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Discussion on future trends of Philippine natural fibers
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Dec '09
Fiber stakeholders will gather to discuss the current and future trends of Philippine natural fibers in response to global challenges at a national conference on December 2, 2009.

The Department of Science Technology, through the Philippine Textile Research Institute (PTRI) and the Philippine Council for Industry and Energy Research and Development (PCIERD), and other participating agencies will showcase the latest technology developments and innovations in natural fiber production, processing and utilization, and encourage the exchange of ideas and knowledge sharing on natural fibers at the said one-day event to be held at Dusit Thani, Makati City.

The conference will highlight the presentation and signing of the Road Map on the Use of Natural Fibers for the Textile Industry, prepared by PCIERD in collaboration with PTRI and other key players in the natural fibers industry. Conference highlights also include presentation on the research breakthroughs on emerging textiles from such natural fibers as saluyot, maguey, and water hyacinth to be presented by Ms. Nora B. Mangalindan, supervising science research specialist and officer in charge, Research and Development Division, PTRI.

Dr. Ruben M. Gapasin, director, National Abaca Research Center (NARC), will share the developments in abaca production and post-harvest management technologies for NARC, Visayas State University, Baybay, Leyte. Other papers to be presented at the conference include indigenous natural fibers for engineering applications in the automobile and construction industries by Dr. Leslie Joy Lanticse-Diaz, chair, Department of Mining, Metallurgical, and Materials Engineering, University of the Philippines Diliman; challenges faced by the enterprise in producing natural fibers and their conversion into premium products as experienced by the Labo Progressive Multipurpose Cooperative (LPMPC) by Mr. Mario M. Espeso, general manager, LPMPC; and prospect of the Philippine fibers in the domestic and international markets by Ms. Cecilia Gloria J. Soriano, administrator, Fiber Industry Development Authority of the Department of Agriculture.

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