Tuesday, August 27, 2013

DLSU TRE Presentors won Best Presentation Award at 6th ATRANS

 Dr. Alexis Fillone and TRE students attended the 6th Asian Transportation Research Society (ATRANS) Conference held at the Imperial Queen’s Park Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand last August 23, 2013. Dr. Fillone  presented during the conference on the topic, Logistical Needs of Natural Disasters: The Case of Philippine Typhoons. Around 250 participants composed of young student researchers, academicians, practitioners, and government executives from around the ASEAN region as well as from Japan, attended the 6th Asian Transportation Research Society (ATRANS) Symposium iThe theme of the Symposium was, Transportation for a Better Life: Infrastructure Development and Management Aspects.

In the two of the four Sessions of the Young Researchers Forum, presenters from DLSU-Manila won the Best Presentation Award. The two papers that won the awards are:
  • Choice Analysis of Tourist Spots: The Case of Guimaras, Philippines by Maria Katrina M. Ganzon,  and Alexis M. Fillone
  • Comparison of On-street Parking Management in Ermita-malate and Makati Central Business District, Philippines by Judylyn Valdez, Arain Bulactial, Federico Dizon, Mark Wesley Garcia, and Grace Gueta

 Other papers from DLSU-Manila that were presented during the conference include the following:
  •    Improved Transport Terminal Utilization: The Case of Jordan Wharf, Guimaras, Philippines by Raymund Paolo B. Abad, Dr. Alexis M. Fillone
  •  Mode Choice Analysis of Inter-Island Passenger Travel from Iloilo to Negros Occidental, Philippines by Krister Ian Daniel Roquel, Alexis Fillone
  • The Impact of the Emergence of of Low-Cost Carriers and Budget Flights by Frederick Nico Fabian, Young Gyun Kim Jung, Kevin Andre Montealto, and Marvin Andrian Yu
  • The Impact of Abrupt Lane Reduction due to Work Zones along Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) – Magallanes Road Segment by Nica Isabela Aguilar, Paulo Ian Lucero, Hisa Isibella Go, Dave Wilbur Abril, and Alexis Fillone

- Article written by AMFillone

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