Geeks on A Beach (GOAB) 4 at Panglao, Bohol, Philippines

The forth year of Geeks on A Beach (GOAB4) is finally coming on August 2016 at the beautiful island paradise of Panglao, Bohol, Philippines.

Organised by one of Southeast Asia’s trusted startup support organization – TechTalks.PH, with Department of Information and Communications Technology, GOAB4 is themed “Empowering Startups, leading change”. The official event venue will be Bellevue Hotel from August 25-26, 2016.

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The event is co-presented by PLDT SME Nation, Ideaspace, SmartDevNet, PLDT Innolab and Smart Communications.

It may be similar to most of the tech conferences across the region — respected tech innovation speakers discussing latest trends and opportunities — it stands out as the only event that lets geeks and nerds gather in one huge conversation off the white sand beaches of the Philippines.

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Techtalks and GOAB

Tech talks — an independent startup support organization based in Cebu with other communities in different key cities of the country, is instrumental in the conceptualising GOAB in 2013. Currently, the event has attracted bigger audience composed mainly of developers, startups, angel investors and more.

As of this release, GOAB 4 aims to highlight businesses ad startups in the software and app development sectors – verticals seeing significant  growth in the Philippines.

In an official statement founder Tina Amper said: “The Philippines’ remarkable work-play environment complemented by the famous Filipino hospitality and a unique cultural mix of East and West makes it the natural cultural doorway to the ASEAN for geeks and investors alike.”

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GOAB Successes

GOAB Conferences for the past years has significantly contributed to the positive policy movements and most of the discussions and suggestions made in the previous conferences helped in the formulation of the Philippine startup roadmap.

GOAB 4 Speakers

A line-up of world renown speakers from US, Singapore will be at 2016 GOAB.

  • Tech star co-founder and managing partner David Brown
  • Startup Weekend co-founder Marc Nager
  • Greylock Partners Chris McCann
  • Crowdsourcing Week founder and CEO EPI Ludvig Nekaj
  • 500 Startups Managing Partner / Investor Khailee Ng
  • 500 Startups Innovation Director Arnaud Bonzom
  • Zamora Philippine Managing director Constantine Robertz
  • PLDT SME Nation head Mitch Locsin
  • Managing Director Dianne Eustaquio
  • Tech talks Chief Content Officer Robert Cristobal
  • Citrix Principal UX designer Philippine Philip McKay
  • STAC Sillicon Valley President Cristina Laskowski

GOAB 4 Contact Information

For more information about the event, visit their website.
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