The Department of Science and Technology’s office in the Ilocos region has announced the holding of its first Science Caravan on September 14 to 16, in San Fabian, Pangasinan.
The caravan will showcase the latest science and technology innovations developed by the DoST and science communities in the Ilocos.
On September 14, the caravan will kick off with an exhibit in San Fabian’s Sports Center and a press conference on the programs and projects of DoST 1 to enable the public to appreciate the technologies being offered to them.
A technology forum, a DoST campaign drive, a poster-making contest, film viewing and RxBox demonstration will be held simultaneously in different venues.
Arnold Santos, officer-in-charge of the Pangasinan S&T Center-Satellite Office in Urdaneta City, said training in fish processing, soap-making, baking, meal management and food handling will be given.
Santos said preparations for the S&T Caravan are in full swing and that employees in the private and public sectors, students, and micro, small and medium enterprises are expected to join the event.