Sunday, August 21, 2016

DRRID Forum was the final class meeting for the DLSU MSCE Offshore Program at SLU

Proud MSCE Offshore students present their certificate of presentation

 The last meeting of academic lectures for the MSCE students enrolled in the CHED-funded DLSU Offshore Program which is held every Friday and Saturday at St. Louis University, Baguio City finally ended on August 20, 2016 in the CIV680M class with a Forum on Disaster Risk Reduction and Infrastructure Development (DRRID). The forum was the highlight of the CIV680M class handled by Dr. Andres Oreta and Dr. Lessandro Garciano. The valiant twelve faculty members coming from SLU, MMSU, U. Pangasinan, U. Cordilleras, Tarlac State U, Cagayan State U and Pangasinan State U presented their DRRID Seminar papers as the final requirement of the course.

Dean Dungca gives an opening message

Dean Posadas welcomes the guests and students
Dean Jonathan Dungca of DLSU and Dean Cynthia Posadas of SLU gave messages during the opening program of the DRRID Forum. The forum has two parts: (a) Resilient Cities Group Reports on Baguio City, Dagupan City and La Trinidad, and (b) Individual oral presentation of the DRRID Papers. The program is shown below.
Group Photo after the opening program

2nd Disaster Risk Reduction and Infrastructure Development (DRRID) Forum
Aug. 20, 2016, Ohto Hahn Conference Room, St. Louis University, Baguio City

Session 1 Opening Program and Resilient Cities - Emcee: Engr. Janice Kaye L. Aquino
9:00 – 9:30 Opening Program
·         Opening Prayer        – Nika Aquino
·         Welcome Message   – Dr. Cynthia Posadas (Dean, SLU School of Engineering & Architecture)
·         Opening Remarks     – Dr. Jonathan Dungca (Dean, GCOE DLSU Manila)
·         Forum Overview      – Dr. Andres Oreta (Prof, DLSU)
9:30-10:30  Reports on Making Cities Resilient
·         9:30-9:50     Baguio City
·         9:50-10:10   Dagupan City
·         10:10-10:30 La Trinidad
 10:30-10:45  Break

Session 2 DRRID Papers – Disaster Awareness & Preparedness - Emcee: Engr. Murphy Mohammed
·         10:45-11:05 P01: Disaster Awareness & Preparedness of a Barangay: The Case of Barangay Hillside, Baguio City – Eleazar Santiago (SLU)
·         11:05-11:25 P02: Assessment of Flood Disaster Preparedness of Selected Barangay in Dagupan City – John Zamora (U. Pangasinan)
·         11:25-11:45 P03: Assessment of Disaster Awareness & Preparedness of Hospitals: The Case of SLU Hospital of the Sacred Heart– Jan Mae Carino (SLU)
·         11:45-12:05 P04: Disaster Resiliency of an LGU at Basista, Pangasinan – Rizalyn Ilumin (Pangasinan State U)
12:05 – 13:00 Lunch Break

Session 3 DRRID Papers – Earthquake Hazards - Emcee: Engr. Joseph Cabalbag
·         13:00-13:20 P05: Seismic Risk on Water Supply Pipelines-  Janice Kaye Aquino (SLU)
·         13:20-13:40 P06: PSHA on the Heritage Building Site of St. Augustine Church in Paoay, Ilocos Norte -  Jonas Paul De La Cruz (MMSU)
·         13:40-14:00 P07: Potential Seismic Hazards of Baguio City Special Education (SPED) Center– Lovely Rañosa (SLU)

Session 4 DRRID Papers – Hazard Assessment - Emcee: Engr. Lovely Rañosa
14:00 – 15:00 DRRID Paper Presentations (3 papers, 16 min presentation + 4 min Q&A)
·         14:00-14:20 P08: Landslide Assessment along Pico-Lamtang Road, Benguet -  Jan Nicholas Baldo (U. Cordilleras)
·         14:20-14:40 P09: La Trinidad Valley Farmlands Flood Risk Assessment -  Dexter Hansel Apnoyan (U. Cordilleras)
·         14:40-15:00 P10: Coastal Erosion Mitigation for Brgy. Pilar, Bauang La Union-  Emerson Gapuz (SLU)
15:00 – 15:45  Break

Session 5 DRRID Papers – Disaster Risk Reduction and Recovery -Emcee: Engr. John Zamora
·         15:45-16:05 P11: Disaster Risk Reduction and Management of Tarlac City -  Murphy Mohammed (Tarlac State U)
·         16:05-16:25 P12: Typhoon Yolanda Experience in Tacloban City: Disaster, Response and Recovery -  Joseph Cabalbag (Cagayan State U)
16:25 – 16:30  Summary and Conclusion by Dr. Lessandro Garciano (Assoc. Professor, DLSU)
16:30-16:45  Awarding of Certificates to Presenters and Group Photo

The Twelve MSCE Offshore Program Students - Faculty members from various CE schools of Northern Luzon

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