Forensics: Chemistry and the Law (19-20 Jul 2022)

19-20 Jul 2022


The Integrated Chemists of the Philippines (ICP) will be organizing the webinar entitled “Forensics: Chemistry and the Law” on 19-20 July 2022, live via online teleconference software!

WEBINAR OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this webinar is for Chemistry professionals to learn about the Chemistry of Forensics which is used as tool to determine the culprit of a crime and aid in an investigation. It will be providing topics on various chemical methodologies used in Forensic Chemistry. It will also highlight the importance of the Chemistry profession to provide the necessary competence to arrive at accurate and reliable test results leading to good decision making in investigations.

WHO CAN ATTEND: Chemistry and Other Allied Professionals from the Academe, Government and the Industry, who are interested in the field of Forensic Chemistry


Webinar Emcee: Dr. Lilibeth dlC Coo, RCh, PhD
Official Webinar Hashtag: #ForensicChem2022

19 July 2022 (Day 1)

Topic 1: Overview of Forensic Chemistry
PLTCOL Victor C. Drapete, RCh
Auditor, ICP

Topic 2: Role of Forensic Chemistry in the Philippine National police (PNP)
PLTCOL Albert S. Arturo, RCh
Asst. Chief, Chemistry Division, PNP-FG

Topic 3: Drug Analysis by Gas Chromatography – Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS)
Atty. Severino P. Uy, Jr., RCh
Chemist V, PDEA

Topic 4: Drug Profiling by Gas Chromatography – Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS)
Ms. Angela D. Salvador, RCh
Acting Deputy Director, Laboratory Service, PDEA

Topic 5: Confirmatory Drug Test Analysis by Gas Chromatography – Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS)
Ms. Laura R. Magat, RCh
Chemist III, National Reference Laboratory – EAMC, DOH

20 July 2022 (Day 2)

Topic 6: Detection of Porcine in Food using Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Technique
Ms. Jasmin Hamid, RCh
Science Research Specialist I, DOST-IVA CALABARZON Regional Standards and Testing Laboratories (RSTL)

Topic 7: COVID-19 Therapy Interventions, Emergency Use and Market Authorization
Llorente Boñaga, PhD
Director and Head, Global Regulatory and Scientific Affairs Unit, Merck, USA

Topic 8: Evidence Management and Chain of Custody in the Context of Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC)
Emily Castriciones, PhD
Associate Professor, Institute of Chemistry, University of the Philippines – Diliman

Click here to download the Event Schedule (PDF).


We encourage one registrant, one payment. This is for easier verification of the payment.

The participant should prepare the following before filling out the form:

  1. Scanned copy/screenshot of validated deposit slip/fund transfer confirmation of payment of registration fee;
  2. Scanned copy of valid ICP membership ID, certificate of membership, or Official Receipt; and
  3. PRC Registration Number (for Registered Chemist/Registered Chemical Technician).

Confirmed slots for the Webinar are on a first-come-first-served basis. An automatic response will be sent to the participant upon receipt of their registration.

Automatic Response: “Thank you for your registration to the ICP Webinar! We will verify your membership and payment. You will receive a message from us officially confirming your registration.”

The turn-around time for the confirmation of the registration is ten (10) working days. After the verification of membership and payment, the participant/s will receive the confirmation of his/her registration.

The registration is non-refundable but maybe transferred to another individual.

Access to the virtual platform to be used in the webinar will be sent through the email address provided during the registration. Strictly one email address per registrant.


Registration entitles the participants to access through the virtual conference platform and attendance at all webinar sessions.

The Registration Fees are as follows, depending on status of ICP Membership:

Active ICP Member, Registration Fee: PhP 700.00
Inactive ICP Member, Registration Fee: PhP 1,000.00
Non-ICP Member, Registration Fee: PhP 1,000.00

Proof of membership status must be uploaded together with the scanned copy of the machine-validated deposit slip or system-generated fund transfer confirmation during the online registration.

Note: Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis.



Registration fees may be deposited over the counter (bank) or through electronic fund transfer. Any related charges are on the account of the participant. The depository banks are as follows:

Bank: Bank of the Philippine Islands
Branch: Loyola Katipunan
Bank Account Name: Integrated Chemists of the Philippines
Bank Account Number: 3081-0830-95

OFFICIAL RECEIPTS: Due to the health safety protocols implemented, we may not be able to send the original official receipt (OR) right away. We may send a scanned copy of the OR through email correspondence.

If the participant is from the National Capital Region (NCR), we can book the delivery of the original OR to the participant’s registered address. If the participant is outside of NCR, we may send the original official receipt via courier. Shipping fees are on the account of the participant.


For inquiries regarding registration and payment, please contact:

Ms. Julie Trinidad
ICP Office Secretary
Landline Number: (+632) 8-635-3575
Mobile Number: (0907) 751-7121
Email Address:
Office hours are from Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

ChemWeek 2022: Chemistry is the Central Science (14-15 Feb 2022)

14-15 February 2022
Streaming Live via YouTube

Attendance to the ICP ChemWeek 2022: Chemistry is the Central Science webinar is worth six (6) CPD Units for registered chemists and registered chemical technicians (CPD Accreditation No. CHM-2020-007-100).

In celebration of Chemistry Week 2022, ICP will host a webinar highlighting the importance of Chemistry as a central science. It will be providing topics on the importance of Chemistry Profession to our society and how the profession contribute to national progress, quality and productivity. It will also tackle topics on how Chemistry Professionals perform their duties and responsibilities based on the Chemistry Profession Act of the Philippines and ethical standards.

Event Schedule

Webinar Emcee: Ms. Priscilla Alice L. Samonte, RCh
Official Webinar Hashtag: #ChemWeek2022

14 February 2022 (Day 1)

Topic 1: Introduction to the ICP and the Chemistry Profession Law (RA 10657)
Lilibeth dlC Coo, PhD, RCh
Professor, Institute of Chemistry, University of the Philippines – Diliman
Treasurer, ICP

Topic 2: Meet the Board of Chemistry
Adoracion P. Resurreccion, PhD, RCh
Soledad S. Castañeda, PhD, RCh
Ma. Theresa C. Cayton, MSc, RCh
PRC Board of Chemistry

Topic 3: The Chemistry of Love ❤️
Nancy Lazaro-Llanos, PhD, RCh
Professor, De La Salle University

15 February 2022 (Day 2)

Topic 4: Panel Discussion on Careers in Chemistry
Industry – Corporate
Arjay C. Cubos, RCh
United Laboratories (Unilab), Inc.

Industry – Entrepreneurship
Paul Jon Mojica, RCh
Mojic’s Bukid

Government – Regulatory
Angelo S. Bugarin, RCh
Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority (FPA)

Government – Research
Annabelle V. Briones, PhD
DOST – Industrial Technology Development Institute (ITDI)

Academe – Teaching
Voltaire G. Organo, PhD, RCh
University of the Philippines – Manila

Academe – Research
Patrick John Y. Lim, PhD, RCh
University of San Carlos

Q&A Session Moderators:
Admer Rey C. Dablio, RCh
Ms. Priscilla Alice L. Samonte, RCh

Topic 5: The Ethical Responsibilities of the Chemistry Professional
Fabian M. Dayrit, PhD, RCh
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, Ateneo de Manila University
Academician, National Academy of Science and Technology
President, ICP

Click here to download the Event Schedule (PDF).


Registration is required to receive a certificate. Registration is free for active ICP Members.