67th Philsutech confab slated August 11-14 in Bacolod
The 67th Annual National Convention of the Philippine Sugar Technologists Association (PHILSUTECH) is scheduled on August 10-14 at the SMX Convention Center, Bacolod City with the theme “Sugarcane Industry: Braving through the Challenges of Times”.
After 17 years of being away, the convention returns to Bacolod, the heart of Sugarlandia. considered as the most-awaited event for the entire Philippine sugarcane industry, the convention gathers all industry stakeholders in the country to learn about the latest technological advances and updates in the industry.
Industry veterans, subject matter experts, and high-ranking government officials including the Sugar Regulatory Administration are expected to address the delegates in a plenary session.
Aside from the plenary sessions, the conference also features presentations of sector-focused technical papers and products in Agriculture & Farm Engineering, Bioenergy & Environmental Management, Process, Management and Engineering Divisions.
August 11 will feature a friendly golf tournament among delegates and sponsors, followed by the opening of the product exhibits in the afternoon. More than 1,000 delegates from the Philippines and other sugar-producing countries, as well as more than 100 product exhibitors regularly participate in the convention.
The convention’s official opening will be on August 12, with the keynote speaker and other guests yet to be announced.
During the convention, Philsutech will also confer the 2020 Don Carlos Locsin Award to an industry stakeholder who has made exemplary contributions to the industry, and the Philsutech Member Award for outstanding members in their respective fields of expertise.
The annual confab is not only all about technical matters, as members and exhibitors also have the chance to renew friendship and camaraderie in the friendly golf tournament and during the Exhibitors’ Night and the Gala Night.
On August 14, the convention will be capped by the general assembly and the oath-taking of the new set of Philsutech officers.
For early registrations, product booth reservations and inquiries, interested parties may contact the Philsutech Secretariat at telephone numbers (034) 4343013 / 4341591 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.