Development of National Consultant Services Seminar for 2009

Asian Development Bank (ADB) in cooperation with Confederation of Filipino Consulting Organizations, Inc. (COFILCO) and Council of Filipino Consultants, Inc. (COFIC) had a seminar on Development of National Consultant Services last July 16-17, at the Richmonde Hotel, Ortigas Center, Pasig City.

The seminar was attended by 55 participants from COFILCO Members, Philippine Institute of Architects and other non-members. It was more successful having ADB Facilitator, Galia Ismakova, senior procurement specialist who talked about doing business with ADB, consulting firms business cycle development etc.. Filipino consultants also shared stories of experiential learning in international consulting from Ms. Elvira Ablaza (PRIMEX), Mr. Pablito M. Villegas (Meganomics) and Engr. Salvador P. Castro, Jr. (SP Castro & Associates).

ADB would like to see a continuation in relationship with COFILCO/COFIC through seminars and with other members organizations too.