5 July 2021 - The Civil Service Commission (CSC), through the Civil Service Institute (CSI), is inviting 3,000 government leaders, managers, supervisors, and human resource (HR) practitioners to attend this year’s virtual Public Sector HR Symposium on 15 to 17 September 2021.

Themed Transforming Government Agencies Into Smart Organizations: Honing Resilient and Future-Ready Public Servants, this year’s symposium will focus on the strategic role of government leaders and HR practitioners in transforming government agencies into smart organizations, especially amid the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to adapt to emerging technologies.

Local and international speakers will share concepts, perspectives, and HR best practices on various topics including Digital Transformation, Cultural Intelligence, People-Centric Leadership, Total Wellness, Public Service Continuity, Data Analytics, Organizational Transformation, HR Transformation, Public Service Values, Learning and Development, and Future-Ready Leaders.

For a training fee of PHP3,200, participants can learn from 3 plenary sessions and 40 concurrent sessions, and earn a certificate of completion with 16 leadership and managerial training hours.

Now on its eighth run, the Public Sector HR Symposium is CSC’s annual learning event which started in 2013. From physical gatherings held in Manila, Cebu, and Davao, it now transitions to virtual mode as the country continues to implement strict public health and safety protocols amid the pandemic.

Interested individuals may view more details about the 2021 Public Sector HR Symposium and register online from the CSC website at www.csc.gov.ph, or the CSI website at csi.csc.gov.ph (under L&D Calendar). They may also contact Mark Anthony Malitan or Merari Ordoñez at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .