VOLUME 42 NO. 2 (2020)

The Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) of the National academy of Science and Technology Philippines (NAST PHL) serves as a forum that convenes stakeholders from various sectors to discuss important and timely national issues and concerns towards formation of policy recommendations and actions.

    For the 42nd Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) held on July 7-10, 2020, the Academy adopted the theme: Science and Technology for Society: Solutions to Long-Standing Concerns. The pertinent societal issues in (1) food system and health, (2) energy and water, (3) environment, climate change, and blue economy, (4) ICT, shelter, and other infrastructure, and (5) science education and talent retention as well as the learnings from the COVID-19 pandemic  were discussed to formulate policies or implementing guidelines in providing solutions to our long-standing woes.