabby Dizon, Managing Director, Kokoro Works
- Mike Abundo, Vice President for Emerging Technologies, PICS

* ICT and Telecom Presentation

*- Day 2, October 26, 2005, Wednesday*

* Industry Situationer on Mobile Payment
- Cesar Tolentino, Senior Analyst, XMG Asia Pacific

* Available e-Payment Solutions (Panel Discussion with presentations)
- Janette Toral, Executive Director, Senate Oversight Committee on 
E-Commerce
- Paul Hubbard, CEO, YES IT Corporation
- Samuel Tan, Product Manager, Bancnet
- Donald Lim, CEO, Yehey.com
- TG Limcaoco, President, MyAyala.com
- Victor Pajarillo, President, Wimax Business Innovation

* Mobile Micro Payment in Small Business

* Security on Mobile Payment

* Business Efficiency and Productivity Through Technology
(Best Practices and Case Study on e-Enterprise for SMEs)
- Wilson Ng, President, Ng Khai Development Corporation

*Available Financing for SMEs
- Katrina Sanvictores, SME Trade Finance Head, Export and Industry Bank

* ICT and Telecom Presentation


Exhibit Profile

Computer hardware, software and peripherals, E-Commerce Solution 
providers, Internet and Web development services/solutions, 
Telecommunications, Mobile and Wireless communication products, 
Management and IT consulting, Training Institutes and Education centers, 
E-Learning centers, Financial Institutions, Internet Banking, Software 
Development Companies, Internet Security Products, Internet Service 
Providers, IT Support Centers, Call Centers and CRM, Online Media, and 
e-Government services.

Who Should Attend
E-Commerce Professionals, SMEs, Entrepreneurs, Businessmen, Chief 
Information Officers, Wireless Content Entrepreneurs/Providers, 
Financial and Internet Bankers, IT/MIS Managers, IT Profesionals, IT 
Project Managers, Cyber Lawyers, Policy Makers, Legislators, Educators, 
Web Developers, Law Enforcement Personnel, Venture Capital Firms, 
Managing Directors and CEOs, CRM Managers, Direct Marketing Managers, 
Database Managers, I.T. Managers, Brand and Product Managers, Customer 
Care Managers, Call Center and Telemarketing Executives, Marketing 
Directors and Managers, DM and CRM Agency Owners, General 
Managers/Owners, and those responsible for the development and 
implementation of business strategies geared towards E-Commerce.

*Conference Registration Fee*

P7,000.00 for two (2) days, inclusive of snacks, buffet lunch and 
conference kit
P5,500.00 for two (2) days, for PICS member
P5,500.00 for two (2) days, for academe and government
US$220.00 for two (2) days, for foreign delegate
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Conference Registration Form

Yes/I/We would like to attend the 4th National E-Commerce Congress on
October 25-26, 2005.

Name _______________________________________________________
Position _____________________________________________________
Company ____________________________________________________
Address _____________________________________________________
Telephone ___________________________________________________
Fax _________________________________________________________
Mobile _______________________________________________________
Email _______________________________________________________
Web Site _____________________________________________________

Conference Registration Fee:
P7,000.00 for two (2) days, inclusive of snacks, buffet lunch and 
conference kit
P5,500.00 for two (2) days, for PICS member
P5,500.00 for two (2) days, for academe and government
US$220.00 for two (2) days, for foreign delegate
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