These lectures and conferences are held in order to promote awareness and appreciation of various issues affecting Asian societies, especially Filipino society. This is in compliance with the mandate of the Asian Center under Republic Act 5334.
This conference is a means to disseminate information on the multidisciplinary management of the care of burn victims, and creating awareness about rehabilitation issues post-burn. Conferences were held in cities outside of Manila, such as Cebu City, Davao City, and Naga City.
The Asian Journalism Research Conference seeks to nurture a culture of research in the field of Journalism by providing students and their faculty mentors with a venue to present, and engage others on their work. The program began in 2012 initially as the Philippine Journalism Research Conference.