IRCIEST 4.0

Batangas State University hosted the 4th International Research Conference on Innovations in Engineering, Science and Technology or the IRCIEST 4.0.

Bearing the theme, “Disrupting the World through Innovation and Collaboration,” the three-day activity served as a significant gathering of science and engineering professionals and academicians in the country and in other parts of the world who took part in the conference as plenary and master class speakers, paper presenters and participants. Students from different academic institutions in CALABARZON also took part in the conference, particularly in the pitching competition.

Significant parts of the event included a series of plenary sessions, master classes,  forums, paper presentations, the Industry Exhibit and Startup Showcase, and the Regional Pitching Competition.

The plenary and masterclass sessions both served as international platforms for in-depth discussions on the most innovative technologies, trends and practices in specific disciplines along the areas of engineering, science and technology through intensive lectures by invited local and international speakers.

Engr. ALFRED LOUE F. ORQUIA
Applications Engineer, TechSource

Dr. CELSO CO
Director, Research and Development Management Office, Technological Institute of the Philippines

Engr. FREDO CHAVEZ
Applications Engineer, TechSource

Ms. PAULA MILLS
CEO and Founder, Academy of Entrepreneurs

 

Ms. BRENDA VALERIO
Program Manager, New Energy Nexus Philippines

Engr. ERIC JUDE S. SOLIMAN
President and CEO, Hytec Power, Inc.

 

Mr. JOSEPH MARK R. AQUINO
President of Experts Academy

Dr. DAN LACHICA
President, Semiconductor and Electronics Industries in the Philippines, Inc (SEIPI)

Mr. ERIC H. CHOW 
Manager AP South, Dassault Systemes 

Industry Exhibit and Startup Showcase.
The Industry Exhibit and Startup Showcase featured a range of innovative products and services from various tech-based industries.

 Regional Pitching Competition.
The Regional Pitching Competition with the theme, “Innovations for Sustainable Development of SMART CITIES,” served as a platform for students in showcasing start-ups ideas to investors, mentors, and communities to pursue their potential opportunities in technology business commercialization and linkages

Paper Presentation.
A series of research paper presentations participated by various researchers, practitioners, and academicians were held simultaneous to the other activities of the event. 

Forum on the Opportunities and Challenges of Industry 4.0.
During the forum on the opportunities and challenges of Industry 4.0, participants were able to interact and engage in Q&A with the speakers regarding their topics discussed.