UP, PHL In-Net Universities attend ANTENA Final Conference in DLSU Manila


By: Ivan Kurt Monasterial

The Office of International Linkages attended the ANTENA Final Conference as the official representatives of the University of the Philippines. Dr. Imee Su Martinez, Director, Ms. Chynna Louise Riego, Executive Assistant, Mr. Guillian Mecate, Head of Programs and Strategy, and Mr. Ivan Monasterial, Hosting and WELS Program Associate attended under the Office of International Linkages.

This final conference aims to present the outcomes achieved throughout the run of the ANTENA project with its HEI partners, provide a background on what the PHL IN-NET is and its future goals, discuss the benefits of network membership and attract potential members, promote the International Relations Office’s services, and promote the sustainability of ANTENA’s results through the support and strengthening of PHL In-Net.

Dr. Imee Su Martinez presenting UP’s Internationalization Experience

The final conference was held through a hybrid form. The ANTENA partners and PHL IN-NET Member Institutions presented at the Henry Sy, Sr. Hall, De La Salle University along with European partners represented by the University of Alicante, University of Montpellier, European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) and Philippine experts, who shared their experience with internationalization as well as regarding the ANTENA project.

Dr. Imee Su Martinez, Director, UP OIL, Dr. Laurene Chua-Garcia, Vice President for External Affairs and Internationalization, DLSU, Atty. Lily Freida Milla, CHED, Ms. Gabriela Castillo Bauste, Project Coordinator for ANTENA, University of Alicante, and Prof. Céline Fabre, Head of International Relations, University of Montpellier

The founding members of PHIL In-Net are; Ateneo de Manila University, Benguet State University, Central Luzon State University, De La Salle University, Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology, Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Saint Louis University, University of the Philippines, University of San Carlos, Xavier University, Commission on Higher Education, University of Alicante, University of Montpellier, and European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)

Dr. Laurene Chua-Garcia and Dr. Christophe Terrasse, International Projects Director, European Foundation for Management Development, signed the reciprocal membership agreement between EFMD and PHL In-Net.

PHIL In-Net Founding Members and ANTENA

The event was hosted at the De La Salle University Manila Campus, under the Office of External Relations and Internationalization with the leadership of Dr. Laurene Chua-Garcia and took place from 22nd to 24th November 2022.