[Blueboard] Invitation: NAST Forum, Sept. 18

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Tue Sep 11 19:48:36 PHT 2001


The National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) Philippines
in cooperation with the
Ateneo de Manila University

cordially invites you to the



"Interconnection Networks, High Performance Computing, and Bioinformatics"

18 September 2001, 8:30 am - 12 noon
Escaler Hall, Science and Education Complex
Ateneo de Manila University


8:30 a.m.	Registration
8:50		Doxology and National Anthem
9:00		Welcome Remarks	 Academician Jose O. Juliano
				   Secretary, NAST
9:10		Message	         Academician  Bienvenido F. Nebres, SJ
                                 President, Ateneo de Manila University

9:20		"Interconnection Networks and High Performance Computing"
                Dr. D. Frank Hsu
                Chair, Computer and Information Science
                Fordham University, New York, USA

10:00		"Bioinformatics"

		Dr. John Paul C. Vergara (OYS 2001)
                Chair, Dept. of Information Systems and Computer Science
		Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU)

10:30		Break

10:45		Panel of Discussants		

		"Interconnection Networks in the Philippines: Government
		Engr. Dennis F. Villorente
		Advanced Science and Technology Institute, DOST	

		"Interconnection Networks: Industry Perspective"
                Mr. George N. Lim
		Senior Vice-President, PLDT

                "High Performance Computing in the Philippines"
                Dr. Rafael P. Saldana
                High Performance Computing and Networking Laboratory,

                "Bioinformatics Research in the Academe"
                Dr. Nina Rosario L. Roxas
                Chemistry Department, ADMU


11:30		Open Forum

11:50 		Closing Remarks		Academician Apolinario D. Nazarea
					Member, NAST Executive Council and
					Chair, Mathematical and Physical

Rapporteur	Dr. Felix P. Muga II (OYS 1998)
                Mathematics Department, ADMU

Master of Ceremonies and Moderator	Dr. Queena N. Lee-Chua		
					Mathematics Department, ADMU

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