The talk is entitled,"Creativity, Hope and the Christian Message: A Philosophical Interpretation." The speaker is Professor Santiago Sia, PhD, born in Samar and an alumnus of DWST. Most of Dr. Sia's career has been spent in Ireland. England, Belgium and the USA. He is currently retired from the post of dean of Faculty of Philosophy, Milltown Institute of Theology and Philosophy in Dublin. He was also professor of Philosophy and director of ethical studies at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, USA for several years. He has been a consultant on ethical matters and on education for the UN International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna, Austria, and has served as an expert for the European Commission, Directorate H-Nuclear, Belgiiu and for Autorité de sûreté nucléaire (France). He is the author/editor of more than 10 books, and numerous journal articles, papers and reviews, as well as a member of editorial/advisory boards for a number of international journals.
Fr. Tony Pernia, SVD of the DWIMS will be the reactor.