Brian C. Ventura

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Conferences and Symposia

  • Paper Presentor Asian Regional Conference of the Philippine Political Science Association ”  Xavier University, Cagayan De Oro, Philippines, April 12-14, 2012

Presented a paper “Energy security as a nontraditional security issue; policies and options for the Philippines

  • Participant, Pacific Forum Young Leaders Conference, “The Future of US Alliances in Asia” New World Hotel, Makati Philippines, May 25-27, 2011.
  • Paper Presentor Asian Regional Conference Philippine Political Science Association “Democracy Contested: Progress, Reversal, Defects and Prospects,” University of St. La Salle, Bacolod City, Philippines, April 29-30, 2011.

Presented the paper “Weak State and Foreign Policy; the case of the Ramos Administration

  • Paper Presentor 2011 Global India Foundation International Conference “Emergence of India as a Global Player,” Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, March 24-26, 2011

Presented the paper “Fueling the Two Dragons: A Comparing of India and China’s Energy Security Policies”

  • Paper Presentor 2010 Second Hong Kong Political Science Association (HKPSA) Annual Conference “Politics in Flux:  Challenges and Opportunities in the Asian Century,” Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong Hong Kong SAR, August 26-27, 2010

Presented the paper “International Structure and China’s Energy Security,” which is an updated and shortened version of     the autor’s MA thesis, evaluating the structural constraints and opportunities facing China’s energy security strategy.

  • Paper Presentor 2010 International Conference of the Philippine Political Science Association (PPSA) “Transitions,” University of the Philippines Visayas Baguio, Baguio City, April 8-10, 2010

Presented the paper “Post Marcos Electoral and Party System- Democratic Consolidation, Political Accountability and Party Institutionalization,” evaluating the development of political parties in Philippines after the return to democracy.

  • Participant, Professional Capacity Building Workshop, Asian Political and International studies Association, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, December 2009

Selected as one of the political science and international studies junior faculty in Asia for to attend a capacity building workshop sponsored by SIDA.

  • Paper Presentor Fourth Asian Political and International Studies Association Congress, Asia in the Midst of the Crisis: Political, Economic and Social Dimensions, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Manila Philippines, November 12-13, 2009

Presented a paper on “The Global Financial Crisis and China’s Energy Security: a Neorealist Point of View,” evualuating the impact of the global fiancial crisis to China’s energy security policy.

  • Paper Presentor 2009 Asian Regional Conference Philippine Political Science Association “Re-imagining the Nation State: Consensus and Conflict on Sovereignty and Autonomy,” Family Country Hotel and Convention Center, General Santos City on April 3-4, 2009

Presented a paper “On Learning the Lessons and Studying Conflict; the case study of Sudan Comprehensive Peace Agreement,” an assessment of how the experience of the Sudan Comprehensive Peace Agreement can provide lessons for resolving the Mindanao conflict.

  • Paper Presenter, “Inter-governmental Relations in Coastal Resource Management,” Towards Appropriate Policies in Fisheries, Aquaculture and Coastal Resources: Part I, Umali Hall FC Conference Room, March 19, 2009

Presented a paper on “Intergovernmental Relation and Coastal Resource Management” to policy advisors and researchers in marine resource management.

  • Participant, “Policy and Practice of Integrated Coastal Resource Management in Guimaras,” GCEB Training Rooms 1 and 2, UP Visayas, Iloilo City, March 4, 2009

This is a lecture discussion given by the governor of the province of Guimaras to share some of his experience on coastal resource management to academics and researchers.

  • Paper Presentor, 2005 Asian Regional Conference Philippine Political Science Association “ Bringing the People Back In” University of Bohol, Tagbilaral City Bohol Philippines October 21-22, 2005

Presented a paper on Inter-Local IGR and Fisheries Resource Access Regulation (FRAR) in the Visayan Sea by B.C Ventura, R. Subade and P. Fernandez Jr.

  • Co-author, 2005 National Symposium of the Philippine Association of Marine Sciences Puerto Prinsesa City, Palawan, Philippines October 20-22, 2005

Co-author of the Paper “Fisheries Resoource Access Regulations in Northern Iloilo, Philippines” by R. Subade, B.C.Ventura, P. Fernandez and D.H. Tormon

  • Resource Person, American Parliamentary Debate Lecture, College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, UP in the Visayas Miag-ao, Iloilo Philippines October 3, 2005

Introduced debating as an art and lectured on the American Parliamentary Debate format to non-debater students.

  • Co-author, Second National Bangus Congress and Exhibition, Leisure Coast Resort, Dagupan City, Pangasinan, Philippines April 28-29, 2005

Co-author of the Paper “A Review of Policies Affecting the Philippine Milkfish Industry” by R. Subade, G. Defiesta and B.C. Ventura

  • Co-author, Mini Symposium of the BFAR-GTZ Visayan Sea Project “Managing the Visayan Sea: Which Road to Take?” Graduate Program Building, UP in the Visayas, Iloilo City Philippines  March 8, 2005

Co-author of the research report “Towards Appropriate Policies for Managing Sustainable Coastal and Fisheries Resources in the Philippines: Analysis of Fisheries Resource Access Regulations” by R. Subade, B.C. Ventura and P. Fernandez

  • Paper Presentor, 2004 Asian Regional Conference Philippine Political Science Association “Is the Liberal Moment Over?” CSB International Conference Center, Manila October 22-23 2004

Presented a paper on Social Capital and Environmental Governance: the case of the Maasin Watershed Resource Management.

  • Participant, UPV-Wide RGEP Workshop, AV Room Graduate and Continuing Education Building, Iloilo City Campus, UP in the Visayas, September 17, 2004

This is a workshop to assess the University’s performance in proposing for and handling the revitalized general education program.

  • Panelist, Multi Sectoral Dialogue Evaluation of Election in the City and Province of Iloilo, Molo Function Room, Days Hotel Iloilo City May 27, 2004

Represented the academe in the multi sectoral dialogue to assess and suggest improvements in the conduct of the 2004 National Election.


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