The Institute of Computer Engineers of the Philippines-Region 7 Chapter has held its Third Regional Seminar -Workshop last May 26-27, 2017 at the University of San Jose-Recoletos Computer Engineering Laboratories, Magallanes Street, Cebu City. The theme for this year’s activity was “Enhancing CpE Competencies through Industries Best Practices”.
This edition of the regional event is a 2 day event, with Day 1 dedicated to invited speakers from different industries sharing their best practices involved in their project development. The companies, name of speakers and the specific topics are the following:
|Alliance Software||Best Practices on Software Engineering||JERRELL ARREZA
Project Manager, Alliance Software
|Kyocera||Best Practices on Software Engineering||JUNGI LOBITANA
Division 1 Manager, Software Engineering
EVAN WILSON BENITEZ
Software Engineer, Kyocera
|Accenture||Best Practices on SAP and Internet of Things||GIAN ENFECTANA
MARK ADRIAN DEAUNA
BRIAN BERT MANDAL
|LEAR||Best Practices on Automotive Electronics||Engr. Julius Jai Calzada
(Software Development Engineer)
|UP-Cebu||Best Practices for Technopreneurship and StartUps||Dr. Tiffany Adelaine Tan
(Coordinator, UP Cebu Negosyo Center
Dean, School of Management, UP Cebu)
Mona Gayle Yu Alcudia
(Manager FABLAB, UP-Cebu)
Jedaiah Joel Lumagbas
(UP-Department of Computer Science)
Day 2 was dedicated to a workshop on the Renesas Microcontroller. This microcontroller is used in the automotive electronics industry. Representatives from Tokkai Electronics Japan and Tokkai Electronics Philippines also came as part of the workshop for the microntroller. The representatives from Tokkai Electronics Japan were Mr. Akira Watanabe(Deputy General Manager / Engineering Division) and Mr. Satoshi Takashima( Software Engineer / Engineering Division) while from Tokkai Electronics Philippines were Mr. Shunsuke Seki(President), Mr. Armando Nana (Manager) and Ms. ShielaGonzalvo (Business Development Supervisor)
ICpEP National President and Chair for Technical Committee for Computer Engineering, Engr. Noel Linsangan was also present on the second day. He presented the recent updates on the BS CpE 2018 curriculum as well as updates on the Computer Engineering Certification.
Engr. Zante Palermo, VP-Internal for ICpEP National Board and President for ICpEP-R7, said that this regional event is an innovation from the previous regional events. This time, major industry players and business perspective was given much attention in the improvement of Computer Engineer’s competencies. As ICpEP is a professional organization for Computer Engineers, it is important that practitioners take part in the support, improvement and realization of the objectives of the ICpEP.
At closing, Engr. Palermo thanked everyone for their participation and support to the regional activity. Furthermore, he invited everyone to participate in this year’s CAITE 2017 to be held at Legazpi City later this year.
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