Public Lecture Invitation: “Learning from Tacloban: Summary, Conclusions and Recommendations for Resettlement Housing”

In continuing celebration of the School’s Golden Anniversary, the UP School of Urban and Regional Planning (UP SURP) is holding monthly public lectures to provide a venue for discussing contemporary issues in urban and regional planning education and practices.

An upcoming lecture will be on “Learning from Tacloban: Summary, Conclusions and Recommendations for Resettlement Housing” to be delivered by Ar. Alex Furunes and Engr. Jago Boase of the StreetLight Foundation.  The forum will be held on 23 February 2016 (Tuesday) at 6:00 P.M., at the Cariño Multi-Purpose Hall, SURP Bldg., UP Diliman, Quezon City.   The audience for this lecture consists of practitioners and  students of urban and regional planning and allied professions.

Admission is free. Slots are limited. Email surp.graduatestudies@gmail.com or call +632 9262120 to reserve.

 

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Special Course on Urban and Regional Planning 2016: A Basic Course in Urban and Regional Planning

We are pleased to announce that the UP-SURP, through its Training and Extension Services Division, will conduct the first “Special Course on Urban and Regional Planning 2016: A Basic Course in Urban and Regional Planning (SCURP 2016: ABC in URP)” for the year.

The training program serves as an orientation-cum-introductory course on the basic concepts, processes and methodologies of urban and regional planning. Furthermore, the program also provides updates on the latest approaches, tools and techniques in the profession.

The five-day training program is designed to enhance capabilities of the functionaries of national agencies, local government units and professionals who are involved in planning-related activities. This course also caters to individuals who wish to pursue graduate education and/or career in planning.

The “SCURP 2016: ABC in URP” will be held on 7-11 March 2016 at the Cariño Multipurpose Hall, SURP Bldg., UP Diliman, Quezon City, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The tuition fee for the entire program is Php 12,000.00 only. Limited slots available.

Registrants are required to provide a non-refundable downpayment of Php2,000.00 upon submission of accomplished registration form. You may deposit your payment at UP Planning and Development Research Foundation, Inc. (UP PLANADES) Landbank Account #: 0702-1026-00. Kindly email/fax the scanned deposit slip to us once transaction is completed.

Interested participants are welcome to contact the Training Division would there be any queries on this course. Kindly reach us at telephone numbers (02)981-8500 local 4082 or (02) 926-2120; or email surptraining@gmail.com. Ms. Arlene Santiago will be happy to assist you. Thank you.

Click the link below, to download the application form: 

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SURP Public Lecture Invitation: “Housing as a Platform: American Housing Policy Fifty Years After the Creation of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development”

Let us start 2016 with a very interesting discussion on paradigm shifts in housing. Please block off an hour or two; join us in a meaningful discussion of relevant issues in urban and regional planning.

Everyone is cordially invited to the 50TH ANNIVERSARY PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES nineteenth lecture: “Housing as a Platform: American Housing Policy Fifty Years After the Creation of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development” by Deputy Asec. Ben Metcalf of the Office of Multifamily Housing Programs.

The lecture will be held on January 26, 2016 (Tuesday) at the Carino Hall, 3rd Floor SURP building. Admission is free. Slots are limited. Please reserve via surp.graduatestudies@gmail.com or call +632 9262120. Thank you.

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Second Issue of the Journal in Urban and Regional Planning (JURP)

The School of Urban and Regional Planning has made the 2015 Issue of the Journal in Urban and Regional Planning (JURP) available online.

The 2015 issue features the following peer reviewed articles:

Mode Shift Behavior of Bus Passengers to Rail System under Improved Rail Operations
by Germaine Ann C. Dilay, Alexis M. Fillone

Implementation of Multimodal Public Transportation Route Planner for Metro Manila
by Chelcie Narboneta, Kardi M. Teknomo

Engaging the ‘Ungovernable’: Urban Informality Issues and Insights for Planning
by Redento B. Recio

Interested parties are invited to view and download the articles at http://journals.upd.edu.ph/index.php/19May2014_surp/issue/view/490/showToc

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Mainstreaming Resilience Parameters in Megacities: From Concept to Implementation

As part of the celebration of the School’s Golden Anniversary, the UP School of Urban and Regional Planning is holding monthly public lectures which started in January and will run until December 2015.  The public lecture series provides a venue for discussing contemporary issues in urban and regional planning education and practices.

Our upcoming lecture will be on Mainstreaming Resilience Parameters in Megacities: From Concept to Implementation”  to be delivered byDr. Fouad Bendimerad, Chairman of the Board of EMI (the Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative) a not-for-profit international scientific organization based in the Philippines. His lecture will be held on 10 November 2015 (Tuesday) at 6:00 P.M., at the Cariño Multi-Purpose Hall, SURP Bldg., UP Diliman, Quezon City.

The audience for this lecture consists of practitioners, as well as students of urban and regional planning

Admission is free. Slots are limited.

Email surp.graduatestudies@gmail.com or call +632 9262120 to reserve.


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Dr. Asteya Santiago’s Lecture: The Ongoing Professional Transformation of the Filipino Environmental Planner

Dr. Asteya Santiago, former Dean of SURP, will speak this coming Tuesday (20 October 2015) as part of the 50TH ANNIVERSARY PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES, on “The Ongoing Professional Transformation of the Filipino Environmental Planner” at the Carino Hall, 3rd Floor, SURP Building.

While admission is free, slots are limited. So please reserve your slot via surp.graduatestudies@gmail.com or call +632 9262120.

 

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UP-SURP Honors Outstanding Alumni

The University of the Philippines-School of Urban and Regional Planning (UP-SURP) pays tribute to its outstanding alumni on the occasion of the school’s 50th Anniversary Celebration and General Alumni Homecoming on October 22, 2015.

UP-SURP is pleased to award the following outstanding alumni:

Golden Alumnus Awardee – Teodoro T. Encarnacion
Alumnus of the Decade Awardee 1965-1974 – Apolo C. Jucaban
Alumnus of the Decade Awardee 1975-1984 – Ernesto M. Serote
Alumnus of the Decade Awardee 1985-1994 – Liza L. Lim
Alumnus of the Decade Awardee 1995-2004 – Arnel Paciano D. Casanova
Alumnus of the Decade Awardee 2005-2014 – Dennis S. Mas

The SURP outstanding alumni were nominated and selected based on their service to the community, leadership ability and experience, and inspirational impact of their work.  A Search Committee for Outstanding Alumni was convened by UP SURP Dean Mario Delos Reyes to spearhead the search and awarding of these outstanding alumni. This committee is composed of the following representing various sectors: Asteya Santiago as Committee Chairperson, Arturo Corpuz (Private Sector), Lirio Abuyuan (Professional Regulation Commission), Merlina Panganiban (SURP Alumni), Carmeli Marie Chaves (SURP Faculty), Arlene Santiago (SURP REPS), and Stephanie Gilles (SURP Students). The search is coordinated by SURP alumnus and UPAA-SURP Chapter Board of Trustee Vice-President Cesar Umali.

The outstanding alumni will be honored during the UP-SURP General Alumni Homecoming on October 22, 2015 at 6pm at the UP Diliman Bahay ng Alumni.

Period for Nomination of UP-SURP Outstanding Alumni Extended!

The Search Committee for Outstanding SURP Alumni announces the extension of the deadline for the nomination of Outstanding SURP Alumni. This extension is made to give more opportunities for more alumni to nominate their fellow SURP Graduates.

Nominations will be accepted until 12 Noon, 8 October 2015. All SURP Alumni are encouraged to submit their nominations.

Please refer to the attached guidelines and nomination form for more information. Nominations may be sent to Ms. Ivy D. Hilario (Alumni Awards contact person) at outstandingalumni@gmail.com.

 

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SCURP: A BASIC COURSE IN URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING SET IN NOVEMBER 2015

ABC SCURP Invite Nov. 2015We are pleased to announce that the UP-SURP, through its Training and Extension Services Division, will conduct the third “Special Course on Urban and Regional Planning 2015: A Basic Course in Urban and Regional Planning (SCURP 2015: ABC in URP)” for 2015. The training program serves as an orientation-cum-introductory course on the basic concepts, processes and methodologies of urban and regional planning. Furthermore, the program also provides updates on the latest approaches, tools and techniques in the profession.
The five-day training program is designed to enhance capabilities of the functionaries of national agencies, local government units and professionals who are involved in planning-related activities. This course also caters to individuals who wish to pursue graduate education and/or career in planning.

The “SCURP 2015: ABC in URP” will be held on 23-27 November 2015 at the Cariño Multipurpose Hall, SURP Bldg., UP Diliman, Quezon City, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The tuition fee for the entire program is Php12,000.00 only. Limited slots available.

Registrants are required to provide a downpayment of Php2,000.00 upon submission of accomplished registration form. You may deposit your payment at UP Planning and Development Research Foundation, Inc. (UP PLANADES) Landbank Account #: 0702-1026-00. Kindly email/fax the scanned deposit slip to us once transaction is completed.

Interested participants are welcome to contact the Training Division would there be any queries on this course. Kindly reach us at telephone numbers (02)981-8500 local 4082 or (02) 926-2120; or email surptraining@gmail.com. Ms. Arlene Santiago will be happy to assist you.

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Public Lectures in September

An invitation from the UP School of Urban and Regional Planning for you to attend 2 upcoming public lectures:

September 3: Climate Change Adaptation in Urban Planning

September 8: On the Issue of Disaster Base Hospitals from the Viewpoint of City Planning and Logistics

 

See E-Vites (photos) for more details.

Admission is free. Limited slots up for reservation. from the Viewpoint of City Planning and Logistics

 

 

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