Join the premier student web design conference in Asia.

  • January 26-27, 2019

  • De La Salle University - Manila

  • Taft Avenue, Manila

Gathering students with passion for the web

Junior Form Function & Class (JFFC) is an annual 2-day event and is Asia’s premiere student web design conference providing opportunities and learning experiences which help students develop their design skills further.

JFFC derives from Form Function & Class (FFC), an annual event by the Philippine Web Designers Organization (PWDO), with the goal of uplifting the state of web design in the country.

Enabling Students to be future-ready with the Web

An event to unite the youth and prepare them of what’s ahead. Junior Form Function and Class, this 2019, envisions students to be “Future-forward” - enabling them to be the future leaders of the Web.

This year, JFFC is organised by:

  • TomasinoWeb
  • User Experience Society - DLSU
  • Philippine Computing Organizations Alliance

2019's Web Enablers of the Youth

Plenary Speakers - Day 1

Jiggy Villanueva

Crafting Compelling Experiences Through Branding

Jiggy Villanueva is a senior taking up Management Information Systems at Ateneo de Manila University. As a visual designer, Jiggy has worked with several student-run ventures and startups in telling their unique stories through branding and user experience design.

Drei Alquiros

Why Giving Up My Dream Job Was the Best Decision I've Ever Made

With over 8 years experience in the Web Development industry, Drei Alquiros has worked for big and small companies in the Philippines. Today, Drei is a Remote WordPress Tech Support and teaches Web Development to Senior High School students.

Mark Lester Lacsamana

The You in UX

Mark Lester Lacsamana is a designer for Kalibrr and previously for OLX Philippines - designing mobile experiences and solving problems on a day-to-day basis. Mark is also a speaker, is active with design communities as well as founding some, and helps out in advocacies on Human Rights and Public health.

Workshop Facilitators - Day 2

Alexis Collado

Product Design 101

Alexis Collado is a digital product designer at Kalibrr, helping transform the way candidates find jobs and companies hire talent. His podcast, Roots (, tells the stories of great Filipino designers he’s met. He is a core member and volunteer of UX Philippines, where he helps organize meet-ups and conferences about user experience and design.

Samantha Rose Cruz

CSS/SVG Animations

Sam is a Product Designer and Front End Web Developer working at Make Technology. Sam has worked for both startups and big companies in the past like Challonge and Proudcloud. Sam also founded ManilaCSS - a community to promote CSS best practices and gather developers to talk anything under the CSS umbrella.

Mike Jaren Yap

Back to Basics: HTML and CSS Fundamentals

Mike Jaren Yap is a senior taking up BS-MS Computer Science at De La Salle University. As the current president of (and a co-founder) User Experience Society - DLSU, MJ developed various projects and workshops inside campus. MJ aims to inspire others to become “Leaders of Design and Innovation” through talks.

What do you need to know about the event?

Is this event for students only?

YES. Junior Form Function & Class is only for students. For industry professionals, there is FFC organised by the Philippine Web Designers Organization. JFFC is organized by TomasinoWeb, User Experience Society - DLSU, and the Philippine Computing Organizations Alliance with support from the Philippine Web Designers Organization.

How can I pay for my tickets?

There are several payment methods to get Junior Form Function & Class tickets:
  • PayPal
  • Credit Card
  • PayMaya
  • GCash

You can also buy tickets from our Campus Ambassadors in the following schools and organizations:

De La Salle University - Manila
  • User Experience Society - DLSU
Ateneo de Manila University
  • User Experience Society - ADMU
  • Developers' Society
University of Santo Tomas
  • UST Computer Science Society
  • Tomasino Web
De La Salle Santiago Zobel
  • Developers' Society

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Junior Form Function & Class is brought to you by the following:

UX Society DLSU
Philippine Web Designers Organization
Philippine Computing Organizations Alliance

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Prepared to be future-ready?