15th PAGSO Regional Conference

Event Photo: 15th PAGSO Regional Conference

The Philippine Association of General Services Officers, Inc. – Cavite Chapter hosted the 15th Regional Conference of the Philippine Association of General Services Officers, Inc (PAGSO) held on September 27-29, 2023 at the Bayleaf Hotel, City of Gen. Trias. The conference proved to be a remarkable gathering of government service professionals dedicated to improving public administration and procurement. This year’s theme, “Consistency and Resiliency Amidst Adversity” set the tone for insightful discussions, engaging workshops, and networking opportunities.

The conference brought together over 200 attendees from the provinces of Region IV-A, fostering knowledge exchange and collaboration. The conference’s inauguration featured an inspiring keynote address of Gen. Trias City Vice Mayor Jonas Labuguen, on behalf of Mayor Luis “JonJon” Ferrer, emphasizing the critical role of general services officers in ensuring transparent and efficient public procurement. Likewise, he encouraged attendees to harness innovation and best practices to meet the evolving needs of their respective provinces.

Highlights of the event were the workshops and panel discussions that catered to the diverse needs of attendees. Topics covered included Quality Management, GSIS Insurance, PPE One-Time Cleansing, Disposal and PPE Inventory with Accounting System.

Apart from the informative sessions, the conference provided ample opportunities for networking and collaboration through a dinner hosted by PAGSO-Cavite which allowed attendees to unwind and build relationships in a relaxed atmosphere. These networking events were essential for strengthening professional ties and fostering a sense of unity among the participants.

In closing, Ms. Paulita Maneja, PGSO-Batangas and PAGSO Region IV-A President expressed her gratitude to all the attendees for their dedication to continually supporting initiatives aimed at improving public service in the region.