Saturday, October 22, 2011
BALER, Aurora, October 23, 2011-The 1st Aurora society of information technology convention was held yesterday at Baler Sports Complex attended by 269 participants from the high school, colleges and universities in the province led by the “Society of Information Technology Enthusiast-Aurora (SITE-A)”.
As per SITE-A president Christopher G. Marmol the theme was “Take responsibility to safeguard information assets from disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Be a human firewall, information security is everyone’s responsibility” where their general objective shall be the promotion of the quality of information technology for the province of Aurora in terms of education, work and professionalism as a whole society.
Marmol furthered that the organization’s specific objective is to serve as a venue for the optimization and development of the academe, government or non government sectors involving Information Technology (I.T.), I.T. enthusiast, for projects, research, resources, linkages, and assistance in policy formulation related to I.T..
“Our organization was organized last October 12, 2011 with the said mission together with the I.T.’s of Aurora State College of Technology (ASCOT), Aurora Polytechnic College (APC), Asia Pacific International (APISC), Wesleyan University Philippines–Aurora (WUP-Aurora), Mount Carmel College (MCC) and the Lyceum of the East – Philippines (Lyceum),” Marmol said.
SITE-A business manager Francis James Gose said that nowadays, information technology is very vital in our everyday lives as part of modernization in the country and in abroad.
Gose said that the province continue to develop and the role of I.T’s is needed in the growth and development in Aurora which is very rich in natural resources, agriculture, animal industry, weaving to mention a few of its wealth.
He encouraged the participants to re-affirm the commitment of the organization to develop and to implement an effective and sustainable response to the challenges and opportunities of building a truly global information society that will benefit all Aurorans.
Gerard Francia, head technology support group, iSeNS Asia, member of Internet Society Philippines discussed the internet society, Carol A. Lozano, General Manager of iSeNS Asia shared the adaption of Linux and the threat of Monoculture Technology, Randall R. Lozano, President of the ISeNS Asia Inc. gave inputs on information technology awareness and Sheridan Leroy P. Laroza of Internet Society Philippines shared the IPv6: An Emerging Technology.
SITE-A officers who took oath were Christopher G. Marmol, Vice-President Jerome H. Lopez, Secretary Joseph Laurence T. Angara, Treasurer PIO B. Bofill Jr., Auditor Mathew Christian L. Vergara and Business Manager Frances James Gose. Their Coordinators were Jason Francisco V. de Asis of Lyceum of the East, Sherwin Glorioso of Aurora State College of Technology, Billy Joel A. Avellaneda of Aurora Polytechnic College, Florabel B. Aragon of Mount Carmel College, Raymond B. Dadero of Asia Pacific International System College, Marlon M. Sumait of Wesleyan University-Philippines-Aurora and Florence Gay G. Santiago of Maria Aurora National High School. (Jason de Asis)
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