The 2nd Colleges and Universities Public Service Conference (CUPSCon 2), with the theme “Compassion and Social Responsibility: Cornerstones of Public Service and Extension in Higher Education”, will be held at the University of the Philippines Bonifacio Global City Campus, Taguig City on 9-10 November 2017, and at the University of the Philippines Cebu Performing Arts Hall, Cebu City on 28-29 November 2017.

The University of the Philippines, through its System Committee on Public Service led by the Office of the Vice President for Public Affairs, organized the 1st Colleges and Universities Public Service Conference in UP Cebu for Visayas and Mindanao on 16-17 November 2015 and in UP Open University for Luzon on 26-27 November 2015. The aim of the conference is to provide a platform to effectively harness teaching and research for extension and public service, to provide a venue for scholarly discussions on lessons and best practices for continuous improvement, and to document innovative initiatives that highlight higher education institutions’ social responsibility and compassion. For 2017, the main thrust is the manifestation of compassion (malasakit) in the public service/extension initiatives of higher education institutions.

Visit the Call for Papers page for full details of the conference, or download a copy of Call for Papers PDF.

A list of suggested accommodations for both the Luzon, and Visayas and Mindanao participants is also available.

For queries and confirmation of attendance, please contact the Conference Secretariat via mobile at 0917 571 8886, via phone at (02) 981-8630, or via email at [email protected].