PH & SG Tech Events, June 2013

May 24, 2013

June seems to be the month of startup events in South East Asia. Events from key cities in the Philippines and some tech events in Singapore, both free and not-so-free, is included in this month’s list. Enjoy!

AngelHack Manila Pre Event

June 1, 2013 | 3PM

SMART Jump Experience Center, SM Megamall


Echelon 2013

June 4 – 5, 2013

Singapore Expo MAX Atria

Echelon 2013 is a two-day tech business event that brings together Southeast Asia’s tech and startup ecosystems.Esteemed speakers are invited to share creative, effective, out-of-the-box thinking to attendees. There will also be 50 hand-picked startups from the Echelon 2013 Satellites to exhibit, dozens of innovative exhibitors and pitching sessions by 10 of this year’s most exciting startups from SEA. Now on it’s fourth year, attendees can expect the coming together of the region’s foremost leaders and players as we discuss where Asia’s tech industry is headed.

Check out Echelon’s site for more information or buy your tickets here (TIP: use the code ‘TheList‘ for 10% discount. Thank you Kristine of TheList SG!).

BigDataSG June Meetup (FREE)

June 4, 2013 (6PM – 9PM)

SMU School of Information Systems, 80 Stamford Road, Singapore, Singapore 178902

Mike Sherman from Singel’s L!ving Analytics lab, the largest commercial big data R&D lab in Singapore, will be sharing his thoughts on big data, analytics and its future.

Facebook Event Page | Map

Startup Weekend Cebu

June 7 – 9, 2013

University of San Carlos Main Campus, Buttenbruch Hall, Gabriel Reyes Bldg. P. del Rosario St. Cebu, PH

Following the success of its inaugural staging in May last year, Startup Weekend Cebu organizers decided to hold a subsequent event in November due to the incessant demand of startup enthusiasts in the Visayas and Mindanao area. Startup Weekend is a 54-hour competition where developers, designers, marketers, technopreneurs, and venture capitalists come together to share ideas, form teams, build products, and launch startup businesses.

Website | Facebook Event Page | Eventbrite

AngelHack Manila

June 8 – 9, 2013

Voyager Innovation, Anson’s Ortigas, Pasig City PH


AngelHack organizes hackathon competitions for web developers and entrepreneurs, called AngelHacks, where they can learn developer tools, meet new friends, and receive funding and mentorship for their startup ideas. In 2013, AngelHack will organize 100 hackathons, bringing together 15,000+ developers in 50+ cities. Winners from every city are put through the AngelHack Accelerator Program, where we mentor them for 12 weeks before bringing them out to Silicon Valley to raise investment and introduce them to incubators.


Manila Business Leadership Seminar

June 15, 2013

Big Shift, A. Venue Mall, Makati Ave. Makati City

Information / Registration

PyCon SG 2013

June 13 – 15, 2013


The first day will be tutorials, the second and third days will consist of the main speaker events, lightning talks as well as a showcase of companies using Python in their tech stack. Prices start at $150 for conference tickets and $50 for tutorials.

WebsiteSchedule | Tickets | Facebook Event Page | MAP

DevCon Java Code Camp (FREE)

June 15, 2013

IBM Innovation Center, UP-Ayala Technohub, Quezon City PH

DevCon Java Code Camp is a whole day seminar and workshop that aims to build up development skills on Java development platform.


2013 Philippine Wikimedia Conference (WikiCon)

June 15, 2013

WSI Corporate Center, Makati City

Information | Registration | Apply for Scholarship | Facebook Event Page

Firefox Flicks Manila

June 19, 2013

De La Salle – College of Saint Benilde, School of Design and Arts

Know how to join the international video contest and meet other filmmakers. You will also have the opportunity to watch the previous winners of Firefox Flicks while having fun.

Information/ Registration

MiniFFC#14 (FREE)

June 19, 2013, 6:30pm

Exist Techbar, Ortigas

MiniFFC is short for Mini Form Function & Class. It is the smaller, more informal version of our annual web design conference where folks from the industry can gather, share experiences, and mingle with fellow colleagues. These meetups are held every 3rd Wednesday of the month and are organized by the Philippine Web Designers Organization (PWDO).  This month Allan Caeg will talk about Lean UX & we’ll have Lean Coffee-style discussions. Entrance is FREE!


18th Graphic Expo 2013

June 20 – 22, 2013

SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia


This trade show is recognized as one of the most important trade shows for creative and printing industry. It brings together various companies in photography, creative imaging, large format advertising, sign-making, out-of-home, web publishing, internet, multimedia and animation, printing, packaging, plastic and paper products. The annual Graphic Expo includes Seminar Series/Lectures, presented by Industry Experts, on hot topics, tips, strategies and techniques, adopting the latest products and technology innovations. The Photo Exhibition of various photo clubs is a feast in your eyes as they present their images and photos in the Photo Gallery to delight and awe you with their creative ideas and photographs.

Note: FREE entrance to the expo. Seminars are paid.

Information / Registration

#PythonPH June 2013 Meetup

June 22, 2013

Microsoft Philippines, Boracay Room


The theme for Philippine Python Users Group (PHPUG) meetup is “Beginner X Python”, aimed at anyone who wants to learn more about Python. Sign up now, limited to 30 participants only.


JuanGreatLeap Open Coffee (June Edition)

June 22, 2013

47 East Compound, 47 Esteban Abada Street, Loyola Heights, QC (Right in front of the MCDC school)


Drupal Pilipinas (PHDUG) Campus Tour

June 27, 2013 (10am – 8PM)

SM Manila Activity Center

In partnership with National University, a whole day seminar about Web, Mobile and Game development presented by 6 different speakers from well-known IT companies. Registration Fee: P300.

  1. I hope I could attend on python meetup or the one about drupal. Interested of learning new. How about you Dems?

  2. I really hope that I could attend. Never been on those kind of events. Will check my scheds too. 🙂

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