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LiDAR 1 conference and map turn-over, 2016

Written by Rene Estremera. Posted in Announcements

The DOST-supported LiDAR river basin hazard-mapping research program will hold its 4th Phil-LiDAR 1 Mindanao Cluster Conference and Press Conference on September 7-9 in Davao City. The Press Conference takes place on Sept. 7, 4:20 PM at World Palace Business Center. Project Leaders Joseph Acosta, Enrico Paringit, and Mark Edwin Tupas will provide an Introduction and Overview of the Phil-LiDAR program and on the Data Archiving and Distribution and Intellectual Property Rights.

The Mindanao Cluster Conference begins on Sept. 8 at Brokenshire Convention Center with messages from UP Mindanao Chancellor Sylvia Concepcion, DOST-XI Director Anthony Sales and City Mayor Sara Duterte. At 9:30AM is the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding for the sustainability of the program after the end of the research and mapping component between the LiDAR group and the Dept. of Agriculture (DA), Dept. of Science and Technology, National Irrigation Administration (NIA), and the Davao City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (DRRM). Disaster Operationalization Plans will be presented by officials of DA, NIA, Davao del Norte DRRM, Davao City Central 911, and Agro-Industrial Fdn. College, and a talk will be given on the LiDAR Portal Archiving and Distribution. A map-turnover ceremony will be held where maps for the Talomo Watershed will be turned over to Davao City, Lasang Watershed to Davao City and Panabo City, and Padada Watershed to Kiblawan, Sulop, Padada, Matanao, and Hagonoy municipalities.

On Sept. 9 will be the project reporting by the Mindanao cluster composed of Ateneo de Zamboanga University, Central Mindanao University, Caraga State University, Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology, and UP Mindanao.

DACUN general assembly, 2016

Written by Rene Estremera. Posted in Announcements

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Commission on Higher Education-XI Regional Director Raul Alvarez Jr. (left-most) administers the oath of office to the newly-elected executive board members of the Davao Colleges and Universities Network (DACUN) in its general assembly held on July 29 where Dr. Linell Malimbag of Brokenshire College and Dr. Sylvia Concepcion of UP Mindanao (first and second in line from left) were elected president and vice-president, respectively. The DACUN member-schools are Assumption College, Brokenshire College, Davao Doctors College, Holy Cross of Davao College, Philippine Women's College of Davao, Rizal Memorial Colleges, San Pedro College, University of Mindanao, University of the Immaculate Conception, University of Southeastern Philippines, and UP Mindanao.

UP Mindanao Dance Ensemble, 2016

Written by Rene Estremera. Posted in Announcements

13002478 524868771026377 5360762017740064485 oPAGSALOP SA ADLAW: CONTEMPORARY DANCES INSPIRED FROM THE PHOTOS OF GENE BOYD LUMAWAG is an annual contemporary dance theater concert of the University of the Philippines Mindanao Dance Ensemble. It will be held at the Abreeza Ayala Mall of Davao Event Center on May 5, 2016 from 6pm to 9pm.

Contemporary and Modern dance pieces will be used to translate photography into stories. Five (5) photographs of Mr. Lumawag will be showcased at the concert.

This event is brought to you by the Chancellor's Committee for Culture and the Arts of the University of the Philippines Mindanao, Human Kinetics Department of the University of the Philippines Mindanao, MindaNews, Switotwins, Inc, Aboitz Power and Davies Paints.

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