PIChE Davao Gears Up For Convention 2009

It is PIChE Davao’s pride to host the largest gathering of Chemical Engineers in the Philippines for 2009. The 70th PIChE National Convention will be held at the Waterfront Insular Hotel, Davao City from February 25 to 27, 2009 with the theme PIChE at 70: Chemical Engineers Responding to Current and Emerging Issues.

Check the details of the event (taken from PIChE Davao’s website) below.



PIChE @ 70: Chemical Engineers Responding to Current and Emerging Issues.

Who Should Attend

Scientists, engineers, researchers, technicians, academics, graduate students, environmental consultants, managers and contractors, environmental safety and health officers, green politicians, environmental NGOs, businessmen and individuals.

Convention Language

English will be the official language of the convention.


The current and emerging issues identified to fall within the broad scopes of the convention may cover but are not limited to:

Process Engineering and Development
Waste Technology and Management
Green Chemistry
Cleaner Production Technologies
Quality Engineering
Industrial Resource Management
Biochemical Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering
Sustainable Development
Food Production and Technologies
Biofuels and Alternative Energy
Research – Oriented Chemical Engineering Curriculum

Convention Registration Fee

Early Registration (Until December 31, 2008)

Local Participant — Php 3,000
Local Student — Php 2,500
Foreign Participant — US$ 200

On-Site (After December 31, 2008)

Local Participant — Php 4,000
Local Student — Php 3,000
Foreign Participant — US$ 250

Registration includes convention attendance and all catering (morning teas, lunches, afternoon teas, convention dinner) and convention materials (Book of Abstracts and CD proceedings of full papers).

Methods of Payment

All payments in Pesos or US$ to be made by Banker’s Draft made payable to PIChE Davao Chapter .

Please note that no refund will be given after payment has been received.

Registration Form

Registration forms can be downloaded upon request made to pichedavaochapter@yahoo.com.ph.

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline: November 30, 2008
Full manuscript submission deadline: December 15, 2008
Notification of acceptance: December 31, 2008
Deadline for early registration: December 31, 2008
Technical & Social Program: February 25-27, 2009


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