Wednesday, November 4, 2009

PSSN Holds 9th Annual Scientific Conference in Lanao del Norte

The Philippine Society for the Study of Nature, Inc. (PSSN) will be holding its 9th Annual Scientific Conference on November 11 – 15, 2009 at the Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT) in Iligan City, Lanao del Norte.

The event will carry the theme, “Nature in Crisis: A Look at the Social Responsibility of Universities, Media, Government, private Sector, and Grass Roots”. The convention will feature interesting plenary topics that will be delivered by well-known personalities in the academe, media industry, government, and private organizations. Updates on the various fields of nature study will likewise be presented by researchers from all parts of the country. An exciting post-symposium tour to major tourist destinations in the area awaits every participant.

The first day of the convention will have activities to reach out to young high school and college researchers from all over the country. They will be presenting their research projects in the form of oral and poster research papers, films on nature in crisis, protection and conservation issues to be shared to all members and participants of the convention. Outstanding research projects of Philippine scientists will be competing for this year’s Best paper Awards.

The second day of the convention will feature plenary papers of invited speakers who are known personalities in the academe, conservation and protection of nature. The third day of the convention will feature the presentation of research papers and academic posters

For inquiries or details about the event, contact MSU-IIT at (063) 221-4050 loc 137, (0928) 996-0185, or visit the conference website at


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