|Dr. Oreta and Dr. Garciano present their plaque of appreciation as presenters|
CE Dept. chair, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lessandro Garciano and Prof. Dr. Andres Oreta presented plenary papers in the conference on Sustainable Proactive Advocacies in Civil Engineering (SPACE 2017) on Aug. 10-11, 2017 at the AIM, Makati City. SPACE 2017 is organized by PICE-Makati Chapter, ASEP and ISSEP. This year's theme is "Civil Engineers Getting ready for the Big One."
Dr. Garciano presented two papers: (a) Developing an Evacuation Safety Index (ESI) for Public Schools, and (b) Post-seismic Optimal Recovery Strategy for Water Lifeline Systems.
Dr. Oreta, on the otherhand, presented a paper on "Making Cities Resilient to Disasters: The UNISDR Ten Essentials and Best Practices (The Case of Fukuoka, Japan)"