Two (2) research studies of the institution were presented in the “1st International Research and Education Conference for the Academe of Today” sponsored by the ILS Development and Training Inc. held on November 29-30 and December 01, 2014 at the Ibay Zion Plaza Hotel, Baguio City. The said NLPSC studies are: “The Environmental Education of North Luzon Philippines State College” by Dr. Elizabeth M. Gacusana and “The Traditional Justice System of the Tribal Communities in the Upland Municipalities of Ilocos Sur” by Dr. Severino G. Alviento.
The keynote speaker during the opening program of the three (3) day conference was Dr. Alipio T. Garcia of the University of the Philippines-Baguio with the topic “Creating an Enabling Atmosphere for University-Based Research in Pursuit of Academic Excellence.” Meanwhile, Firth McEachern from the Harvard University, USA and Colleen Curran from the University of Alberta, Canada served as the plenary speakers with their respective topics “Education in Research” and “Approaches and Benefits of Incorporating Information Science in Research” respectively.
There were two (2) parallel sessions during the presentations of researches in the 2nd and 3rd day. Topics of researches in the track 1 tackled social science, education and management while track 2 were topics on Science and Technology, Information Dissemination, Mathematics and Engineering.
There were at least 93 papers presented in the conference from authors of the different State Universities and Colleges in the country. The participating agencies to the said conference were: Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University, Marinduque State College, Southern Luzon State University, Guimaras College, University of Southern Mindanao, Central Mindanao University, Bicol University, Cotabato City State Polytechnic College, University of Southern Philippines, Cavite State University, Cagayan State University, Carlos Hilado Memorial State College Negros Occidental, Benguet State University, Mountain Province State Polytechnic College, Cavite State University, DepEd – Cotabato City Division, Laguna State Polytechnic University, Southern Leyte State University, Division of La Carlota City, Misamis Oriental State College of Agriculture and Technology, DEBESNSCAT, University of Mindanao, Northwestern Mindanao State College of Science and Technology, Palawan State university, St. Paul University of Quezon City, Sultan Kudarat State University and North Luzon Philippines State College. (SGA)