Schedule of Scientific Sessions

Room

October 1, 2019 (Day 1)
Plenary Session 1 Session 1 Session 2
11:00 - 11:45 am 1:30 - 3:00 pm 3:30 - 5:00 pm
Grand Ballroom Innovations on Official Philippine Statistics
(Usec. Claire Dennis S. Mapa)
 
SAPPHIRE A  

Economic Progress
(Usec. Rosemarie G. Edillon)

  • Demystifying the Household Final Consumption Expenditure (HFCE) in the Philippine System of National Accounts (PSNA)
  • Achieving Exhaustiveness in the Measurement of the Non-observed Economy in the Philippines
  • Unmasking the Middle Class in the Philippines: Aspirations, Lifestyles, and Prospects for Sustainable Consumption

Economic Progress
(Usec. Rosemarie G. Edillon)

  • Measuring the Ocean Economy: Towards the Compilation of the Philippine Ocean Economy Satellite Accounts
  • Impact of Gross Domestic Product to Water Consumption of Manila Water (2010 to 2017)
  • Adopting the System of Health Accounts (SHA) 2011 in the Compilation of the Philippine National Health Accounts (PNHA)
SAPPHIRE B

Financial Education and Financial Inclusion
(Dir. Pia Bernadette R. Tayag)

  • What Determines Financial Inclusion in the Philippines? Evidence from a National Baseline Survey
  • Beyond the Classroom: Evidence on New Directions in Financial Education

Poverty Statistics
(Dr. Celia M. Reyes)

  • Monitoring Child Poverty and Exclusion through the Community-Based Monitoring System (CBMS)
  • When it Rains, it Pours? Analyzing the Rainfall Shocks-Poverty Nexus in the Philippines
  • Estimates of Vulnerability to Poverty: Trends from 2003 to 2015
EMERALD A

Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Statistics
(Mr. Romeo S. Recide)

  • Evaluation of the Registry System for Basic Sectors in Agriculture
  • CAR Assets Accounts for Timber Resources
  • Land Asset Accounts: The Cordillera Experience
  • Improving the Estimation Methodology of Cultivated Assets in the Philippine System of National Accounts (PSNA)

Food Security Statistics
(Asec. Mercedita A. Sombilla)

  • The National Food Consumption Quantification Study: An Attempt to Utilize Data and Statistics for Policy Formulation Towards Food Security
  • Philippine Rice Trade Liberalization:  Impacts on Agriculture and Economy, and Alternative Policy Actions
  • Estimating the Benefits of Coastal Resource Management (CRM) Programs: Implications for Planning and Financing Towards Blue Economy Aspiration in the Philippines
  • Impact of Tax Policies and Trade Reform to Food Security in the Philippines: A Computable General Equilibrium Analysis
EMERALD B

Disaster Statistics
(Dir. Ryan Christopher Viado)

  • Statistical Approaches for Improving Landslide Disaster Preparedness 
  • Harnessing Exposure Data from National Census Data for Hazard Impact Estimation
  • What are Disasters and How Do We Count Them?

Environmental Accounts
(ANS Vivian R. Ilarina)

  • Accounting the Mineral Resources of the Cordillera Region
  • Caraga Land and Timber Asset Accounts: Challenges and Approaches
  • Measuring the Level of Water Stress Using Physical Asset and Flow Accounts for Water Resources of the Philippines
EMERALD C

Science, Technology and Innovation Statistics
(Usec. Renato U. Solidum, Jr.)

  • Challenges in Designing and Implementing Research and Development Surveys in the Philippines
  • Factors Affecting the Integration of ICT in Science and Mathematics Teaching in Selected Science, Technology, and Engineering (STE) – Implementing Schools in the Philippines
  • Analysis of Factors Affecting the Efficiency of Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Grants-in-Aid (GIA) Program, 2019
  • Expenditure Analysis on PCIEERD-DOST-GIA Fund

Governance Statistics
(Dir. Thelma C. Manuel)

  • Development of a Philippine Dimensional Model for National Values
  • Assessment of the Anti-Red Tape Act Implementation for the Ease of Doing Business Act: Lessons from a Mixed Method Approach
RUBY A

Analytics for Decision Making
(Business Intelligence)

(Dr. Joseph Ryan G. Lansangan)

  • Statistical Inputs in Deciding Go/No Go for Generics and Biosimilars in Early Development
  • The “Milk Tea War”: A Case Study on Using Social Media as a Source of Business Intelligence
  • Improving Hit Rates for and Operational Efficiency in Detecting Solar PV Panel Installations in the Philippines

Statistical Literacy
(Dr. Lisa Grace S. Bersales)

  • Statistics Literacy in the Changing Data Landscape

     

Room October 2, 2019 (Day 2)
Session 3 Session 4 Session 5 Session 6
8:30 - 10:00 am 10:30 am - 12:00 nn  1:30 - 3:00 pm 3:30 - 5:00 pm
JADE

Computational Statistics
(Dr. Erniel B. Barrios)

  • Nonparametric Test of Assumptions of Spatiotemporal Model with Mixed Frequencies
  • Semiparametric Mixed Analysis of Covariance Model for a Nested Design
  • Inference on High Dimensional Discrete Choice Model

Computational Statistics
(Dr. Erniel B. Barrios)

  • Comparing Item Response Theory Subscoring Approaches: An Application to Senior High School Statistics and Probability Achievement Test
  • Comparison of Three Different Bootstrap Techniques to Estimate the Average Household Food Expenditures
  • An Analysis of Clinical Data: Illustrating Equivalence of Unidimensional Item Response Theory and Cognitive Diagnosis Models

Education Statistics (Higher Education)
(Dir. Nelson G. Cainghog)

  • Tutorial Program and Mathematics Performance of College Students
  • The Internship Performance of BSHRM of Apayao State College-Conner Campus A.Y. 2016-2017
  • Students Use of Social Media: Its Relationship to Academic Performance and Technology Ethics Decisions

Education Statistics (K to 12)
(Usec. Jesus L.R. Mateo)

  • School Hardship Index: A Metric for Assessing Multiple Dimensions of Service Deprivation Among Schools
  • Examining Factors Influencing Students’ Achievement in Mathematics Using Hierarchical Linear Modeling 
  • Development of a Prototype of a Visualization Tool for Assessing the Efficiency of Primary and Secondary Public Schools in the Philippines
SAPPHIRE A

Price Statistics and Inflation
(Asec. Rosalinda P. Bautista)

  • Forecasting the Philippine Inflation Rate Using Box-Jenkins Autoregressive Integrated Moving Average and Multi-Layer Perceptron Neural Network Techniques
  • Regional Food Price Differentials in the Philippines
  • Comparison of Arima and Singular Spectrum Analysis in Forecasting the Philippine Inflation Rate

Health and Nutrition Statistics
(Asec. Enrique A. Tayag)

  • Lung Cancer Stage Classification Using Random Forest and Artificial Neural Network
  • Risk Factors of Breast Cancer among Women: A Meta-Analysis
  • Level of Knowledge and Attitude Towards Diabetes Mellitus (Type II) Among Selected Business Process Outsourcing (BPOs) Employees in Makati

Health and Nutrition Statistics
(Asec. Enrique A. Tayag)

  • Modeling Contraceptive Use Among Currently Married Reproductive Women in the Philippines
  • Determining the Nutritional Status and Severity of Undernutrition Among Children Aged 0-5 Years Old Using Binary Logistic Regression and Adjacent-Categories Logit Models
  • Health in the Workplace: Examining the Contribution of Organizational Factors on the Occurrence of Musculoskeletal Diseases in the Philippines

Migration Statistics
(Dr. Nimfa B. Ogena)

  • Climate Change and Internal Migration in the Philippines: Preliminary Assessment of Evidence for Policy and Governance
  • Establishing and Utilizing Registry of Barangay Inhabitants and Migrants for Local Development Planning
SAPPHIRE B

Social Protection Statistics
(Asec. Joseline P. Niwane)

  • Prevalence of Disability Among Filipino Individuals
  • Rapid Qualitative Assessment of the Impact of 4Ps on Nutrition Outcomes in Selected Municipalities
  • Social Inclusion for Inclusive Development: Are the Poor Isolated from the Rest?

Sustainable Development Goals
(Usec. Rosemarie G. Edillon)

  • The Sustainable
    Development Goals (SDGs):
    Three Years On, Where Do We Stand?
  • Rapid Qualitative Assessment of the Impact of 4Ps on Nutrition Outcomes in Selected Municipalities
  • Challenges and Opportunities
    in Meeting the Sustainable
    Development Goals (SDGs) in
    the Philippines

Gender Statistics
(Ms. Anita E. Baleda)

  • Reframing Gender Disparities in Basic Education in the Philippines
  • Impact of Violence Against Women on Reproductive and Child Health in the Philippines
  • Women Empowerment and Correlates: Evidences from the 2017 National Demographic and Health Survey

Gender Statistics
(Ms. Anita E. Baleda)

  • Determinants of Female Labor Force Participation in the Philippines
  • Examining the Women’s Low Labor Market Participation Rate in the Philippines: Is Housework the Missing Link?
  • In Search of Women in the Sandwich Generation
  • Social Protection of Women in the Philippines
EMERALD A

 

Tourism Statistics
(Asec. Roberto Albado III)

  • Towards the Development of Sustainable Tourism Indicators for the Philippines
  • Participation in Tourism: Cases on Community-Based Tourism (CBT) in the Philippines

Market Research
(Mr. Nicco De Jesus)

  • Measuring Customer Traffic Using Computer Vision
  • Ano ang Klase Mo?: Updating the Philippine Unified Socioeconomic Classification (1SEC)  and Profiling the Different Classes

Industry, Trade and Investments Statistics
(Asst. Dir. Agnes R. Legaspi)

  • Philippine Metalcasting Industry 2017: A Status Report
  • Estimating the Duration of Construction Projects: A Multiple Regression Analysis of S-Curves
  • Statistical Indicators of Inclusive and Sustainable Industrialization
EMERALD B

Banking and Finance Statistics
(Asec. Theresa S. Habitan)

  • Productivity Effects of Cross-border M&As: Evidence from Japan
  • Durations of Trade in the Philippine Stock Market: An Application of the Markov Switching Multi-Fractal Duration (MSMD) Model
  • Determinants of Banking Profitability in the Philippines

Statistics on Colored Economies
(Dr. Marian Delos Angeles)

  • Cost Valuation of Water Provisioning Services of Mt. Matutum and its Surrounding Areas as Basis for Establishing Payment for Ecosystems Services (PES) Arrangements with Local Water Utilities
  • Estimating Blue Carbon of the Philippines: Status, Challenges and Opportunities
  • The Socioeconomic Assessment and Monitoring System (SEAMS): A Comprehensive and Easily Accessible Baseline Socioeconomic Database for Effective Protected Area Management in the Philippines

Local-level Statistics
(Dir. Mylah Faye Aurora B. Cariño)

  • Harmonization and Localization of the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2017-2022 Results Matrices (RM) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Indicators at the Regional and Sub-Regional Levels:  The Northern Mindanao Experience
  • Advancing the Agenda of Subregional Economic Accounting for Better Policy Analysis: Developing Framework for the Provincial Product Accounts (PPA)
  • Inclusive Growth and its Implications to Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Pioneering the Formulation of Regional Statistical Development Program (RSDP)

Geoinformation Systems and Mapping/Geotagging
(Dr. Louie P. Balicanta)

  • Framework for Physical Monitoring and Evaluation Using Geomatics for Irrigation Networks
  • Digitizing and Geotagging of Palay and Corn Parcel
  • A Geoinformation Framework for HLURB’s Decision Mapping System
EMERALD C

Time Series Analysis
(Dr. Genelyn Ma. F. Sarte)

  • Stochastic Gradient Hamiltonian Monte Carlo on Bayesian Time Series Modeling
  • A Structural Change of Distributed Lag Model in Bayesian Perspective: Its Impact to Economics
  • On Hybridization of Time Series and Bayesian Regularization Neural Network Models

Econometrics
(Mr. Manuel Leonard F. Albis)

  • Bayesian Estimation of the GJR-GARCH (p, q) Model
  • Bayesian Estimation of A-PARCH Model: An Application to Jollibee Food Corporation Stock Market
  • Forecasting Extreme Economic Misery Indices
  • Linkage Between Stock and Commodity Markets' Volatility in the Philippines

Housing Statistics
(ANS Minerva Eloisa P. Esquivias)

  • Unintended Consequences of Rent Control in the Philippines

Housing Statistics
(ANS Minerva Eloisa P. Esquivias)

  • Incorporating Transportation Information in Housing Database System
  • Updated Local Shelter Planning Manual
RUBY A

Statistical Indicators on Philippine Development
(ANS Wilma A. Guillen)

  • Tracking Government Performance through StatDev

 Statistical Methods in Genetics and Bioinformatics
(Dr. Abubakar S. Asaad)

  • Mapping of Vector-Borne Disease Hotspots in the Philippines: Constructing a Vector-Borne Disease Vulnerability Index Using AHP
  • Assessment of a Proposed BMI Formula in Predicting Body Fat Percentage Among Filipino Young Adults
  • Spatial Clusters of Under-five Malnutrition in the Province of Marinduque
  • Does a DNA Barcoding Gap Exist in Bioactive Marine Bacteria? Evidence from Analyses of 16S rRNA Gene Sequence Data of Pigmented Pseudoalteromonads

Data Visualization
(Mr. Bruce T. Rodriguez)

  • The ABS-CBN Data Analytics Team’s Visual Storytelling of 2018 Inflation
  • Thematic Mapping: A New Way to Visualize Data

Quality Assurance Framework
(Dr. Lisa Grace S. Bersales)

  • Evaluating the Quality of Statistics Produced by the Philippine Statistics Authority Using the UN NQAF Assessment Tool
  • Registers and Administrative Forms Review System: Assessment of the Quality and Potentials of Administrative Data in the Philippine Government
  • BSP Implementation of IMF’s
    Data Quality Assurance
OPAL A

Epidemiology
(Dr. Ferchito L. Avelino)

  • NCD Mobile Phone Survey in the Philippines
  • Smart Verbal Autopsy (SmartVA) in the Philippines

Open Data
(Panel Discussion)

(Usec. Denis F. Villorente)

  • Open Data in the Academic Sector
  • Open Data Trends in the Private Sector
  • Open Data Portal
  • Towards Institutionalizing Open Data Processes

Spatial Analysis
(Mr. Francisco De Los Reyes)

  • Integrated Remote Sensing in Determining Areas of High Geothermal Potential in the Exploration of the Amacan Geothermal Prospect, Philippines
  • A Spatial Econometric Model for Household Electricity Consumption in the Philippines

Tutorial Session on R
(PSAI)

 

OPAL B

Careers in Statistics
(Dr. Josefina V. Almeda) 

  • So… You Want to be a Data Scientist?

Innovations in Collection, Dissemination and Preservation of Official Statistics
(Ms. Josie B. Perez)

  • Developing a Framework for Monthly Indicator of Economic Growth in the Philippines: A Guide for Better Policies
  • Visualizing Official Statistics Using Power BI
  • Location-based Sample Survey and Census Data Collection Using Modern GIS Platform
  • Enhancing the Compilation of Economic Indices in the Philippines: From Quarterly Economic Indices (QEI) to Monthly Economic Indices (MEI)

ASEAN
(Dir. Benjamin Arsenio Y. Navarro)

  • Export Geographical Diversification and Economic Growth Among ASEAN Countries
  • Data Diplomacy within ASEAN Countries and Beyond
 
OPAL C       Tutorial Session on
Infographics

(PSRTI)

 

Room October 3, 2019 (Day 3)
Session 7
8:30 - 10:00 am
Session 8
10:30 am - 12:00 nn 
Panel Discussion/
Plenary Session 2
1:30 - 3:50 pm 
Grand Ballroom     1:30 — 2:30 pm
PSS Five-Year Accomplishments under RA 10625
(Panel Discussion)
2:30 — 2:45 pm
Open forum

(Moderator: Philippine Statistical Association, Inc.)

3:05 — 3:50 pm
Plenary Session 2

(Senator Sherwin T. Gatchalian)

3:50 — 4:00 pm
Open Forum 

JADE

Demographic and Population Statistics
(Dr. Maria Midea M. Kabamalan)

  • Demographic Data and Methods for Public Policy and Planning
  • The Commuter-adjusted Population of Metro Manila: A New Methodological Approach

Civil Registration and Vital Statistics
(Ms. Carmelita N. Ericta)

  • Trends on Birth Registration in the Philippines (Using Various Censuses of Population and Housing)
  • A Quick Review of the CRVS Decade in the Philippines, 5 Years After
  • Valenzuela City: A Smart City - Utilizing Technology in Service and Governance
 
SAPPHIRE A

Statistics on New Economies: Digital, Sharing, Gig
(Mr. Kevin C. Chua)

  • Measuring the Digital Economy in the Philippines

Industry 4.0 / Fourth Industrial Revolution
(Dr. Jose Ramon G. Albert)

  • Distributional Analytics for Large Scale Pedagogical Effectiveness: The CVIF Dynamic Learning Program Experience
  • DOST-ASTI Science Infrastructure: Data and Computing as Fuel for the FIRe
  • Fourth Industrial Revolution (FIRe): Impact on Education and Skills Development
 
SAPPHIRE B

Small Area Estimation
(Dr. Zita VJ. Albacea) 

  • Small Area Estimation of Underemployment in the Bicol Region Using Spatial Model Based Approach
  • Small Area Estimation of Comprehensive Knowledge of Women Ages 15 to 49 Years on Human Immunodeficiency Virus in the Philippines

Basic Sectors
(Usec. Paterna M. Ruiz)

  • Profile of Geriatric Wards and
    Accessibility of Health Services for
    Senior Citizens
  • Documentation on Basket Weaving
    Among Negritos
  • Making the Invisible Visible! The
    Significance of an Integrated Data
    Management System for Persons with Disabilities
 
EMERALD A

Social Security Statistics
(Ms. Teresita B. Deveza)

  • Uncovering the Social Security Coverage of Informal Sector Operators and Workers Using the Philippine Consumer Finance Survey
  • Are Filipino Retirees and Would-be Retirees Sufficiently Protected?: Evidence from a Household-based Survey

Statistics on Environmental Sustainability
(Ms. Bresilda M. Gervacio)

  • Assessment of Water Quality in Laguna De Bay and its Tributary Rivers by Examining Physiochemical Parameters Through Geostatistical Analysis
  • 2019 Compendium of Environment Statistics: The Bicol Region Experience
  • Institutionalizing the Philippine Greenhouse Gas Inventory Management and Reporting System
  
EMERALD B

Transport Statistics
(Dir. Josefina J. Faulan)

  • Current State of Transportation Data and Statistics in the Philippines and Opportunities for Improvement Towards Usability
  • Using Spatial Microsimulation for Integrated Land Use and Transport Modelling in Metro Manila: Improving Transport

Decision Analysis and Risk Management
(Mr. James Roldan S. Reyes)

  • The Effect of Terrorism to Stock Market in the Philippines
  • Climate Risk Management through Weather Index-based Insurance for Rainfed Rice Production in Selected Areas in the Philippines
  
EMERALD C

Information Society Statistics
(Dir. Ma. Teresa M. Garcia)

  • National ICT Ecosystem Framework
  • Civil Registration in the 21st Century: Probing ICT Sustainability

Peace, Justice and Security Statistics
(Mr. Ryan C. Thomas)

  • Crime Information Reporting and
    Analysis System (CIRAS)
  • An Analysis on the Location and Type of Index Crimes in the Philippines
  • Alcohol Consumption and Crime Incidence in the Philippines
  
RUBY A

Child and Youth Development Indicators
(Mr. Isy Faingold)

  • Inequality of Opportunity Among Children: Measuring Regional Human Opportunity Index in Mindanao 
  • Are the Filipino Children Developmentally on Track?
  • The Longitudinal Cohort Study on the Filipino Child (LCSFC): Examining the Dynamic Processes of Child Development within the Pubertal Transition

Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Statistics
(Mr. Romeo S. Recide)

  • Impact Assessment of Community-Based Forest Management Agroforestry Development Program of Tagbao Farmers Association, Marilog District, Davao City
  • The Effects of Climate Change on Rice Yield of Pampanga
  • Effect of Soybean-based Semen Extender on Goat Artificial Insemination (AI) Conception and Factors Determining Conception Rate
  • Focus Group Discussion on the Structural Characteristics, Production and Trading Practices of Commercial Fishing Operations
  
OPAL A

Exploring the Uses and Potentials of Administrative Data Sources for Official Statistics and Policy Purposes
(Ms. Patricia Anne R. San Buenaventura)

  • Usefulness of Annual Hospital Statistical Reports of the Philippine Department of Health Hospitals 
  • How Useful are Administrative Data for Economics Literacy and Communication?
  • Perspectives on the Use of Routine Health Information for Research, Policy and Practice
  • Entry, Survival, and Exit of Firms in Global Value Chains: Evidence from a Unique Integrated Transactions and Firm Survey Panel Dataset from the Philippines

Data Revolution: Big Data, Non-Official Data, Citizen-Generated Data, Big Earth Data, Data Analytics
(Dr. Erniel B. Barrios)

  • Topic Modelling on Consumer Feedback Data
  • Identification of Oncodomains using Bayesian False Discovery Rate
  • Mining Insights from Research Publications of Top Universities in the Philippines
  • An Alternative Method to Estimate Consumer Satisfaction Using Social Media Data: The Case of the Department of Foreign Affairs
  
OPAL B   

Labor, Employment and Productivity Statistics
(Asec. Alex V. Avila)

  • On the Gender Pay Gap in the Philippines and the Occupational Placement and Educational Attainment Levels of Men and Women in the Labor Force
  • Analysis of Labor Market Situation in the Philippines
  
OPAL C      

 

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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