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Samar State University (SSU) in collaboration with the other Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and Local Government Units (LGUs) in Region * will be staging the 3rd  National Conference on Poverty Alleviation and Sustainable Development (PovCon) on September 25 – 27, 2019, at Saint Paul School of Professional Studies, Campetic, Palo, Leyte with the theme “Capitalizing Filipino Culture in Transforming Communities into a Globally Competitive Countryside.”

The Poverty Conference will serve as a platform in showcasing the best practices in poverty reduction initiatives and in increasing involvement in addressing the Millennium Development Goal:

  1. Eradication of Poverty and Hunger through Scientific Multidisciplinary Researches and Collaboration

For this year, the confab has four (4) components:

  1. Oral Presentation
  2. Research – Based Short Film
  3. Audio – Visual Documentaries
  4. Colloquium/Knowledge Cafe (for Non-academician)

The conference has the following tracks:

  1. Culture, Poverty and Development
  2. Culture, Science, Research and Innovation
  3. Culture, Health, Business and Economics
  4. Education and Culture
  5. Cultural Characteristics of Developed Communities
  6. Culture and Environmental Issues
  7. Gender Issues in Poverty

Along this line, SSU is pleased to invite you to participate in the said conference. The deadline for the submission of abstract is on July 31, 2019. Enclosed is the confab’s flyer for your information, reference and guidance or you may visit

Should you have questions, please feel free to contact the Director of the Research Center for Culture and Social Issues (RCCSI), Ms. Maria Rubi M. Parrocho, at 09365575081 or you may email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..