Local Organizing Committee is composed of the following members:
Mr. Jay Daniel R. Santiago, General Manager, PPA
Mr. Elmer Nonatus A. Cadano, AGM for Finance and Administration, PPA
Mr. James J. Gantalao, AGM for Engineering, PPA
Mr. Francisquiel O. Mancile, AGM for Operations, PPA
Finance and Legal Committee
Ms. Emerina R. Billones, Manager - Treasury Department, PPA
Mr. Russel Q. Babadilla, Manager - Controllership Department, PPA
Mr. Rigel L. Caabay, Manager - Legal Services Department, PPA
Sponsorship and Exhibition Management Committee
Mr. Carlito M. Castillo, Manager - Port Construction & Maintenance Department, PPA
Mr. Rolando K. Perez, Manager - Dredging & Survey Department, PPA
Mr. Reynand C. Parafina, Manager - Port Planning and Design Department, PPA
Mr. Eric E. Dimaculangan, Manager - Administrative Services Department, PPA
Mr. Ricardo G. Yabut, Division Manager TSS - Administrative Services Department, PPA
Mr. Eudardo C. Alvarez, Division Manager SGD - Administrative Services Department, PPA
Physical Arrangement Committee
Mr. Mark Jon S. Palomar, Manager - Commercial Services Department, PPA
Mr. Kelvin V. Angeles, Sr. Executive Assistant - Office of the General Manager, PPA
Overall Secretariat Team
Mr. Christopher H. Ornum, Principal Engineer A - Port Planning, PPA
Mr. Julius Izhrael F. Villena, Acting Division Manager - Port Management Systems & Organizational Development Dept., PPA
Paper Selection Committee Secretariat Team
Mr. Albert T. Tayabas, Safety and Environmental Specialist B - Port Operations and Services Department, PPA
Ms. Angievyn L. Aguas, Safety and Environmental Specialist B - Port Operations and Services Department, PPA
Mr. George Roldan T. Goles, Supervising Engineer - Port Construction & Maintenance Department, PPA
Fellowship and Awards Committee
Mr. Adrian P. Cayanan, Principal Engineer A - Port Planning and Design Department, PPA
Mr. John Noel G. Dionisio, Chief - Office of the AGM for Engineering, PPA
Ms. Lucille M. Pineda, Sr. Safety Specialist - Port Management Systems & Organizational Development Dept., PPA
Ms. April Rose A. Villarama, Management Specialist II, Port Management Systems & Organizational Development Dept., PPA
Ms. Ainie B. Valdez, Engineering Assistant A - Port Construction & Maintenance Department, PPA
Safety and Security Committee
Mr. Genaro P. Mancio, Jr., Manager - Acting Port Police Department, PPA
Public Relations Committee / Program and Invitation Committee
Ms. Eunice Rean L. Samonte, Acting Public Relations Officer V - Corporate Communication Staff
Ms. Marygene F. Montenegro, Manager - PPA Training Institute
Ms. Marietta I. Guerrero, Acting Manager - Human Resources Management Department, PPA
Information Technology (IT) Committee
Mr. Mark Anthony B. Cipriano, Acting Manager - ICTD, PPA
Mr. John Duque, Division Manager - ICTD, PPA
Mr. Edgardo A. Lopez, Technical Assistant A - Office of the AGM for Operations
Local Advisory Committee (LAC) to represent the local coastal and port engineering community.
The Local Organizing Committee shall:
Find and coordinate local co-sponsors additional to the international sponsorship in the form of fellowship funding for participants from countries in transition (especially from the host country).
Identify and select a Professional Conference Organiser (PCO) and organize all Conference activities (except those specified above).
Meet expenses, which are exceeding the PIANC-COPEDEC Continuity Fund Budget, for travel, accommodation and logistical support of the IOC LOC, PSC and FAC for activities in connection with Conference planning and operations;
Arrange a Technical Conference programme, post0-Conference tours and partners programme;
Decide on organization of an exhibition.
Look for local sponsors to defray the costs of the conference catering, technical tours, conference bags and the social functions.
Establish a final budget for the Conference in consultation with the IOC, budget to be approved by PIANC Headquarters.
Promote the event at technical meetings as well as by advertising in national and international engineering publications.
Organize a special website for the Conference
Liaise with the IOC prior to and during the Conference.
In any case, the LOC will send invitations for the opening ceremony to all embassies involved, i.e. from all countries registrations were received.
Provide secretariat for the International Organising Committee (IOC), the Paper Selection Committee (PSC) and the Fellowship Awards Committee (FAC).
Receive the Registration Fees and repatriate the agreed Royalty to the PIANC-COPEDEC Continuity Fund within four months after the closure of the conference
Supply to the IOC, within four months after the closure of the conference, audited statement of the final accounts of the conference and other information required for the preparation of the final report of the conference.