Forum on the Revitalized GE Program

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AVP for Academic Affairs Prof. Celia Adriano, together with retired Prof. Evelina Mejillano, conducted a "Forum on the Revitalized GE Program" on January 28, 2011, from 9:00 AM-12:00 NN at the CHSS AVR. Chancellor Rivero delivered the Welcome Message for the resource persons and the faculty participants. In the "Discussion on RGEP", AVP Adriano presented the objectives, the RGEP Framework requirements, the CU-specific objectives of each RGEP course, the modes of inquiry and the required competencies. Prof. Fritzie A. Camino served as emcee/moderator during the morning discussions. Closing Remarks were given by OVCAA-OIC Prof. Nilo Oponda.



6th Supply Chain Management Forum (2011)

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 The University of the Philippines Mindanao School of Management (UPMin SOM) held the “6th UP Mindanao Supply Chain Management Forum: Collaboration and Linkages” on February 7, 2011, Monday, 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM, Room 204, Terraza Milesa Building, F.Iñigo St., Davao City. The Forum was one of the activities for the 16th UP Mindanao Anniversary celebration. The Forum's objectives were to provide a venue to present our research, extension, and policy research outputs to potential users and receive feedback from these users, stakeholders and fellow researchers.

The papers presented were from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)-funded research project titled “Enhanced profitability of smallholder vegetable producers in Southern Philippines and Australia (HORT/2007/066)”. Aside from UPMin, other collaborators include Curtin University of Technology (Western Australia) and UPSTREAM, Inc. (Davao City).

6th UP Mindanao Supply Chain Management Forum: Collaboration and Linkages February 7, 2011  8:30AM to 4PM  School of Management, UP Mindanao, Davao City

AM: Research Results

Welcome Remarks: Professor Gilda C. Rivero, PhD, Chancellor, UP Mindanao
Overview of the Project: Professor Peter J. Batt, PhD; Project Leader-HORT 2007/066/04; Professor, Curtin University of Technology
Institutional Markets in the Philippines: Professor Sylvia B. Concepcion, PhD; Component Coordinator-HORT 2007/066/04; Dean, School of Management, UP Mindanao
Action Research, How to go about doing it: A/Prof. Roy B. Murray-Prior, PhD; Professor, Curtin University of Technology;
Cluster Chain Analysis, South Cotabato Cluster: Mr. Jerick T. Axalan, Research Assistant, UP Mindanao
Cluster Chain Analysis, Bukidnon Cluster: Mr. Rodel R. Real, Research Assistant, UP Mindanao
Cluster Chain Analysis, Davao City Cluster: Ms. Ruby Jane G. Lamban, Research Assistant, UP Mindanao

PM: Extension and Policy Studies Results

"Price Spread Analysis of Selected Fruits and Vegetable in the Southern Philippines": Ms. Roxanne T. Aguinaldo, University Research Associate, UP Mindanao
"Horizontal and Vertical Price Linkages of Selected Fruits and Vegetables in the Philippines": Mr. Jon Marx Sarmiento, Instructor, UP Mindanao
"Logistics Decision and Implications on Net Margins": Mr. Nikko Laorden, Instructor, UP Mindanao
Open Forum
"Linking Farmers to Market: South Cotabato farmers’ experience": Mr. Floro T. Israel, Agroenterprise Coordinator, UPSTREAM, Inc.
"Linking Farmers to Market: Bukidnon farmers’ experience": Mr. Dante I. Apara, Agroenterprise Coordinator, UPSTREAM, Inc.
"Linking Farmers to Market: Davao City farmers’ experience": Mr. Ricarte G. Bacus, Agroenterprise Coordinator, UPSTREAM, Inc.
Open Forum
"Measuring Impact: Does our work contribute to development?": Professor Maria Fay Rola-Rubzen, PhD; Professor, Curtin University of Technology
Distribution of Certificates of Participation
Closing Remarks: Dr. Larry N. Digal, Professor, UP Mindanao



Forum on Sexual Harassment (2010)

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A Forum on Sexual Harassment will be held on September 23, 2010 (Thursday), at 9:00  - 11:30 A.M. at the Lorenzo Hall, Administration Building. The Forum aims to orient UP Mindanao constituents on the nature of sexual harassment, and the laws and procedures pertinent to handling sexual harassment cases, in order to prevent incidents of sexual harassment occurring in the campus.

The Resource Speaker is Atty. Romeo T. Cabarde, Coordinator of APILA, Davao City. UP Mindanao constituents and the public is invited. The Open Forum will be facilitated by Prof. Raymundo R. Pavo and Prof. Myfel Joseph D. Paluga. Prof. Evelina Ayson, Ed.D. will give the Welcome Remarks, Prof. Anne Shangrila Y. Fuentes will introduce the Speaker and Prof. Genevieve Jorolan-Quintero, Ph.D. will give the Closing Remarks. The program is organized by the UP Mindanao Gender Committee in cooperation with the Office of Extension and Community Service.


Asian Development Bank's Econ. Growth Forum

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UP Mindanao, in partnership with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), will conduct a forum titled "Promoting Inclusive Economic Growth" on August 3,2010 (Tuesday) from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Lorenzo Hall, UP Mindanao Administration Building, Mintal, Davao City. The forum will begin with a video presentation of ADB Development Dialogues featuring top economists Dr. Cayetano Paderanga, Dr. Cielito Habito, Dr. Arsenio Balisacan, Dr. Dante Canlas, and Mr. Romeo Bernardo. A panel discussion on priority development issues and challenges in Mindanao, particularly in the areas of poverty, economic growth, and infrastructure development, will follow.

The discussion panel will include Dr. Balisacan of the UP School of Economics, Dr. Larry N. Digal of the UP Mindanao School of Management, Ms. Maria Lourdes Damaso-Lim of the National Economic Development Authority Region XI, and Engr. Robert C. Quinto of the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc. Also in attendance is Mr. Joel Mangahas, Country Specialist of ADB. Welcome Remarks will be delivered by UPMin Chancellor Gilda Rivero.

Admission is free of charge, but limited to 100 participants only. For more information, please call the UP Mindanao School of Management at 222-5304 or the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at 293-0084.


Forum on Aerial Spraying

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15th Anniversary Symposium Series: Technical Forum on the Science Behind Aerial Spraying

27 January 2010, Wednesday
Lorenzo Hall, UP Mindanao
Mintal, Davao City
8:00 AM – 12:00 NOON
8:00 – 9:00 - REGISTRATION. Lorenzo Hall, UP Mindanao
9:00 - 9:10 - Opening Ceremonies
9:10 – 9:20 - Welcome Address by Dr. Gilda Rivero, Chancellor, UP Mindanao
9:20 – 9:30 - Opening Remarks by Dr. Norlito R. Gicana, Executive Director, FPA
9:30 – 10:30 - TECHNICAL PRESENTATION by Dr. Andrew Hewitt, “The Science Behind Aerial Spraying”
10:30 – 10:40 - A Reaction by Hon. Leonardo Avila III, Chairperson, Committee on Environment, Davao City Council
10:40 – 10:50 - A Reaction by Engr. Rex Labadia, Davao Regional Dept. of Health
10:50 – 11:00 - A Reaction by Prof. Eufemio T. Rasco Jr., National Academician

11:00 – 12:00 - Open Forum. To be facilitated by Prof. Dr. Calixto Protacio, UP Los Banos College of Agriculture


Dr. Hewitt answers questions from the over-flowing audience while Dr. Calixto Protacio sits as moderator


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