5th Colleges and Universities Public Service Conference


For the first time, the University of the Philippines (UP), through the Padayon Public
Service Office, and Palawan State University (PSU) will partner for the 5th Colleges and
Universities Public Service Conference (CUPSCon5). The conference will be held on 28-
30 August 2024 at the PSU-Main Campus in Puerto Princesa, Palawan.




On its 5th year, CUPSCON is the only academic conference that gives highlight to public service.
The conference provides a platform to share best practices, innovative and collaborative
approaches, and discuss challenges and trends in public service. It expects to bring together
participants from various private and public Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), government
agencies, local government units, civil society organizations, and even the private sector.



CUPSCon was launched as a pioneering initiative by UP Padayon Public Service Office in 2015.
It won the Silver Anvil Award at the 56th Anvil Awards of the Public Relations Society of the
Philippines in 2021.



The theme for this year’s conference, Future of Public Service in the Fourth Industrial
Revolution: Trends, Challenges, and Prospects, aims to initiate a conversation on integrating
technological innovations and best practices into public service, extension projects, and
community engagement programs. The conference also intends to create a vast network
between HEIs, government, civil society, and the private sector.




To interested participants, the deadline for the submission of abstracts is 30 April 2024. For
inquiries and additional information, you may visit the UP Padayon Public Service Office
Facebook page or send an email to [email protected].






To view the full press release, click here.