The National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL) conducted the Visayas Regional Future Earth Community Mobilization Workshop last 23 and 24 February 2021 via Zoom with the theme, “Resilience and Sustainability Concerns in View of the COVID-19 Impact on Health, Food, Security, and Mobility”.
The workshop aimed to establish partnerships with local government units to address sustainability problems present within their municipalities. Participants came from Western, Central, and Eastern Visayas. A total of 230 individuals registered for the workshop and were composed of representatives from the local government offices, academe, business sector, civil society and media.
Academician (Acd.) Rhodora Azanza, president of NAST PHL; Dr. Gregorio del Pilar, president of National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP); and Engr. Rowen Gelonga, director of DOST Region 6, all gave their welcome remarks. This is followed by the presentation of National Scientist (NS) Lourdes Cruz, project leader of the Future Earth Philippines (FEP), about its goal to improve national capabilities and help attain the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through Knowledge-to-Action programs.
The Engineering Sciences and Technology Division (ESTD) of the National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL) launched its webinar series on Digital Transformations and Digital Ecosystems on 11 January 2021 via Zoom and Facebook Live.
NAST PHL president, Academician (Acd.) Rhodora V. Azanza officially opened the event by enumerating the big role of digital technologies in our lives, specifically during the time of pandemic. She hoped that by the end of the webinar, participants would gain knowledge on the benefits of digital transformations in the economic and socio-cultural status of our country.
The event was moderated by Ms. Gel M. Miranda, host of DOSTv, run and managed by the DOST Science and Technology Information Institute (STII). Six (6) members of the ESTD discussed the role of digital transformation and digital ecosystems in their respective domains.
NUEVA ECIJA – After launching its pilot episode in CARAGA, the National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL), in partnership with Department of Science and Technology Region III, will conduct the second episode of ScienTeach: A Virtual Symposium for the Youth on November 16, 2020 at 9:00 AM with a live broadcast on the NAST PHL and DOST Regional Office III social media accounts. The virtual symposium is open for all junior and senior high school students from the region