LBSCFI, one of the four science communities created by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), holds a yearly local celebration of the DOST’s National Science and Technology Week (NSTW). Dubbed SyenSaya and celebrated since 2008, LBSCFI has been reaching out to the students, teachers and other members of the Los Baños Community and its neighboring towns to “uplift lives through S&T.”
This year, LBSCFI will bring SyenSaya to its public and the world while in the safety of their homes because SyenSaya 2020 is going virtual.
The opening ceremony will be on 2 December 2020 at 9:00 am streamed via LBSCFI official Facebook page. The opening program will feature the welcome message by UPOU Chancellor Melinda dela Pena Bandalaria as the new president of LBSCFI, message from DOST Secretary Fortunato T. dela Pena, launching of the LBSCFI official website, and the launching of the Virtual Wonderama. Join the opening ceremony by registering at this link: https://bit.ly/12thSyenSayaOpenReg
The Virtual Wonderama Exhibit will feature the curated multimedia resources about the technologies, programs, projects, and services offered by the 23 LBSCFI member agencies. This will be open to the public starting 2 December at 9:00 am through the LBSCFI website.
On 3 December 2020, the key activity of SyenSaya 2020 is the Technology Forum or TechnoForum titled “Food Security Challenges and Opportunities Under the New Normal” with Dr. Eufemio V. Rasco, Jr. of the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) as the resource speaker. The SyenSaya Technoforum will start at 9:00 AM via Zoom and LBSCFI’s Official Facebook (FB) Page. You may register to the TechnoForum through this link: https://tinyurl.com/SyenSaya2020TechnoForum
Everyone is also invited to attend the R&D Awards and Closing Ceremony, on 4 December 2020 at 2:00 p.m. The winners of the LBSCFI Youth Science Award (YSA) will be announced and the new set of LBSCFI officers will take oath. Register here to confirm your participation: https://bit.ly/12thSyenSayaClosing.
Everyone is invited to participate in the SyenSaya 2020. All activities are online, open to the public and free of charge. Join LBSCFI in celebrating S&T the Los Banos way!