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DTI-3 to hold second run of Touchpoint conference on Nov. 26


With the theme “Championing Innovation and Technology in the Post-Pandemic Recovery,” the Department of Trade and Industry Regional Office III is set to hold “Touchpoint 2.0: a Central Luzon Business Conference” on November 26, 2021 via Zoom platform and broadcast through the official Facebook page DTI Region 3 – Central Luzon. The second run of the business conference will be held after the first successful run of Touchpoint in April 2021.

More than 500 participants, including members of the academe, local government officials, exporters, officers of national line agencies, micro small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), business chambers, and consumer organizations are expected to participate as experts will discuss about relevant topics on innovation and information technology as MSMEs move into the post-pandemic recovery period.

DTI Secretary Ramon M. Lopez will serve as the keynote speaker for the conference. An innovation advocate, Secretary Lopez is expected to emphasize the innovation efforts of the government to help different industries and MSME rebuild and growing their business as economic restrictions are eased.

Director Christopher Lawrence Arnuco of the Export Management Bureau was invited to discuss Support to Export Industry in the Post-Pandemic Era, while DTI Undersecretary Rafaelita M. Aldaba of the Competitiveness and Innovation Group will discuss the Philippine Innovation Act. Nora Terrado, Vice-Chairman of the IT Business Processing Association of the Philippines was also invited to discuss Customer Value Creation and Digital Technology.

For her part, DTI-3 Regional Director Leonila T. Baluyut noted that the Touchpoint 2.0 conference is the agency’s contribution to further support regional innovation initiatives to help economic recovery.

The conference will be opened to the public through the official Facebook page of DTI Region 3 – Central Luzon.


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