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PHIL-LiDAR 1 Program Conducts Flood Modeling, Mapping, and Assessment Workshop with DENR-MGB and DOST-PAGASA

The Phil-LiDAR 1 Program headed by Program Leader Dr. Enrico C. Paringit conducted the Flood Modeling, Mapping, and Assessment Workshop for MGB (Mines and Geosciences Bureau) and PAGASA (Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration) last April 26, 2017 at Seminar Room C of the National Engineering Center, UP Diliman. There were a total of 20 participants in the event. 

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Bicol Region Receives Flood Hazard Maps

The 6th Luzon Cluster Conference was successfully conducted on March 30 – 31, 2017 at the Villa Caceres Hotel, Naga City hosted by Ateneo de Naga University. Day 1 was the accomplishment updates per SUC/HEI and UPD’s per component while day 2 was the Turnover Ceremony to 75 LGUs from Bicol Region and 10 from local government agencies such as Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Forest Management Bureau, and Bicol Consortium for Agriculture and Resources Research and Development (BCARRD). Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD) as the project-monitoring agency headed by Ms. Clarinda Reyes was also present. The cluster conference is considered to be the last leg for Luzon as the program officially closes this year with some partner State University Colleges (SUCs) and Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) have closed already.

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Mapua Institue of Technology Phil-LiDAR 1 Turns Over Flood Hazard Maps to CaBaZon and Cam Norte LGUs

The Mapua Phil-LiDAR 1 Program recently held its Maps Turnover Ceremony at The Bayleaf Hotel, Intramuros, Manila last March 16, 2017. Flood Hazard Maps and other LiDAR data were
distributed to 35 municipalities in the provinces of Cavite, Batangas, Quezon, and Camarines Norte with the event having 68 LGU representatives.

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Phil-LiDAR 1 Program turns over Flood Hazard Maps to Central Luzon LGUs, Pangasinan

Last February 27, 2017, UP Diliman Phil-LiDAR 1 Representatives together with its partner university Central Luzon State University (CLSU) conducted the Flood Hazard Seminar and Maps Turnover in Xenia Hotel in Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga. Flood hazard maps and other LiDAR data were distributed to 91 municipalities in the provinces of Nueva Ecija, Zambales, Tarlac, Pampanga, Pangasinan, Bulacan, Aurora, and Bataan, with the event having more than 100 LGU delegates who participated and received LiDAR data products. 

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Retrospect. Deliver. Realize: ADZU hosts the Phil-LiDAR 1 Mindanao Cluster Colloquium

The Ateneo de Zamboanga University (ADZU) LiDAR Program, headed by Mr. Mario Rodriguez, hosted the Phil-LiDAR 1 Mindanao Cluster Colloquium and Map Turnover Ceremony with the theme "Retrospect. Deliver. Realize" last February 16-17, 2017 in Zamboanga City. Around 300 participants from the academe, local government units, national government agencies, and non-government organizations from all over the country attended the event.

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Philippine National LiDAR Conference 2017 takes Cebu City by Storm

The Philippine National LiDAR Conference 2017 hosted by the University of San Carlos (USC) and University of the Philippines, Cebu (UP Cebu) took place in Waterfront Cebu City Hotel last January 18-20, 2017 with the theme "On the Cutting Edge: Geospatial Technology at the Forefront of Disaster Risk Reduction and Natural Resource Management in the Philippines." This was attended by more than 500 stakeholders coming from all corners of the Philippines. Present were Department of Science and Techology (DOST) Secretary Fortunato Dela Pena, the Cebu City Administrator representing Cebu Provincial Governor Hilario P. Davide, III, Father Dionisio Miranda, President of the University of San Carlos, Dr. Enrico C. Paringit, Program Leader of the Phil-LiDAR 1 Program, Dr. Ariel C. Blanco, Program Leader of the Phil-LiDAR 2 Program, DOST Undersecretary for Research and Development Usec. Rowena Guevara, Congressman Erico Aumentado who is the Chairman of the Science and Technology Committee in the 17th Congress, DOST Region VII Regional Director Edilberto Paradela, Mr. Rene Meily, President of the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF), Mr. Baltazar Tribunalo, Jr., Cebu PDRRMO representative, Dr. Alfredo Mahar Lagmay, Executive Director of Project NOAH, Atty. Gloria Estenzo-Ramos, VP of Oceana Philippines, Engr. Ayin Tamondong, Project Leader of CoastMAP, and For. Nerissa Gatdula, Chief Science Research Specialist of PARMAP, as well as the partner state universities and higher education institutions of both the Phil-LiDAR 1 and 2 Programs.

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UP Baguio Phil-LiDAR 1 Turns Over Flood Hazard Maps to Region I and CAR LGUs

The Luzon Cluster of the Phil-LiDAR 1 Program held its 4th conference and flood hazard maps turnover at the Marco Polo Function Room of El Cielito Inn, Baguio City on January 5-6, 2017. The host state university for the two-day event was University of the Philippines Baguio (UPB) headed by Dr. Chelo S. Pascua, Project Leader of UPB Phil-LiDAR 1. 

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Phil-LiDAR 1 Program concludes 2016 with Year-End Assessment Training

The PHIL-LiDAR 1 – Hazard Mapping of the Philippines Using LiDAR Program conducted its annual Year-end Assessment on December 19, 2016 at the La Breza Hotel in Quezon City. The program was attended by a total of 146 of its 160 personnel including the program leader, project leaders, chief science research specialists, (CSRS), senior and supervising science research specialists, research associates and administrative personnel. The sessions were facilitated by Mr. Alvin P. Principe, a Fellow of the Development Academy of the Philippines’ Center for Governance and designated as the Director of the Operations Management Office with expertise on topics such as strategic and operations planning, project development and management, organizational assessment and development, leadership and management development, and process reengineering.

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Philippine National LiDAR Conference Online Registration

Registration for the Philippine National LiDAR Conference may be done through the following link:

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Luzon Partner Universities Converged in Dagupan for 3rd Luzon Cluster Conference

The 3rd Luzon Cluster Conference and Data Turnover Ceremony was held on December 1-2, 2016 in Dagupan City, Pangasinan. Hosted by the Central Luzon State University’s Institute for Climate Change and Environmental Management (CLSU-ICCEM), the event was attended by local government officials from Region 1.

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