"Building the Country, Securing the Future:
The Role of Filipino Geoscientists"
Day 1 - December 11, 2018 - Fiesta Pavilion, Manila Hotel
|-||8:40|| Welcome Remarks – Renato U. Solidum, Jr.
Undersecretary for DRR-CC, DOST and
GeoCon 2018 Chairperson
|8:40||-||Introduction of Keynote Speaker – Mr. Alberto P. Morillo
President, Geological Society of the Philippines
|-||9:15||Keynote Speech – The Honorable Juan Edgardo M. Angara, Jr.
Senator, Senate of the Philippines
|Session 1 - Risks and Challenges from the Changing Environment - Moderators: Decibel Faustino-Eslava and Federico dela Peña|
|9:15||9:35||Landslides in Itogon, Benguet: The Triggers and Causes
M. Madrigal et al.
|9:35||9:55||Typhoon Ompong-Induced Landslides and Debris Flows in the Mine Claims and Host Barangays Of Itogon-Suyoc Resources Inc. (ISRI) in Itogon and Mankayan, Benguet Province: Emergency Preparedness Initiatives
G. Rostata et al.
|9:55||10:15||Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) Investigation of Buried Pipes Along White Beach and Bulabog Beach, Boracay Island, Municipality of Malay, Aklan Province
R. Agot et al.
|Session 2 – Establishing Indicators Towards Development of Mineral Resources - Moderators: Jillian Gabo-Ratio and Glenn Coderis|
|10:35||10:55||Diatremes Associated with Epithermal and Porphyry Systems in the Philippines
|10:55||11:15||Trace and REE Geochemistry of Alkaline Rocks in the Didipio and Runruno Cu-Au-Mo Deposits, Luzon, Philippines
R. Claveria et al.
|11:15||11:35||Geochemical Characterization of Nickeliferous Laterite: Issues on Density, Limonite-Saprolite Boundary, and Value-adding Metals Contents
R. Santos et al.
|11:35||11:55||Apolaki Caldera: Morphology, Structure and Implications for the Formation and Potential Resources of the Philippine Rise
J.A. Barretto et al.
|Session 3 – Insights on Past and Present Geologic Conditions from Rocks and Fossils - Moderators: Karlo Queaño and Zareth Quimba|
|13:00||13:20||Microfossils along Kinabuan Creek, Sta. Ines, Tanay, Rizal Province, Philippines: Evidence of Cretaceous-Tertiary Boundary
M. Zepeda et al.
|13:20||13:40||Records of Accretion and Sedimentary Processes in an Ancient Accretionary Complex in the Calamian Islands
K.J. Sarmiento et al.
|13:40||14:00||Arrested Arc Development – The Volcanic Record of Incipient Subduction in Northern Zambales Ophiolite
A. Perez et al.
|14:00||14:20||East Mindanao Volcanic Arc, Philippines: Lost, Buried or Eroded?
G. Yumul Jr. et al.
|14:20||15:20||POSTER SESSION / COFFEE BREAK|
|Session 4 – Understanding Landslide Mechanisms, Triggers, and Risk - Moderators: Noelynna Ramos and Roy Luis|
|15:20||15:40||Evaluating the Causative Factors Used in Analytic Hierarchy Process and GIS-based Landslide Susceptibility Analysis
J. Padrones et al.
|15:40||16:00||Developing Rainfall Intensity-Duration Thresholds for Various Terranes in the Philippines
D. Faustino-Eslava et al.
|16:00||16:20||Correlation of Rainfall and Soil Moisture to Monitor Deep-Seated Landslides in the Philippines
V.M. Gabriel et al.
|16:20||16:40||Investigation and Mitigation of Mountain Road Slope Failures: The June 17, 2018 Rock Fall in Kennon Road K224+545
G.J. Atienza et al.
|16:40||17:00||Balanan Lake – A Unique Earthquake-Triggered Landslide Dammed Lake: Implications for Natural Lake Formation in the Philippines
H. Ruelo Jr. et al.
|Session 5 – General Interest - Moderator: Fernando Peñarroyo|
Master of Ceremonies: Karlo L. Queaño