TechTalks from Cebu (and Beyond)

Welcome to!

Anyone who is interested in technology and promoting the high-tech industry in Cebu, Philippines (and beyond). Welcome!

We will have events that will allow people to

  • network with tech enthusiasts and their friends

  • learn new things and share ideas

  • make social and business connections

  • drink and be merry (don't drink and drive :-)

All are welcome, we only ask that you come with a positive attitude and be willing to share your talents and ideas to support our tech community.

* We welcome participants from Cebu and all over ... Whether you are working in tech field or not, whether you are a technical or business professional, a student, an educator, an entrepreneur or aspire to be one of these, join us and make a difference!

Here's a video of one of our meetups. Thanks to TechTalks member Dogan Alindogan for this video: ustream link for the saved videos:

Events coming up

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Past events

  • Startup Weekend Cebu 2

    16-18 Nov 2012 in Cebu City, Philippines

    It's back! Due to the overwhelming success of the first Startup Weekend Cebu, we're proud to announce Startup Weekend Cebu 2!What: Startup Weekend Cebu (SWC2)When: November 16-18, 2012Where: RAFI*(Planned), Cebu City, PhilippinesRegistration Fee: PHP 1,000-- includes 7 meals, lots of good stuff, cool learnings, fun! and much more.See Registration Instructions BelowNo Talk, All Action. Launch a Startup in 54 hours.

  • Startup Weekend Davao

    Thu, 11 Oct 2012, 10:30 - 13:30 in Cebu City, Philippines

    FYI Only!This event will be held in DAVAO!Startup Weekend DavaoNovember 9-11, 2012Registration details atOfficial Website: Weekend is an intense 54 hour event which focuses on building a web or mobile application which could form the basis of a credible business over the course of a weekend.

  • Hack2Hatch Cebu

    5-7 Oct 2012 in Cebu City, Philippines

    FYI only.  Please register directly with H2H!Hack2HatchFrom Hacker to FounderHack2Hatch is a weekend event entrepreneurship camp where young startups will be mentored one-on-one by experienced investors and founders from the Silicon Valley.Selected startup teams have been selected to join the weekend camp.**** Tickets for observers are free.For guidelines and information, go to:/**** This event is organized by PhilDev

  • ROOTCON: 6th Information Security Gathering & Hacker Conference

    Fri, 7 Sep 2012, 01:00 - 04:00 in Cebu City, Philippines

    ROOTCON IS BACK!(This event is organized and run by ROOTCON)WHAT: 6th ROOTCON Information Security Gathering & Hacker ConferenceTheme: Cyber EspionageWHO: Everyone :)  Anyone who is interested in Information Security or want to know more about it = InfoSec professionals, business/audit/risk managers, I.T.

  • TechTalk: Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 ALM

    Sat, 11 Aug 2012, 05:00 - 08:00 in Cebu City, Philippines

    WHAT: Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 ALMSPEAKER: Warren YuMicrosoft Most Valuable Professional for Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)WHEN: Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 1PM-4PMWHERE: A/V Training Room, (IT Park area, Cebu City, Philippines)Target Audience: Developers and Project ManagersCOST: Free!  Microsoft will provide snacks.

  • FREE online courses that will teach you how to code

    Fri, 27 Jul 2012, 10:30 - 13:30 in Cebu City, Philippines wishes to share below information about FREE online courses that will teach you how to code (software programming).  Browse through the courses, find which one you like, register, and start taking the lessons online.   Most of them will allow you to complete the course at your own pace; and they're FREE!  So, try them now!Below info is lifted from the blog of Pamela Fox. Thanks Pamela!!----- note from Tins

  • Google Apps Developer Challenge Meetup and Workshop - Cebu 2012

    Sat, 21 Jul 2012, 00:00 - 09:00 in Cebu City, Philippines

    Note: Your RSVP here will not guarantee you a slot in this meetup & workshop. Please register on the link specified below.GDG Cebu will hold Google Apps Developer Challenge Meetup and Workshop here in Cebu on July 21, 2012, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM at University of the Philippines (UP) Cebu Campus.To know more about Google Apps Developer Challenge, visit this link: NOW: * Limited slots! First-come-first-served basis; registration is only via the link specified in this post.

  • Reunion - Startup Weekend Cebu

    Fri, 15 Jun 2012, 10:00 - 13:00 in Cebu City, Philippines

    Join us for the 1-Month Reunion for Start Weekend Cebu participants.It?s time to see how you?ve pushed through with your Startup ideas at the Startup Weekend Cebu Followup Meetup.The event will provide you a venue to present your SWC fellows with the latest updates regarding your Startup. Demo your prototype (No Powerpoints allowed), ask questions, validate your assumptions or shout for help!

  • Cebu Drupal User Group May 2012 Meetup

    Thu, 31 May 2012, 10:00 - 12:00 in Cebu City, Philippines

    This post has been moved to Drupal PH meetup page, please RSVP here : Cebu Drupal User Group May 2012 MeetupWhen: May 31 2012 (Thursday), 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMWhere: Promet Source 7th Floor Cebu IT Tower, Cebu Business Park (Fronting Pag-ibig building)Cost: FreeNote: Please bring an ID for the building security.Who can attend?Web developers, project managers, decision makers who have Drupal experience.Details1.

  • Startup Weekend Cebu - final presentations

    Sun, 13 May 2012, 09:00 - 12:00 in Cebu City, Philippines

    SWC final presentations on Sunday evening May 13 will be FREE and open to the public.What: Final Presentations - Startup Weekend Cebu (SWC)When: May 13, 2012,  Sunday, 5pm to 8:30pm onlyUpdate!----  Be there at 5pm to see all the presentations. ----Viewers of final presentations will be admitted to the Conference Room at 5pm.  We have been requested to close the conference room doors once the presentation starts --- to minimize distractions to the presenters.

  • Startup Weekend Cebu

    Fri, 11 May 2012, 10:00 - 12:00 in Cebu City, Philippines

    They've had it all over the world including Manila - and now it's finally here in Cebu!What: Startup Weekend Cebu (SWC)When: May 11-13, 2012Where:UP Cebu Conference Room, 1st Floor, Main Admin Building, UP Cebu, Gorordo Ave. Lahug, Cebu CityRegistration Fee: PHP 1,000See below for registration instructions.No Talk, All Action. Launch a Startup in 54 hours.

  • StartApp Event - Go BIG with Metro and Windows 8

    Wed, 9 May 2012, 10:00 - 12:00 in Cebu City, Philippines

    What: StartApp - "Go big with Metro and Windows 8. An exclusive overnight hackathon to reimagine the next big experiences for Windows 8 using Metro and HTML 5.?When: May 9, 2012 6:00 PM - May 10, 2012 6:00 AMWhere: IT Park, Lahug, Cebu(Limited Seating! Request for an invitation at [email protected])Who can join?Designers ? Metro Design enthusiastsDevelopers ? XAML/HTML5 developersInterested participants must request for an invite at [email protected]

  • Prep Workshop for Startup Weekend Cebu (SWC)

    Sat, 21 Apr 2012, 05:00 - 07:00 in Cebu City, Philippines

    WHAT: Preparatory Workshop for Startup Weekend Cebu (SWC)WHERE: Cebu Institute of Technology-University, Case Room, 1st Floor, Science & Technology building, N. Bacalso Avenue, Cebu City, PhilippinesTel +63 32 261-7734 www.cit.eduWHEN: 1:00pm-5:00pm; April 21, 2012 (Saturday)COST: FreeRegister for SWC hereRegistration to SWC is not required to attend this free workshop - though those who have registered and paid for SWC have first priority.

  • Meet Gwen Tan and Terence Lee of SGEntrepreneurs - tonight! (4/12/12)

    Thu, 12 Apr 2012, 11:00 - 13:00 in Cebu City, Philippines

    What's up, cool cats? Gwen Tan and Terence Lee of ARE IN TOWN! is an online publisher dedicated to the Singapore and Southeast Asia startup and entrepreneurship scene. Gwen is the Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief at SGE, while Terence is the Assistant Editor (he also co-founded the socio-political humour blog

  • ON3 Pitching Competition - April 12 Finals

    Thu, 12 Apr 2012, 01:00 - 03:00 in Cebu City, Philippines

    This listing is for anyone who wants to watch the actual pitching competition for ON3 on April 12, 2012.For your convenience as well as ours, please REGISTER HERE.What:  ON3 Startup Pitching CompetitionWhen:  Thursday, 12 April 2012, 9am to 5:30pmWhere:  UP CebuWho:    Open to the publicCost:    FREE!-- Watch Filipino startup companies pitch their startup products to a panel of investors, fellow technopreneurs and business leaders.

  • ON3: Startup / Business Plan Coaching & Pitching Competition (April 10-12)

    Tue, 10 Apr 2012, 02:00 - 04:00 in Cebu City, Philippines

    This listing is for startups who wish to participate in the FULL 3-day ON3 program on April 10-12, 2012For your convenience as well as ours, please REGISTER HERE.If you only wish to see the competition portion on April 12, then see separate listing HERE.-------What: ON3 Startup / Business Plan Coaching and Pitching CompetitionWhen: April 10-12, 2012Where: UP CebuWho: Open to qualified Filipino startup companies - see below on how to applyCost: FREE!

  • Intro to Startup Weekend Cebu (SWC)

    Fri, 9 Mar 2012, 10:00 - 12:00 in Cebu City, Philippines

    What: Introduction to Startup Weekend Cebu  (SWC)When: Friday, March 9, 2012   6pm to 9pmWhere: UP Cebu AVR, Main Admin Building, UP Cebu, Gorordo Ave. Lahug, Cebu City (tentative)Cost to attend:  FREE!Startup Weekend Cebu (SWC) is planned for May 11 to 13, 2012.Join this meetup to learn more about SWC and meet the organizers.SWC is open to anyone who has an idea for a business or product using web or mobile applications.

  • Intro to ON3 Startup Pitching Competition; Meet Jojo Flores

    Mon, 27 Feb 2012, 10:30 - 12:30 in Cebu City, Philippines

    ATTN:  Filipino Startup Companies ....and anyone interested in startups*You are invited to join this meetup to learn more about ON3 Startup Pitching Competition!What:  Introduction to ON3 Startup Pitching CompetitionWhen:  Monday, Feb 27, 2012, 6:30pm to 9pmWhere:  UP Cebu TBI, to attend this meetup:  None.As you may know, the 2012 ON3 event will be held on April 10-12, 2012 at UP Cebu.

  • Drupal Meetup

    Wed, 22 Feb 2012, 10:00 - 12:00 in Cebu City, Philippines

    RSVP now! Limited seats only.PLEASE REGISTER HERE. Click the link and fill out the form in addition to your RSVP.What: Cebu Drupal MeetupWhen: February 22, 2012, Wednesday, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PMWhere: TBD (somewhere in Cebu's IT Park)Speaker: Andrew Kucharski, CEO, www.prometsource.comWho should attend: Drupal developers, anyone interested in Drupal and open sourceCost: FREEWhy: Let's talk Drupal!It's been awhile since we got together at Exist's Tech Bar.

  • Learn Programming in 7 weeks - FREE online course!

    Mon, 20 Feb 2012, 11:00 - 13:00 in Cebu City, Philippines

    --- Jan 29 update: See course details below ----Learn programming in 7 weeks!FREE online course!"CS 101: BUILDING A SEARCH ENGINELearn programming in seven weeks. will teach you enough about computer science that you can build a web search engine like Google or Yahoo!"This online course says "No previous background in programming is expected."So, tell everyone you know to sign up!The first course starts FEBRUARY 20, 2012.REGISTER TODAY!www.udacity.

  • Planning for Startup Weekend Cebu

    Fri, 20 Jan 2012, 03:45 - 05:45 in Cebu City, Philippines

    What:  Planning meeting for Startup Weekend CebuWhen: Friday, January 20, 2012,  1145am to 1pmWhere: TBD, pls email Mark AbellaWe are seeking VOLUNTEERS to help us organize STARTUP WEEKEND CEBU planned for June 1-3, 2012 in Cebu City.   Please email TechTalks organizer, Mark Abella, immediately with your background and why you want to volunteer.We need help from those with experience in event management,  or work experience in the tech industry.

  • Windows Azure Cloud Camp

    Thu, 8 Dec 2011, 01:00 - 03:00 in Cebu City, Philippines

    As a follow-up to Microsoft's Cloud School last November 19, Microsoft is once again holding another day-long session on Windows Azure.   Thanks to Sir Edu and Microsoft for allowing us to participate in this FREE SESSION.   You must register with Microsoft to reserve your seat."The December 8 event will be a deeper session on Windows Azure and will also be a coaching event for entries for the Azure programing contest.

  • Visayas Blogging Summit 2011: Blogging and Beyond

    25-26 Nov 2011 in Cebu City, Philippines

    FYI wishes to inform you about this event organized by the Cebu Bloggers Society, Inc.  Please register directly with CBSI or contact Ms. Fleire Castro to register for the event.Registration here - : Visayas Blogging Summit 2011: Blogging and BeyondWHEN: Saturday, November 26, 2011 ; 7:30 AM - 5:00 PMWHERE: SM City CebuCOST: FREECebu Bloggers Society, Inc. (CBSi)

  • Blogging 101: Introduction and Opportunities. Organized by Cebu Directories

    Sat, 19 Nov 2011, 05:00 - 07:00 in Cebu City, Philippines

    FYI: This event is organized by Cebu Directories.  Please contact them directly at [email protected] to register and reserve your seat!IMPORTANT: This event is NOT FREE.  There is a FEE to attend this event.   You must register and pay the fee directly to Cebu Directories. Executives, Sales Executives, Web Designers, Graphic Artists, Business Owners, Entrepreneurs, bloggers, students and interested individualsDear Friend

  • Microsoft Cloud School; Seminar on Cloud Computing and Windows Azure

    Sat, 19 Nov 2011, 00:00 - 02:00 in Cebu City, Philippines

    WHAT: Seminar on Cloud Computing and Windows Azure; Hands-on activityWHERE:University of San Jose RecoletosBasak Campus, Cebu City, CebuWHEN: Saturday, November 19, 2011; 8AM to 5PMCOST: This event is free.Lunch and Snacks will be provided by Microsoft.  Please RSVP to reserve your seat.SPEAKER: Eduardo "Edu" Lorenzo Jr.ISV - Developer Evangelist, Microsoft Philippines

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