UC President Pama to Address the World Engineering Congress 2010 in Malaysia

July 19, 2010

Dr. Ricardo P. Pama, the President of the University of the Cordilleras in Baguio City, has been chosen as one of the twelve (12) renowned experts from all over the world to deliver the keynote address of the World Engineering Congress, dubbed as "WEC 2010", to be held in Kuching, Malaysia on August 1 to 3, 2010. The other keynote speakers are from Australia, Germany, Japan, Jordan, Hongkong, Indonesia, New Zealand and Malaysia.

The theme of WEC 2010 is "Engineering and Technology for Global Stability and Security". There will be nine (9) parallel conferences covering different topics ranging from sustainability and green technology, to disasters mitigation and response. Dr Pama's keynote address will be based on a joint paper which he co-authored with Engr. Benhur B. Quesada, Dean of the College of Engineering and Architecture of the University of the Cordilleras entitled "Coping with Natural Disasters - The Philippine Experience".

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