Conference Program

2017 National Conference on Poverty and Sustainable Development (PovCon2017) Program

M-Grand Royale Resort Hotel, September 13-15, 2017

DAY 1 September 13, 2017
9:01AM-12:00NN OPENING PROGRAM
Prayer
Philippine National Anthem
ASEAN Hymn
Welcome Address Dr. Marilyn D. Cardoso

University President, Samar State University

Hon. Stephanie Uy-Tan

City Mayor, City of Catbalogan

Hon. Sharee Ann Tan-delos Santos

Governor, Province of Samar

Special Number (Waray-waray Medley) SSU Chorale
Presentation of Participants Dr. Ronald L. Orale

Vice President for Planning Research and Extension, Samar State University

Presentation of Conference Rationale Dr. Sherrie Ann Cananua-labid

Director, Research Center for Culture and Social Issues, 2017 PovCon Lead Convenor, Samar State University

Introduction of the Keynote Speaker Dr. Marilyn D. Cardoso

University President, Samar State University

Keynote Address Hon. President Rodrigo R. Duterte

President, Republic of the Philippines

Awarding of Plaque of Recognition Dr. Marilyn D. Cardoso

University President, Samar State University

Hon. Sharee Ann Tan-delos Santos

Governor, Province of Samar

Hon. Stephany Uy-Tan

City Mayor, City of Catbalogan

12:00NN-1:00 PM Lunch Break
1:01 PM-6:00 PM PLENARY SESSIONS
Introduction of Plenary Speaker 1 Dr. Felisa E. Gomba

Vice President for Academic Affairs, Samar State University

Plenary Talk1: Alleviating Poverty in the Philippines Sec. Liza L. Maza

Lead Convenor, National Anti-Poverty Commission

OPEN FORUM
Introduction of Plenary Speaker 2 Dr. Jose S. Labro

Vice President for Administrative Affairs,

Samar State University

Plenary Talk 2: Research and Its Role in Attaining Sustainable Development Dr. Marieta B. Sumagaysay

Executive Director, National Research Council of the Philippines

OPEN FORUM
Introduction of Plenary Speaker 3 Dr. Ronald L. Orale

Vice President for Planning Research and Extension, Samar State University

Plenary Talk 3: Data Collection and Poverty Indicators Dr. Lisa Grace S. Bersales

National Statistician & Civil Registrar, Philippine Statistical Authority

OPEN FORUM
Introduction to Plenary Speaker 4 Mr. Dennis G. Cosmod

City Youth Development officer, City of Catbalogan

Plenary talk 4: Success Story: The Hinundayan, Southern Leyte Case – Top 10 Awardee for Galing Pook 2015 Dr. Alfred M. Lagumbay

Municipal Mayor, Hinundayan, Southern Leyte

OPEN FORUM
Awarding of Plaque of Recognition Hon. Sharee Ann Tan-delos Santos

Governor, Province of Samar

Assisted by:

Dr. Marilyn D. Cardoso

University President, Samar State University

Masters of Ceremonies:

Ms. Elma C. Sultan

Mr. Jhonil C. Bajado

Samar State University

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM FELLOWSHIP NIGHT 1: Dinner with the City Mayor
Prayer In Multi-Media Presentation
Message and Ceremonial Toast Hon. Stephany Uy-Tan

City Mayor, Catbalogan City

Cultural and Acoustic Performances
  Master of Ceremonies

Mr. Dennis G. Cosmod

City Youth Development Office, Catbalogan City

 
DAY 2 September 14, 2017
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM Preliminaries
Synthesis of Day 1 Dr. Redentor S. Palencia

Director of Publication, Samar State University

Presentation of Mechanics for Paper and Oral Competition Engr. Mirador G. Labrador

Director, Center for Engineering, Science and Technology Innovation, Samar State University

8:31 – 6:00 PM BREAKOUT SESSIONS:
8:31-12:00 NN Venue 1: Grand Ballroom, MGrand Royale Resort Hotel (LGU Group)
Introduction of Plenary Speaker 5 Dr. Marieta Espina

Vice President for Research & Extension, Northwest Samar State University, Calbayog City

Plenary talk 5: Modernizing Agriculture: Key to Economic Upliftment in the Poor Provinces of the Philippines Sec. Emmanuel F. Piñol

Secretary, Department of Agriculture

Paper Presentation:  Devastation of Aquatic Living Resources in Maqueda Bay and Samar Sea Mr. Jesus T. Racuyal

Director, Center for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Research Center and Development, Samar State University

OPEN FORUM
1:00PM-5:00 PM Introduction of Plenary Speaker 6 Dr. Efren A. Galo

Vice President for Research & Extension, University of Eastern Philippines, Catarman Northern Samar

Plenary talk 6: The Environment and its Role in Sustainable Economic development Sec. Roy A. Cimatu

Secretary, Department of Environment & Natural Resources

Paper Presentation: Samar Island, Managing Our Natural Heritage Ms. Charo Nabong-Cabardo

Samar Island Partnership for Peace and Development

OPEN FORUM
Awarding of Plaque of Recognition Hon. Sharee Ann Tan-delos Santos

Governor, Province of Samar

Assisted by:

Dr. Marilyn D. Cardoso

Samar State University President

Master of Ceremonies:

Ms. Nathalie Alaga

Mr. Darwin Macalalad

Samar State University

Moderator:

Ms. Nelieta C. Baguna- Moderator

Consultant, Sparks Samar Dev’t Agenda

 

8:31AM – 12:00 NN Venue 2: 2nd Floor MGrand Royale Resort Hotel

(Academe Group)

Paper Presentations
Economic Development Papers
An Enterprise Level of Supply and Demand Analysis of Rock Oyster or “Sisi” Industry in Majaba Island, Catbalogan City: A Value Chain Analysis Mr. Gerwyn P. Enerlan

University of the Philippines – Tacloban College

Tacloban City

VERMINET: A Social Innovation Project for the Community – IGLO RAG Sewing and Weaving Livelihood Project: A Sustainable Approach to Women Empowerment Dr. Betchie E. Aguinaldo/Isabela State University

Ms. Conchita M. Palencia/Isabela Green Ladies Organization

Cauayan, Isabela

Status and Challenges of the Deaf in Butuan City: Towards the Development of Support Systems and Socio-economic Opportunities Ms. Freya Wyan Silva-Dela Cruz

Northern Negros State College of Science & Technology

Sagay City, Negros Occidental

Pre-retirement Activities of Selected Local Government Units in Palawan: Basis for a Proposed Pre-retirement Program Mr. Edison C. Gabileo

Western Philippines University

Aborlan, Palwan

Improving Competitiveness of Mandarin in Nueva Viscaya, Philippines, Linking Mandarin Farmers to Markets Mr. Gayon P. Sarmiento

Nueva Viscaya State University

Nueva Viscaya

OPEN FORUM
Geography
Rebuilding Life and Livelihood after Typhoon Pablo in New Bataan, Compostela Valley Dr. Cecirly G. Puig

University of Southeastern Philippines, Mabini Campus Compostela Valley

Spatial Regional Poverty Index of the Philippines: A Chemometric Approach Ms. Beleinda Plaza Ato

Fr. Saturnino Urios University

Butuan City

Measuring the Wealth Index Across Mindano Provinces Using Principal Components Analysis (PCA) Ms. Jamila Allana B. Valdez

University of Southeastern Philippines

Davao City

Predictors of Poverty in Samar Ms. Julie Ann M. Quilatan

Research Center for Culture and Social Issues, SSU Catbalogan City

Lives of People in Poverty and Their Coping Strategies: Evidence from Urban and Rural Communities Ms. Rosybelle Sablad

College of Education, SSU

Catbalogan City

OPEN FORUM
1:00 PM – 6:00 PM Culture
Cultural Practices and Values of Samarnons: Understanding Poverty through Socio-Cultural Perspective Ms. Mary Ann Abalos-Broderick

College of Industrial Technology, SSU

Catbalogan City

Understanding Poverty in Samar in the Perspective of Children, Adolescents and Elderly Folks Mr. Elmer Irene

Samar State University

Catbalogan City

Construction of Poverty in Contemporary Waray Poetry Mr. Phil Harold L. Mercurio

Visayas State University

Baybay City

“Sagol” A Perennial Quest for Survival: A story of Dependency and Mendicancy Ms. Naomi Panganoron-Jabonete

College of Education, Samar State University

Catbalogan City

Lived experiences of Families Earning a dollar a day Ms. Rubi M. Parrocho

Samar State University

Catbalogan City

 
Destitution and Rural Farmland Drowning Among Children in Dujali, Davao Del Norte Dr. Marvin G. Gascon

University of Southeastern Philippines, Obrero Campus Davao City

OPEN FORUM
Government
Drivers and consequences of population growth in the poorest communities in Samar Ms. Marife Mustacisa

Samar State University – Paranas Campus

Lipata Paranas Samar

Extent of Post-Haiyan Support to Agriculture Programs and Projects in Local Government Units of the First Units of the First District of Leyte Dr. Gerald Jayson B. Balanga

Eastern Visayas State University

Tacloban City

Social Welfare Services: Citizen Satisfaction Index System (CSIS) of Buenavista, Guimaras, Philippines Ethel P. Junco

Guimaras State College

Buenavista, Guimaras

Determinants of Maternal Health Care Utilization of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) Benefeciaries in Tacloban City Ms. Rea Lyn E. Camposano

University of the Philippines-Visays Tacloban College

Tacloban City

Poverty, needs, hopes & challenges of parolees and probationers in Samar Dr. Sherrie Ann Cananua-labid

Research Center for Culture and Social Issues, SSU Catbalogan City

OPEN FORUM
Masters of Ceremonies/Moderators:

Ms. Joan Baclay

Mr. Jordan Villanueva

Samar State University

 

8:31 AM-12:00 NN Venue 3: Pool Area MGrand Royale Resort Hotel
Agri-Fishery
Participatory Design and Implementation of Initiatives to Improve Food Production and Environmental Quality in Marginal Uplands Dr. Milagros C. Bales

Visayas State University

Baybay City

Participatory Assessment of Resources and Needs in a Marginal Upland Community: A case of Caticugan Sta. Rita Dr. Editha Cagasan

Visayas State University

Baybay City

Productivity and Environmental Impact of Different Mussel Farming Methods in Samar Dr. Emilio H. Cebu

Office of the Provincial Agriculturist

Province of Samar

The Proliferation of Danish and Demersal Trawl Fishing and the Full Enforcement of RA 10654 Known as Fishery Law of the Philippines and Its Effect to the Small and Medium Commercial Fishing Sector and the Downstream Fishing Industry of Samar Sea Engr. Marcos N. Umbaña

Entrepreneur, Sariaya Quezon and Villareal Samar

Eco-Tourism
Unveiling Hidden Resources and Treasures to the World: SSU’s Potential Strategy to Samar’s Regeneration Dr. Felisa E. Gomba

Samar State University

Catbalogan City

Pera Mula sa Paruparo: A Pro-poor and Pro-environment Butterfly Livelihood of Marinduque, Philippines Mr. Neil Caezar L. Sapungan

Marinduque State College

Marinduque

Market Potential of Cut Flowers Produced in the Marginal Upland Communities in Leyte Ms. Elvira E. Ongy

Visayas State University

Visca Baybay City

1:00 PM – 6:00 PM Poverty Eradication Programs
Addressing former drug dependents’ issues of poverty and vulnerability through participatory action research Dr. Marvin G. Gascon

University of Southeastern Philippines

Obrero Campus, Davao City

Impact of Microfinance on Agricultural Productivity of Agrarian Reform beneficiaries (ARBs) in Davao del Norte Ms. Christine R. Varquez

University of Southeastern Philippines

Davao City

Poverty Alleviation through Local Food Product Processes Mr. Arthur G. Ibañez

Cagayan State University

Tuguegarao City, Cagayan

Outcomes of poverty alleviation programs in the Province of Samar Mr. Jordan Villanueva

College of Arts & Sciences, SSU

Catbalogan City

Shortfalls in Poverty Eradication: A literature Review Mr. Jeremy D. Balondo

Naval State University,

Naval Biliran

The Our Lady of the Philippines (OLP) Trappist Abbey: Its Contribution to Community Development Ms. Julieta G. Infante

Guimaras State College

Guimaras

Environment & Resources
Establishment of Solar-powered Irrigation with Aquaculture System in Rainfed Rice Field Key to Food Security and Poverty Alleviation Mr. Fernando V. Magdato, Jr.

University of Southeastern Philippines, Tagum-Mabini Campus, Apokon, Tagum City

Optimization of Farm Income of Communities Vulnerable to Climate Change Conditions Shaira Steffany B. Granada

Visayas State University

Visca, Baybay City

Integrating Rapid Care Analysis (RCA) in Building Resilient and Sustainable Women-led Livelihoods in Eastern Samar Dr. Milagros C. Bales

Visayas State University

Visca Baybay City

Crabbing into an Uncertain Future: The Blue Swimming Crab Fishers in Samar, Philippines Mr. Pedro S. Cabrales

College of Arts and Sciences, SSU

Catbalogan City

Insecticidal Properties of Citrus maxima and its market Potentials Mr. Edgar Christian B. Violan

Philippine Science High School Southern Mindanao Campus

Masters of Ceremonies/Moderators:

Ms. Raisa Mendoza

Engr. Raven Tabiongan

Samar State University

 

6:01 PM – 6:15 PM Break
6:16 PM – 8:00 PM Grand Ballroom, Ground Floor M Grand Royale Resort Hotel
Dinner with the Provincial Governor and Awarding Ceremonies
Prayer
Words of Inspiration Hon. Sharee Ann Tan-delos Santos

Governor, Province of Samar

Announcement of Winners Dr. Vivian L. Moya

Director, Technology Licensing and Innovation Support Office, SSU Catbalogan

Best Paper Award (1st, 2nd and 3rd)

Best Oral Presenter (1st, 2nd, 3rd)

Award to be given by:

Hon Sharee Ann Tan-delos Santos

Assisted by: Dr. Marilyn D. Cardoso, Dr. Ronald Orale and Dr. Sherrie Ann Cananua-Labid

Dinner with Acoustic Band
Master of Ceremonies:

Mr. Marvin Piczon

Provincial Tourism Officer, Province of Samar

 

DAY 3 September 15, 2017
8:00AM – 5:00 PM Experiential Tour by the academic group (Please arrange during the registration)
8:00 AM – 8:30AM Preliminaries
Synthesis of Day 2 Dr. Marlyn G. Lanzarrote

Director, Gender and Development

Introduction of Plenary Speaker 7 Ms. Rosario Francisca Miel

Tourism Operation Officer, Province of Samar

Plenary talk 7 USec. Alma Rita R. Jimenez

Undersecretary, Department of Tourism

The Spark Samar Story Hon. Sharee Ann Tan-delos Santos

Governor, Province of Samar

OPEN FORUM Ms. Nelieta C. Baguna- Moderator

Consultant, Sparks Samar Dev’t Agenda

Awarding of Plaque of Recognition Dr. Marilyn D. Cardoso

Assisted by: Dr. Ronald L. Orale

12:00NN-1:00 PM Lunch Break
1:01 PM-4:00 PM Introduction of Plenary Speaker 8 Dr. Emilia L. Baquilod

Vice President, Academics, Research and Extension

Plenary Talk8: Peace and Economic Development ASec Rolando B. Asuncion

Policy & Programs, Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace Process

Paper on: Conflict Analysis. Conflict Profile, Challenges and Proposed Interventions Ms. Imelda C. Bonifacio

Program Manager, Area Management Team, EV

Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace Process

OPEN FORUM Ms. Nelita C. Baguna

Consultant, Sparks Samar Deve’t Agenda

Awarding of Plaque of Recognition Hon. Sharee Ann Tan-delos Santos

Governor, Province of Samar

Assisted by:

Dr. Marilyn D. Cardoso

SSU President

Hon. Stephany Uy-Tan

Mayor, City of Catbalogan

Special Number Selected Students

Samar State University

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM CLOSING PROGRAM
Awarding of Plaque of Recognition to Major Co-Sponsors

 

The Province of Samar

The City Government of Catbalogan

Dr. Mariyn D, Cardoso

University President, Samar State University

Assisted by Dr. Ronald L. Orale

VP for Planning R&E

Message and Ceremonial Toast Hon. Stephany Uy-Tan

City Mayor, Catbalogan City

Impressions Representatives from LGUs, POs and Civic Organizations
Take Home Message Dr. Marilyn D. Cardoso
Words of Acknowledgment Dr. Sherrie Ann Cananua-Labid

Director, RCCSI

2017 PovCon Lead Convenor

Masters of Ceremonies:

Ms. Manilyn Sirpajuan

Mr. Darwin Macalalad

Samar State University

Moderator:

Ms. Nelieta C. Baguna- Moderator

Consultant, Sparks Samar Dev’t Agenda