PSHC conducted Salinalhi Conference: Embracing the Emrging Technologies in Museum Content Development in Los Baños, Laguna
The Philippine Science Heritage Center (PSHC) conducted the Salinlahi Conference with the theme “Embracing the Emerging Technologies in Museum Content Development” on September 10 – 11, 2019 in SEARCA, UP Los Baños, Laguna.
With the great impression raised by the new hologram exhibits of the Salinlahi launched last July 3, 2019, NAST has been motivated and inspired to offer a much improved facilities and interactive exhibits for the coming years.
The Salinlahi Conference is held to explore new technologies in presenting museum content and to come up with concept or design for the new exhibits and programs of PSHC. It also aims to explore future collaborations with the like-minded institutions.
The event was attended by different marketing technology companies that provides interactive experiences such as augmented reality, virtual reality, mixed reality, interactive projections and the like. The workshop was facilitated by Dr. Ruby R. Cristobal of DOST – SEI and supervised by NAST Academician Jose Maria P. Balmaceda. With the support and participation of the members of the PSHC Technical Working Group, the workshop has been a success in crafting new ideas and concepts for the PSHC new exhibits.
The event was co-sponsored and supported by Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA).
The Philippine Science Heritage Center is being managed and maintained by the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST PHL) as mandated by RA 9107. NAST Philippines is the country’s recognition and advisory body on matter related to science.
TAGUIG CITY – The Philippine Science Heritage Center (PSHC), under the management of the National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL) unveiled its new exhibit last July 3, 2019.
The futuristic exhibit shows the hologram-like projections of the 13 living National Scientists presenting their life and contributions to science and technology. PSHC also unveiled its new logo which symbolizes the brain and is considered an ideal representation for knowledge and wisdom. A new tagline “Be ExSciTech”, short for “Be Excited with Science and Technology”, was also announced. With this, we aim to attract more visitors from the youth sector.
The event was attended by DOST Secretary Fortunato dela Peña, NAST President Rhodora V. Azanza, National Scientists Ramon Barba, Lourdes Cruz, Edgardo Gomez, Ricardo Lantican, Dolores Ramirez and Gavino Trono, fellow Academicians, NSTW Ambassador Chris Tiu, and friends and guests of PSHC.
*National Scientist Teodulo Topacio, Jr. passed away last July 9, 2019.
The Philippine Science Heritage Center is a science center mandated by Republic Act 9107 to be the repository of the achievements and outstanding accomplishments and contributions of the Filipino scientific community. It is located at the Science Heritage Building, DOST Complex, General Santos Ave. Bicutan Taguig City.