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March 31, 2005

31st UAP Convention Opens Today


In an unprecedented tri-venue at Manila's reclaimed and acclaimed Cultural Complex by the famed "Look ng Maynila", the 31st Annual Convention of the United Architects of the Philippines formally opens today in what is expected as one of the most exciting and interesting gathering of the country's Architects in as many years.

This Year's Organizing Committee, headede by the youngish and energetic Architect Robert M. Mirafuente, uap as Convention Director, has lined up a balanced set of activities combining A-1 learning, networking opportunities, fun-filled camaraderie and topnotch entertainment.

With the theme, "Opportunities Without Borders... Exciting Times for the Filipino Architect", the estimated 1,130 registered delegates (as of press time) shall be up to experiences worth having, to keep them abreast with latest trends, resource information and opportunities of turning probabilities into possibilities and how to realize them to gain confidence for equitable local and global practice as mirrored in the roster of top calibre local and international Seminar Speakers (from Asia & Europe). Another feature of this year's Convention is the 2005 Conex (Convention Exhibits), a comprehensive assemblage of leading Design and Construction Industry Players (suppliers, manufacturers, and service providers) as Exhibitors.