The Philippine Environmental Science Association (PESA) will be holding its 2nd International Conference on Environmental Science (ICES) on August 3 to 4, 3017 at the New College of Arts and Sciences (NCAS) Auditorium, University of the Philippines Los Baños, College, Laguna. With the theme “Baselining, Yardsticks and Agenda-setting in Environmental Science Research”, this event is expected to host more than 200 researchers, professors, students, policymakers and other environmental experts from different sectors.
Plenary sessions, poster and oral presentations will highlight this two-day conference, which aims to provide an opportunity for presentation of new researches and discussion of important environmental issues. The tentative program for this event is included in the attached ICES conference note.
The following topics are invited for either oral or poster presentation are: climate Change, variability, and air quality; environmental impact assessment; biodiversity and conservation; environment, resources and population dynamics; integrated water resource System; environmental education and integration of information databases and networks; land use and land cover change; disaster risks and management, human health and environmental hazards; and best practices and green solutions for sustainable development. The registration fee for professionals is PhP 2,500.00, while for students, PhP 1,500.00.
Aside from the oral and poster presentations, there will a post-conference field trip to strengthen and to experience the wonders of the Laguna Province, a post-conference fieldtrip will be held on August 5, 2017. Participants may choose an ecotourism tour at the Underground River in Cavinti, Laguna, Pagsanjan Falls, Pandin lake and a with a Laguna Tour (Liliw, Paete, Pakil and Lumban Shopping) or a nature hiking at Mt. Makiling (Mudspring, Peak 1 & 2), Philippine High School for the Arts (overlooking Laguna lake) La Resio (Tadlak lake), Makiling Botanic Gardens and Museum of Natural History.