Day 1: January 30, 2008

Theme: Monitoring the Achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) using CBMS

8:30-8:35 Opening Ceremony - Invocation (Mr. Rolando Londonio - City Cooperative Officer, City Government of Pasay) - National Anthem

8:35-8:40 Welcome Remarks: Dr. Celia M. Reyes - Poverty and Economic Policy (PEP)-Co Director and CBMS Network Leader
8:40-8:45 Dr. Ponciano S. Intal Jr. - Executive Director, Angelo King Institute for Economic and Business Studies

8:50-8:55 Dr. Evan Due - Senior Regional Program Specialist, IDRC, Regional Office of Southeast and East Asia; Ms. Frances Tanner - First Secretary, CIDA
9:00-9:30 Keynote Address : Honorable Domingo F. Panganiban - Secretary and Lead Convenor, National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC)

9:30-10:00 Open Forum

10:00-10:15 Coffee Break

10:15-12:00 Session 1: Localizing the MDGs Using CBMS
Session Chair: Asec. Dolores De Quiros-Castillo - National Anti-Poverty Commission

10:20-10:35 Presentation 1: Hon. Antonio Raymundo, Jr. - Mayor, Municipality of Orion, Bataan

10:35-10:50 Presentation 2: Hon. Jonathan M. Cuyahon - Mayor, Municipality of Kiangan, Ifugao

11:05-11:15 Presentation 3: Hon. Hilario Trestiza - Barangay 186, Pasay City

Discussants: Prof. Leonor Briones - Lead Convenor, Social Watch Philippines

11:15-12:00 Open Forum
12:00-1:30 Lunch Break
1:30-3:00 Session 2: Managing Health Service Delivery Using CBMS

1:35-1:50 Presentation 1: Mr. Ernestro V. Beltran - Senior Vice President, PhilHealth

1:50-2:05 Presentation 2: Mr. Ben Mabansag - Municipal Planning and Development Coordinator Municipal Government of Maydolong, Eastern Samar

Discussants: Mr. Luis Vinyals - Health Financing Expert, European Commission Technical Assistance to DOH and Philhealth
2:10-3:00 Open Forum

3:00-3:15 Coffee Break
3:15-5:30 Session 3: Presentation of CBMS Repositories
3:20-3:50  Presentation 1: Hon. Gov. Maria Valentina Plaza - Province of Agusan Del Sur

3:50-4:05 Presentation 2: Engr. Bimbo Doria - MPDC, Municipality of Sta Elena, Camarines Norte

Presentation 3: Engr. Floro Roco - MPDC, Municipality of Mariveles, Bataan

4:05-4:20 Presentation 4: Hon. Madeliene V. Ong - League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP)

Discussants: Ms. Linda SD Papa - Director, Information Management Department, NAMRIA

4:25-4:30 Ms. Emma Ulep - Head, Information Technology Group, Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board
4:30-5:00 Open Forum

Day 2: January 31, 2008

Theme: Improving Planning and Budgeting Through CBMS

9:00-9:30 Keynote Address: "Missing Dimensions of Poverty" - Dr. W. Randy Spence

9:30-10:00 Open Forum

10:00-10:15 Coffee Break

10:15-12:05 Session 4: Local Level Planning and Budgeting
Session Chair: Dir. Carmencita Delantar - DBM

10:20-10:35 Presentation 1: "Rationalized Planning System" - Dir. Manuel Gotis - Director, Bureau of Local Government Development - DILG

10:35-10:50 Presentation 2: "CBMS Planning and Budgeting Module" - Dr. Aniceto Orbeta, Jr., Philippine Institute for Development Studies

10:50-11:05 Presentation 3: "CBMS-Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) Project Research Findings" - Hon. Celia Flor - City Councilor of Bacolod City and Executive Director, DAWN Foundation Inc.

11:20-11:25 Presentation 4: “CBMS: The Escalante Experience” - Hon. Melecio J. Yap - Mr. Godofredo Reteracion - Mayor, Escalante City, City Planning and Development Coordinator, Escalante City

Discussants: DDG Marcelina E. Bacani - OIC, NEDA Regional Development Office

11:25-11:30 Ms. Nancy Spence - Former Head, GRB Unit, Commonwealth Secretariat

11:30-11:35 Ms. Emmeline L. Verzosa - Executive Director, National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women (NCRFW)
11:35-12:05 Open Forum

12:05-1:30 Lunch Break

1:30-3:30 Session 5: Using CBMS for Program Targeting and Impact Monitoring
Session Chair: Dr. Marissa Garcia - Deputy Director, AKI-DLSU
1:35-1:50 Presentation 1: Hon. Leovegildo Basmayor, Jr. - Mayor, Municipality of Minalabac, Camarines Sur

1:50-2:05 Presentation 2: Engr. Merlita Lagmay - CPDC, City of Pasay

2:20-2:35 Presentation 3: Arch. Madonna Abular - Provincial Government of Camarines Norte (CBMS-UNDP Development Grantee)

Presentation 4: Ms. Maria Teresa Fabellar - Municipal Government of San Vicente, Palawan (CBMS-UNDP Development Grantee)

2:35-2:50 Presentation 5: Mr. Joelous Conjuran - NARAVIL MFA. Brgy. Looc, Cabucgayan, Biliran (CBMS-PEF Development Grantee)

Discussants: Dir. Agnes Catherine Miranda - National Anti-Poverty Commission

2:55-3:00 Dir. Finardo Cabilao - DSWD

3:00-3:05 Ms. Elbe D. Aguba - Peace and Equity Foundation

3:05-3:30 Open Forum

3:30-3:45 Coffee Break
3:45-5:30 Session 6: Using CBMS as a Tool for Implementing Regional Development Strategies

Session Chair: Dir. Susan Rachel Jose - RDCS-NEDA

3:05-4:05 Presentation 1: RD Oskar Balbastro - NEDA Region IV-B - MIMAROPA

4:05-4:20 Presentation 2: RD William C. Paler - Represented by: Ms Blanca Cercdo - DILG Region VIII - Eastern Visayas

4:20-4:35 Presentation 3: RD Blandino M. Maceda - DILG Region V - Bicol

4:35-4:50 Presentation 4: RD Quirino M. Libunao - DILG Region X - Northern Mindanao

Discussant: Mr. Oscar D. Francisco - Managing Trustee, Institute for Democratic Participation in Governance (IDPG)

4:55-5:30 Open Forum

Day 3: February 1, 2008

Theme: Improving Local Governance and Scaling Up Poverty Reduction Initiatives through CBMS

9:00-9:30 Keynote Address: Honorable Austere Panadero - Undersecretary for Local Government, DILG

9:30-10:00 Open Forum
10:00- 10:15 Coffee Break
10:15-12:00 Session 7: Improving Local Governance and Accountability through CBMS
Session Chair: Director Li-Anne De Leon - Executive Director, League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP)
10:20-10:35 Presentation 1: Mayor Alfredo P. Valdez, Jr. - Municipality of San Nicolas, Ilocos Norte

11:15-12:00 Presentation 2: Mayor Ibarra R. Manzala - Municipality of  Magdiwang, Romblon

Presentation 3: Honorable Gov. Miguel Rene A. Dominguez - Represented by: Rene S. Paraba, PPDC - Provincial Government of Sarangani

Discussants: Dr. Victoria Bautista - University of the Philippines

12:00-1:30 Lunch Break
1:30-3:00 Session 8: Enriching Partnerships for Scaling up MDG Initiatives and Poverty Reduction Using CBMS: Action Plan and Future Directions
1:35-1:50 Presentation 1: “Issues and Challenges (Local Level)” - Engr. Evaristo Pandi - MPDC, Labo, Camarines Norte and President,  League of MPDCs–Camarines Norte

1:50-2:05 Presentation 2: “Utilizing Donor-assisted Project Resources for CBMS Related Initiatives” - Ms. Anna Bonagua - Assistant Director, DILG-BLGD

2:05-2:20 Presentation 3: Dir. Maylene Beltran - Department of Health (DOH-F1 Program) 

2:20-2:35 Presentation 4: Mr. Rene Raya - Co-Convenor, Social Watch Philippines (SWP)

3:00-3:15 Presentation 5: Ms. Veronica Villavicencio - Executive Director, Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF)

3:15-3:30 Presentation 6:  “Status and Achievements in Line with the implementation of Social Development Committee Resolution on  adoption of CBMS” - Dir. Erlinda Capones - Social Development Staff, NEDA

3:30-3:45 Presentation 7:  “The MDG Fund” - Exec Dir. Helena Habulan - Municipal Development Fund Office, DOF

3:45-3:50 Responses: Mr. Alex Raoul S. Villano - Asst. Sec. General, League of Provinces; Hon. Mayor Benjamin Abalos, Jr. - National President, League of Cities; Hon. Ramon Guico - National President, League of Municipalities; Mr. Gil Salazar - Executive Director, Philippine Business for Social Progress

4:45-4:50 Open Forum

The CBMS-UNDP Development Grant Prorgam - By: Mr. Kyo Naka - Deputy Resident Representative, UNDPUNDP

Awarding of New CBMS-UNDP Development Grantees - By: Mr. Kyo Naka - Dr. Wyona C. Patalinhug - Dr. Celia M. Reyes

4:50-5:00 Next Steps and Future Directions - By Dr. Celia M. Reyes - PEP Co-Director anf CBMS Network Leader

5:00-5:30 - Closing Remarks - By Dr. Wyona C. Patalinhug - Vice-Chancellor for Research, De La Salle University



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