The Ateneo de Naga University – Center for Local Governance in coordination with the Ateneo de Naga University Graduate School-Master in Business Administration (MBA) and Master in Public Administration (MPA) Cluster welcomes the new normal with a webinar entitled
“APPLoad: Revolutionizing the Digital Platform in this Time of New Normal” last May 28, 2020.
Due to the health crisis the COVID-19 pandemic is continuously spreading throughout the country hampering our economy, it resulted to the limitation of our daily access to the outside world. This new normal appears to be the way to move forward from this pandemic with the significant role of technology has to play in digitalizing operations of local businesses.
Mr. Ferdinand Sia, President of Metro Naga Chamber of Commerce and Industry, discussed the implications of this movement to the business industry in providing products and services to their customers. To respond and supplement Mr. Sia’s discussion, Mr. Magno Edilberto R. Conag III, CEO of Nueca Technologies, Inc., emphasized the effectiveness of shifting to digital platforms in the course of business transactions during this time of crisis.
True to the concept of a webinar, the open forum was facilitated by the moderator, Dr. Malu C. Barcillano, Director of Center for Local Governance, with questions sent through Facebook and YouTube live chat which were addressed to our two speakers.
The said webinar was participated by nearly a thousand combined number of registered participants and other viewers coming from academic institutions, government sector, private and public entities across the country who have a live access of the webinar via YouTube and Facebook streaming.
The live streaming component of the webinar was made possible through the assistance of the technical team composed of Mr. Sherwin B. Perez and Mr. Emmanuel P. Llorin of the James J. O’Brien, S.J. Library headed by the University Librarian, Ms. Edna M. Buenaventura.
To watch the recorded webinar via YouTube, here’s the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKeF3UiIg5Q
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By: Camille Faye R. Badong