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Tugon sa Hamon ng Panahon: DOST Region V jumpstarts virtual 2021 S&T Week in Bicol    



Once again, the Department of Science and Technology takes science, technology and innovation cyber center stage as the virtual 2021 National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) Celebration will be held from 22-28 November 2021. With the theme “Agham at Teknolohiya: Tugon sa Hamon ng Panahon”, this year’s S&T Week continues the resounding success of the first virtual NSTW in 2020.

As a prelude to this event, DOST Region V will conduct the Pre-NSTW Celebration back-to-back with the Bicol Regional Invention Contest and Exhibits (BRICE) on 12-14 October 2021 via virtual platforms. With the limitations posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, DOST-V cascades the myriad activities of the Pre-NSTW to the Bicolanos at the comfort of their digital devices, computers and smartphones, at home or in the office.

To grace the three-day virtual activity are none other than DOST top officials led by Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña and Undersecretary for Regional Operations Engr. Sancho A. Mabborang, along with other top officials of DOST agencies, consortia, industry partners and institutions, special guests, and S&T enthusiasts across the region. Below is the program of various activities that will surely pique your interest and from where you will get many information on science, technology, and innovation that will be of great value to all.

P R O G R A M       O F     A C T I V I T I E S

 

Day 1 – 12 October 2021

  • Opening Ceremony
  • featuring Sec. de la Peña’s Keynote Message, and Messages of Support from Vice President Atty. Ma. Leonor “Leni” G. Robredo, Bicol Provincial Governors, and 2021 Binibining Pilipinas International Ms. Hannah C. Arnold
  • Launching of Virtual Exhibits and Entries for the Bicol Regional Invention Contest & Exhibits (BRICE)
  • Virtual Press Conference

         -to be attended by local and national media representatives, with panelists Sec. de la Peña, Usec. Mabborang, Technology Application and Promotion Institute (DOST-TAPI) Officer-in-Charge Mr. Romeo M. Javate, Science and Technology Information Institute (DOST-STII) Director Mr. Richard P. Burgos, and DOST-V Regional Director Mr. Rommel R. Serrano

  • Virtual Tour of Innovation Centers and Facilities in Bicol Region
    • Albay Dairy Plant, Camalig, Albay
    • Abaca Technology Innovation Center (ATIC) at Catanduanes State University (CatSU)
    • Manufacturing and Fabrication Laboratory (ManFabLab) at Bicol State College of Applied Sciences and Technology (BISCAST), Naga City
    • Bicol Regional Food Innovation and Commercialization Center (BRFICC), at Bicol University, Legazpi City
    • Piloting of Biogas Technology for Thermo-Electro-Mechanical Applications for the Legazpi City Abbatoir
  • Presentation of Entries for the SINESiyensya Science Video Making Contest for College Students
  • Virtual Training on Inspection and Sealing of Weighing Instruments Used in Public Markets

Day 2 – 13 October 2021

  • Mental Health and Parent-Teen Communication Webinar (Understanding Mental Health in Adolescents, and Improving Parent-Teen Communication)
  • DOST-FNRI Food Safety Grading System Tools: “Star-Rated na Kainan Sigurado ang Kalinisan, NOW NA!”
  • Philippine Science High School – Bicol Region Campus (PSHS-BRC) Information Session
  • SIYENSanaysay Virtual Essay Writing Contest
  • Virtual Training on Inspection, Testing and Sealing of Fuel Dispensing Pump

Day 3 – 14 October 2021

  • Intellectual Property Rights Webinar (Intellectual Property Management, and DOST-TAPI’s Program of Assistance for IPR)
  • Mental Health Awareness Webinar for DOST Scholars
  • S&T Consortia’s Research Colloquium Day

       - presentations of researches by Bicol Region’s three S&T consortia: Bicol Consortium for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (BCAARRD), Bicol Consortium for Heath Research and Development (BCHRD), and Bicol Consortium for Industry, energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (BCIEERD)

  • Disaster Resiliency for Every JUAN (PAGASA and PHIVOLCS)
    • Climate Review and Climate Outlook for Bicol
    • Volcanic and Earthquake Hazards
  • Closing Ceremony
    • Awarding of Winners
      • Bicol Regional Invention Contest and Exhibits (BRICE)
      • Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program (SETUP) Graduates and 2021 SETUP PRAISE Award
      • 2021 Best Community Empowerment through Science and Technology (CEST) Community
      • SINESiyensya Video Making and SIYENSanaysay Essay Writing Contests
The DOST and DOST Region V invites all Bicolanos to partake in this virtual occasion. With the able leadership of Regional Director Mr. Rommel R. Serrano, DOST-V through the NSTW, brings science closer to the Bicolano people once more, despite the obstacles of the ongoing pandemic. (DAPena, Jr. /FBBanda /MFLMiranda/ MGHMarcos, DOST-V)


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