5th Colleges and Universities Public Service Conference (CUPSCon5)

| Written by UP Padayon Public Service Office




For the first time, the University of the Philippines (UP), through the Padayon Public Service Office, and Palawan State University (PSU) will partner for the 5th Colleges and Universities Public Service Conference (CUPSCon5). The conference will be held on 28-30 August 2024 at the PSU-Main Campus in Puerto Princesa, Palawan.

On its 5th year, CUPSCON is the only academic conference that gives highlight to public service. The conference provides a platform to share best practices, innovative and collaborative approaches, and discuss challenges and trends in public service. It expects to bring together participants from various private and public Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), government agencies, local government units, civil society organizations, and even the private sector.

CUPSCon was launched as a pioneering initiative by UP Padayon Public Service Office in 2015. It won the Silver Anvil Award at the 56th Anvil Awards of the Public Relations Society of the Philippines in 2021.

The theme for this year’s conference, Future of Public Service in the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Trends, Challenges, and Prospects, aims to initiate a conversation on integrating technological innovations and best practices into public service, extension projects, and community engagement programs. The conference also intends to create a vast network between HEIs, government, civil society, and the private sector.

Read more about the conference here.