3rd Annual Public Policy Conference: Critical Perspectives on Federalism for Regional Development

Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 08:00am - 05:00pm


The main event of the Development Policy Research month (DPRM) is the Annual Public Policy Conference. This year’s conference, which has the theme "Critical Perspectives on Federalism for Regional Development", will be held on September 19, 2017, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, at the Marco Polo Hotel, Ortigas Center, Pasig City.

The keynote speaker will be Socioeconomic Planning Secretary and NEDA Director-General Dr. Ernesto Pernia. Confirmed to present are Dr. Herwig Mayer (GIZ), Dr. Paul Hutchcroft (Australian National University), Dr. Ronald Mendoza (Ateneo School of Government), Prof. Edmund Tayao (Local Government Development Foundation and University of Sto. Tomas), Dr. Rosario Manasan (PIDS), and Dr. Arturo Luz. 


The Annual Public Policy Conference, which started in 2015, aims to convene experts and researchers in the social sciences to flag to policymakers critical issues that must be addressed in the immediate term. It is envisioned to serve as a platform to further bridge research and policymaking and enhance evidence-informed planning and policy formulation in the country.

This conference will also be available via live streaming at http://livestreaming.pids.gov.ph.

This event is free and open to the public. However, due to limited seating, registration is required. For inquiries, you may reach us through telephone number 877-4032 (c/o Necy Aquino) and 877-4019 (c/o Gwen de la Cruz), fax number 877-4099 or e-mail address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Location Marco Polo Ortigas, Meralco Avenue and Sapphire Street, Ortigas Center, Pasig City