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FASTERCON is a conference by Filipino Americans in STEAM (FASTER) + PASAE which aims to connect Filipinos to careers in the tech industry.

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FASTERCON19 AGENDA OVERVIEW

9:00AM-9:45AM I BREAKFAST AND REGISTRATION

9:45AM-11:15AM I MORNING REMARKS + KEYNOTE

9:00AM - 9:45AM - Breakfast and Registration

9:45AM - 9:50AM - Welcome Remarks

9:50AM - 10:25AM - FASTER Executive Remarks

10:25AM - 11:10AM - Keynote Speaker

11:10AM - 11:15AM BREAK - Travel to Career Exposure Panels

11:15AM - 12:00PM EXPOSURE PANELS (AI, Gaming, Biotech, Software Engineering)

12:00PM-1:30PM I LUNCH

12:00PM-1:30PM Lunch Sponsored WorkDay, Calidad, YFPA

1:00PM-1:10PM Sponsor Remarks

1:10PM-1:20PM Philippine Consulate Remarks

1:20PM-1:30PM Wrap-Up Lunch, Energizer, Room Assignments

1:30PM-3:55PM I AFTERNOON SESSIONS

1:30PM-2:15PM - SESSION 2 - Hard Skills Workshop (Whiteboarding Algorithms and Interview Prep, Design Portfolio Critique, Personal Branding)

2:20PM-3:05PM - SESSION 3 - Soft Skills Workshop (From Internship to Full Time Employment, Resume Prep, Microaggressions in the Workplace)

3:10PM-3:55PM - SESSION 4 - Work Culture in the Tech World (Tech Careers in Business, Communications, and Talent in Diversity and Inclusion, Entrepreneurial Thinking Pitch Workshop)

4:00PM-6:30PM I CLOSING AND CAREER FAIR NETWORKING

4:00PM-4:15PM Closing Remarks and Isang Bagsak [PASAE]

4:15PM-6:30PM Hors d'oeuvres + Career Fair Networking Program

6:30PM-7:30PM Cleanup

FASTERCON19 FULL AGENDA

9:00AM-9:45AM I BREAKFAST AND REGISTRATION

9:45AM-11:15AM I MORNING REMARKS + KEYNOTE

9:45AM - 9:50AM Welcome Remarks

9:50AM - 10:25AM FASTER Remarks

Erin Jerri Malonzo Pañgilinan, O’Reilly Media, Creating AR VR Lead Co-Editor, Computational Designer and Software Engineer, Stealth Entrepreneur I FASTER Founder and National Board of Directors, President, Cal ℅ ‘09, USF Deep Learning Fellow '17-18, ARVR Academy Co-Founder

Charity Nicolas, BSI-EHSS, Senior EHS Consultant (formerly EORM), FASTER National Board of Directors, Secretary I Cal Pilipino American Alumni Chapter President I The Filipino Channel University (TFCU) Mentorship Program I Tech-In-Color High School Outreach Program, Founder

Donny Rojo - Amazon, Sr Technical Program Manager, New Tech I FASTER National Board of Directors, Treasurer I Filipinos at Amazon I University of Washington, alumnus I Filipino Young Leaders Program (FYLPRO) Fellow

10:25AM - 11:10AM Keynote Speaker - Sabrina Atienza, Founder and CEO, Valued (Cal ℅ 2013, Forbes 30 Under 30)

11:10AM - 11:15AM BREAK - Travel to Career Panels

11:15AM-12:00PM I EXPOSURE PANELS

Biotech + Healthtech Panel

Moderator: Armbien Sabillo, Biotech Patents Lawyer (PhD Candidate, Boalt alum)

Panelist: Rhett Pascual, Founder and CEO Calidad AI, Cal alumnus, PhD

Panelist: Tim Castillo, Roche, Software Engineer

Games, Arts, and Entertainment Panel

Moderator: Ian Torres, Riot Games Software Engineer, Riot Games

Panelist: Jasmine Mayo, GameOn Technology, Senior Director, Business Development and Communications

Panelist: Michael Beadle, Ubisoft, Director of Public Relations

Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, and Analytics Panel

Moderator: Ian Gomez, H20.ai, Director of Integrated Marketing

Panelist #: Liezl Puzon, Facebook, Software Engineer, Applied Machine Learning,

Panelist: Erin Pangilinan, O’Reilly Media, Lead Co-Editor and Contributor, Creating AR+VR, USF, Data Institute, Deep Learning Fellow 2018, Oculus Launch Pad 2018

Panelist: Stefanie Jacinto Deo, Quinn Street, Senior Data Analyst

Panelist: Noelle Saldana, Salesforce, Director of Product Management, Data Science

Software Engineering Panel

Moderator: Aaron Aquino, SWE, Google

Panelist: Chris Bulaon , Intel, Technical Marketing Engineer

Panelist: Jette Cantiller, SWE - WorkDay

Panelist: Ryan Garaygay - AgilOne, VP of Engineering

Panelist: Melissa Pangilinan, Software Engineer, Uber

Panelist: Jobel Vecino, PayPal, Software Engineer

12:00-1:30PM I LUNCH

1:00PM-1:15PM Sponsor Keynote - Paul Villacarlos, WorkDay, Rhett Pascual, Calidad AI, Founder and CEO, Regina Finuliar (HR Partner, Agenus, Former President, Adviser Your Filipino Professional Association (YFPA)

1:15PM-1:20PM Philippine Consulate, Jed Llona, Department of Foreign Service Affairs

1:20PM-1:30PM Wrap-Up Lunch, Energizer, Room Assignments

1:30PM-3:55PM I AFTERNOON WORKSHOP SESSIONS

1:30PM-2:15PM - SESSION 2 - Hard Skills Workshop

Whiteboarding algorithms and interview prep - Audience: technical students

Rosanne Borja, Software Engineer, Google (Filipino Googler Network - FGN)

JC Dy, Software Engineer, Google (FGN)

Design Portfolio Critique

Jay Torres, Verizon, Director of Product Design

Jaime Cristal, Airbnb, Inclusive Designer

Nixie Melendres, Head of Design, Quoori, (formerly Facebook, Sr. Motion Designer + Producer)

Personal Branding

Jonathan Javier, Cisco, Global Strategy Ops

Networking

Mock Interviews w/ YFPA

2:20PM-3:05PM - SESSION 3 - Soft Skills Workshop

Software Engineering - Landing your first technical internships and job Resume and interview prep - Audience: technical students

Facilitator: Bianca Curutan - Postmates, Software Engineer

Supporting facilitator: Chris Rosana, Salesforce, Intern, SFSU

Resume and Interview Workshop (general)

Gina Mariko Rosales: Entrepinays, Founder, Former GoogleX Head of Marketing+Events. Cal alum ℅ 2008

Overcoming Workplace Challenges: Recognizing and Mitigating Microaggressions

Elizabeth Bautista, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, (LBNL), Manager, Operations Group

Zett (Lizette) Stai - Palo Alto Networks, Site Reliability Engineer

Networking

Mock Interviews w/ YFPA

3:10PM-3:55PM SESSION 4 - Work Culture in the Tech World

Resume and Interview Workshop (general)

Regina Finuliar: Agenus, HR Business Partner, Former Your Filipino Professional Association (YFPA) President, Adviser

Tech Careers in Business, Communications, and Talent in Diversity and Inclusion

Joyce Fong, Google, Sales & Strategy

Kevin Benamer, Google, Insights Analyst, Global Diversity (Cal alumnus, Ethnic Studies)

Tet Salva, WorkDay, Program Manager, MomWarrior, CEO & Founder

Entrepreneurial Thinking: Pitch Workshop

Supporting Facilitator: Dan Gonzales, VU, Venture Analyst

Facilitator: Rajiv Ayyangar, CEO/Founder, Tandem (YC S’19), Co-Founder + CEO, Banatao Scholar, Princeton alumnus

Brian Gamido, Facebook, AI, Business Development, Co-Founder of Yardbook (YC W’16), Head of Business Development, DeepGram)

Mika Reyes, Cognity Labs, Partner; LinkedIn Product Manager

Networking

Mock Interviews w/ YFPA

3:55PM-4:00PM BREAK

CLOSING REMARKS AND ISANG BAGSAK, UC Berkeley Pilipino Association of Scientists, Architects, and Engineers (PASAE)

HORS D'OEUVRES + CAREER FAIR NETWORKING

4:00PM-4:15PM Closing Remarks and Isang Bagsak [PASAE]

4:15PM-6:30PM Hors d'oeuvres + Career Fair Networking

6:30PM-7:30PM Cleanup

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