Forum on Geographical Studies

FGS poster

The UP Department of Geography and Philippine Geographical Society (PGS) invite everyone to attend the first Forum on Geographical Studies.  The event will feature ongoing research projects of young scholars and researchers of the University of the Philippines on various themes of human geography in relation to exploring the diverse aspects of Philippine society.

The program for the said forum will be the following:

1:00 – 1:10        National Anthem and Invocation

1:10 – 1:20       OPENING REMARKS                                                                                                               Dr. Darlene J. Occena-Gutierrez                                                                                             Chair, Department of Geography

                         Emmanuel B. Garcia, EnP
President, Philippine Geographical Society

1:20- 2:30        PANEL 1: GEOGRAPHY AND CRIMES
                           Inequality, Governance, and Crime: A Macro-Scale Exploratory Analysis                            Prof. Ma. Simeona M. Martinez

                           A Preliminary Study on How GIS Know-How can Spatially Represent 
                          the Distribution of 19th Century Illegal Gambling in the Province of Manila 
Prof. Marco B. Lagman

                          Spatial Realities Inside the Quezon City Jail 
EnP Emmanuel B. Garcia

OPEN FORUM

2:30-3:45         PANEL 2: DISASTER EDUCATION
                         Child Participation and Disaster Risk Reduction
Prof. Yany P. Lopez

                          Flood Impacts and Mitigation Activities in Filinvest East
Mr. Johnson Damian

                          Observations on the Maps and Mapping of Land Use and Land Cover in
                          the Philippines 
Mr. David Garcia

OPEN FORUM

3:45 – 3:50       CLOSING REMARKS
Dr. Meliton B. Juanico
Member – Board of Directors, Philippine Geographical Society

4:00 – 5:00       PGS ANNUAL ASSEMBLY MEETING
President’s Report
Updates

The forum will be on December 12, 2012, 1-5PM, at the Palma Hall 207, UP Diliman, Quezon City.

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