Featured Videos Scheduled Program Featured Speakers 1st Philippine BPO  Virtual Assistant Conference
 July 20 , 2013 Informatics College Eastwood DEDICATED TO  the Philippine Virtual ASSISTANT
participants

Get ready for the most exciting event of the year dedicated to the Philippine virtual assistant. The Philippine BPO Virtual Assistant industry is rapidly growing and we need more qualified and trained individuals who can meet this demand. There is a need for skilled people in website development, software solutions , voice and non voice services, front and back end processes. It is forecasted that the IT-BPO industry can expand to 25 billion dollars in annual revenue. If this is achieved the industry will need to employ more than 1.3 million direct employees and a vast force of work at home professionals as well.

A 25 Billion dollar industry by 2016

CONFERENCE TOPICS REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND Jumpstart a new career in virtual assistant outsourcing
Wanting to earn part time or full time online
Listen to many successful  international an d local expert professionals in the IT-BPO field
Sharpen your skills for global competitiveness
BE THERE
ADMISSION FEES
P1,000 Pesos before May 30, 2013
P1,500 Pesos before July 15, 2013
P2,000 Pesos after July 15, 2013
P2,500 buddy pair discount

Inclusive of
- lunch meal
- conference kit

MODES OF PAYMENT           
Bank Deposit 
Paypal

Time  - 8:30 to 5:00 pm
Date   July 20, 2013, Saturday
Venue : Informatics College Eastwood Libis

      We have assembled so many  expert speakers to talk in this event . It is rare for successful people in these different sectors of the IT-BPO virtual assistant industry to come together and share their knowledge and expertise  to encourage the growth of  Philippine virtual assistants.      

     No hype, this conference  aims to  deliver the crucial information that will ignite your career to work online as a Philippine Virtual Assistant. It’s as if you are surrounded by mentors that you did not even know exist. As a new or experienced virtual assistant you want to remain at the forefront of your field for new technology innovations and trends and this is the place to be.

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SPEAKERS


Jay Pasana

Founder

Philippine Virtual Assistant Network



Bryce Maddock

CEO

Taskus.com


Ken Sproule

CEO

Ko-kard.com



Jojy Azurin

Country Manager

Freelancer.com


Penny S. Bongato

Executive Director for

Talent development

Www.BPAP.org


Grace Dimaranan

Board Director

Animation Council of the Philippines



Jonas Diego

Creative Director

Jonasdiego.com



Benj Arriola

SEO Director

Internet Marketing Inc.


Paul Rivera

CEO

Kalibrr.com



Leo Riingen

President

Informatics College



Arianne Symmes

President

Globaltechsource.net





Speaker availability may change without prior notice



Paul Rivera is the Founder and CEO of Kalibrr, the world's first Massive Open Assessments & Training platform that gets people jobs and delivers pre-qualified talent at scale to companies. Kalibrr is also the first Filipino company to be accepted into the Silicon Valley-based incubator program Y Combinator.

Prior to starting Kalibrr, Paul was Co-founder and President of pioneering BPO company Open Access Marketing, which helped clients such as Mint.com, Friendster, and StumbleUpon scale people operations in Manila. A visionary who believes in making things happen, Paul plans to redefine the way people learn and get jobs in the Philippines and beyond...

Paul Rivera

CEO

Kalibrr.com


Bryce Maddock

CEO

Taskus.com


In 2008, TaskUs founder, Bryce Maddock  left his job to start a virtual personal assistant company that would allow busy professionals to outsource their lives, one task at a time together with his partner Jaspar Weir. They started working with service providers from over a dozen different countries and testing out skill sets that ranged from data entry to blog writing. Time and time again, they found the highest quality work and had great experiences working with teams in the Philippines. With a highly educated English speaking population and modern infrastructure, its no surprise that the Philippines is the number 1 destination in the world for outsourcing business process.
In 2009, TaskUs built its first office in Manila with a core team of five team members. The founders also quickly realized that the same high level service they were offering to busy professionals was desperately needed by businesses. With a dedicated core team in place and a new vision for changing the way work gets done, TaskUs began to work with the most innovative companies in the world, offering the same fanatical level of customer service and attention to detail that the company was founded upon.


Jonas Diego

Creative Director

Jonasdiego.com


Jonas Diego is a multi-talented commercial artist and comic book creator. Formerly the Studio Director/Country Manager for Interactive Art Services, Inc. (an American owned company that produces storyboards and animatics for the US and UK advertising industry) he currently serves as the Creative Director of Blue Lizard Designs, an Australian owned Web Agency specializing in Web Design and Development. He also offers graphic design and comic book production services via his own outfit, JonasDiego.COM. Jonas has worked with various well-known brands and companies over the years such as Odesk Enterprises, Facebook, Google, Caltex, Supa Strikas, Resorts Worlds, Habitat for Humanity, and Unilever Philippines.




Jojy Azurin

Philippine Country Manager

Freelancer.com


Jojy Azurin founded BusinessSummaries.com and created it into one of the world's top online executive book summary services with over 300,000 reader base. He eventually sold the company in 2010 to EBSCO Publishing, one of the world's leading provider of business content. Jojy founded a number of start-ups since then. He is a consultant for several eCommerce sites and other startups.  He speaks at several workshops and conferences.He is also concurrently the Philippines Country Manager for Freelancer.com, the world's largest online marketplace for outsourcing. Over $1B in projects have already been posted with over 7Million registered users.


Penny S. Bongato

Executive Director for

Talent development

Www.BPAP.org

As the executive director for talent development at the Business Processing Association of the Philippines (BPAP), Penny Bongato manages all talent-related initiatives for the industry, strategic implementation of competency development for academe and industry, as well as partnering with government and industry stakeholders for the growth and development of the talent pool. In her more than 15 years of HR experience, Penny played several executive HR roles in major outsourcing players in the country (Convergys, Dell and Teletech) and served as vice president for HR of the Philippine American life and General Insurance Company, and regional HR director for Asia Pacific of Headstrong. An engineer by education, Penny completed two engineering degrees – Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management Engineering at De La Salle University. She completed her Masters in Business Administration, Regis Program at Ateneo Graduate School of Business.

Benj Arriola

SEO Director

Internet Marketing Inc.


Benj Arriola is the SEO Director at Internet Marketing Inc. (IMI), based in San Diego. His innovative SEO approach has helped IMI become one of the fastest growing digital marketing agencies in the country. IMI was recently named #185 on the 2012 Inc. 500 list. With 15 years experience in SEO and web design and development, Benj has worked with all sizes of companies from different countries including running enterprise level SEO campaigns. His firm belief in thorough testing of SEO concepts in actual practice has helped him win several SEO competitions. Benj has spoken on SEO and other related digital marketing topics at PubCon, SMX, OMS and internationally at SEMCon and MORCon. Benj took his BS and MS in chemistry from De La Salle University in Manila, Philippines and recently completed his MBA with emphasis in Information Systems from the University of Redlands, California.



Arianne Symmes

Digital Media Publisher

Globaltechsource.net


Ms. Arianne Symmes is a digital media publisher. She holds a BS Civil Engineering degree from the University of the Philippines and a Master's Degree in Engineering from California State University, Northridge. Her professional career has spanned the construction, real estate and information technology industries. Ms. Symmes has assumed top positions in marketing, engineering design, project management and training roles in various projects. Some of her notable construction projects included the Glorietta, Robinson’s Galleria Complex and Towers , RCBC towers, Asian Hospital and Fontana Leisure Parks. She is a great blend of Asian heritage and  American business management practice. She spearheads www.globaltechsource.net a digital media publishing, event/video production and information technology firm in the Philippines. Presently she is chairing the 1st Philippine BPO Virtual Assistant Conference to be held this July 2013.


Leo Riingen

President

Informatics College


Leo  an AB Economics cum laude graduate of the University of the Philippines serves as President of Informatics College a highly respected Information Technology School in the Philippines . Informatics Philippines, established in 1994, is a multinational corporation committed to provide quality training and education in Information and Communications Technology to Filipinos. Informatics has more than 30 centers operating nationwide providing lifelong learning courses on Corporate Productivity, Business Solutions and Higher Education from undergraduate to postgraduate degree completions. The Company has won many awards including the 12th Asia-Pacific Excellence Awards (2005), the National Consumers Council (2001, 2002 and 2004), the National Consumers Quality Awards as Outstanding Computer School. The Company was also elevated to the Hall of Fame award for winning the International Master Franchise of the Year Award (Service Category) for two consecutive years (2001-2002), by the Department of Trade and Industry and by the Philippine Franchise Association. Informatics was also awarded by the Parangal ng Bayan Foundation with the National Consumers Excellence Award for Outstanding IT School in view of its significant contribution to the well-being of the Filipino Consumers. Globally, Informatics has won many awards including the Singapore Brand Awards 2002 and 2003, the Singapore Quality Class for Private Education Organizations (SQC for PEO) as well as People Developer Standards Award. Informatics Philippines is part of a network of training and education companies that operates in over 50 countries spanning Asia, Europe, Africa and South America. Informatics Group is listed on the mainboard of the Stock Exchange of Singapore.











Fine Arts graduate at the University of Sto. Tomas (UST) in 1986; A veteran Animator for more than 25 years now & An Animation Instructor & trainer for 15 years; Done animation for Disney, Hanna-Barbera, Warner Bros, Cartoon network Nickelodeon and Japan’s ANIME shows.


 One of the pioneers of the Animation Council of the Philippines(www.animationcouncil.org) since 2000 – present ; Previous President and Currently Board director member. Actively promotes the Animation  Industry and our talented artists in business, locally & globally to develop investments,  collaboration, partnerships and job opportunities for our local artists & animators. National Commission for Culture & Arts CINEMA committee officer for 2010-2013.

8. Board Director of Business Process Association of the Phils ( BPAP) for 2011-2013

representing the Animation Industry. The Managing Director of Top Peg Animation & Creative Studio Inc. (www.toppeganimation.com) Produced the First All Filipino Children’s animated series called TUTUBI PATROL ( Dragonfly Patrol ) w/c won an Anak TV seal award for its values-oriented theme.

Ken Sproule is the founder and CEO of ko-kard.com a great breakthrough financial gateway payment system to pay virtual assistants. With ko-kard the recipient virtual assistant can  have their own Mastercard ATM debit card to receive and withdraw money  from over 8,000 BancNet, MegaLink or Expressnet ATM machines in the Philippines without being required to have a bank account. Mr. Sproule has extensive management experience with a global online remittance company and acted as chief operating consumer officer with marquee consumer brands such as Warner Bros., Walt Disney and Coca Cola for exclusive production and distribution rights and as a Managing Director who has cultivated double digit growth  portfolio of key strategic accounts such as Wal-Mart, K-Mart, the Home Depot, Toys R Us , Costco and Lowes.


Ken Sproule

CEO

Ko-Kard.com






Grace Dimaranan

Board Member

AnimationCouncil.Org



MEDIA PARTNERS

A former Overseas Foreign Worker , Jay  turned full time Virtual IT Professional, website developer & Entrepreneur and proved to all that “Working abroad is not the only means of getting a decent dollar paycheck”. Jay is the respected founder of  Philippine Virtual Assistant Network a facebook community of 1,200 members that rapidly grew composed of Philippine virtual professionals.

Jay conducts specialty va training and spearheads many online brands including www.myedgelearning.com an education institution & service provider for various tutorials, reviews and other academic services and www.remote-agency.com a company which provides virtual assistants.

Jay Pasana

Founder

Philippine Virtual Assistant Network




Morning Program

8:30 - 9:00 am              Registration

9:00 - 12:00                 Leo Riingen ,  President Informatics College

Welcome Remarks

Bryce Maddock , CEO Taskus.com  

"The Power of the Philippines:  Shaping the Way the World Works"

            Paul Rivera , CEO Kalibbr.com

         “Using BPO as  a Platform for a long term professional career”

         Penny Bongato

“Trends in the Philippine IT-BPO industry”

Ken Sproule, CEO Ko-Kard.com

“Paying Your Virtual Assistant the Easy Way”


Afternoon Program

12:00 - 1:00                  LUNCH  

1:00 - 4:30        Grace  Dimaranan,  Board member Animation Council of the                                  Philippines

                “Trends and Career Opportunities in Animation”

Jojy Azurin, Country manager Freelencer.com

“How to Market yourself globally as a virtual assistant”

Jonas Diego, Creative Director Jonasdiego.com

“How to Succeed As a Global Graphic Designer”

Benj Arreola, SEO Director , Internet Marketing Inc.

“SEO Challenges in the BPO environment”

Jay Pasana, Founder Philippine Virtual Assistant Network

“How to setup a virtual assistant business from home”

Arianne Symmes, Digital Media Publisher, globaltechsource.net

“Start your career as an online teacher”

Networking and Sponsors




INTERVIEW WITH FREELANCER.com

INTERVIEW WITH

KALIBRR.com

FEATURED VIDEO

KO-KARD.com

FEATURED VIDEO

Taskus.com