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DAVAO CITY -- The first Health of the Lumad Summit, with the theme “Sustainable Health and Research Engagement (SHARE) with the Lumads”, will be held here in Davao City on November 19-20, 2014 at the Brokenshire Resort and Convention Center in Madapo Hills.   The summit is organized by the six Regional Health Research and Development Consortia (RHRDCs) in Mindanao led by RHRDC-XI, in cooperation with the Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) and the Philippine Institute of Traditional and Alternative Health Care (PITAHC).

Read more: Lumad Health Summit to be Held In Davao City

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The 2014 MindaDOST Cluster S&T Fair will be held in SMX Convention Center, Davao City from November 13-15, 2014. The fair is hosted by the Department of Science and Technology Regional Office No. XI with the theme: "Philippines: A Science Nation Meeting Global Challenges."

The Mindanao Cluster S&T Fair brings to the grass roots the annual National S&T Week Celebration of the Department of Science and Technology. It is a great venue for business matching as the fair brings altogether DOST agencies and assisted companies, particularly the small and medium enterprises, investors, NGOs, scientists, researchers, government agencies, academe and community organizations in order to promote S&T.

The 3-day cluster fair will feature the 8 DOST outcomes which are feasible ways to become a Science Nation contributing to the overall competitiveness of the country in the global arena.
Aside from the free viewing of exhibits, everyone is also encouraged to join the series of lectures / fora on the following schedules/topics:

November 13 – 2PM
Opening ceremonies

November 14- 10:00am – 5pm
Trends on Appropriate Packaging Technologies;
Food Safety for Food Service Establishment; and
Energy Conservation Awareness

November 15- 10:00am – 2:30pm
Project NOAH;
Hydraulic and Hydrologic Characterization for Remediation Technologies;
Action Plan on Municipal Solid Waste Management and Landfill in the Philippines; and
The Magical World of Science

For more details, you may contact Ms. Ruby Manongdo at Tel. No. (082) 2275672.

The 2014 MindaDOST Cluster S&T Fair is brought to us by the Department of Science and Technology – Regional Offices No. IX, X, XI, XII, Caraga, and ARMM thru the Technology Applications and Promotions Institute (DOST - TAPI).

open map

THE Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards, also known as Project Noah, will conduct an Open Street Mapping for disaster seminar to students on Friday at the University of Mindanao, Matina Campus Auditorium.

Open Street Mapping, according to DOST Davao Region science research specialist Eric Colmenares, is a new project being developed by Project Noah that aims to determine the flood map of a specific area and those who will be affected by the flooding.

Read more: NOAH’s open street mapping seminar set Friday

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