Extended call for papers : The 2nd Colleges and Universities Public Service Conference

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The 2nd Colleges and Universities Public Service Conference


The CUPSCon is open to all disciplines with community engagements and public service initiatives, especially to those touching on themes such as service-learning, student engagement, public service monitoring and reporting systems, knowledge-driven volunteerism, linkages of the university with communities, civil society, industries, and government, impact measurement of engagements, among others.

On its second installment, which will be held in UP Bonifacio Global City Campus and UP Cebu, the conference aims to continue providing a venue for the sharing of unique public service and extension experiences. The main thrust is the manifestation of compassion (malasakit) in the initiatives of higher education institutions.

9-10 November 2017, UP Bonifacio Global City Campus, Taguig City (For Luzon Participants)

28-29 November 2017 UP Cebu Performing Arts Hall, Cebu City (For Visayas and Mindanao participants)

Deadline for CUPSCon BGC (Luzon): 12 October 2017

Deadline for CUPSCon Cebu (Visayas-Mindanao): 20 October 2017

Theme: Compassion and Social Responsibility: Cornerstones of Public Service and Extension in Higher Education

To view the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) endorsement of the event, click here.

Submission of Proposals

Kindly submit a 300-word abstract containing the following details:

  • Brief description and rationale of the policy/program/project
  • Objectives of the initiative
  • Activities undertaken, ongoing efforts, and prospects
  • Outcomes and achievements

Please send your abstracts in .doc or .docx formats to cupscon@up.edu.ph with the subject “CUPSCon BGC Abstract” or ”CUPSCon Cebu Abstract”

Registration Fees

All participants must register for the conference. The registration fee is PhP 2,500.00 inclusive of kits, certificates, and snacks and lunch for two days, but exclusive of transportation, accommodations, and breakfast and dinner.

Payment may be deposited on or before 3 November 2017, through the following details:

Bank: Landbank of the Philippines

Current Account Name: UP System Trust Fund

Current Account Number: 1462-1013-64

Mother Branch: LBP – KATIPUNAN

Bank Address: One Burgundy Plaza, 307 Katipunan Ave. Loyola Heights, Quezon City

Kindly scan or take a clear picture of your deposit slip and send it to cupscon@up.edu.ph with the subject “REG_<Your Surname>_<Your conference location:Cebu/BGC>”. You may also send it via fax at (02) 436-5088.

For further inquiries, please contact Mr. Charles Ramos via mobile at 0917 571 8886 or through phone at (02) 981 8630. You may also send an email to cupscon@up.edu.ph with the subject “CUPSCon Inquiry.”