49th BIOTA Annual National Convention and Scientific Sessions

University of Baguio, Anacleto St, Baguio City

April 3, 2014 – April 5, 2014


Welcome to the 49th BIOTA Annual National Convention!

The 49th BIOTA will be held at the University of Baguio, Baguio City on April 3 to 5, 2014. The theme is "Innovations  in Biology Education in the New Curriculum”. The annual convention will focus on sharing teaching practices and experiences  in employing  innovations in biology education to strengthen curricular reforms.

Major activities include plenary sessions, seminars, workshops, demonstrations, hands-on activities, poster exhibits/discussions, educational field trip, and commercial exhibits. The activities are designed to:

  • Enable sharing of research findings, teaching practices, and experiences in the implementation of innovations in biology education to support curriculum reforms in different educational levels.
  • Stress the responsibility of biology teachers and researchers in promoting interest, understanding, and appreciation of the biological sciences; and
  • Provide  a  venue  for  presentation  of  current  researches,  projects,  and  experiences  on  continuing professional  development  to  enhance  the  capabilities  of  biology  teachers,  and  help  achieve excellence in Biology education and research in the country.

There will be simultaneous sessions during the convention. You may choose from the following sub-themes below when you submit your abstract:

  • Pedagogical practices (e.g., inquiry-based, student-centered, multidisciplinary) as a way of acquisition of basic concepts in Life Science domains
  • K to 12 science curriculum implementation
  • Research and development in the Life Sciences
  • Issues concerning biodiversity and climate change
  • Issues and solutions concerning health and wellness
  • Others (pls. specify):

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READY TO REGISTER? Please click here to confirm your attendance to the 49th BIOTA Convention.

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Registration Fees

Includes membership fee, convention materials, 3-day snacks & lunches, and fellowship dinner.

Additional field trip fee will be collected on-site. Pre-registration for the field trip is required.

Early bird (on or before March 14, 2014, Friday)

Regular Member                              PhP 3,100
Current Life Member                        PhP 2,800
Incoming/New Life Member*           PhP 5,800*

On-site registration (or March 15, 2014 onwards )

Regular Member                                PhP 3,300
Current Life Member                         PhP 3,000
Incoming/New Life Member*             PhP 6,000*
Student Associate Member - 
Undergraduate students (YBF)**   PhP 1,900**

*A person applying to be a life member must have attended at least one national or regional convention within the past three years prior to becoming a life member.

**Valid undergraduate student I.D. must be presented, Convention materials not included

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Payment Options

1. Bank Deposit

Participants may deposit their payment for the 49th BIOTA to the bank account below:

Account Name: Biology Teachers Association of the Philippines Inc.

Bank name & address: Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), EDSA - Ortigas Branch

Account number3101-0990-15

IMPORTANT!

Please scan your deposit slip with your printed name and the BPI branch where the deposit was made, and email with Subject: 49th BIOTA PAYMENT INFO to biotafortynine@gmail.com

2. On-site payment

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Please note:

*** Only officially registered and paid participants by March 7, 2014, Friday, are allowed to present a paper and to have their abstracts included in the souvenir program.
*** Official receipts may be claimed on-site.
*** Please bring the original bank deposit slip during the convention for verification purposes.
*** Please bring also proof of BIOTA Life Membership

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