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4th IRC-DRT Call for Abstracts
by Ramon Iñigo Espinosa - Saturday, 28 September 2019, 3:15 PM

* We are re-sending this Email Call to highlight the additional details for PSBA Students and Faculty to the top of the note. *

Note that some students may be required to submit their abstracts in their classes. Please confirm with your professorial lecturer prior to submitting an abstract.

Registration and publication fees are waived for all PSBA-Manila Students and Faculty.

Abstract submission deadline for PSBA Students and Faculty is on October 15.


We are pleased to invite PSBA-Manila Students, Faculty, and Staff to the 4th International Research Colloquium towards Disaster Risk Transfer (4IRC-DRT) entitled “Challenges and Opportunities for Local Communities and Small-Scale Entrepreneurs” with the theme of Inclusive Investment in Leveling the Business Organizations, to be held on Saturday to Sunday, November 9-10, 2019 at the Quezon City Experience (QCX) Theater, Quezon City Circle, Quezon City, Philippines. The event is organized by Philippine School Business Administration – Manila and co-organized by University of the Philippines School of Urban and Regional Planning (UP-SURP); Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Marikina, Marikina City, Philippines; and the University of the Philippines Planning and Research Foundation, Inc. (PLANADES).The annual Fourth International Research Colloquium towards Disaster Risk Transfer (4th IRC-DRT) of the Philippine School of Business Administration-Manila (PSBA-Manila) continues its mission from the School’s prior Symposia and Colloquia where the school’s research fellows, students, and experts from various local and international institution have gathered to contribute their knowledge in this particular platform. Particularly, it will disseminate with a focus on the challenges and opportunities of local communities and small-scale entrepreneurs in the midst of inclusive investment in the Philippine market and economic setting.

Call for Abstracts

We are also inviting interested researchers, technical experts, and resource persons to participate as Resource Speakers to present in this event. Topics can be related to any of the following themes:

  1. Business Continuity
  2. Sustainable Development
  3. Disaster Management Information System
  4. Disaster Economic Loss
  5. Multi-hazard Early Warning System
  6. Risk Management
  7. Management Information System
  8. Risk Sensitive Land Use and Development Planning
  9. Human Recourse Management
  10. Marketing Management
  11. Strategic Management
  12. Business Management

Interested Resource Speakers should submit their abstracts through the Call for Abstracts form

The outcome of the Research Colloquium will be published as Proceedings containing Resource Speakers’ presentations and Abstracts of all accepted papers that will be presented in the Colloquium.

Further, selected papers will be published in the form of book and peer reviewed International journal such as Elsveir or Springer.


More information is available in the 4th IRC-DRT Website at