A. SPATIAL STATISTICS
This seminar will discuss the contextualization of data analysis with location. Participants will learn how to calculate and map basic spatial statistics using ArcGIS.
DENNIS DIZON is an Esri-certified GIS specialist and is currently the manager of the Training Division of Geodata Systems Technologies, Inc. He has been working in the geospatial technologies industry since 2006 where he has been mainly involved in GIS training and capability development. Aside from being a GIS Instructor and training manager, he is also engaged in GIS project implementation and management for organizational customers of Geodata, which has so far already included Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB), Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Roadboard of the Philippines, Cagayan de Oro Power and Light Company (CEPALCO), and the National Housing Authority (NHA) among others. For a time during his career, he was also a lecturer of quantitative analysis at the University of the Philippines Department of Geography from 2008 to 2011, and a GIS technical supervisor for the Esri Support Services account of Concentrix Philippines from 2009 to 2011. He is a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Geography, and Master of Statistics, both degrees earned from the University of the Philippines-Diliman.
This will enable the participants to learn how to clearly and concisely present data to a general audience in an interesting and insightful way; and, will also teach the participants some tips and tricks in creating information dissemination materials.
GIAN LOUISSE ROY is an Instructor and Information Officer in the UP School of Statistics. He graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics and currently finishing his MS Statistics degree. He handles courses in elementary statistics, mathematical statistics, and probability theory. He has been an active member of the Philippine Statistical Association, Inc. in the Training Committee and Social Media, Information, and Communication Committee. He conducts trainings with private and government institutions with focus and expertise on infographic and factsheet design and principles. In addition, he has held several talks on different issues and topics such as proper data presentation, career talks, research writing, and many more. His interests include mathematical statistics and inferential thought.
C. DESCRIPTIVE AND EXPLORATORY TECHNIQUES IN R
This seminar is an introduction to data science analytics that will apply descriptive statistics and exploratory data analysis (EDA) in R software.
CHARLENE MAE CELOSO is an Instructor from the UP School of Statistics. She obtained her BS Statistics degree from UP Diliman in 2015, graduating Magna Cum Laude. She is also working towards her MS Statistics degree from the same institution. As an instructor, she has handled courses in elementary statistics, introduction to programming, introduction to exploratory data analysis, and introduction to regression analysis. She has also served as a resource person in workshops on introduction to R programming and time series analysis.
D. CORRECTING COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS IN STATISTICS: FOR K-12
This seminar will elucidate common statistical concepts by discussing their underlying theories and correct common misconceptions. Topics include hypothesis testing, p-value, Sloven's formula, among others.
JOSEFINA V. ALMEDA, PhD is the head of agency and Executive Director III, of the Philippine Statistical Research and Training Institute, one of the two major statistical agencies created under RA 10625, also known as the Philippine Statistics Act of 2013, with the other one being the Philippine Statistics Authority.
She assumed office on August 9, 2017 but PSRTI has worked with Dr. Almeda in the past in the conduct of its research and training activities where she was a resource person of various statistical courses of the then Statistical Research and Training Center or SRTC, the predecessor organization of the PSRTI.
Dr. Almeda is a faculty of the UP School of Statistics Diliman where she held numerous positions such as College Secretary, Director of the Undergraduate Studies and technical consultant for statistical projects of several international and local organizations. A recipient of numerous awards and grants from the Philippine Statistical Association, Fajardo Foundation, Department of Science and Technology, and the University of the Philippines where she received the 2009 President’s Award for Innovation in Teaching for enriching learning through evidence-based instruction. She has been involved in local and international fora and conferences in statistics where she was a paper presenter, discussant, or main facilitator, the latest of which is her Invited Paper Session on APPETIZERS AND DESSERTS IN TEACHING STATISTICS for the International Conference on Teaching Statistics 10 (ICOTS10) held July 13, 2018 in Kyoto Terrsa, Japan.
She holds a PhD in Education with specialization in Research and Evaluation from the University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD). She finished her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Statistics in the same university, and has likewise taught in the Graduate programs of the College of Education and School of Statistics.
|July 31, 2018||Deadline for submission of Executive Summary for Conference Paper
Deadline for Full Paper for Best Student Paper Competition
|August 10, 2018||August 10, 2018 Deadline for Full Paper for Conference Papers|
|August 14, 2018||Notification of Authors of the accepted papers for presentation in the Annual Conference|
|August 22, 2018||Presentation of Best Student Paper before the Panel of Judges|
|August 28, 2018||Notification of Authors of chosen finalist papers for presentation in the Annual Conference|
Note: Training participants are enjoined to bring their laptop computers.
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|Name of Hotel||Location||Daily Rate per night||Contact No.|
|Bohol Tropics Resort
(Conference Participants will be given a
10% discount on cash basis payment
on room accommodation)
|Graham Ave., Tagbilaran City||Php2,650 - Php4,850
Php750.00 - extra bed
|(038) 411-3510 to 14
|Arabelle Suites||New Calceta St. Tabilaran City||Php1,498 - Php3,208||(038) 411 0607||Belian Hotel||Graham Ave. Tagbilaran City||Php1,113-Php3,393||(038)411-1507|
|Chriscent Ville Hotel||CPG Ave., Tagbilaran City||Php2,000 - Php3,000||(038)411 3070||Constrell Pension House||New Calceta St. Tabilaran City||Php800 - Php1,500||(038) 501 8419||Darunday Manor Pension House||J.A Clarin St. Tagbilaran City||Php1,000 - Php3,200||(038) 412 2512|
|East Coast Tourist Inn||M. Parras St, Tagbilaran City||Php1, 900||09067074106||El Portal Inn||Belderol St., Tagbilaran City||Php888 - Php1,094||(038) 411 2144||GV Hotel||J. Borja St., Tagbilaran City||Php623 - Php789||(038) 501 0399|
|Imperial Ridge Pension House||New Calceta St. Tabilaran City||Php878 - Php1,400||(038) 411 0848||JJ's Seafood Village||K of C Drive, Tagbilaran City||Php1,500||(038)-412 3756||Kew Hotel||J.A Clarin St. Tagbilaran City||Php2,500 - Php8,500||(038) 501 0730|
|Le Pension de San Jose||San Jose St., Tagbilaran City||Php800 - Php3,000||(038)422 8315||MetroCentre Hotel||CPG Ave., Tagbilaran City||Php2,270 - Php10,110||(038)411-2599||Reynas Haven and Garden||New Calceta St. Tabilaran City||Php850 - Php1,800||(038) 412 0825|
|Stay Lite Bed and Breakfast||Pamaong St., Tagbilaran City||Php850 - Php1,750||(038)422 8073||Sun Avenue Pension||Gallares St., Tagbilaran City||Php1,551 - Php2,781||09338515514||Vest Grand Suites||Tamblot St. Tagbilaran City||Php1,000 - Php2,500||(038) 501 8079|
|Via Hotel Tourist Inn||Graham Ave. Tagbilaran City||Php900 - Php2,000||(038)501 8361|
|Wregent Plaza Hotel||CPG Ave., Tagbilaran City||Php1,551 - Php2,781||(038) 411 3144|
|The Bellevue Resort||Barangay Doljo, Panglao IslandBohol||Php6,500 - Php7,500||(038) 422 2222
(6338) 422 2202
|Countryside Tourists Spots||Panglao Island Tourist Spots||Island Hopping and Dolphin Watching|
Blood Compact Shrine
Baclayon Church Ruins
Loboc River Floating Restaurant
Loboc Ecotourism Adventure Park
LobocWildlife and Nature Park
Chocolate Hills Complex
Chocolate Hills Adventure Park
Aproniana Souvenir Shop
Danao Adventure Park
|Dauis Church & Miracle Well
Bohol Bee Farm
Alona White Beach
Nova Shell Museum
Panglao Church & Watch Tower
Virgin Island Sand Bar
Isola Di Francesco
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