Opening Program
Prayer and National Anthem

Opening Message
Eduardo Jimmy P. Quilang, PhD
OIC, Office of the Deputy Executive Director for Research

Welcome Remarks and Introduction of the Guest Speaker
John C. De Leon, PhD
Executive Director

Message of the Guest Speaker
Secretary William D. Dar, PhD
Department of Agriculture
and Chair, PhilRice Board of Trustees

Launching of new knowledge products
Ronan G. Zagado, PhD
Head, Development Communications Division

Plenary presentations
Driving the PhilRice Strategic Vision Forward
John C. De Leon, PhD

Strategically Modernized and Robust Technologies
for a Competitive and Secure Rice Industry (SMARTerRice)
Jasper G. Tallada, PhD
Program Leader

Rice Business Innovations System (RiceBIS)
Aurora M. Corales, PhD
Program Leader

Open Forum

Closing Program and Vote of Thanks
Karen Eloisa T. Barroga, PhD
Deputy Executive Director for Development

Webinar Session Moderator:  Joybeth N. Lisondra

Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) is a government corporate entity attached to the Department of Agriculture created through Executive Order 1061 on 5 November 1985 (as amended) to help develop high-yielding and cost-reducing technologies so farmers can produce enough rice for all Filipinos.

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