The 37th Philippine Chemistry Congress which has adopted the theme, “Chemistry and Agriculture 4.0: Chemistry for Agriculture and Food Security,” shall focus on the contributions that chemistry can make to raise the level of agricultural productivity while meeting the challenges of food security. The challenges that face agriculture are numerous, ranging from climate change, to environment, to sustainability. How can chemistry help?
37PCC shall feature important plenary talks, cutting-edge research presentations, workshops to improve the relevance of the chemistry curriculum and to discuss analytical chemistry challenges of the Philippine National Standards, instrumentation demonstrations, and a forum of agro-industrial MSMEs to discuss how chemistry can improve productivity and competitiveness.
An important feature of 37PCC is the presence of many exhibitors who will showcase their new instrumentation, chemical supplies, and other productivity tools, for analytical work, research, and education. This is the first such opportunity for you to meet suppliers and colleagues face-to-face after three years.
Some of the confirmed plenary speakers include the following:
- DENR Secretary Antonia Y. Loyzaga
- DOST Secretary Renato U. Solidum, Jr.
- Jonel Saludes, University of San Agustin
- Nopmanee Suvanggang, Global Soil Laboratory Network, Thailand
- Christopher Caipang, UP Visayas
- Sir Charles Godfray, Oxford University