UPLOGO

ALAMAT

1st INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MYTHS AND SYMBOLS

Sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences
University of the Philippines, Manila

 


SCHEDULE OVERVIEW

Poster Exhibit : Fourth Day – November 27, 2008 (Afternoon)

Gala Night (First Night) November 24, 2008

Cultural Festival Night (Second Night) November 25, 2008

Kapatiran Night (Third Night) November 26, 2008

Book Sale (on-going for three days) November 24-26

Exhibits ( days 1- 3) miscellaneous, including the theme as depicted in the arts & culture of the Philippines and the world (November 27, 2008)

Optional Tour Packages (c/o DOT and the DAC); fifth day ( November 28, 2008)






TENTATIVE DETAILED SCHEDULE

• Arrival and Welcome of Local and Foreign Guests / Participants: November 23, 2008
• Welcome Dinner 6:30 p.m. (including orientation)
• Early Registration 8:00 p.m. (for lived-in participants)



First Day of Conference ( November 24, 2008 )

7:30 – 9:00 Regular Registration

MORNING SESSION : Opening Program
Opening Ceremony : 8:30

Invocation 8:35 – 8:40
National Anthem 8:45
Emcees 8: 50
Welcome Remarks by U.P. President and U.P. Manila Chancellor 9:00- 9:20
Brief Remarks from Partners / Sponsors :
  Q.C. Mayor, NCCA, DOT, CHED : 9:30 - 10:00
Main Speaker 10:00 – 10:30
Panel Discussion 10:30 – 11:15
Open Forum 11:17-11:30
Conference Orientation / Guidelines 11:35-12:00
Lunch


AFTERNOON SESSION
The Theme of Flood Stories, Lost Lands and Sunken Continents in World Mythology : State of the Arts, History of Scholarship, Case Studies, Area Studies and Comparative Studies
Cultural Presentation 1: 45
Speaker 1 : 2:00 -230
Speaker 2 : 2:35-3:00
Open Forum : 3:05 – 3:15
BREAK (3:16-3:30)
Intermission Number 3:35- 3:40
Speaker 3 3:45 -4:15
Speaker 4 4:16 – 4:46
Open Forum 4:47- 5:00

GALA NIGHT 7:00 – 9:00 P.M. c/o Sponsor
Dinner



Second Day of Conference (November 25, 2008)
MORNING SESSION :
Survivals, Remnants and Vestiges of Myths, Symbols, Forms and Figures of a Pre-Diluvian Continent in World Cultures : Text, Contexts and Inter-Texts
Speaker 5 : 9:00-9:30
Speaker 6 : 9:30-10:00
Open Forum 10:01-10:15
BREAK (10:16-10:45)
Intermission Number 10-46: 10:50
Speaker 7 : 10:55 - 11:25
Speaker 8 : 11: 26 – 11:56
Open Forum 11 : 57 – 12:10
Lunch

AFTERNOON SESSION :
Science and Social Sciences-Related Investigations, Issues and Controversies Pertaining to the Myths and Symbols
Cultural Presentation 1:45 – 1:54
Speaker 9 1:55 – 2: 25
Speaker 10 2:26 – 2 : 55
Open Forum 2:56 – 3: 10
BREAK (3:15- 3:30)
Intermission Number : (3:31-3:40)
Speaker 11 3:35-4:05
Speaker 12 4:10-4:40
Open Forum 4:45 – 5:00

CULTURAL FESTIVAL
6:00 – 10:00 c/o Sponsor
Dinner



Third Day of Conference ( November 26, 2008)
MORNING SESSION :
Mu and Lemuria : Specific Myths, Legends and Symbols of the Kapatiran Movement and the Esoteric and Cultic Groups in the Philippines – Independent Researches and Personal Narratives
Speaker 13 9:00 – 9:35
Speaker 14 9:40 – 10:10
Open Forum 10:11-10:21
BREAK (10:22- 10 : 37)
Intermission Number (10:38-10:48)
Speaker 15 10:49-11:20
Speaker 16 11:25 – 11:55
Open Forum 11:56-12:06
Lunch

AFTERNOON SESSION :
Rediscovering the Ancient Myths and Symbols of the Flood, Lost Lands and Sunken Continents in the World for the New Millennium : Visions, Programs, Strategies and Innovative Applications
Cultural Presentation 1: 45 – 1: 54
Speaker 17 1:55 – 2:25
Speaker 18 2:26 – 2:55
Open Forum 2: 56 – 3:10
BREAK (3:15-3:30)
Intermission 3: 31 – 3: 40
Speaker 19 3: 35 – 4: 05
Speaker 20 4: 10 - 4 : 40
Open Forum 4: 45 – 5 : 00
KAPATIRAN FESTIVAL NIGHT 6:00 – 10:00 P.M (c/o Sponsor).



Fourth Day of Conference (November 27, 2008)
MORNING SESSION :
Contemporary Flood Stories, Lost Communities, and Sunken Lands : Emergent, Continuing, Evolving and Divergent Narratives
Speaker 21 9: 00 – 9:30
Speaker 22 9:30 – 10:00
Open Forum 10:01 – 10:15
BREAK 10: 17- 10: 25
Intermission Number 10:36-10:30
Speaker 23 10: 35 – 11:05
Speaker 24 11:10 – 11: 40
Open Forum 11:45 – 12:00
Announcement Re Poster Exhibit
LUNCH
AFTERNOON SESSION
Poster Exhibit
Orientation to the Poster Exhibit 2:00 – 2:15 (Bahay ng Alumni)
Poster Exhibit Part 2:15 – 3: 15
BREAK 3: 16 – 3: 30
Closing Program
Plenary :
Closing Talk 3: 35 – 3:50
Conference Resolutions / Recommendations/Questions 3:51 – 4:20
BREAK 4:25 – 4: 45
Closing Remarks and Thanksgiving 4:50 – 5:00
Distribution of Plaques and Certificates 5:05 - 5:30
Dinner

FREE NIGHT



Fifth Day (November 28, 2008) : Optional Packages
1. OPTIONAL POST-CONFERENCE TOUR PACKAGES
2. OPTIONAL TOUR : Trip to “Mu” and “Lemurian” centers in Laguna and Quezon







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