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International Conference on Multidisciplinary Research

The 7th International Conference on Multidisciplinary Research:
Research and the Flourishing of Humanity amid Complexities

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The 7th International Conference on Multidisciplinary Research aims to promote continuing learning on research and collaboration among academics.  This year’s conference centers on the theme “Research and the Flourishing of Humanity amid Complexities” to celebrate the findings and products of research across different fields, reflective of the evolution of humanity. 

The conference highlights research as both a product of this evolution, and a technology through which humanity constantly seeks the truth of our existence.

  • Disseminate, discuss, and share research findings that weave multidisciplinary research;
  • Learn from the experiences and best practices of fellow researchers;
  • Provide opportunities for publication of significant researches in an online refereed journal;
  • Develop linkages and strengthen partnerships among researchers; and
  • Support and foster research interest in the academia.

A keynote session, plenary sessions , special topic sessions, and concurrent sessions on findings and best practices on innovation and technology, qualitative, quantitative, experimental, institutional, action, and breakthrough researches.

We welcome the submission of research abstracts that highlight relevant, local, national, regional, and international perspectives in the following research tracks and topics:

  • Theology and Philosophy
  • Social Sciences, Humanities, and Education
  • Architecture, Engineering, and Technology Management
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Mathematics, Natural and Environmental Sciences
  • Business and Information Technology
  • Abstracts should not be more than 300 words and must follow the IMRaD format. The abstract shall include the following:
    • Header: author’s name, affiliation, email and contact number.
    • Introduction: an introduction of the problem area, its importance and the author’s perspective on the problem; conclude with an explicit statement of the research hypothesis/questions being explored.
    • Method: an explanation of the study design and method/s used.
    • Results and Discussion: a concise summary of the major findings of the experiment or study; author should provide sufficient data to permit evaluation by the Review Committee.
    • Conclusion: summary of the overall findings and the relevance of the study.
    • Bio & Photo: below the abstract, write your short bio. It should (a) not exceed more than 50 words, (b) written in the third person, and (c) in one paragraph only. In a separate file properly labeled with the complete name, send photo of the presenter/s in JPG format (at lease 300 KB).
  • All abstracts should be submitted in MS Word file to
  • Only papers which have not been presented or published yet are accepted.
  • Notice of acceptance will be sent via email to the submitting authors two (2) weeks after submission.
  • Deadline of Abstract submission is on March 15, 2022.

Day 1 – March 24, 2022

09:00 Orientation for all presenters

10:30 Opening Ceremonies

Opening Remarks

Sr. Maria A. Garcia, OSA
LCC Bacolod President

11:30 Lunch Break

13:00 Special Topics

Theological and Philosophical Studies

16:00 Country Paper Presentation
Dr. Ottilia Lukács
A Cultural Memory Reading of Sabbath in Ezekiel as a Basis for Hope

16:30 Open Forum

17:00 End of Day 1

Day 2 – March 25, 2022

08:30 Preliminaries

Dr. Raul C. Alvarez, Jr., REE, CESO III, Director IV

Regional Director, Commission on Higher Education Regional Office VI

09:15 Keynote Address 

Jessica Leinwand

General Counsel, UNICEF USA

09:45 Open Forum

10:00 Health Break
10:15 Country Paper Presentation

Dr. Marilu Madrunio

Language in Crisis Negotiations: The Rizal Park Hostage-taking Incident

10:45 Open Forum

11:00 Country Paper Presentation

Anik Yuesti


Behavior and Culture Development of Church Financial Management

11:30 Open Forum

12:00 Lunch Break

13:30 Concurrent Sessions

15:30 Health Break

15:45 Country Paper Presentation

Dr. Sr. Patricia H. Santos, RJM


That All May Enjoy Abundant Life: A Theological Vision of Flourishing from the Margins

16:15 Open Forum

16:30 Closing Remarks/ Synthesis

16:45 End of Day 2


Day 3 – March 26, 2022

08:30 Preliminaries

09:00 Keynote Address

Sam Stein

White House Editor, Politico

Contributor, MSNBC

09:30 Open Forum

09:45 Health Break

10:00 Concurrent Sessions

12:00 Lunch Break

13:30 Concurrent Sessions

16:00 Closing Remarks/ Synthesis

16:45 End of Day 3


Keynote Speakers & Country Paper Presenters

Jessica Leinwand is an attorney at Facebook. Previously, she served as counsel at the law firm of WilmerHale LLP. She previously served as Deputy Associate Counsel at the White House and a trial attorney for the Department of Justice in the Obama Administration.

Sam Stein is the White House Editor for POLITICO. He frequently appears on MSNBC. He has worked previously for The Daily Beast, Huffington Post, Newsweek, the New York Daily News and the Center for Public Integrity.

Dr. Sr. Patricia H. Santos, RJM is the Head of the Systematic Theology Department and Director of the Jnana Deepa Centre for Women’s Studies at Jnana Deepa Pontifical Institute of Philosophy and Theology, Pune . Her research interests include women and gender studies, psychology, spirituality, practical, feminist and liberation theologies. She has an MA in Psychology Licentiate in Systematic theology from Boston College School of Theology and Ministry, and a doctorate in Pastoral and Empirical theology from Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium.

Dr. Ottilia Lukács is lecturer at the Theological College of Pécs (Hungary) in Hebrew Bible/Old Testament and Biblical Hebrew. Her first monograph, published a year ago, deals with the inner-biblical development of the Sabbath commandment and the phenomenon of the Sabbath as religious-ethnic identity marker. Dr. Lukács has a BA in Theology and Social Sciences at the Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca (Romania), masters and doctoral degrees which she obtained at Catholic University of Leuven, (Belgium).

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