17 December 2012

GSUP 50th Anniversary and 2nd GSUP Alumni Inc. Annual Meeting

Calling all members of the Geographic Society of the University of the Philippines (resident members and alumni) to come and take part as GSUP celebrate its 50th founding anniversary and 2nd GSUP Alumni Inc. Annual Meeting on 2 March 2013, 6:00 pm at the Legend Villas, Mandaluyong City. For more details kindly email Esther Joy Pasagui - estherjoyp@gmail.com or Gladys Mae Chavez - gladysmaechavez@yahoo.com.   

Location map for the venue (open image in new tab for bigger picture):

11 December 2012

Forum on Geographical Studies: Research Engagements of Young Filipino Geographers

The UP Department of Geography and Philippine Geographical Society (PGS) invite everyone to attend the first Forum on Geographical Studies.  The event will feature ongoing research projects of young scholars and researchers of the University of the Philippines on various themes of human geography in relation to exploring the diverse aspects of Philippine society.

The program for the said forum will be the following:

1:00 - 1:10        National Anthem

1:10 - 1:20       OPENING REMARKS
                          Dr. Darlene J. Occena-Gutierrez
                          Chair, Department of Geography

                  Emmanuel B. Garcia, EnP
                  President, Philippine Geographical Society

1:20- 2:30        PANEL 1: GEOGRAPHY AND CRIMES
                  Inequality, Governance, and Crime: A Macro-Scale Exploratory Analysis  

                          Prof. Ma. Simeona M. Martinez
                  A Preliminary Study on How GIS Know-How can Spatially Represent 

                          the Distribution of 19th Century Illegal Gambling in the Province of Manila 
                          Prof. Marco B. Lagman

                          Spatial Realities Inside the Quezon City Jail 
                          EnP Emmanuel B. Garcia

                          OPEN FORUM

2:30-3:45         PANEL 2: DISASTER EDUCATION
                  Child Partivipation and Disaster Risk Reduction
                   Prof. Yany P. Lopez

                    Flood Impacts and Mitigation Activities in Filinvest East
                    Mr. Johnson Damian

                  Observations on the Maps and Mapping of Land Use and Land Cover in

                          the Philippines 
                          Mr. David Garcia 

                           OPEN FORUM

3:45 - 3:50       CLOSING REMARKS

                          Dr. Meliton B. Juanico 
                          Member - Board of Directors, Philippine Geographical Society

                   President's Report

The forum will be on December 12, 2012, 1-5PM, at the Palma Hall 207, UP Diliman, Quezon City.

06 December 2012

Lecture on "Sustainable Urban Transport in Asian Cities" by Dr. Yves Boquet

The UP Department of Geography invites everyone to a lecture on "Sustainable Urban Transport in Asian Cities" by Dr. Yves Boquet. This will be held on December 7, 2012, 3-5PM at Palma Hall Room 206.

Dr. Boquet is a professor of Geography at the Université de Bourgogne University of Burgundy) in Dijon, France. Since 2009 he has also served as a Secretary of the International Geographical Union (IGU) - Commission on Transport and Geography.