SRDC Worldwide through its authorized training center in the Philippines, Orange Roshan Ventures Inc., participated at the 12th Young Economists Convention held on Feb 28 – March 3, 2013 held at the Henry Sy Sr. Hall at De La Salle University in Manila. The three day conference draws an estimated one thousand Economics students from the Philippines and abroad for the annual event.
SRDC Worldwide was represented by SRDC Philippine instructor Carlo Sumayao and SRDC trader and student leader Mr. Darwin Gempesaw.
The first day of the convention included Darwin Gemepsaw’s talk on the topic “Deviating from Traditions: Changing Global Landscapes”, highlighting the importance to innovate due to the economic situations. Gempesaw also outlined the highly inequitable nature of the current banking system with regards to purchasing power and the on-going currency crisis.
Senator Edgardo “Sonny” Angara also spoke on the first day of the convention on “The Role of Governance in the Economy”, discussing the influence of policy driven actions from the government on the national economy on a macro and micro scale.
The next day of the convention (March1) included SRDC Worldwide’s Carlo Sumayao’s talk on the topic “ Investments for Workers: Using Investments to Improve People’s Welfare” where he discussed the importance of first investing in human capital and financial education and financial literacy before even discussing investments. The talk continued about the investor’s mind set, the on-going process to become a successful investor. Sumayao also briefly discussed SRDC technical charting analysis and precious metals.
Other speakers during March 1 included Edward Valencia, Deputy CEO at Deutsche Knowledge Services and Managing Director at Deutsche Bank discussing the Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO) job possibilities of the Philippines. Inversely, Rommel Roque, Country Manager of ManPowerGroup Philippines spoke on the possible scenario of job mismatch crisis here and abroad.