Thursday, May 26, 2011

Cebu Blog Camp 2011

There is now a growing number of bloggers and more and more people are becoming aware of their influence both in the online and offline communities. The Cebu Blog Camp 2011: Learn New Skills, Experience New Thrills, aims to educate these bloggers in order to build a more credible community of bloggers in Cebu.

The Cebu Blog Camp is annually organized by the Cebu Chapter of the Blog and Soul Movement which is the educating leg of the already four years ongoing Philippine Blog Awards Inc.. The Cebu Blog Camp is also the largest gathering of bloggers in Cebu. The Bloggers joining the blog camp are not limited to Cebu Bloggers alone but also includes bloggers from Manila, neighbouring provinces of Visayas and bloggers from Mindanao.

Every year the Cebu Blog Camp holds a new theme and a new set of lessons but with the same objective which is to educate bloggers and help them improve in their blogging activities.

This is a non-profit event and is a free event for all bloggers to attend. Bloggers need to register online in the main site: in order to receive an official pass. The Cebu Blog Camp 2011 will be held in the St. Joseph Hall in Sacred Heart Center this May 28, 2011. It is a whole day event and will cover topics such as Photography 101, Travel 101, and Social Media Marketing 101. These topics are prepared for the bloggers so that they may develop better skills which are important for their blogging activities.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Lean and Green Summit 2010

Deming Management Systems, in cooperation with its exclusive print media partner, the Business World is presenting the Lean and Green Summit Philippines 2010 at the Shangri-La Hotel Makati on November 10 from 8:00 am up to 6:00 pm.

This learning event will show how profit with honor could be attained. Moreover, it uniquely brings together the passions of two committed groups—advocates of operational excellence who see the advantages of lean principles in sustainability; and environmental advocates wanting to move their industries toward leaner operations.

The keynote address will be delivered by the President and CEO of First Philec Solar Corporation Dr. Dan C. Lachica. He will discuss the topic Lean and Green Strategies—The Wave of the Future. Among other speakers and speeches to be featured includes: “Lean and Green Manufacturing: Lessons from Henry Ford” by Engr. Joel F. Resultay, Assistant Vice President of Ford Motor; “New Horizons for Lean and Green Thinking” by Mr. Glenn Villasenor, Director for Quality of Lufthansa Technik; “The Human Side of Lean and Green Management” by Professor Rene T. Domingo of the Asian Institute of Management; “Lean and Green Supply Chain Manufacturing” by Engr. Gautam Pal, Managing Director of Kraft Foods; “Leading Lean and Green Changes in a Service Firm” by Mr. Alberto L. Villegas Jr., Director for Quality of IBM; and “Creating and Sustaining Lean and Green Jobs” by Ms. Noly T. Cayabyab, an acclaimed expert from the Asian Productivity Organization

For more details on the registration and other summit-related information, you may contact 774-4456, 822-6660, 902-0900, 0919-8087023, or email

Thursday, November 4, 2010


PHILCONSTRUCT 2010 is known as one of the most remarkable events dedicated to the building and constructing industry in the Philippines. This November 11 to 14, 2010, three events namely Philippine International Construction Equipment, Building Materials Exhibition, and Technology Forum will be held at the SMX Convention Center in the Mall of Asia Complex.

The exhibit/conference, organized by the Philippine Constructors Association, Inc. (PCA), will also be a back-to-back event with HVAC/R Philippines 2010 or the 13th International Heating, Ventilating, Air-Conditioning, Refrigerating, Pumps, Valves and Pipes, Filtration and Purification Technology Exhibition, and will also incorporate Mining Asia 2010 or the 5th International Exhibition of Equipment, Machinery, Tools, Technology and Support services for the Mining Industry, and Interior World 2010 or the 7th International Interiors, Furnishing and Furniture, Lighting, Home Entertainment and Total Lifestyle Exhibition.

Expected visitors include architects, building owners, construction cos., contractors, distributors & agents, engineers, environmentalist, importers and wholesalers, interior designers, interior decorators, industrial plant operators, landscape artists, manufacturing plant owners, and OEMs/appliance manufacturers.

Philconstruct 2010 will serve as an ideal location to explore the most recent trends, products and services in the construction industry and to achieve precious knowledge of the relevant sector.

For further information, contact Global Link MP Events International Inc. at (632) 730-8588 e-mail at or visit the website at

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Smart Sponsors 1st Rain Watchers Award

Smart Communications, Inc., in collaboration with the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Association (PAG-ASA) and the Typhoon Committee Foundation Inc., (TCFI) proudly presented the first Rain Watchers Awards launched at the Concepcion Elementary School in Marikina City.

Sixty-eight public schools in flood-prone areas nationwide have a chance to win Php 25,000 in cash prizes and cellular phones or take home Smart Bro prepaid plug-in units.

Smart, as the head sponsor of the event, set criteria in judging the schools for the said competition: ability to collect, read and report rainfall data (55points); raise awareness about the importance of rainfall monitoring in their respective schools (30 points); and form partnerships to sustain interest in and support for the initiative within their community (15 points).

TCFI Chairman and Agham Party List Representative Angelo B. Palmones noted that they highly support this effort to recognize the schools that have consistently and conscientiously monitoring rainfall. Moreover, he also hoped that this will strengthens PAGASA’s capacity to determine fine-scale rainfall patterns necessary to describe local climate and to come up with more accurate weather reporting and forecasting in local communities.

Monday, November 1, 2010

World Robotics Olympiad 2010 in RP

The World Robotics Olympiad (WRO) will be held for the first time in the Philippines.

The country is all prepared for the annual meet of the youngest and the most brilliant minds in the realm of science and technology. Carrying the theme "Robots Promotes Tourism", the event will set foot on November 6 at the SMX Convention Center.

Organized by Mylene Abiva, President and CEO of Felta Multimedia, Inc., the 2010 Robotics is the avenue to bring out the world-class talent and skills in robotics from different countries all over the globe.

More than 1,000 young students is aiming to bring science and technology into a new whole level with their presentation and demonstration of robots solidified by their engineering powers, creatively translated in robots design, applications and structural disposition.

The robotics event has two categories, the Regular Category, which focuses on the technical skills of the students, and the Open Category which is the creative category where students can better present their creativity using Lego products.

The 2010WRO is sponsored Felta Multimedia, Inc by the Science Education Institute of the Department of Science and Technology, and the Department of Education

For more details, contact Coni Peralta at 912-1379 or e-mail or visit