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PAASE VOLUNTEERISM TO PROMOTE PHILIPPINE
SCIENCE, ENGINEERING AND INNOVATION
A PAASE Meeting
October 24-25, 2018
Venue: National Institute of Physics, University of the Philippines - Diliman
PAASE goes paperless! 
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    At the last PAASE APAMS meeting held in April 2018 at the University of Arizona, PAASE members generated many progressive ideas on how to use S&T and innovation to drive Philippine socio-economic development and improve the quality of life of Filipinos. In the spirit of constructive volunteerism, PAASE hopes to contribute to the implementation of the Philippine Development Plan 2017-2022, an inter-agency-prepared plan document led by NEDA. A follow-up PAASE meeting will be held on October 24 to 28, 2018 to continue the discussions and consultations, to produce concrete resolutions, position papers and action plans to create S&T and innovation ecosystems. Participants are invited to submit an abstract and poster for the conference. Local researchers, their industry partners and foreign collaborators are welcome to attend the meeting proper, and present their research programs in exhibit booths.

                        Deadline:    Rates
Deadline for Abstract Submission October 8, 2018 ---
Deadline of Fellowship Application October 1, 2018 ---
Release of New Acceptance Letters October 5, 2018 ---
Last Day of Early Bird Registration October 10, 2018 
Php 3,000 / USD 57
Last Day of Regular Registration October 15, 2018 Php 3,500 / USD 66
Walk-in Registration October 24, 2018 Php 4,000 / USD 75

Schedule:
DAY 1: EMPOWERING ACADEMICS AND R&D IN UNIVERSITIES
AS HUBS OF R&D & INNOVATION ECOSYSTEMS
with Keynote Speech by Sec. ERNESTO PERNIA,
National Economic Development Authority
                         
October 24, 2018            
8:30 - 9:30 AM                  
Registration
AM Snacks
9:30 - 9:35 AM Welcoming Remarks
CS Dean Perry Ong & Dr. Gisela Concepcion
9:35 - 9:50 Meeting Background
Dr. Joel Cuello, PAASE President
9:50 - 10:20 AM Keynote Speech
Sec. Ernesto PerniaNational Economic Development Authority
10:20 - 11:15 AM Introduction of PAASE Distinguished Vanguard of Science, PAASE Hall of Honor Awardees
Dr. Joel Cuello, PAASE President
Dr. Gisela Concepcion, PAASE Meeting Chair and Former PAASE President
Dr. Kathleen Aviso, PAASE Vice President
11:15 - 11:20 AM PAASE Distinguished Vanguard Awardees' Response
11:20 - 11:30 AM AVP Feature on PAASE
11:30 - 12:30 PM
Panel Presentations Part I
Dr. Gisela Concepcion, PAASE Meeting Chair

Dr. Michael Purugganan          
New York University
Global R&D Labs and Capacity Building: Plant Genomics and Crop Science
Dr. Rigoberto Advincula
Case Western Reserve University
Advanced Materials and the Philippine Engagement: From Sensors to 3D Printing
Dr. Baldomero Olivera
University of Utah
Interdisciplinary, Interface Frontier Research (Drug Discovery & Development)
Dr. Carlito Lebrilla
University of California, Davis

Opportunities in Employing the Biodiversity of the Philippines in New Therapeutics and Bioactive Foods
Dr. Rowena Guevara
North Carolina State University
DOST-Funded Innovation Breakthroughs
Dr. Gisela Concepcion
PAASE Meeting Chair and Former PAASE President
Panel Q&A


12:30 - 12:45 PM Group Photo
12:45 - 2:30 PM Lunch & Viewing of Exhibits, Judging of Posters
Signing-up of Participants in Discussion and Writing Groups
2:30 - 3:30 PM
Panel Presentations Part II
Dr. Joel Cuello, PAASE President
Dr. Ernesto Terrado
DOE-ASEP
Sustainable Energy (Renewable Energy and Offgrid Electrification)
Dr. Christopher Monterola
Asian Institute of Management
Artificial Intelligence and Information Science (SMART Cities)
Dr. Arnold M. Guloy
University of Houston
A Philippine-US Collaboration in Graduate Education and Training: The UP-UH Experience
Dr. Joel Cuello
PAASE President
Panel Q&A
3:30 - 4:30 PM Break-out Sessions
Discussions with Writing Groups
4:30 - 6:30 PM Social Session
Commercial and Industry Exhibits
University Exhibits of Licenses Technologies
R&D Program Booths in Key Areas of Development
PM Cocktails


DAY 2: CREATING ACADEME, GOVERNMENT AND INDUSTRY

VALUE CHAINS, R&D, AND INNOVATION ECOSYSTEMS

October 25, 2018

8:30 - 9:30 AM Registration
AM Snacks
9:30 - 9:45 AM             Introduction of New PAASE Members and Associate Members
Recognition of PAASE Founding Members
Dr. Joel Cuello, PAASE President
Dr. Carlito Lebrilla, PAASE Board of Directors Chair

9:45 - 10:30 AM Members' Meeting
Dr. Joel Cuello, PAASE President
Dr. Kathleen Aviso, PAASE Vice President
Dr. Carlito Lebrilla, PAASE Board of Directors Chair
10:30 - 12:15 PM Panel Presentations
Dr. Fabian Dayfrit, Former PAASE President

Rhodora Aranza
National Academy of Science
& Technology (NAST)

NAST PROPOSAL for a Philippine STI 30- year Strategic Plan
Luis Sison
UP System TTBDO
Technology Transfer and Business Development: Invention

Disclosures, IP Sharing, and Licensing Agreement Issues

Between Academe and Industry

XiangQian Lin
Esco Ventures
Asian Biotech Venture Creation: How Academia and VCs Can Work Together to Create Value for Stakeholders and Jobs
Dr. Richard Abendan
USAID STRIDE
USAID STRIDE: New Thrusts and Strategies

Dr. Giovanni Tapang
University of the Philippines
VISSER Instrumentation for K11-12 and Tertiary, SMSE STEAM Training and Education
Dr. Timothy Emin Wu
Southern Taiwan Universities Network
Creating Learning-centered Humane Societies, Led by

Suprastructure (PhD Expert Level) Powerhouse

Dr. Edna Co
UP System
Regional R&D Hubs, Spokes and Governance Based on Natural, Human Resources & Cultural Framework

12:15 - 12:45 PM             Panel Q&A 
Summary and Syntesis
Dr. Alvin Culaba, Former PAASE President
Dr. Gonzale Serafic, Former PAASE President
Dr. Fabian Dayrit, Former PAASE President
12:45 - 2:30 PM Lunch Viewing of Exhibits
Signing-up of Participants in Discussion and Writing Group
2:30 - 3:30 PM Break-out Sessions
Discussions and Contributions to Drafts of Panel Presenters
3:30 - 4:00 PM PM Cocktails
4:00 - 5:00 PM Oral Presentation & Competition of Selected Projects from R&D program booths and posters
5:00 - 6:00 PM Synthesis of Resolutions and Position Papers; Turnover to Sec. Pernia of PAASE proposal documents and Compendium of PAASE Experts and their CVs

Satellite Meeting of Funded Research Programs October 22, 2018
PAASE Meets Government: A Special Small Group Working Meeting October 23, 2018
Courtesy Call on Philippine Government Officials October 26, 2018

**PAASE goes paperless**

For inquiries, please email: paase2018@gmail.com

38th PAASE Annual Meeting and Symposium (APAMS)
April 6 -7, 2018
The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA