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Regina Ongkiko

UPLB IBRSC host forum to prepare for E20 in 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The University of the Philippines Los Baños Interdisciplinary Biofuels Research Studies Center (UPLB IBRSC), together with the US Grains Council, hosted the Bioethanol Forum for the Roadmap of E20 Implementation in the Philippines at Makati Shangri-La, Manila on 29 June 2018.

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Second International Conference on Energy Economics (EnerCon 2018)

What is EnerCon?
EnerCon 2018 will provide a timely venue for a wide range of stakeholders in the energy sector to share information and insights pertinent to sustainable energy adoption and development in the ASEAN and around the world. Expect plenary presentations from renowned experts and/or practitioners in the field of Energy and the Environment as well as a mini-exhibit of selected energy-related industries and organizations. Keeping to the theme of this year’s conference, “Energy and the Environment: Challenges and Opportunities amidst the ASEAN Integration towards Inclusive Growth," other relevant local and foreign stakeholders will also be presenting in parallel sessions on the following thematic areas:

  1. Sustainable Energy Policy, Regulation, and Institutions;
  2. Sustainable Energy Technologies;
  3. Sustainable Energy Financing and Public-Private Partnerships;
  4. Sustainable Energy and Local Economic Development;
  5. Sustainable Energy and the Environment; and,
  6. Philippine Energy Sector and Optimal Energy Mix

Abstract Submission
Abstracts must be submitted via email with “Abstract Submission” in the subject line to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 30 May 2018 (5:00 PM GMT+8). Presenters will be informed of their selection no later than 6 June 2018 and will then have to submit their complete presentation (in MS PowerPoint format) by 15 June 2018. Please address any inquiries to Dr. Asa Jose U. Sajise , Chair, Program Committee via email to the above address. Indicate “Inquiry” in the subject line of the e-mail message.

Submission Guidelines can be downloaded here.

BE A PARTICIPANT.
Registration fees for the conference are as follows:
Early Bird / Student Fee PHP 4000 (USD 80)
Regular Fee PHP 5000 (USD 100)
Early Bird is only until May 25, 2018.

Registration Fee is INCLUSIVE of lunch, snacks, and conference kit. The fee DOES NOT include airfare/travel and accommodations.

For more details on the conference, visit enercon2018.weebly.com. REGISTER NOW!

The Organizer
EnerCon 2018 is spearheaded by the Department of Economics (DE), an academic degree granting unit of the College of Economics and Management (CEM) of the University of the Philippines Los Banos (UPLB) in Laguna, Philippines. Having initiated efforts for information exchange relating the Economics of Energy and Environment with its National Forum on Energy Economics 2014 and EnerCon 2015, the DE intends to expand the knowledge base on Economics, Business, Technology, and Policies relating to Energy as well as the impact of energy generation and use on the Environment by organizing this triennial event.

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Call for proposals for PCAARRD Grants-in-Aid (GIA) Funding for 2018 and 2019

The Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD) invites proposals for the PCAARRD Grants-in-Aid (GIA) Funding for 2018 and 2019. PCAARRD-GIA will fund S&T activities in support of the Harmonized National R&D Agenda in Agriculture, Aquatic, and Natural Resources Sector through its Industry Strategic S&T Programs (ISPs).

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TECHNICOM Call for Proposals 2018

The Technology for Innovation and Commercialization (TECHNICOM) Program is implemented by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) thru the Technology Application and Promotion Institute (TAPI). It is now ready to accept proposals for pre-commercialization of market and technically-viable technologies for CY 2018 funding. The concept proposal template is also attached.

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