Gearing up the Cagayan Valley Startup Ecosystem in the New Normal and Beyond

January 13-15, 2021 | CSU Claude Andrews & Virtually via Zoom

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About The Event

Cagayan Valley Startup Week 2021 is the first collaborative initiative of multiple government agencies devised to gear up Cagayan Valley Startups in the new normal and beyond.

Happening on January 13 to 15, 2021, the 3-day conference consists of a grand launching ceremony, 2-day virtual seminars on rules, policies and success stories of Startups, and closing ceremony with call for innovation and presentation of policy paper for the creation of Innovative Startup Council.

Whether you are Students, Researchers, Faculties, Entrepreneurs, MSMEs and Investors, join us as we strengthen local startup community and showcase the growing startup ecosystem.

When

Wednesday to Friday
January 13-15, 2021

Where

CSU Claude Andrews Convention Center & Virtually via Zoom

Event Speakers

Here are some of our speakers

DOST

Sec. Ramon M. Lopez

Secretary, DTI

DOST

Rowena Cristina Guevara

Undersecretary, DOST

DTI

Rafaelita Aldaba

Undersecretary, DTI

DICT

Emmy Lou Delfin

Director, DICT

DOST-TAPI

Lucieden Raz

Project Officer IV, DOST-TAPI

IPOPHIL

Emmanuel Mendoza

Area Manager, IPOPHIL

DICT

Fleur-de-lis Nadua

Information Technology Officer, DICT

FINTECH

Mark Joseph Panganiban

Chairman, Fintech

QBO

Natasha Bautista

Operations Head, QBO

DA

Kay Olivas

Chief, DA RFO2

HackTheNorth

Mars Cacacho

Founder, HackTheNorth.PH

PCCI

Ramon Morales

President, PCCI Cagayan

USHER

Francis Aldrine Uy

Founder, USHER

1Export

Anna Melissa Nava

Founder & CEO, 1Export

ARPAMAX

Waddia Mae Junio

Founder, Arpamax Food and Beverages

HackTheNorth

Winston Singun

Provincial Director, DTI RO2

Schedule of Activities

Here is our event schedule

Opening Ceremony

13 January 2021, Wednesday
CSU Claude Andrews & Live Streaming on Facebook

Welcome Remarks

Brenden Legros

Hon. Jefferson Soriano
City Mayor, Tuguegarao City

Opening Message

Brenden Legros

Dr. Urdujah G. Alvarado
President, Cagayan State University

Keynote Message

DTI

Sec. Ramon M. Lopez
Secretary, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)

Message of Support

DOST

Sancho A. Mabborang
Regional Director, DOST R2

Programs and Services of DOST

DOST

AVP
DOST

Message of Support

DTIRO2

Romleah Juliet Pullido-Ocampo
Regional Director, DTI R2

Programs and Services of DTI

DTI

AVP
DTI

Message of Support

DARFO2

Narciso A. Edillo
Regional Director, DA RF02

Programs and Services of DA

DA

AVP
DA RF02

Message of Support

DICTRO2

Leo B. Ugto
Regional Director, DICT LC1

Programs and Services of DICT

DICT

Emmy Lou Versoza-Delfin
Director, DICT Head Office

Message of Support

PCCI02

Cloyd C. Velasco
Regional Governor, PCCI 02

Programs and Services of PCCI

PCCI

AVP
PCCI 02

Presentation of TBI Services

BizNEST

Dr. Jose D. Guzman
Project Leader, CSU TBI- BizNEST

Presentation of TBI Services

ISU Echague TBI

Dr. Jonathan N. Nayga
Project Leader, ISU Echague TBI

Presentation of TBI Services

NVSU TBI - Sabatan

Dr. Cristina R. Salvosa
Project Leader, NVSU TBI - Sabatan

Open Forum

DOST-TAPI

Oliver Baccay
Moderator

Enabling the Innovation Ecosystem

14 January 2021, Thursday
Virtual via Zoom and Facebook

Prospects for Innovation and Startups in ASEAN and Philippine

Board of Investment

Napoleon K. Juanillo, Jr.
Advisor, DTI IRE

Philippine Innovation Act and Philippine Startup Act

DTI CIG

Karl Pacolor
Chief, DTI BTIPR

Technology Transfer Commercialization Act

DOST-TAPI

Lucieden G. Raz
Project Officer IV, DOST-TAPI

Intellectual Property

IPOPHL

Emmanuel Mendoza
IPOPHL

Cybersecurity

DICT

Fleur-de-lis Nadua
Information Technology Officer, DICT

Forum

DTI Moderator

Charles Irvin Tagarino
Moderator

Empowering Startups in the New Normal

14 January 2021, Thursday
Virtual via Zoom and Facebook

Startup Opportunities under the New Normal

QBO

Natasha Bautista
Operations Head, QBO Innovation Hub

Winning the Marketing Battlefield in the New Digital Landscape

Fintech

Mark Joseph Panganiban

Committee Chairman - Ecommerce, Fintech Association Philippines

Chasing Angels: What Angel Investors Look for

PCCI

Ramon Morales
President, PCCI Cagayan

Mainstreaming of Startups’ Products & Services in the Local Market

HackTheNorth

Mars Cacacho
Founder, Hack-The-North.PH

Promoting Smart Agriculture Investments in Cagayan Valley

DARFO2

Kay Olivas
Chief, DA FO2

Forum

DTI-Moderator

Zenaida Quinto
Moderator

Empowering Startups in the New Normal through Tech Pitching

15 January 2021, Friday
Virtual via Zoom and Facebook

Success Stories of Homegrown Startups

1Export

Anna Melissa Nava
Founder, 1Export

Success Stories of Homegrown Startups

USHER

Francis Aldrine Uy
Founder, USHER

Success Stories of Homegrown Startups

ARPAMAX

Waddia Mae Junio
Founder, ARPAMAX Food & Beverages

Tech Pitch: Cagayan Valley Startups and SUCs

Startups

10 Startups

Closing Ceremony

15 January 2021, Friday
Virtual via Zoom and Facebook

Moving Forward to Industry 4.0

DOST

Rowena Cristina L. Guevara
Undersecreary, DOST - Research and Development

Presentation of Mechanics: Call for Innovative Technologies Proposals

BizNEST

BizNEST
AVP

Policy Paper on the Creation of a Regional Innovation Council: A Support Committee Under the Regional Development Council 02

DTI

Winston Singun
Provincial Director, DTI R2

RDC's Response

DTI

Dionisio C. ledres Jr.
Regional Director, NEDA RO2

Closing Message

DTI

Romleah Ocampo
Regional Director, DTI R2

Event Highlights

AVP

Main Organizers