Philippine Association of the Professional Regulatory Board Members, Inc. (PAPRB)

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who we are...

The PAPRB was originally organized in 1948 as the Philippines Association of Board Examiners, Inc. (PABE) then charged with the task of coordinating and harmonizing the objectives of the various professional boards. When the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) was established in 1973 under Presidential Decree 223. PABE was renamed PAPRB which remained steadfast in its commitment to fully support the PRC in its quest for professional excellence, quality service and social responsibility.

our vision...

A respected and independent association that is a dynamic enabling partner of the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC), committed to ensure that Filipino professionals are competent, globally recognized, and capable of meeting national and global challenges.

our mission...

Support the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) in developing, sustaining and engaging high-performing professional regulatory boards with the passion to enliven the core values of PRC and PAPRB.

our core values..

P – rofessionalism and integrity
A – ccountability
P – roactiveness
R – esponsibility
B – enevolence
Our team

2021 Board

HON. ROBERT M. MIRAFUENTE
Member, Professional Regulatory Board of Architecture

President
HON. GERVACIO I. PIATOR
Member, Professional Regulatory Board of Accountancy

Executive Vice President
HON. PARALUMAN R. GIRON
Member, Professional Regulatory Board for Professional Teachers
First Vice President
HON. JERICO T. BORJA
Member, Professional Regulatory Board of Mechanical Engineering
Second Vice President
HON. RAMIL G. GABAO
Chairman, Professional Regulatory Board of Criminology

Secretary
HON. CYD P. AGUILERA
Member, Professional Regulatory Board of Chemical Engineering
Treasurer
HON. SHERWIN O. VALDEZ
Member, Professional Regulatory Board of Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering
Auditor
HON. MARIA JONA D. GODOY
Member, Professional Regulatory Board of Dentistry

Public Relations Officer
HON. JULITA V. TOLEDO
Chairperson, Professional Regulatory Board of Respiratory Therapy
Trustee
HON. CORAZON B. CRUZ

Member, Professional Regulatory Board of Environmental Planning
Trustee
HON. ANTHONY ALDRIN C. SANTIAGO
OIC, Professional Regulatory Board of Pharmacy
Trustee
HON. CARFREDDA P. DUMLAO

Member, Professional Regulatory Board of Nursing
Immediate Past President & Ex-Officio
Our team

PAPRB Secretariat:

Shirley C. Policarpio
PAPRB Secretariat
Lily T. Pala
PAPRB Secretariat
Reymond M. Pabelada
PAPRB Messenger

The 9th Philippine Professional Summit

October 23 and 24, 2020

The Path Forward for Glocal Professionals: Rising to the Pandemic Challenge

How much of the “New Normal” ought to be practiced with the “Old Normal”, or should professionals debunk the latter? What is the key competitive advantage of professionals in a consumption-driven economy? How much digitalization, data security, data privacy and reliance on technology must enterprises have to adopt and adapt in order to cope with the changing multi-dimensional landscape?

Why become a delegate?

Be part of the change

Get inspired

Hear the ideas and thoughts of our country's top professional leaders.

Meet people

Join discussions, form connections, expand your network. 

Stay informed

Discover emerging innovation for the current global scenario.

How will you experience the Summit?

The summit offers the freedom to tailor your own experience. Hop to any room or discussion at your pleasure.

The Sessions

Where most of the action happens.

Plenary 
Sessions 

Listen to Filipino leaders.

Modified Fishbowl Conversation Sessions 

Join discussions.

Townhall Action Planning Workshop

Decide on your professional cluster's commitments. 

Slido Conversation Starters

Submit questions, vote on talking points, answer polls.
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The Exhibition Booths

Explore what the wider professional community is up to.

Highlighted Professionals

Projects and research of our best and brightest.

Partner Professional Organizations

Events and projects of our partner APOs. 

Corporate Partners

Latest products and tools on the market for professionals.
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The Cyber Lounge

A casual place to hang out, greet old friends, and meet new ones!

Persistent room

Always-available room, any time of the day.

Live video conferencing

Up to 100 people capacity.
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This summit is supported by:

Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Sponsors:

What can you expect from every talk?

  • Live conference room
  • Backup spillover room
  • Feedback form
  • Video recording of the talk
  • Certificate
  • Extra: Downloadables

CPD Certificate
The certificate is accredited for all professional CPD Councils. 
Video on demand
Lifetime access to recordings for all sessions.

Schedule of Events

Engage with the country’s professional leaders
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Day 1

October 23, 2020

9:00 AM | Opening Ceremony
Formal Declaration of the Opening of the 9th Philippine Professional Summit
Engr. Concordio D. Zuñiga, MBA, MPA, CESO III
  • Over-all Chairperson, 9th Philippine Professional Summit
  • Executive Vice President, Philippine Association of the Professional Regulatory Board Members, Inc. (PAPRB)
  • Member, Professional Regulatory Board of Geodetic Engineering

Welcome Remarks
Carfredda P. Dumlao, PhD, MN, RN

  • President, Philippine Association of the Professional Regulatory Board Members, Inc. (PAPRB)
  • Member, Professional Regulatory Board of Nursing


Message from the Professional Regulation Commission
Jose Y. Cueto, Jr., MD

Commissioner, Professional Regulation Commission (PRC)

Ar. Yolanda D. Reyes

Commissioner, Professional Regulation Commission (PRC)

9:40 AM | Message and Keynote Speech
Atty. Teofilo S. Pilando, Jr.
Chairperson, Professional Regulation Commission (PRC)

9:50 AM | Hand-Over of the PRC Quality Guidebook
Carfredda P. Dumlao, PhD, MN, RN
President, Philippine Association of the Professional Regulatory Board Members, Inc. (PAPRB)

Ar. Robert S. Sac, fuap, ASEAN Ar., APEC Ar.

Immediate Past President, Philippine Association of the Professional Regulatory Board Members, Inc. (PAPRB)

and

Atty. Teofilo S. Pilando, Jr.
Chairperson, Professional Regulation Commission (PRC)


10:10 AM | The Changing Socio-Economic Landscapes: Impact on the Philippine Development Agenda
Undersecretary Rolando G. Tungpalan (Ret.)
National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA)

10:35 AM | Q&A Session
Moderator: Professor Maria Rita V. Tamse, MN, RN
  • Senior Lecturer, UP College of Nursing

  • Former Deputy Director, Nursing Services, PGH


Facilitator: For. Neria A. Andin, MSF, CESO III

Chairperson, Professional Regulatory Board for Foresters

11:00 AM | Pandemic Impact on the Filipino Society: Insights and Response
Atty. Alexander L. Lacson
Former Chairman, Civil Service Commission's Advisory Council


11:25 AM | Modified Fishbowl Conversation Session 1
Moderator: Julita V. Toledo, RMT, RTRP, MPA
Chairperson, Professional Regulatory Board of Respiratory Therapy


Discussants:
Lourdes T. David, BSFT, MLS

Member, Professional Regulatory Board for Librarians

and

Lorna C. Gabad, RSW, MSW

Chairperson, Professional Regulatory Board for Social Workers

1:00 PM | COVID-19 Pandemic: Impact on Health Profession Education, Specialization and Practice of Profession
Jose Y. Cueto Jr., MD
  • Commissioner, Professional Regulation Commission (PRC)
  • Former Dean, College of Medicine, Don Mariano Marcos State University


1:20 PM | Q&A Session
Moderator: Clarita Corazon C. Maaño, MD, MHPEd, FPDS
Chairperson, Professional Regulatory Board of Medicine

Facilitator: Alejandro R. San Pedro, MD
Chairperson, Professional Regulatory Board of Midwifery

1:45 PM | The Inner Quest for Meaning: The Journey to the New World
Rev. Fr. Gregorio L. Bañaga, Jr., CM, PhD
  • Provincial Superior of the Vincentians in the Philippines
  • Former President, Adamson University


2:05 PM | Modified Fishbowl Conversation Session 2
Moderator: Paraluman R. Giron, LPT, EdD, CESO III
Member, Professional Regulatory Board for Professional Teachers


Discussants:
Rafael M. Fajardo, REB, REA, REC

Member, Professional Regulatory Board of Real Estate Service

and

Brenda B. Corpuz, PhD

Dean, College of Education, Technological Institute of the Philippines

2:30 PM | Synthesis
Imelda Virginia G. Villar, PhD, RPsy, RGC, RPm
Member, Professional Regulatory Board of Psychology

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Day 2

October 24, 2020

9:00 AM | Enhancing Land Use Planning and Developments Towards Minimizing Public Health Risks
Rex Victor O. Cruz, PhD
Former Chancellor and Professor, University of the Philippines, Los Baños


9:20 AM | Modified Fishbowl Conversation Session 3
Moderator: For. Neria A. Andin, MSF, CESO III
Chairperson, Professional Regulatory Board for Foresters


Discussants:
Ar. Maria Luisa D. Daya-Garcia, UAP, AA

ASEAN Architect


and

Raquel S. Sayo, MD
Member, Professional Regulatory Board of Medicine

9:45 AM | Digital Transformation in the Current and Post Pandemic Scenarios 
Brig. Gen. Eliseo M. Rio, Jr., AFP (Ret.)
Former Undersecretary, Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT)


10:05 AM | Q&A Session
Moderator: Engr. Herminio J. Orbe, PECE, MBA, ACPE, APEC Engr.
Member, Professional Regulatory Board of Electronics Engineering


Facilitators:
Engr. Alnar L. Detalla, PhD, PECE, ACPE, APEC Engr.

Chairperson, Professional Regulatory Board of Electronics Engineering

and

Engr. Romulo R. Agatep, PECE, ASEAN Engr., APEC Engr.

Vice President, Philippine Technological Council

10:30 AM | The Concept of Total Building Performance and Diagnostics Revisited
Ar. Lam Khee Poh, PhD
  • Dean, Department of Architecture School of Design and Environment, National University of Singapore
  • Provost’s Chair Professor of Architecture and Building
  • Professor Emeritus, Carnegie Mellon University
10:50 AM | The Future of the Built Environment
Ar. Theodore C. Chan
  • Senior Director, CIAP Architects

  • Past-President, Singapore Institute of Architects

11:10 AM | Q&A Session
Moderator: Engr. Jaime V. Mendoza, MTM, PEE, ACPE
Member, Professional Regulatory Board of Electrical Engineering

Facilitator: Virgith B. Buena, RND, RD

Chairperson, Professional Regulatory Board of Nutrition and Dietetics

1:00 PM | Leadership and Multi-Disciplinary Collaboration Amidst the Global Crisis
Carmencita D. Padilla, MD, MAHPS
Chancellor, University of the Philippines, Manila


1:20 PM | Panel Discussion
Moderator: Anthony Aldrin C. Santiago, RPh, MClinPharm
Officer-in-Charge, Professional Regulatory Board of Pharmacy

Panelists:
Eleanor B. Almoro, MD
Member, Professional Regulatory Board of Medicine

and

Sheila R. Bonito, RN, MAN, DrPH

Dean, College of Nursing, University of the Philippines, Manila

1:45 PM | Townhall Action Planning Workshop: The Glocal Professionals' Collective Action for Change
Room 1: Business, Education and Social Services Professions
Rosita L. Navarro, LPT, PhD

Chairperson, Professional Regulatory Board for Professional Teachers


Room 2: Medical and Health Professions
Melinda L. Garcia, DMD

Officer-in-Charge, Professional Regulatory Board of Dentistry

Room 3: Engineering Professions
Engr. Praxedes P. Bernardo, MSCE

Chairperson, Professional Regulatory Board of Civil Engineering

Room 4: Technology Professions
EnP. Corazon B. Cruz

Member, Professional Regulatory Board of Environmental Planning


2:15 PM | Presentation of the Cluster Output
Business, Education and Social Services Professions
Carmelita P. Pabiton, PhD

Member, Professional Regulatory Board of Guidance and Counseling


Medical and Health Professions
Maria Jona D. Godoy, DMD, PhD

Member, Professional Regulatory Board of Dentistry

Engineering Professions
Engr. Francis V. Mapile, PEE, ACPE

Chairperson, Professional Regulatory Board of Electrical Engineering

Technology Professions
Ar. Robert S. Sac, fuap, ASEAN Ar., APEC Ar.

Chairman, Professional Regulatory Board of Architecture


PPS9 Resolution
Atty. Ramil G. Gabao, MPSA

Chairperson, Professional Regulatory Board of Criminology


and

Atty. Samuel B. Padilla

Member, Professional Regulatory Board of Accountancy

2:45 PM | Synthesis
EnP. Lirio T. Abuyuan
Member, Professional Regulatory Board of Environmental Planning

3:10 PM | Closing and Message of Appreciation
Engr. Concordio D. Zuñiga, MBA, MPA, CESO III
Over-all Chairperson, 9th Philippine Professional Summit
Summit objectives

Connecting people


  • Provide a platform of exchange and collaboration that will develop the professionals' collective response to "the path forward."

  • Zero in on emerging policies and practices, novel processes, services, products and technologies especially by and for the Global Professionals in order to stay resilient, competitive, productive, and above all, relevant.

  • Tackle head-on the the complex and burning philosophical and societal issues brought about by various disruptions in the current global scenario
Summit outcomes

Tangible change


  • Creation of a platform for the promotion of a community of professionals that can effectively respond collectively and creatively to the challenges for "the path forward."

  • Enhanced professional research skills that will develop innovative strategies for the empowerment of various professions.

  • Insights on how glocal innovation can thrive and result in forging new social, economic, health, and environmental relationships. 
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