Innovation Team joins Geeks on a Beach 2015 in Boracay!
Start-up confab "Geeks on a Beach (GOAB)" was held this year in Boracay Island in Crown Regency last August 19-21, 2015 to serve for the third time an international platform where Filipino and global start-ups can take part in a laidback yet productive interaction on technology and entrepreneurship.
GOAB 2015 was a gathering of major players in the Philippine startup industry and technology experts from various parts of the world where the E-Science Research and Innovation Center representatives (CEO Ricky Dagelet, Joseph Maiquez -Innovations Head, Darlene Ganub-Project Manager, and John Ernest Ramos –Software Engineer) attended. This is E-Science's first time to participate in the country's premier technology conference as a sponsor together with Amazon Web Services.
Throughout the two-day tech conference, the innovation team established networks with some of the country and the world's biggest names in the startup and investor community as well as secure enduring partnerships and lucrative investments.
GOAB featured keynotes and panels with more than 20 tech champs from across the globe. It also had breakout sessions and workshops where the E-Science innovation team was updated with the latest technologies and trends by experienced industry experts.
The event speakers include Earl Valencia of IdeaSpace, Rappler CEO Maria Ressa, DOST-ICTO executive director Mon Ibrahim, 500 Startups managing partner Khailee Ng and Kickstart Ventures president Minette Navarrete, among others.