The Camarines Sur Polytechnic Colleges College of Computer Studies (CSPC-CCS), through its Student Council and the Junior Philippine Computer Society – CSPC Chapter, held its virtual 5th ICT Research Colloquium on February 17 – 18, 2022. The said virtual three-day congress targeted CCS students with preference to 4th year levels.
The activity comprised the theme “Connecting Gaps: Innovation of Technology through Research in the New Normal” which is to underscore the Program’s adherence to present capstone projects or students undergoing thesis in a public forum. The colloquium is a series of technical sessions tailored for fourth year CSPC ICT students to report valuable experiences in developing solutions and systems in the industrial and business arena.
According to organizers the event aims to showcase capstone projects outputs of students, to create a network of research enthusiasts within the college, and to provide proponents an avenue to share the findings of their research undertakings.
BSIT Panelists were Ben L. Saminiano, Ronie Bituin, and Excel V. Cabrera. Panelists for BSCS were Benedicto B. Balilo, Jr., Ronina Caoili Tayuan, and Mary Joy P. Canon. BLIS panelists were Jeanette Ezra T. Gianan, Ronabeth L. Fider, and Gladys P. Britanico.
Each presentation was given 15 minutes for presentation and another 15 minutes for questions and discussion. A copy of the presentation as well as the final manuscript was required to be sent to the organizers prior to the event.
Best theses were awarded to the following: TEAM SWEETBRIER, TEAM BARBET, and TEAM TABBY from Bachelor of Science in Information Technology; TEAM KRYPTONITE, TEAM SLAMMER, and TEAM VIBRANIUM from Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, and; TEAM THALIA, TEAM CLIO, TEAM MNEMOSYNE, TEAM TERPSICHORE, TEAM URANIA, and TEAM MELPOMENE from the Bachelor of Library and Information Science.
The project cost the total amount of Php 35,000.00, Php 27,000.00 of which was used for panel honoraria, Php 3,000.00 for food for the organizers, and Php 5,000.00 for miscellaneous expenses.