Join the CHARIS Leadership Summit 2016 on Feb 27, 2016 at the University of Asia and the Pacific!

Listen to renowned election lawyer Atty. Romy Macalintal,  inspiration speaker Francis Kong, historian Paul Dumol, athlete and youth leader Chris Tiu, among others, who will speak about how the youth can make an informed choice and provide a positive influence in the coming Presidential election.

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What is CLS 2016?

  • Charis Leadership Summit 2016
  • Theme: Leading the Vote: The 360 Approach
  • Date: February 27, 2016, Saturday, 8am to 6pm.
  • Venue: Dizon Hall, University of Asia and the Pacific, Pearl Drive, Ortigas Center
  • Partner Organizations:UA&P University Student Government and Project Management Team




Our Roster of Speakers



Program Flow

Time Activity Remarks
7:30– 8:45am Registration
8:45am – 8:50am Invocation and Overview of Program
8:50am – 9:00 am Welcoming Remarks: Charis Foundation and Its Key Messages Chris Tiu
9:00-9:30 am KEYNOTE: What to expect in May 2016: The Challenges Facing the Next President Atty. Romulo Macalintal
9:30-10:00 am The Philippine Constitution Was Designed for Virtuous Filipinos Atty. Jeremy Gatdula
10:00-10:30 am Role of Media and Broadcast Journalism in the Elections Mrs. Belinda Cunanan
10:30am – 11:00am Responsible Advertising: Shaping the Public’s Perception on Candidates & A Guide to Creating a Mini-campaign on Social Media Mr. Javier Jose Calero
11:00am – 11:15am Q&A Mr. Calero & Mrs. Cunanan
11:15am-11:30am Why Do Filipinos Vote The Way They Vote Dr. Paul Dumol
11:30am-12:30pm LUNCH
12:30pm-1:15pm BREAKOUT SESSIONS
1:15pm-1:45pm Group Presentations
1:45pm-2:30pm MOTIVATIONAL TALK: Nation Building through Self-Improvement Mr. Francis Kong
2:30pm-4:00pm Three Key Projects for Youth Development

·         Mr. Jejomar Binay***

·         Mrs. Grace Poe-Llamanzares

represented by Mr. Brian Llamanzares

·         Mr. Mar Roxas

represented by Cong.  Barry Gutierrez

·         Mr. Rodrigo Duterte***

Cong. Barry Gutierrez

Mr. Brian Llamanzares

4:00pm-4:30pm Q&A
4:30pm-5:00pm Awarding of Tokens of Appreciation
5:00pm-5:15pm Closing Remarks Oliver Tuazon
5:15pm onwards Merienda/Photo-Ops/Claiming of Certificates