Since 2019, BDACON has been the nexus between IT partners and companies with the aim of leveraging technology to impact business outcomes. It is a learning exchange of best practices and novel ideas amongst thought leaders, innovators and industry heads.

This year at the Business Digital Acceleration Conference or BDACON, learn how to navigate our changing world with solutions for sustainability and business resilience.

Join the IBM Partner Ecosystem who will lead the change with hybrid cloud, AI and automation, cybersecurity, and sustainability plans – along with deep expertise, an open ecosystem, and the spirit of co-creation.

Lead the change at BDACON

This whole-day conference is packed with immersive experiences whether you’re joining in-person or virtually. You will also meet like-minded peers and establish valuable connections and intentionally build lasting relationships.

Here’s what to expect and more…

Experience the technology

Visit technology demo hubs and try out featured software solutions or sign up for certifications.

Discover solutions

Listen to respected speakers and panelists

in the IT industry and gain valuable insights from their presentations.

Learn from


Visit different business partner stations in person or virtually,  engage with experts, and participate in their activities.

Connect with your peers

Touch base with your industry peers and colleagues at BDACON and get sound advice on how you can move forward through technology.


Fast forward to a more resilient and sustainable business

Simplify the way you work

with AI and Automation

Low-level tasks within your business can now be automated through the combination of AI and automation technologies. The result is Intelligent Automation which helps reduce costs by augmenting the workforce and improving productivity, customer experience, and more.

(Read more about AI and automation)

Manage risks by taking cyber threats head on

With the average cost of data breach amounting to USD 3.86 million globally, businesses are constantly threatened by an ever-growing volume of continually evolving threats. IBM’s Security Portfolio helps drive security into the fabric of their business through risk assessment, incident detection, and threat response. (Read more about Cybersecurity)

Modernize your business with

Hybrid Cloud

Hybrid cloud combines and unifies public cloud, private cloud and on-premises infrastructure to create a single, flexible, cost-optimal IT infrastructure. Benefits include improved developer productivity, greater infrastructure efficiency, and overall business acceleration.

(Read more about Hybrid Cloud)

Activate a sustainability plan that’s good for the planet and your business

Sustainability is a company’s strategy to eliminate adverse environmental and social impacts caused by business operations. Applying digital technologies such as AI, IoT data, blockchain, and hybrid cloud help enterprises gain competitive advantage, investor appeal, and revenue growth. (Read more about business sustainability)

Our Speakers


08:30 am                     


Opening of Technology Showcase
(Live and Virtual)

09:30 am                     

Program Opening


09:35 am                     

Welcome Address

Aileen Judan-Jiao

President and Country General Manager, IBM Philippines


09:40 am                     

Keynote Speech: Leading in a Changed World

Paul Burton

General Manager, IBM APAC


9:55 am                     

Post-Pandemic Industry Insights: A New Way of Thinking

Ivan John Uy


Department of Information and Communications Technology

10:10 am                     

The CEO Study - Own Your Impact: Practical Pathways to Transformational Sustainability

Madhuri Banda

APAC Leader

IBM Institute for Business Value


10:25 am                     

Panel Discussion: Leveraging the Right Ecosystem to Create Sustainable Innovations in an Ever-Changing World

Moderated by Maria Singson Ph. D

Vice President Business Development, APAC Ecosystem, IBM


10:55 am                     

Break / Technology Showcase Visit

Contemporary Business Problems that Call for an Ecosystem of Support in Order to be Solved in Today's Ever-changing World

11:05 am                     

Contemporary Technology Developments and Use Cases in Digital Twins in Transportation, Construction, and Energy

James Barrow 

Global Mixed Reality & Digital Engineering Leader

GHD Digital

11:25 am                     

Gearing up with the Gen Zs: Harness the Power of Maximo Application Suite to Advance Your Enterprise Asset Management Journey

Mon Acbang

Head of Solutions, IBM Maximo Principal Architect

Maximo Business Solutions, Inc.

11:45 am                     

Accessible AML Technology for the Unserved Financial Institutions

Tata Bentor 

Anti Financial Crimes Consultant

MDI Novare Technologies

12:05  pm                     

Lunch Break

Why Network Analytics has Made a Comeback

in Financial Services

01:30 pm                     

Customer Journey to Making the Right Decision from Planning to Analysis

Fireside Chat:

Ricardo Delos Reyes

CFO, Maynilad Water Services, Inc.

Moderated by Aureo Castillo, Managing Director, Workcentric

01:50 pm                     

The Future of Banking User Experience through Data and Automation

Bert Bartolome

QSD-BSG Head, Questronix Corporation

Cesar Santos

Solutions Manager, Questronix Corporation

02:10 pm

Break / Technology Showcase Visit

What it Means to be Resilient and Sustainable when Business Problems are Solved in the Ecosystem

02:20 pm

Transforming your Security Operations - XDR more than a Buzzword

Edmund Milanes
Head of Managed Security and Infrastructure Services Group
Nexus Technologies, Inc.

02:40 pm

Backup and Recovery as a Service: Taking Resiliency and Continuity to a New Level
Arthur J. Geronimo
VP & COO eBiZolution, Inc.

03:00 pm

Improve Cyber Resiliency with Cyber Vault

Romeo Santos

Enterprise Systems Group Manager, StrategicSynergy, Inc.

03:20 pm

Program Closing

03:50 pm

Technology Showcase

05:30 pm


Accelerate towards  a more sustainable resilient business

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