Information Note

The 14th National Convention on Statistics
01-03 October 2019, Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria

Information Note

I. Objective

The 14th NCS will carry the theme “ Data Innovation: Key to a Better Nation.” The theme signifies the importance of innovation in the provision of quality statistics which will help policymakers design responsive and evidence-based plans and programs towards a better nation.

This year, the 14th NCS will coincide with the opening of the 30 th National Statistics Month (NSM) celebration in October 2019. The 14th NCS will feature plenary sessions, invited/contributed Paper Sessions, panel discussions, statistics training as well as the Statistical Information Management Exhibition (SIMEx).

II. Venue

The event will be held at the Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria with address and contact information as follows

Address: Ortigas Ave Corner Asian Development Bank Ave, Quezon City, 1100
Phone: (02) 633 7222

III. Convention Materials

The participants will be provided with Convention Kits containing the ID lace with flashdrives, 14th NCS Souvenir Program and 14 th NCS Abstracts. Copies of the final manuscripts will be uploaded on the PSA website by 07 October 2019.

IV. Meals

The Convention will provide lunch and snacks.

V. Dress Code

The recommended dress code for the Convention is “Business Attire”.

VI. Registration

Option 1 Visit the link for Online Registration: http://conventions.psa.gov.ph/register
Option 2 Send accomplished form via email at 14thNCS@gmail.com

  • Registration Form can be downloaded from:

http://psa.gov.ph/ncs/announcement-nid/14th/node/138575

Option 3 Send accomplished form via fax to any of the following PSA Office:

Manila 02 3761928
Baguio City 074 4437763
San Fernando City 072 8884804
Tuguegarao City 078 8464661
Malolos City 044 6623024
Lipa City 043 7570812
Calapan City 043 2867491
Legazpi City 052 4817479
Iloilo City 033 3350316
Dumaguete City 035 4224374
Tacloban City 053 3215153
Zamboanga City 062 9910824
Cagayan de Oro City 088 8564778
Davao City 082 2264759 082 2273576
Cotabato City 064 4212827
Butuan City 085 8154935

VII. Registration fees and Payment Options

Participants Government Private Student International
Regular Rates ₱ 8,500 ₱ 9,000 ₱ 7,000 325 USD

Discounted Rates Group Rate (per participant)

Groups of 5 to 9 ₱ 8,000 ₱ 8,500 ₱ 6,700 300 USD
Groups of 10 or more persons ₱ 7,500 ₱ 8,000 ₱ 6,500 275 USD

Method of Payment

Option 1 Pay in cash or check (payable to “Philippine Statistics Authority”) and deposit slip/proof of payment should be presented to the PSA or sent via email at 14thNCS@gmail.com
Option 2 Pay directly at the PSA Central Office or at the nearest PSA RSSO
Option 3 Pay during the Convention VIII. Accommodations

Nearby Hotel Information Rate as of July 2019
Holiday Inn Manila Galleria
One Asian Development Bank Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig, Luzon
1655, Philippines
+02 6337111
https://holidayinn.com
Standard Rate: ₱7500-₱7800

From Venue: 96.68m

Go Hotels Ortigas Center
Robinsons Cyberscape Alpha, Garnet Road, Ortigas Center, Pasig, Luzon
4029, Philippines
+02 5313585, +02 5313591
https://gohotels.ph
Standard Rate: ₱1700-₱3600
 
From Venue: 162.01m
Joy Nostalg Manila
17 ADB Avenue, Ortigas Center, Ortigas Center, Pasig, Luzon
1600, Philippines
+02 6377888, +02 9108888
www.joynostalgmanila.com/
Standard Rate: ₱8600

From Venue: 357.09m

The Malayan Plaza Hotel
ADB Avenue Corner Opal Road, Ortigas Center, Pasig, Luzon
1600, Philippines
+02 7060055
https://themalayanplazahotel.com
Standard Rate: ₱4200
 
From Venue: 461.44m
Ace Hotel & Suites
United St. Corner Brixton St Pasig City, Metro Manila
1603 Philippines
+02 6281888 loc. 5208/ 5214 (Reservations)
www.astoriaplaza.com
Standard Rate: Fri-Sat ₱ 6177.60 Sun-Thur ₱5553.60

From Venue: 1.96 km

The Linden Suites
37 San Miguel Ave | Ortigas, Pasig, Luzon
1600, Philippines
+02 6387878
https://lindensuites.com/
Standard Rate: Deluxe w/o Breakfast: ₱3100/night Deluxe: ₱4000

From Venue: 1.07km

Discovery Suites Manila
25 Adb Ave | Ortigas Center, Pasig, Luzon
1605, Philippines
+02 7198888
www.discoverysuites.com
Standard Rate: ₱5645
 
From Venue: 615m
BSA Twin Towers
St. Francis Square, Julia Vargas cor. Bank Drive, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong, Luzon,
Philippines
+02 6542002, +02 6321010 loc 468
http://bsatwintowersortigas.com
Standard Rate: ₱2900-₱3100

From Venue: 658m
*Same for Single/Double Occupancy Rooms

  IX. Contact Details

Ms. Lotis I. Ira
Chief Statistical Specialist
Statistical Policies and Programs Division
30th NSM / 14th NCS Overall Secretariat
Email: l.ira@psa.gov.ph

Ms. Willi Krizzia May G. Oracion
Statistical Specialist II
Statistical Policies and Programs Division
30th NSM / 14th NCS Overall Secretariat

Email: w.oracion@psa.gov.ph or sppd.staff@psa.gov.ph

Telephone: (+632) 376-1928
                    (+632) 376-1867

14th NCS Culminating Video

14th National Convention on Statistics Culminating Video

Important Dates

Deadline of Submission of Abstract 28 June 2019
Notice of Acceptance/Non-Acceptance of Abstracts 29 July 2019
Deadline of Submission of Convention Papers 30 Aug 2019
Last day of Online Registration 27 Sep 2019

 

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