Touchpoint, the official Advertising Arts organization of the University of Santo Tomas – College of Fine Arts and Design (UST-CFAD), presents Checkmate. Creative discussions regarding conceptualization, design, and execution for advertising and design practitioners will be conducted by invited speakers, who are notable practitioners in the industry, on November 9 and 10, 2011, 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM, at the UST-CFAD Beato Angelico Auditorium. Guest speakers will give lectures and inspirational talks on how they were able to meet current demands, create trends, and discuss industry practices that will retool the academe to allow them to explore more and target their markets more efficiently.
Line-up of speakers on the first day include Mr. Carlo Ople, New Media Head of TV5; Mr. Jones Campos, President and CEO of JonesPR / J.T.Campos Corporation and Executive Director of Adver Board of the Philippines; and Mr. Arnel Villanueva, Art Director of TBWA\ Santiago Mangada Puno; while the speakers on the second day include Ms. Marga Jimenez, Media Strategic Planner of ABS-CBN; and Mr. Cloyd Dennison Nierra, Art Director of BBDO Guerrero, Proximity Philippines.
Major sponsors include Unilab, Coke, and Moonleaf.
The two-day event is free of charge and open to all UST-CFAD students, although participants must pre-register at the Checkmate! Event Page on Facebook or register onsite on the day of the event to secure seats at the venue. Only 170 slots are available per session.
Over-all Event Director
Flerika Vei Villagracia
Public Relations Head