Change Has Come? (A Briefing on the 1st Year of Duterte’s Administration)

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The Ateneo School of Government (ASoG) will hold a briefing on the first year of President Duterte’s administration titled Change Has Come? on Thursday, June 22, 2017, (1:30 pm to 4:30 pm) at the ground floor Ampitheater of Ateneo Professional Schools Building.

Apart from discussing President Duterte’s accomplishments and challenges on his first year in office, the event will also gather esteemed and highly-regarded scholars and practitioners from the field of political science and economics who will provide key knowledge and analyses on the country’s current and future political and economic realities.

Registration fee is Php2,500 per person. Interested participants may secure a slot by registering here. The registration form for the event may be downloaded here.

For inquiries, call the ASoG office at +63 2 426 6001 loc. 4625 to 26 and look for Ms. Aika Aquino or Mr. Rogelio Praxidio or send e-mail to aaaquino@ateneo.edu or rpraxidio@ateneo.edu.

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The Ateneo Professional Schools Building is located at 20 Rockwell Drive, Rockwell Center, Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

A Year After: Revisiting the 2016 Philippine Elections (a Forum)

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Interested in the current research studies on voting patterns and voting behavior in the Philippines? A forum titled A Year After: Revisiting the 2016 Philippine Elections will gather representatives from the academe, government, business sector, civil society groups, and media to discuss these studies and provide analyses that are important in understanding the factors that influenced voting behavior and, consequently, the outcome of the 2016 elections.

Organized by the Ateneo School of Government, in partnership with the National Academy of Science and Technology and Young Public Servants, the forum will be held on May 12, 2017, from 1:00 to 4:30 PM, at the Escaler Hall, Ateneo de Manila University, Loyola Heights, Quezon City.

To learn more about the forum, visit ateneo.edu.

Admission is free but seats are limited. To confirm participation, send an e-mail to ASOG@ateneo.edu or contact Ms. Sheena Valenzuela at +63 2 426 6001 ext. 4620.

 

BusinessWorld Economic Forum

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The BusinessWorld Economic Forum, with the theme, “Fueling Philippine Economic Expansion Beyond 2017: The Engines of Growth,” will be held on May 19, 2017 from 8 am to 5 pm at Shangri-la at The Fort, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.

This one-day forum will bring together key figures in the government and the private sector who will share their valuable insights on how the Philippines can sustain its standing as Asia’s Rising Star by catching up in its infrastructure build-up and consolidating domestic sources of growth, foremost of which is a vibrant consumer sector. Keynote speaker will be Manuel V. Pangilinan, Chairman of Metro Pacific Investments Corporation.

Visit bweconomicforum.com for more information. For inquiries, email marcom@bworldonline.com or call BusinessWorld Marketing at +63 2 5359901 loc 701 or 707.