Programme

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Day 1 - October 5, 2016

08:30 - 09:00 Registration of Participants
Opening Session
09:00 - 09:35 Ceremonial Opening Session
  Welcome Remarks Dr. Lisa Grace S. Bersales
National Statistician
Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)
  Message
Ms. Maria Luisa Isabel Jolongbayan 
Management Support Program Head
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
09:20 - 09:35 About the Workshop
Mr.  Candido J. Astrologo, Jr. 
Assistant National Statistician 
Standards Service, PSA
09:35 - 09:50 Tea Break  
Session 1 -  The Philippine Data System and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
09:50 - 10:10 Overview of the Philippine Implementation of the SDGs
(This will entail presenting the initial steps undertaken and the medium-term plan by the national government, particularly the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), in view of the Philippine commitment to the SDGs. The government’s policy framework and proposed national development programs which will serve as guide for identifying important indicators will also be highlighted in the presentation. This will also emphasize the importance of quality statistics that are needed to monitor the country’s development in terms of the SDGs.)
 
Ms. Myrna Clara B. Asuncion 
Assistant Director, Social Development Staff
NEDA
10:10 - 10:35
(This will entail presentation of the results of the series of data assessment workshops and consultative meetings in the PSS organized by the PSA and NEDA with other agencies in the PSS to review the availability and feasibility of generating SDG indicators. Data gaps (including lack of aggregating variable) and other concerns such as the use of information technology as well as the importance of the generation of statistics on the SDGs.)
 
Mr. Romeo S. Recide 
Deputy National Statistician, Sectoral Statistics Office 
PSA
10:35 - 12:00 Panel discussion: Importance of Statistics on SDG monitoring in the Philippines
Chair/Moderator: Dr. Lisa Grace S. Bersales, Philippine Statistics Authority
  1. Assistant Director Myrna Clara B. Asuncion, NEDA 
  2. Importance of Statistics in SDG Monitoring: Remarks - Dr. Rosario G. Manasan, Research Fellow II, Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) 
  3. Usec. Austere A. Panadero, CESO I, Undersecretary for Local Government, Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) 
  4. Dir. Merwin Salazar, Director V, Senate Economic Planning Office (SEPO) 
  5. Mr. Manuel P. Aquino, Congressional Policy Budget Research Department (CPBRD) 
  6. Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Statistics and SDGs - Mr. Sixto Donato C. Macasaet, Executive Director, CODE-NGO
12:00 Lunch Break  
01:00 - 01:30
Discussion and Open Forum
Moderator: Ms. Lina V. Castro, Consultant
Remote Presentation
01:30 - 02:00
Mr. Jong Gun Lee, Data Scientist
Session 2 -  SDG Data Revolution Roadmaps and Toolbox
02:00 - 03:00
Innovative Tools for the Generation, Management and Dissemination of Statistics in Support of the SDGs (15 minutes each)
(This part of the session will present various innovations, tools and techniques that can facilitate the generation, management, and dissemination of official statistics in support of the SDGs.)
Chair/Moderator: Ms. Lina V. Castro 
Part A. Data Tools
  1. Advance Data Planning Tool (ADAPT) - Ms. Gaye Parcon, PARIS21 
  2. Citizen-Generated Data - Mr. Frédéric Pivetta, Real Impact Analytics 
  3. Open Data – Ms. Raisa Perez, Open Data Philippines 
  4. Technologies for Monitoring SDGs – Mr. Paul Andrew M. Tatlonghari, National Economic and Development Authority 
03:00 - 03:30
Discussion and Open Forum
Moderator: Ms. Lina V. Castro
03:30 - 03:50 Tea Break  
03:50 - 04:50  
Part B. Visualizations and Infographics
  1. Making Mobile Data Useful – Dr. Erik Wetter, Flowminder.org 
  2. The Value of Location Platform for SDGs - Ms. Francisca N. Dayrit, Geodata Systems Technologies, Inc. 
  3. Microsoft Presentation – Mr. John Cann, International Organizations, Microsoft 
  4. Mapping – Mr. Maning Sambale, OpenStreetMap
04:50 - 05:20
Discussion and Open Forum
Moderator: Ms. Lina V. Castro
05:20 - 05:30
Closing Notes
Dr. Erniel B. Barrios, Consultant

 

Day 2 - October 6, 2016

09:00 - 09:30 Registration of Participants
Session 3 - Advancing the Data Ecosystem
09:30 Presentation and Panel Discussion: Harmonizing the PSS Data Ecosystem in support of the SDGs
  Chair/Moderator: DNS Josie B. Perez, Philippine Statistics Authority
09:30 - 09:50 National Priority Development Indicators
(This presentation will include among others the priority indicators of the NEDA as in the most recent Philippine Development Plan, new economic and social agenda of the current administration and in consideration of the SDGs, AmBisyon Natin 2040, ASEAN 2025, among others.)
 
Mr. Reynaldo R. Cancio
Director IV, National Policy and Planning
NEDA
 
09:50 - 10:10 Core Regional/Local Indicators System (CoRe-Is)  
(This will present the outputs of the Regional Statistics Committee (RSC) Summit held on 21 September 2016, including the proposed list of CoRe-Is.  Concerns on local level data on the SDGs as well as initial plans on how can these be addressed by the Local Government Units and other stakeholders will also be presented in this part of the session.)
 
Ms. Patricia Anne R. San Buenaventura 
OIC-Chief, Statistical Standards Division
PSA
 
10:10 - 10:30
(This presentation will explore the potential of using civil registration and vital statistics system and the UMID database in the estimation of key official statistics such as population and related SDG indicators.)
 
Ms. Editha R. Orcilla 
Assistant National Statistician, Civil Registration Service
PSA
 
10:30 - 11:30 Presentation and Panel Discussion: Data for Action on SDG Indicators 
(A 10-minute presentation will be given by each panelist on their plan of action on their respective sets of SDG indicators. The presentation should also discuss key data gaps, data challenges data for action or decision-making within their agency.)
Chair/Moderator: Dr. Lisa Grace S. Bersales, Philippine Statistics Authority
 
  1. For education and related SDG indicators: 
    Data for Action on SDG Indicators: Quality Education
    Usec. Jesus Lorenzo R. Mateo, Department of Education (DepEd) 
  2. For poverty, social protection and related SDG indicators:
    Data for Action on SDG Indicators on Poverty and Social Protection 
    Ms. Rhodora Alday, Director, Policy Development and Planning Bureau, Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) 
  3. For health, nutrition and related indicators:
    Generating Statistics on Health for the SDGs
    Ms. Frances Mamaril/Dr. Maria Socorro Santos, Department of Health (DOH) 
  4. For environment, natural resources, biodiversity and related SDG indicators:
    Dir. Bresilda M. Gervacio, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) 
  5. For gender related SDG indicators:
    Data for Action on SDgs Gender-Related Indicators
    Ms. Josephine Khaleen Sasuman and Mr. Anastacio Lagumbay, Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) 
  6. Role of academe in the generation of statistics on the SDGs
    Dr. Erniel B. Barrios, Professor, UP School of Statistics (UPSS)
    Role of Academe (and Statistical Research and Training Institutions) in the Genration of SDG Indicators
    Dr. Zita VJ. Albacea, Professor, UPLB Institute of Statistics (UPLB INSTAT) 
11:30 - 12:00 Discussion and Open Forum  
12:00 Lunch Break  
Session 4 – Round Table Discussion/ Workshop
01:15 - 01:30 Introduction to and Mechanics of the Workshop
Dr. Erniel B. Barrios, Consultant
 
01:30 - 03:00 Workshop: Three Groups to discuss the following topics:  
(The workshop will focus on the identification of various statistical development programs that would facilitate the generation (including filling out of data gaps), management, dissemination and utilization of SDG indicators. The discussion should include innovations, techniques and strategies to be employed. The outputs of the workshop will serve as basis in the formulation of the Chapter on SDG Indicators in the Philippine Statistical Development Program 2017-2023)
  1. Economic and environment development-related SDG indicators
  2. Social development-related SDG indicators
  3. Harnessing SDG data literacy and advocacy, data sharing and dissemination, financing of the SDGs and accountability towards data sustainability
03:00 - 03:15 Tea Break  
03:15 - 04:00 Presentation of Outputs by Group (15 minutes per group)  
04:00 - 04:30
Discussion and Open Forum
Moderator: Ms. Lina V. Castro, Consultant
 
04:30 - 04:45
Dr. Erniel B. Barrios, Consultant
 
04:45 - 05:00
Closing Remarks 
Ms. Josie B. Perez 
Deputy National Statistician, Censuses and Technical Coordination Office
PSA
 
Master of Ceremonies: 
Ms. Lina V. Castro