08 Sep PhilMSTQ at the 47th KKP-ST Annual Convention
The Philippine Metrology, Standards, Testing and Quality Inc. (PhilMSTQ) participated in 47th Kapisanan Kimika ng Pilipinas – Southern Tagalog (KKP-ST, Inc.) Annual Convention held on 06-07 September 2018 at the Batangas State University, Batangas City. With this year’s theme: “KKP-ST @ 47: Gearing Up Towards Global Standards and Certifications,” practitioners of chemistry and allied fields from the academe, government, and industrial sectors in the Southern Tagalog area were invited to a two-day scientific meeting. Participants were engaged into exchanging of information and updates on emerging chemical technologies and issues that impact the Chemistry profession.
PhilMSTQ was invited as a Plenary Speaker to share on the National Quality Infrastructure, as a means of ensuring the standards and quality of our institutions. Ms. Jennifer Espanto, the training co-chair of the PhilMSTQ NQI Academy presented the importance of National Quality Infrastructure to ensure the competitiveness of Philippine products and services in meeting international standards. Furthermore, Ms. Espanto emphasized the roles of chemists and chemical technicians to promote an advocacy in the laboratory, community and society.