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Viewing entries posted in July 2016

Phil-LiDAR 1 showcases its state-of-the-art technology for the NSTW 2016

In observance of DOST's National Science Education Week (NSTW) 2016, the UP PHIL-LiDAR 1 Program showcased its state-of-the-art technology on July 26-29, 2016 at AVR NEC, UP Diliman.

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Phil-LiDAR 1 heads off to DOST MIMAROPA NSTW in Oriental Mindoro

Phil-LiDAR 1 Program representatives headed off to the 4-day DOST-MIMAROMA National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) for the South Luzon Cluster last July 22-25, 2016 held in Xentro Mall in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro. Engr. Christopher Cruz, Chief Science Research Specialist of the Data Acquisition Component (DAC) delivered the Phil-LiDAR 1 Program presentation in relation to disaster risk reduction and early warning systems. A total of 221 attendees comprised of students, various Region IV-B Local Government Unit (LGU) DRRM Office representatives, and those from the private sector and other government agencies visited the Phil-LiDAR 1 booth exhibit.

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PHIL-LiDAR 1 Program Concludes the Visayas Cluster Conference 2016

The UP PHIL-LiDAR 1 Program concluded the first Visayas Cluster Conference in Tagbilaran, Bohol on July 14-15, 2016 with collaborative efforts with the University of San Carlos. The event took place in two venues, at Bohol DOST Region 7 on day 1 and at Metrocenter Hotel on day 2. On day 1, it was attended by Visayas partner SUCs/HEIs such as University of San Carlos, University of the Philippines- Cebu, and Visayas State University.  Stakeholders from the Visayas region primarily Bohol and Cebu attended as well such as Cebu PDRRM and Bohol PDRRM who enthusiastically shared their best practices on risk reduction management in their towns. LGUs of Inabanga and Antequera both in Bohol were present as well and elated to have received the flood hazard maps during the turnover ceremony which was one of the highlights of the event. 

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PHIL-LiDAR 1 Program Concludes the Mindanao Cluster Conference 2016

The UP PHIL-LiDAR 1 Program in collaboration with the Central Mindanao University (CMU) has successfully concluded this year’s Mindanao Cluster Conference on July 8-9, 2016 in Maramag, Bukidnon.

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