Royal Institution (RI) held its Fellowship Conferment Ceremony and Research Summit on Tuesday, 4th of June, 2013 at the Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore. Royal Union Corporation (China), formerly Union Construction, a part of the Royal Institution group of companies, was involved in the construction of Shangri-La Hotel’s main building in 1970.
Nine (9) distinguished CPA Doctors were conferred Research Fellow title in recognition of their significant contributions in the research initiatives in relation to their field of expertise.
Our newly conferred Research Fellows include:
Dr. Ma. Flordeliza L. Anastacio, Centro Escolar University’s (CEU) School of Accountancy and Management Dean;
Dr. Victoria B. Baduria, a Polytechnic University of the Philippines professor;
Dr. Gloria T. Baysa, also a professor at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines;
Dr. Roberto C. Dacanay, Head of CEU’s Accountancy Program;
Dr. Ellinor F. Geronimo, President of Angel John International Academy, Inc.;
Dr. Roberto DG. Gonzales, Vice President – Comptroller of Enchanted Kingdom, Inc.;
Dr. Myrna Q. Mallari, Tarlac State University’s VP for Administration and Finance;
Dr. Rufo R. Mendoza, Vice Chair of Philippine Regulatory Board of Accountancy and President of the Philippine Academy of Accountants for Business, Research, and Education (PAABRE); and
Dr. Ruperto P. Somera, Chairman of the RPS Tax Consultancy.
After the Conferment Ceremony was the Research Summit where six of our Research Fellows presented their Research Papers; a synthesis was provided by Dr. Lyn Geronimo followed by the awarding of certificates by RI CEO, Dr. Ma. Guinevere G. Uy and Executive Director Dr. Helen S. Molano.
To close off the summit, Dr. Rufo R. Mendoza formally submitted the papers to Dr. Molano for independent refereeing. The rest of the afternoon was spent relishing the sweet taste of awarded success with a feast in the company of professionals who share RI’s vision of becoming a world class multidisciplinary accrediting organisation and the platform for global networking and collaboration for professionals, academe, businessmen, entrepreneurs leaders, achievers, technologists, and students who deserve to be recognised.