CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Oct. 2 (PIA) — A total of 175 delegates from 15 regions have confirmed to join the three-day nationwide convention of the Regional Development Council-Private Sector Representatives (RDC-PSRs) on October 14-16, 2015 at the LimKetKai Luxe Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City.
The conference, with the theme “Enhancing Public-Private Partnership in the ASEAN Market,” will be hosted by the RDC-PSRs of Northern Mindanao.
It aims to strengthen the role of RDC-PSRs in the Regional Development Councils; enhance PSRs’ capabilities in meeting the challenges of the ASEAN Economic Integration; and improve and strengthen public-private partnership towards global competitiveness.
ASEC Ceferino Rodolfo of DTI Industry Development and Trade Promotions will be the Keynote Speaker to talk about “The Impact of the ASEAN Integration on the Roles of the Private Sector.”
There will also be sharing of best practices on Public-Private Partnership (PPP) collaboration particularly the Light Rail Transit (LRT) Line 1 Project (Luzon experience); Coordinating Roads and Infrastructure Investments for Development Project (Visayas experience); and Rocky Mountain Arabica Coffee Company-Benguet State University Partnership in Action (Mindanao experience).
Plenary presentations also include the ASEAN Integration and Its Impact on the Labor Market (by USEC Reydeluz D. Conferido of the Department of Labor and Employment) and ASEAN Integration and Its Impact on Tourism (by USEC Maria Victoria V. Jasmin of the Department of Tourism).
The participants are also expected to discuss strategies on enhancing the role of the private sector in public and private partnership.
Parallel to the event will be a display of Region X’s best products and destinations. (Peleta B. Abejo/NEDA-X/APB/PIA-10)