The Philippine Association of Professional Regulatory Boards Incorporated, with the support of the Professional Regulation Commission, put together a comprehensive program in the 10th Philippine Professional Summit, held last October 22 and 23, 2021. Esteemed speakers from various fields of specialization shared valuable information and reflection on the theme “Celebrating a Decade of Service Excellence: Reimagining Professionals Leadership in the Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity (VUCA) World”.
The five thousand two hundred fifty attendees recognized the advantage of virtual gathering as they described the event as an opportunity to network with Filipino professionals around the world.
Top talking points on day one (1) include:
- Keynote Speech of Hon. Senator Christopher Lawrence T. Go
- Plenary Speeches of Dr. Lizan Perante-Calina on “The Future Want, The Professionals We Need: Innovating for Human Development – A Global Perspective; Dr. Jikyeong Kang on “”The Future We Want, The Professionals We Need: Innovating for Human Development – A Global Perspective”; Secretary Fortunato T. Dela Peña on “High Performance Leadership: A Call to Filipino Professionals”; Dr. Enrico C. Paringit on “E-commerce and Web Marketing”; Cabinet Secretary Atty. Karlo Alexei B. Nograles on “Leading in Tough Times: Enhancing the Adaptive Capacity of Communities” and Prof/Dr. Sathasivan Cooper on “Building and Sustaining Mentally Healthy Communities: A Call to Professional Leaders”.
The day 1 ended with the off-session workshop on the analysis of the professionals’ competiveness roadmaps and submission of recommendations and suggestions based on the day 1 output.
Key discussions on day two (2) include:
- Keynote speech of Hon. Manuel B. Villar, Jr.; Plenary speeches of Dr. Henry Oh and Dr. Steve Mark G. Gan on “Creating Personal Branding in the VUCA World”; Ar. Carlos Arnaiz on “Blending Work from Home and New Look Workplace of the Future”: Dr. Jose Maria Reynaldo Apollo C. Arquiza on “Effective and Inclusive Training Methods from Education and Brain Research for Improved Organizational Performance”: Hon.Anthony Aldrin C. Santiago on “Pulso ng Propesyonal”; Atty. Teresita R. Manzala on “Hindsights, Insights, and Foresights: Challenges to the Philippine Professionals”; Hon. Commissioner Yolanda D. Reyes on “Fortifying the Brand of Filipino Professionals through Career Progression, Specialization, and Qualification”. Hon. Gervacio I. Piator, and Hon. Ramil G. Gaba facilitated the workshop on “Enhancement of the Glocal Professionals’ Competitiveness Roadmaps”.
This year’s two-day summit was made possible through the efforts of PAPRB officials with the support of PRC key officials Hon. Teofilo S. Pilando, Jr., Chairman and Hon. Commissioners Yolanda D. Reyes and Jose Y. Cueto Jr..