Looking for a job? The world of business process outsourcing (BPO) might be the best place for you. At the Department of Science and Technology-Information and Communications Technology Office’s (DOST-ICTO) “Career Talk”, find out your chances and opportunities in this field where Filipinos excel.

“Career Talk”, to be held on July 25, 2013 at the SMX Convention Center at the SM Mall of Asia in Pasay City, will feature lively discussions with resource persons who had made a niche in this field. Aside from sharing their experiences, resource persons will also help participants assess their interests, personality, skills, and values to guide them in embarking on an IT-BPO career.

The event will have two parts, namely the Startup Dynamics (1:30pm-3:30pm) and IT-BPO Career Talks (3:30 PM-7:00PM). The Startup Dynamics will focus on starting up a business though the emergence of online media. College students, young professionals, and business-minded people will learn the rudiments of starting and managing their own business.

The forum will also give the audience a broader view about the IT-BPO sector in the country. The call center segment may be the most popular and successful in the sector, but the rest are also quickly catching up, such as
opportunities and outlook on other segments including: animation, game development, health information management and software development as represented by each respective association.
Panel members and speakers for this forum include representatives from: Information Technology and Business Process Association of the Philippines, Animation Council of the Philippines, Contact Center Association of the Philippines, Game Developers Association of the Philippines, Health Information Management Outsourcing Association of the Philippines, Philippines Software Industry Association.

Dubbed as the the Philippine Expo Science 2013, this year’s theme of NSTW: Science and Technology Innovation : The Road to Smarter Philippines. It will be held on July 23-27, 2013 at SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia Pasay city.

The NSTW features S&T fairs and exhibits, and other events in different venues to give audiences updates on what’s going-on within the local science community.

Started as Philippine National Science Week in the 1950s and instituted in 1982, the NSTW is an annual celebration that features the latest breakthroughs in the Philippine science community.

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