Region X geologists attended the annual Geological Convention (GEOCON) conducted by the Geological Society of the Philippines (GSP) held at The Manila Hotel on 2018. December 11 to 12.  The annual GEOCON aims to bring together geologists and other professionals with relation to the field for the purpose of presenting current research and ideas.  The convention had for its theme, “Building the Country, Securing the Future: The Role of Filipino Geoscientists”.

DOST Undersecretary Dr. Renato U. Solidum Jr., the GEOCON 2018 chairperson, formally opened the event.