The Philippine Association of Research Managers, Inc. (PHILARM) founded in 9 September 1989 is a private, non-stock, non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and enhancement of the role of managers in improving and sustaining productivity in research. The Secretariat is located at the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources, Research and Development (PCAARRD) Headquarters, Los Baños, Laguna.

2nd International RDE Management Congress and 27th National PHILARM Convention

Members and non-members are invited to attend the 2nd International Research, Development and Extension (RDE) Management Congress and 27th National PHILARM Convention to be held on May 23-25, 2017 at Hotel Elizabeth, Baguio City, Philippines. This year's theme is "Enhancing Multidisciplinary RDE Management in the ASEAN Region towards Inclusive and Sustainable Growth" Please click here for more details.  

Registration Fee

To our dearest PHILARM Members:

To avail of the early bird rate, you may settle your registration fee on our before March 31, 2016. Please check our rates below.

Registration Fee:
PhP 7,050 (Early bird rate - until March 31, 2016)
PhP 8,225 (Regular Rate - after March 31, 2016)

In case of on-site registration, participants are advised to deposit at least 50% of the registration fee (regular rate) to confirm slot.

PhP 4,500  -   for live-out participants (local)

US$ 110     -   for live-out participants (international)

PhP 6,000  -   for live-in participants (limited slots only, you may deposit at least 50% of the registration fee to confirm slot)  

US$ 150     -   for live-in participants (international) (limited slots only, you may deposit at least 50% of the registration fee to confirm slot)  

To request for a formal invitation

Please send the details (including your name, designation, agency, mobile number and email address) to: philarmsecretariat@gmail.com. In case the Association needs to address the letter to your agency head, kindly also indicate the name of your agency head, his/her designation and email address). 

Program of Activities

The duration of the Congress is three (3) days and it excludes the travel time to and from Baguio City. Below is the tentative schedule of activities:

Day 0 (May 22) – PHILARM BOD Meeting with the Local Organizers (2:00 pm), Registration (4:00 pm)

Day 1 (May 23) – Registration, Opening Program, Plenary Paper Presentations and Competing RDE Management Paper Presentations, Welcome Dinner, Induction of New Members

Day 2 (May 24) – Non-Competing RDE Management Paper Presentations (5 clusters – 1. Agriculture and Aquatic, 2. Environment and Natural Resources and Climate Change, 3. Social Science, 4. Engineering, and 5. Health), Competing RDE Management Poster Presentation, General Assembly Meeting, Awarding and Closing Program 

Day 3 (May 25) – Science and Cultural Tour (Half day)

Deadline for Submission of Papers and Nominees

Extended until April 15, 2017.

Downloads: Congress Advisory, Confirmation Slip, Pointers on Preparing RDE Management Paper



You can now download ecopy (in PDF format) of PHILARM Journal. Volumes available:

Volume 7 (Proceedings of the 2009 National Convention)

Volume 8 (Proceedings of the 2010 National Convention)

Volume 9 (Proceedings of the 2011 National Convention) 

Volume 10 (Proceedings of the 2012 National Convention)