The Bacolod chapter of the Integrated Chemists of the Philippines, under its chapter president Ms. Roselyn Usero, has successfully organized their inaugural oath-taking ceremonies for this year’s new chemists and chemical technicians in the morning of 11 December 2017 at the Nature’s Village Resort in Talisay City, Negros Occidental.
The event was attended by sixty board-passers, their parents and guests, and was graced by Ms. Edna Mijares (ICP VP-Externals) and Hon. Adoracion Resurreccion and Hon. Ma. Teresa Cayton (PRC Board of Chemistry). An inspirational message was also given by Diamond Jeff Paug, topnotcher in the inaugural chemical technician licensure examination, in behalf of the board-passers who have attended.
For the afternoon session, the vibrant regional chapter organized two seminars for its esteemed members. The first seminar was on Good Laboratory Practice in Chemical Laboratories given by Mr. Nick Tan (St. Scholastica’s College Manila; ICP-National), while the second one was on Elemental Analysis Using Energy Dispersive XRF and Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy given by Mr. Sean Dalawampu (Shimadzu Philippines).