Event Title: National ICT Summit 2019
Theme: Accelerating Government Digital Transformation
Date: June 25-26, 2019
Venue: Novotel Manila Araneta Center, Quezon City
The National ICT Summit 2019 is the culminating event in the annual celebration of National ICT Month, in compliance with Presidential Proclamation 1521 s. 2008. Seminars, conferences, forums, focus group discussions, technical trainings and other activities showcasing ICT in government processes that positively impact the Filipino public are held during the month. The month-long celebration provides venues to present and discuss emerging ICT technologies, products, services and new paradigms.
• Lead Agency: Department of Information and Communications Technology Established by RA 10844 (23 May 2016), DICT leads in the celebration of the annual ICT Month (June). The DICT is the primary policy, planning, coordinating, implementing, and administrative entity of the Executive Branch of the government that plans, develops, and promotes the national ICT development agenda.
• Cooperating Organizations:
(a) The CIOF (Chief Information Officers’ Forum, Inc) — SEC-registered non-stock non-profit organization incorporated by incumbent Chief Information Officers (CIOs) of different government agencies to serve as advocacy and consensus-building group to address key ICT policy issues and concerns and provides venue for exchange of information and technology solutions, resource and experience sharing among members; and promote wider and active government-private sector linkages. It endeavors to establish an ICT-enlightened bureaucracy.
(b) The CIOFF (CIOF Foundation, Inc.) — SEC-registered non-stock non-profit organization with members consisting of past and incumbent government CIOs. It undertakes programs, projects, events, training and capability- building activities in ICT and related technologies to help raise the technical, managerial and administrative competencies of CIOs. It maintains strong linkages with the ICT industry in advocating the use of ICT in governance.
(c) ICT Industry Partners — provides the technology requirements of government, through seminars, technical sessions, workshops and product demonstrations of current and emerging ICT technology, products, services and paradigms.