Global Youth Forum 2015 Kicked-Off Today; Mas Malakas na El Nino Mararamdaman sa bansa -PAGASA at RICE2015 ng DOST NCR at TAPI para sa imbentor na Pinoy

with photos courtesy of Mr. Jimmy Camba

SBMA, PHILIPPINES- Local Government Concerned Officials, Community Leaders, Business Leaders, Members of the Academe, Student Leaders, Members of the Media, International Organizations, Public and Non-Government Organizations, other interested groups and Individuals are expected to be the attendees of this year’s Global Youth Forum that will start today, October 1 to 3 here at the Subic Bay Exhibition and Convention Center, Subic Bay Freeport Zone Philippines.

Anchored on the Theme: “Youth on the Move”, the event is in support of the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s Theme of “One Billion Tourists, One Billion Opportunities”. The forum aimed at creating awareness among the youth to the various opportunities on the tourism industry, highlight lesson’s learned from successful tourism ventures and projects that influenced the quality of life among the youth and to expose local government officials on several sorts of best practices, success stories and served as guide for them in developing policies and programs for the youth sector.

The three day event hold a networking session or partner’s time, session one on the first day October 1, 2015, Thursday is about “The Country’s Future- Getting Youth into Tourism Jobs”, on the second day however, Friday October 2, 2015 holds sessions 2, 3 and 4 respectively with topics such as: “Sowers of Change-Education”, Creating Opportunities for Dialogue and Encounter- Social Media and Information Technology” and “Economic Development in the Countryside versus Environmental Concerns” while on the third and last day, Saturday October 3, 2015, Session five will hold the “Global Market for Local Talents- ASEAN Youth on the Move”.

The forum is co-organized by the Department of Tourism, Tourism Promotions Board Philippines, Department of the Interior and Local Government, International School of Sustainable Tourism, Philippine Airlines, Globe Telecoms, Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority, Automotive Association of the Philippines, Commission on Higher Education, Philippine Normal University, UNESCO Club, DATALOGIX and Moving Print Forward.

The great Filipino Hero Dr. Jose Rizal once said “the Youth is the Hope of the Nation” and in an interview with the President of International School of Sustainable Tourism and former Department of Tourism Secretary Dr. Mina Gabor “the tourism industry in the Philippines is very promising and we Filipinos youth can take part of the sustainable opportunities for inclusive growth especially come this ASEAN integration.///Michael Balaguer

Samantala,

Pinangunahan ni Department of Science and Technology National Capital Region Regional Director DR. Teresita Fortuna sa ginanap na Regional Invention Contest and Exhibits sa pakikipag tulungan ng Technology Applications and Promotions Institute ng Department of Science and Technology at Technological Institute of the Philippines Quezon City.

Umikot sa temang “Philippines: A Science Nation Innovating and Inventing for Global Competitiveness” tatlong daang entries ang nakibahagi sa taong ito kung saan makikita ang katangi –tanging husay ng mga Pilipino sa paglikha ng bagong teknolohiya at inobasyon.

Kabilang sa mga itinanghal ay ang Tuklas o Outstanding Invention, Outstanding Utility Model, Outstanding Industrial Model, Likha o Outstanding Creative Research, Sibol o Outstanding Creative Research for College Level at for High school Level.

Hilng ng mga imbentor ay magkaroon sana ng tax privilege ang mga imbentor dahil kung ang pag uusapan ay ang pagtulong sa kanila sa bahagi ng teknolohiya ay todo naman ang suporta ng DOST pero pinapatawan rin sila ng mataas na buwis ng Bureau of Internal Revenue.

Kabilang sa mga nagwagi ay sina Eduardo P. Urcia sa Invention Category sa kanyang imbensyong Pre-cast Composite Block Panel with Assembly of Recycled Cylindrical Cardboard Rolls Infill, kaugnay nito ay nabigyan rin siya ng parangal bilang “Bagong Bayani” kung saan ang plaque ay naka display sa tanggapan ng Philippine Overseas Employment Administration.

Sa Industrial Design Category naman ay nagwagi si Percival G. Barba sa kanyang likhang Model 3 Solar Powered Road Marker  at sa Utility Model ay si Daniel A Camacho sa kanyang Green Eco Toilet System .

Sabi nga nang imbentor at eneral Electric Founder na si Thomas Alva Edison “necessity begets invention” o ang pangangaiaanan ang nagdudulot sa tao upang makalikha. Sa mga imbentor n nakibahagi sa nagdaang RICE2015 na ayon mismo sa kanila ay patuloy pa silang lilikha ng ma bagong inobasyon, tunay na kahanga-hanga ang kaisipan at karunungan ng tao na siyang pinanggagalingan ng ating kasalukuyang teknolohiya.

Kasama rin sa mga nakibahagi sa nagdaang RICE2015 ay si TAPI Director Engr. Egdar Garcia na siyang naamamahala sa mga imbentor na tinutulungan ng DOST.///Michael Balaguer

Kaugnay nito,

Batay sa obserbasyon ng mga pagbabago sa temperature ng karagatan na mataas sa 1.5 degrees Celcius ay kasalukyan umanong lumalakas ang mararanasang El Nino Phenomena sa Equatorial Pacific na nagsimula pa nitong kalagitnaan ng July taong 2015 masasabi nang malakaas ang El Nino, mawawalan ng tubig at maaring matuyo ang mga sakahan at maari ding bumaba ang lebel ng ngat Dam na pangunahing pinagkukunan ng tubig ng Kalakhang Maynila.

Ayon na rin sa mga climate models na ginagamit ng Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration, ang maginging El Nino Event ngayong taon ay maaring maikumpara o malagpasan pa ang mga kaganapan nuong1997-98, kaugnay nito ay magiging mas mainit rin ngayon haanggang sa pagpasok ng ikalawang quarter ng 2016.

Magiging madalang ang ulan at halos maagkakaroon ng tag tuyot sa unaang quarter ng 2016 at mainit na hangin ang maalimit na mararamdaman, mas magiging madalas ang kakulangan sa tubig dahil mas kakaunti ang ulan. Nagkaroon ng pulong baalitaan ukol sa el nino ang pamunuan ng PGASA DOST sa Sequoia Hotel kasama sina Ms. Venus Valdemoro ng PAGASA at ASec. Raymund Liboro ng DOST.///Michael Balaguer