Members of the SGV Consulting team joined the second annual ISACA Manila Faculty Summit with the theme Emerging Technology: Risk and Rewards on 16 July 2022. The Faculty Summit aimed to raise awareness of the basic concepts around various emerging technologies.
2022 ISACA Manila Faculty Summit resource speakers
ISACA Academe Committee Director and SGV Consulting Senior Director Elvin Mercader spearheaded the planning and organization of the Faculty Summit and provided the opening and closing statements. The breakout sessions featured Consulting Senior Director Alvin Manuel and Consulting Associate Director John Panes, who shared their insights on artificial intelligence and cloud technology, respectively, and how they can impact the education sector.
ISACA Manila President and Consulting Partner Allan W. Ocho was one of the panelists. He shared his perspectives on how and why the business community, and particularly the education sector, need to adapt to the study and use of these emerging technologies. He also shared some insights and upskilling techniques to help educators keep up with technological developments.
More than 90 educators from about 50 different schools and universities across the Philippines attended the talks on emerging technologies such as cloud, blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI), and the Internet of Things (IOT). The event garnered positive feedback from the participants.
The virtual event was organized by ISACA Manila, a professional organization composed of information security, assurance, risk management, and governance professionals. Its purpose is to help communities achieve the positive potentials of technology. SGV partners and managers continue to be actively involved as leaders and volunteers in ISACA Manila.