upca co-hosts international conference on sustainable buildings, communities & infrastructures (sb13 manila)
UP College of Architecture, together with UP College of Engineering and Mapua Institute of Technology shall be hosting a two-day (November 25-26) international conference centered on sustainable buildings, communities and infrastructure. It will also be hosting a separate Master Class on the different sustainability accreditation and evaluation systems available in the Philippines - LEED, GREEEN, BERDE, EDGE; on the third day (November 27) of the conference. The event will be held at Eastwood Richmonde Hotel in Libis, Quezon City, a most-convenient venue beside the Eastwood Mall, parking facilties and food establishments.
SB13 Manila is promoted and supported by the International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB), the International Initiative for Sustainable Built Environment (iISBE), the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) - Sustainable Building and Construction Initiative (SBCI), and FIDIC, the global association of engineering consultancy firms.
CPE accreditation points will be available for professionals who will attend. Everyone is encouraged to register early (until October 8, 2013) at the ONLINE REGISTRATION LINK: http://upca.upd.edu.ph/sb-13-manila-registration.html , to avail of the early bird registration fees. Undergraduate students are eligible for a discounted registration rate of PhP1,500.00. See poster below for details of program and fees.
The Inter-University Seminar on Asian Megacities for the year 2013 will be hosted in Hongkong.
Theme: The theme 'Asian Urbanism and Beyond' is set for scholars around the globe to explore the nature, evolution and uniqueness of urbanization issues and processes in Asian megacities, especially the surrounding relevancy of theories developed in the Western contexts in describing, explaining and prescribing urban phenomena in the diverse social, economic and political Asian contexts.
Registration and Inquiry for the Philippine Delegation:
Prof. Michael V. Tomeldan; firstname.lastname@example.org
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