DILG, Global Shapers and ILED organize forum on Ease of Doing Business Technologies for LGUs

THE Department of the Interior and Local Government Region VI gathers local government units and private sectors in an investment forum and business matching session today, October 22, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM at the Iloilo Convention Center, Iloilo City.  Part of the  Iloilo Innovation Week 2019 Celebration, the forum will focus on sharing and matching digital technologies in putting ease in doing business in local governments.

The event, co-organized by the Iloilo Provincial Government, Global Shapers, Green WVSU Technology Business Incubator and Iloilo Economic Development Foundation, Inc, involves the talks and pitching matching sessions of 15 local startups with ease-of-doing-business solutions and technologies and more than 100 local government units in Region VI. DILG Regional Director Ariel Iglesia, CESO IV will open the one-day event. Keynote speakers include:


Building Smarter Local Governments

Kristel R. Villanueva-Libunao

Executive Director, Smart Cities Philippines


Future of Energy in the Visayas

Mr. Marcelo Cacho

Head of Public Engagement and Government Affairs

Panay Electric Company


Responsibility of Innovation

LCID Crescent Fernandez


Daily Guardian


Presentations will also be made on the:


Salient Implementation Features of the Ease of Doing Business Act

Mr.  Ernesto Perez, Deputy Director General of the Anti-Red Tape Authority


LGU Practices in Anti-Red Tape Act of 2007

Director Nelson Sarmiento of the Civil Service Commission, Regional Office No.6


Iloilo City Business Permits and Licensing System

Norman F. Tabud, Business Permits and Licensing Officer of Iloilo City

Iloilo City


The forum will be closed by a lecture on Public-Private Sector Collaboration in Enabling Enterprise System by Ms.  Celia Nunez, Director of the Chemeketa Small Business Development Center, Oregon, USA

The Forum is sponsored by Daily Guardian, Panay Electric Company and MORE Power.