UP Vanguard partners with Inquirer Group, SMC Global Power for third webinar
As part of its advocacy to provide answers and possible solutions to challenging issues affecting the Philippines, the UP Vanguard, Inc. together with SMC Global Power and Philippine Daily Inquirer is staging the public webinar “National Energy Security: Reliability and Resiliency in the New Normal” at 10 a.m. on Oct. 19, 2021.
Featured as speakers are two former heads of the Department of Energy, namely Dr. Francisco L. Viray and Atty. Raphael PM. Lotilla. Joining them is Gil C. Quiniones, CEO of the New York Power Authority.
The webinar taps the collective experience and insights of the speakers as they put forward the various issues affecting the country’s national energy security including the continuing reliance on fossil fuels, the use of renewable sources of energy, the risks of climate change to the current power infrastructure, and the need of having a reliable and cheap source of power for consumers and businesses.
The moderator for the webinar is Atty. Michael Toledo, Director for Government Relations and Public Affairs of the Metro Pacific Investments Corporation. This forum will be a dialogue using the World Economic Forum (WEF) format, sans presentation or slides for brevity.