2019 NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON POVERTY ALLEVIATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
THEME: “Capitalizing Filipino Culture in Transforming Globally Competitive Communities”
September 25-27, 2019
Mary NGO Building, Saint Paul School of Professional Studies

CALL FOR PAPERS

Following the success of the Past two poverty conferences started to put imprints among the stakeholders what Samar State University and its partner SUCs is doing and can do to impoverished communities in the Philippines. Participants coming from the academe, local government units both from the provincial & city/municipal, different national government offices and its line agencies benefitted from the Keynote Speakers, Plenary Speakers, research and poster presentations take home messages.

The conference has grown in terms of partners willing to share their resources and expertise towards attaining one of the Millinium Development Goals of the United Nations (MDG 1: Eradicate Extreme Poverty and Hunger). This year, three (3) private HEIs and four (4) SUCs plus the original two (2) in the region joined the initiatives namely; Saint Paul School of Professional Studies (SPSPS), Holy Infant College (HIC), St. Scholastica’s College of Tacloban (SSCT), Northwest Samar State University (NwSSU), Eastern Samar State University (ESSU), University of Eastern Philippines (UEP), Eastern Visayas State University (EVSU), Southern Leyte State University (SLSU), Biliran Province State University (BiPSU), Leyte Normal University (LNU), University of the Philippines-Visayas, Tacloban College (UPV-TC). The strong LGU partners [Provincial Local Government of Samar (PLGU-Samar), the City Government of Catbalogan (CLGU-Catbalogan)] in the first two conference promised to continue supporting the initiatives. Other LGUs in Leyte, HEIs and other organizations are also expected to join.

The said event puts emphasis on the alleviation of poverty and attainment of sustainable development through scientific researches and development strategies, and collaboration amongst different stakeholders in the economy, who have the direct capacity to respond to the challenges brought about by poverty.

For 2019 PovCon, the following are the conference tracks. Authors encouraged to participate in either oral, poster, and short-film presentation.

• Culture, Poverty and Development
• Culture, Science, Research and Innovation
• Culture, Health, Business and Economics
• Education and Culture
• Cultural Characteristics of Developed Communities
• Culture and Environmental Issues

Deadline for abstract submission is on July 30, 2019 to ipovcon@ssu.edu.ph. Notification of the accepted papers is on or before August 15-31, 2019.

IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:

  • Abstracts submission Deadline: 30th June 2019
  • Acknowledgement of receipt will be sent within 3 days
  • Notification of Acceptance (or some recommendations to authors): July 15-25, 2019 (others maybe earlier depending on the reviewers pace)
  • Submission of full paper for oral competition: 25th July 2019
  • Notification of Qualifiers for Competition (Best Paper): 30th July 2019
  • Final conference registration for all presenters: 15th  August, 2019

REGISTRATION FEES:

Academe Participants (local) – Php 4,000.00
LGU Participants – Php 4,000.00
Graduate Student Participants – Php 4,000.00
Undergraduate Student Participants – Php 3,000.00

Inclusions are 4 snacks and 2 lunches, conference kit, certificate, and program/congress proceedings.

Hotel accommodation and local tours are not included but may be arranged upon the request of the participants.

PAYMENT DETAILS:

Payments may be made on-site or may be deposit to:

ACCOUNT NAME:
SSU-RESEARCH PROJECT FUNDS
ACCOUNT NO.:
0602-1144-49
BRANCH:
LANDBANK-CATBALOGAN
TIN NO. OF SSU:
000-563-645-000

Note: Scanned or photocopy of deposit slip should be sent to ipovcon@ssu.edu.ph on or before August 30, 2019.

CONTACT DETAILS:

Website: povcon.ssu.edu.ph
Email: povcon@ssu.edu.ph
Landline: (055) 2512139
Fax: (055) 5438394

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