ChemWeek 2023: Careers in Chemistry: Careers in the Central Science (13-14 Feb 2023)

13-14 February 2023
Streaming Live via Zoom Webinars

In celebration of the Chemistry Week 2023, ICP will host a webinar with topics highlighting the importance of Chemistry as a Central Science and your career as a Chemist. It will tackle topics on how Chemistry Professionals can perform their duties and responsibilities based on the Chemistry Profession Act and ethical standards. It will also aim to inspire our new Chemists and Chemical Technicians in their new careers. 

Event Schedule

Webinar Emcee: Maria Carmela Q. Capule, PhD., RCh
Official Webinar Hashtag: #ChemWeek2023

13 February 2023 (Day 1)

Topic 1: Introduction to the ICP and the Chemistry Profession Law (RA 10657)
Fabian M. Dayrit, PhD, RCh
President, ICP

Topic 2: Meet the Board of Chemistry
Adoracion P. Resurreccion, PhD, RCh
Soledad S. Castañeda, PhD, RCh
Ma. Theresa C. Cayton, MSc, RCh
PRC Board of Chemistry

Topic 3: The Ethical Responsibilities of the Chemistry Professional
Atty. Ma. Cristina Moratalla, RCh
DENR Mines and Geosciences Bureau, RO V

14 February 2023 (Day 2)

Topic 4: Panel Discussion on Careers in Chemistry
Industry – Corporate
Ludivinia Avendaño, RCh
PFCS Awardee for Chemical Industry (2016)
Former Quality Manager, Zuellig Pharma Asia Pacific
Former Senior Assistant Vice President, Coca Cola Bottlers Philippines

Industry – Entrepreneurship
Priscilla Alice L. Samonte, RCh
NSI Training and Consultancy, Inc.

Government – Regulatory
Nieves Manuela A. Barbo
Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)

Government – Research
Julius L. Leaño Jr., PhD., RCh
Philippine Textile Research Institute – Department of Science and Technology (PTRI-DOST)

Academe – Teaching
Emmanuel V. Garcia, PhD, RCh
De La Salle University – Manila

Academe – Research
Mylene M. Uy, D Sc., RCh
MSU-Iligan Institute of Technology

Q&A Session Moderators:
Lilibeth dlC Coo, PhD, RCh
Maria Carmela Q. Capule, PhD, RCh

Topic 5: Chemistry and Social Responsibility: Towards Improving the Habitability of Planet Earth
Acad. William G. Padolina, PhD
National Academy of Science and Technology


Registration is required to receive a certificate. Registration is free for active ICP Members.

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