University of the Philippines Los Baños
Thursday, 12 October 2017 11:16

UPLB holds 2nd conference on int’lization of grad educ

The 2nd Internationalization of Graduate Education for Agricultural and Rural Development (IGEARD) International Conference is set to take place on 19-20 October 2017 at the Acacia Hotel, Muntinlupa City.


          With the theme ‘Enriching Graduate Education Delivery and Student Experience,’ the conference aims to discuss postgraduate student instruction, research, and student support. Plenary sessions will be highlighted by local and international experts in graduate education, including professionals from the University of the Philippines, University of Liverpool (UK), Nagoya University (Japan), and Montpelier University (France), to name a few.

          IGEARD is organized by the UPLB Graduate School and is endorsed by the Commission on Higher Education. Held for the first time in 2016 at the Philippine International Convention Center, it carried the theme ‘Internationalization of Graduate Education towards Inclusive and Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development.’