DevFest Davao 2023

Sedes Sapientiae Auditorium, 7th floor, Holy Cross of Davao College, 14-B Sta. Ana Avenue, Davao City, 8000

DevFest Davao 2023 is an enlightening five-hour event scheduled for November 11th, focusing on Android, Web, Cloud, Machine Learning, and Firebase. Come join us and explore the next frontier in technology!

Nov 11, 2023, 3:00 – 9:00 AM


Key Themes

AIAndroidCareer DevelopmentCloudDevFestFirebaseMachine LearningNetworkingWebWomen Techmakers

About this event

Join us on November 11, 2023, from 12:30 PM to 5:00 PM, for DevFest Davao 2023—a dynamic gathering designed to unite tech enthusiasts, developers, and experts in the domains of Android Development, Web Technologies, Cloud Computing, Machine Learning, and Firebase. This compelling five-hour event will provide attendees with invaluable insights into the frontiers of these rapidly evolving technologies.

Get ready to hear from accomplished industry leaders about the most recent breakthroughs, understand how these advancements are revolutionizing various sectors, and discover how you can incorporate them into your own projects or businesses. Don’t miss your chance to learn, network, and be inspired by the boundless possibilities of the digital age.

Whether you are a seasoned developer, an eager tech aficionado, or a newcomer intrigued by the tech world, DevFest Davao 2023 promises to deepen your knowledge and spark your creativity. Save the date, and let's collectively push the envelope of what’s achievable in technology at the same extraordinary venue!


Opening Remarks
Main Session 1: Enhancing User Experience with Optimizing Applications for Large Screen Devices by Veronica Putri Anggraini
Lightning Talk 1: Sustainable Career Path by Sean Gabriel Bayron and Corally Into
Lightning Talk 2: Building Serverless PWAs with Firebase by Arnel Jan Sarmiento
Lightning Talk 3: Introduction to Kubernetes by Iggy Yuson
Break and Airing of Sponsor Promotion Videos
Main Session 2: Making AI Your Best Friend: Leveraging Generative AI Tools in Your Work by Leigh Lapura
Fireside Chat: Community Leadership
Break and Airing of Sponsor Promotion Videos
Main Session 3: Building Impactful Large Language Model (LLM) Powered Applications with Google's Vertex AI by Jerel John Velarde
Closing Remarks
Picture Taking and Networking
Event Conclusion and Restoration


  • Nikhil Antao

    Bayanihan Ventures

    Program Director

  • Veronica Putri Anggraini

    Software Engineer - Android @ eW+ (Line Bank)

    Google Developer Expert - Android

  • Leigh Lapura


    Full Stack Developer

  • Jerel John Velarde

    Datos Pilipinas, Trip Guru

    Solution Architect, Tech Product Manager, Gen AI Consultant

  • Sean Gabriel Bayron

    UAB Reiz Tech

    Front-End Developer

  • Corally Into

    UAB Reiz Tech

    Business Analyst

  • Arnel Jan Sarmiento

    Elemnta | UP Mindanao SPARCS

    Python Backend Engineer | President

  • Iggy Yuson

    GDG Davao


  • Liezlle Wong

    GDG Davao

    Community Lead


  • Al Gabriel Orig

    Davao Interschool Computer Enthusiasts

    Founder, Events Lead

  • Richard R. Day

    Upgrade Innolab Inc.


  • Paulo Rodriguez

    Aquila Softwares Corporation

    CEO & Co-Founder

  • Restie Antiquin

    UX Davao



  • Kristine Mae Adlaon

    Mindanao Natural Language Processing R & D Lab

    Head of Research


  • Ferdauz Espino

    University of Southeastern Philippines


  • Sharmaigne Angelie Mabano

    University of the Philippines Mindanao



  • Kyle Naranjo

    Ingenuity Software; UP Diliman

    Community Lead

  • Liezlle Wong

    University of the Philippines Diliman

    Logistics Committee Lead and WTM Ambassador

  • Bob Villarin



  • Kaye Jose