A Virtual Conference 

October 17-19, 2022


The 1st West Visayas State University World Research and Innovation Festival on October 17-19, 2022 celebrates the collaboration across academia, policy, and industry responding to the theme “Connecting the Global Community Through Research”. It will gather scholars from various disciplines around the globe who are aligned with the different degree programs of the University. You will hear from local and international researchers the latest trends and advances in tackling the most pressing global challenges: health, education, environment, technology, economy, business, agriculture and a lot more.

We welcome insightful perspectives from influential keynote and plenary speakers, including WVSU alumni in all corners of the globe who have distinguished themselves in the academe and research. Add your voice to the discussions and discover how your research can achieve greater impact through taking a whole-system, collaborative approach. The Festival 2022 invites you to attend the programme and other events online so you can join us from wherever you are.


Business, Tourism, and Hospitality Management


  • Human Resource Management
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Finance &. Banking
  • Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Operations Management 
  • Supply-Chain

Hospitality Management

  • Food and Beverage Management
  • Service Management
  • Culinary Arts
  • Hospitality Operations


  • Environmental Issues/Sustainability & Green Tourism
  • Smart Tourism
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Tourism Planning and Policy
  • Culture and Heritage Tourism

Education and Social Sciences


  • Education in the Post-Pandemic World
  • Techno-Pedagogical Innovations in the Classroom and Beyond
  • Blended Learning in Action
  • Inclusive and Equitable Quality Education and Lifelong Learning Opportunities for All 
  • Quality Assurance Culture (Policies, Practices)
  • Integrative Assessment
  • Development of Instructional Materials 
  • Classroom-Based Action Research

Social Sciences

  • Social Capital Initiatives for the Marginalized Groups 
  • Policy Issues in Diplomacy, Labor, and Migration 
  • Human Rights & Security Within and Beyond Borders 
  • The Art of Self-Care and Socio-Emotional Learning
  • Digital Citizenship
  • Enhancing the Social Fabric (Preserving Traditional Values, Culture, and Heritage)

Pure and Applied Sciences

  • Blurred Borders: Interdisciplinary Research in the Life, Physical, and Chemical Science
  • Scientific Research in the Tropics: Addressing the grassroot needs in the Philippines
  • Research in the Time of COVID-19
  • Ecology and Conservation
  • Mathematics and Algorithms
  • Intelligent Systems, Theories and Applications
  • Digital Innovations for Governance, Sustainable Society, and Digital Transformation
  • Emerging Computing Trends and Computation
  • Creative Applications and Interactive Technologies
  • Sustainable Food Production System and Resilient Agricultural Practices
  • Genetic Diversity of Seeds, Cultivated Plants, Farmed and Domesticated Animals and their Related Wild Species
  • Sustainable Management of All Types of Forests
  • Conservation of Natural Habits and Biodiversity
  • Resilience and Adaptive Capacity to Climate-related Hazards and Natural Disasters

Medical, Dental, Health and Allied Sciences

  • Environmental Health
  • Health Information and Surveillance System
  • Health Seeking Behaviors
  • Health Service Delivery
  • Infectious and Communicable Diseases
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Mental Health
  • Oral Health


All entries to the WVSU World Research and Innovation Festival (WRIF) must be submitted via https://bit.ly/WVSUWRIFAbstractSubmission. The abstract must include sufficient information for the reviewers to judge the nature and significance of the work with adequate methodology, impact of the results, and relevance of the conclusion.

Kindly read the following guidelines before submitting your abstract:

  • Please use the abstract template (see https://bit.ly/WVSUWRIFAbstract). All encodings must be in Arial (Font type, except for formulas and notations, Greek letters, special characters, etc.) and size 11 points.
  • All abstracts should be written in English with accurate grammar and spelling.
  • The abstract title must be limited to 20 words in UPPER CASE.
  • The abstract must be self-contained — limited to 500 words and summarized into objectives, methodology, results, and conclusion.
  • The abstract must not contain citations and references.
  • The presenter of the paper must be listed as one of the authors.
  • All of the listed co-authors should be aware of the contents of the Abstract before submission.
  • Notification regarding abstract acceptance will be sent to the submitting author.
  • The authors will have the opportunity to publish their paper in the WVSU Research Journal. Please indicate your interest for publication in the submission process. This is optional.
  • If the authors are interested in the publication of their manuscript, please prepare a full paper if the abstract will be accepted. The paper will be screened separately by the Editorial Board of the WVSU Research Journal. Please see Author’s Guide in this link: https://bit.ly/WVSURJGuidelines.

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