4th International Research Colloquium towards Disaster Risk Transfer (4IRC-DRT)

NOTE: We are extending the abstract submission deadline to October 15, 2019.

We are pleased to invite participants to the 4th International Research Colloquium towards Disaster Risk Transfer (4IRC-DRT) entitled “Challenges and Opportunities for Local Communities and Small-Scale Entrepreneurs” with the theme of Inclusive Investment in Leveling the Business Organizations, to be held on Saturday to Sunday, November 9-10, 2019 at the Quezon City Experience (QCX) Theater, Quezon City Circle, Quezon City, Philippines. The event is organized by Philippine School Business Administration – Manila and co-organized by University of the Philippines School of Urban and Regional Planning (UP-SURP); Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Marikina, Marikina City, Philippines; and the University of the Philippines Planning and Research Foundation, Inc. (PLANADES).The annual Fourth International Research Colloquium towards Disaster Risk Transfer (4th IRC-DRT) of the Philippine School of Business Administration-Manila (PSBA-Manila) continues its mission from the School’s prior Symposia and Colloquia where the school’s research fellows, students, and experts from various local and international institution have gathered to contribute their knowledge in this particular platform. Particularly, it will disseminate with a focus on the challenges and opportunities of local communities and small-scale entrepreneurs in the midst of inclusive investment in the Philippine market and economic setting.

Call for Abstracts

We are also inviting interested researchers, technical experts, and resource persons to participate as Resource Speakers to present in this event. Topics can be related to any of the following themes:

  1. Business Continuity
  2. Sustainable Development
  3. Disaster Management Information System
  4. Disaster Economic Loss
  5. Multi-hazard Early Warning System
  6. Risk Management
  7. Management Information System
  8. Risk Sensitive Land Use and Development Planning
  9. Human Recourse Management
  10. Marketing Management
  11. Strategic Management
  12. Business Management

Interested Resource Speakers should submit their abstracts through the Call for Abstracts form.

The outcome of the Research Colloquium will be published as Proceedings containing Resource Speakers’ presentations and Abstracts of all accepted papers that will be presented in the Colloquium.

Further, selected papers will be published in the form of book and peer reviewed International journal such as Elsveir or Springer.

Abstract Guidelines

  1. Abstracts must be submitted through the Call for Abstracts form in EasyChair.
  2. Abstract should be proceeded by the title of the paper, thematic area, the name(s), institutional affiliations of the author(s) and contact detail.
  3. All abstracts must be submitted and presented in English.
  4. Abstract should be written in English using MS Word format.
  5. Abstract text must not exceed 300 words.

Deadline for Abstract Submission is October 15, 2019.

International participants who will be requiring visa documentation will receive their acceptance letter earlier. Thus, international participants must be registered as soon as possible. Official invitation letter for Visa application requirements will be given after registration. Note that Visa registration can take up to 1 month; it is recommended to contact your local Philippine consular office for Visa requirements prior to submission and registration.

The corresponding author is responsible for informing other authors about the status of the abstract. Once your presentation is accepted, you must Register to the Colloquium.

Registration

Please find the schedule of registration fees below:

Regular Rates for Accepted Oral Presenters
(Until October 30, 2019)
Amount Purchase
International Regular
(Professors, Faculty Members, Researchers, Professionals, and others)
USD 270.00
International Student USD 150.00
Local Regular
(Professors, Faculty Members, Researchers, Professionals, and others)
PHP 7,500.00
Local Student PHP 5,000.00

 

Regular Rates for Accepted Poster Presenters
(Until October 30, 2019)
Amount Purchase
International Regular
(Professors, Faculty Members, Researchers, Professionals, and others)
USD 220.00
International Student USD 100.00
Local Regular
(Professors, Faculty Members, Researchers, Professionals, and others)
PHP 5,000.00
Local Student PHP 2,500.00

 

 

Participants without Presentation Amount Purchase
International Regular
(Professors, Faculty Members, Researchers, Professionals, and others)
USD 150.00
International Student USD 75.00
Local Regular
(Professors, Faculty Members, Researchers, Professionals, and others)
PHP 4,000.00
Local Student PHP 2,000.00

 

* Note that PSBA Students, Faculty, and Personnel are waived from paying the registration fee.

Registration fee includes:

  • First Day:
    • Lunch
    • Morning Snacks
    • Evening Snacks
    • Free-flowing coffee
    • Gala Dinner
  • Second Day:
    • Morning Snacks
    • Lunch
    • Free-flowing coffee
  • 4th IRC-DRT Colloquium Kit
  • Participation Certificate
  • Digital Proceedings (will be available online after the event)
  • Visit to the Quezon City Command Control Center
  • Visit to the QCX Museum
  • Full paper publication in the form of book and peer reviewed International journal for accepted oral presenters.

No Travel and Accommodation support is included. The participant should shoulder their own travel and accommodation. Accommodation to partner hotels with discount rates will be posted soon.

Registration will be open by September 25, 2019.

For more information, please contact:

Mr. Ramon Iñigo Espinosa, Assistant Manager for ICT and DRM Projects and Researches, Disaster Risk Management Unit, Philippine School of Business Administration – Manila, Email: inggo@psba.edu, Mobile: +639065558311.

Concept Paper
Call for Abstracts Form (via EasyChair)
Registration Form

 

Note: errors and/or omissions are expected in this document

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