Speaking & Presentations

Speaking Engagements

Conference Presentations

  • Lecciones, A.J., et al. (2021). SCPW Wetland Center Design Competitions. Poster presented at the 8th Wetland Link International – Asia Conference 2021. Pasig City: Philippines.
  • Lecciones, A., Devanadera, M.C., Jago-on, K.A. (2021). Using the Community Perception of Wetland Ecosystem Services for Land Use Planning in the Las Piñas Parañaque Wetland Park. Paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on Human Settlements Planning and Development 2021. Los Baños: Philippines
  • Devanadera, M.C., Tandang, D.A., Salvacion, A.R., Lecciones, A.J., Boongaling, C.G. (2021). Assessing Household Vulnerability to Flooding using Livelihood Vulnerability Index in Selected Puroks of Los Baños, Laguna. Paper presented at the 2nd International Symposium on Disaster Resilience & Sustainable Development. Bangkok: Thailand.
  • Lecciones, A.J., Devanadera, M.C., Lecciones, A., Serrona, K.R., Yu, J. (2021). Creative Approaches in Ecological Waste Management in a Circular Economy Model for Wetlands Conservation. Paper presented at the 9th Asian Wetland Symposium. Suncheon: South Korea.
  • Lecciones, A.J., Devanadera, M.C., Jago-on, K.A. (2021). Application of Rapid Assessment of Wetland Ecosystem Services in Las Piñas Parañaque Wetland Park (Philippines). Poster presented at the 9th Asian Wetland Symposium. Suncheon: South Korea.
  • Lecciones, A., Pasicolan, S., Lambio, I.F., Devanadera, M.C., Lecciones, A.J., … (2021). Active, Clean, and Bountiful (ACB) Rivers: The Wetlands BioBlitz Program. Paper presented at the 9th Asian Wetland Symposium. Suncheon: South Korea.
  • Lecciones, A., Pasicolan, S., Devanadera, M.C., Lambio, I.F., Lecciones, A.J. … (2021). Empowering Farming Communities for Managing Agricultural Wetlands. Paper presented at the 9th Asian Wetland Symposium. Suncheon: South Korea.
  • Lecciones, A.J., Devanadera, M.C., Lecciones, A., Pasicolan, S., … (2019). Rapid Assessment of Wetland Ecosystem Services (RAWES) in wetland offsetting for urban developments: An example from Valenzuela City, Philippines. Paper presented at the 2nd R&D Congress on East Asian-Australasian Flyway (EAAF) for Wetlands and Migratory Waterbirds in the Course of Climate Change. Bacolod: Negros Occidental, Philippines.
  • Lecciones, A., Lecciones, A.J., Devanadera, M.C. (2019). Documenting Capability of Wetlands in Reducing Disaster Risk in the Philippines. Paper presented at the 2019 Society for Wetland Scientists – Asia Chapter and Korean Wetlands Society Joint Meeting. Suncheon City: South Korea.
  • Devanadera, M.C., Lecciones, A.J., Lecciones, A., Quintos, J., Estorba, D. (2019) Engaging the Youth in Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation. Paper presented in the International Conference on Biosphere and Sustainability. Puerto Princesa City: Palawan.
  • Devanadera, M.C., Lecciones, A.J., Lecciones, A., Prudente, M., Ugat, Z, Estorba, D, Quintos, J. (2018). Pilot Implementation of Constructed Wetland for Domestic Wastewater Treatment: A Case Study in LP4Y Green Village in Calauan, Laguna, Philippines. Paper presented in IWA Specialised Conference on Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control. Valencia: Spain.
  • Lecciones, A.J. (2018). Urban Waterfronts as Wetland Learning Centres – The story of the Las Piñas – Parañaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area. Paper presented in the International Conference on Human Settlements Planning and Development. Makati City: Philippines.
  • Estorba, D., Lecciones, A., Lecciones, A.J., Ugat, Z., Quintos, J. (2017). Youth-in-Action for Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction (Eco-DRR) and Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA). In Shimatani, Y., Natori, Y., Nakamura, R. (Ed.) Paper presented at the 8th Asian Wetlands Symposium (pp. 113). Saga: AWS.
  • Lecciones, A., Ricamunda, W., Lecciones, A.J., Ugat, Z., Quintos, J., Estorba, D. (2017) Increasing capacity of local communities to implement wetland conservation and Eco-DRR and EbA activities in the Laguna Bay Region and Marikina-Pasig River Watershed. In Shimatani, Y., Natori, Y., Nakamura, R. (Ed.) Paper presented at the 8th Asian Wetlands Symposium (pp. 239). Saga: AWS.
  • Lecciones, A., Pasicolan, S., Lambio, I., De Los Angeles, M., Lucanas, C., Devanadera, M.C., Lecciones, A.J., … (2017). Ecological assessment for offset site wetland conservation and management: A case study in Valenzuela City. Poster presented at the ASEAN Forum on Urban Resilience to Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction Management Strategies. Laoag City: Ilocos Norte.
  • Estacio, Z., Lecciones, A.J., Estacio, L. (2017). Assessing the Role of the Indigenous Knowledge Systems and Practices (IKSP) in Climate Change Resiliency among the Aytas of Mount Pinatubo. Presented in the XXII International Conference of the Society for Human Ecology. Los Baños: Philippines.
  • Lecciones, A.J., Lecciones, A. Project Development Opportunities for Wetland Centre Establishment using a CEPA Approach (The experience in the Las Piñas – Parañaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area, Philippines). R and D Congress for Sustainable Urbanisation in the course of ASEAN Economic Integration. Sofitel Philippine Plaza, Manila, Philippines, 26-30 June, 2017.
  • Lecciones, A., Lecciones, A.J. (2015). Networking, resource mobilisation, and joint project development opportunities for wetland centre establishment: The experience in the Philippines. Paper presented at the 5th Wetland Link International Asia Conference. Bangkok: Thailand.
  • Lecciones, A.J. (2014). Capital assets in community-based disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation mainstreaming in Ticao Island, Philippines. Paper presented at the Asia Pacific Conference on Human Ecology of Island resiliency and Sustainability. Alabang: Philippines. March 2009.

Resource Speaker, Panelist, Session Chair, or Jury

  • Wetland Centers and Human Wellbeing. 8th Wetland Link International – Asia Conference 2021. November 24-26, 2021.
  • Resource Speaker. Outdoor Learning Spaces. Parametric Design and Digital Fabrication Learning Series. College of Architecture, University of the Philippines. October 24, 2021.
  • Resource Speaker. Building with Nature: Creating Smart and Climate-Resilient Cities with Nature-based Solutions in Southeast Asia 2021. “Nature-based Solutions for Disaster Risk Reduction.” IHS Netherlands and the Department of Community and Environmental Resource Planning, College of Human Ecology, UP Los Banos. 6 September 2021.
  • Resource Speaker. Designing Green Space in the Built Environment: Wetland Centers, Green Filters, and Urban Ecology. ECHOES IV: Architecture for Nature: Bridging the Gap Between the Built and Unbuilt Environment. UPLB ECOSYSTEMSS. 26 March 2021.
  • Poster Session Co-Chair. 1st National Scientific Conference on Water 2019. Umali Auditorium, SEARCA, November 7-9, 2019. UPLB Interdisciplinary Studies Center for Water.
  • Resource Speaker. Developing Leaders for Sustainability. Youth Leaders for Sustainability Summer Camp 2017, June 7, 2017 Baguio City, Philippines.
  • Resource Speaker. Fundamentals of Disaster Risk Reduction and Management and Climate Change. In-House Learning Event on Wetland Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation (Eco-DRR and EbA). Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Centre, Diliman, Quezon City, 2-3 May 2017
  • Resource Speaker. Review of Site Planning. Short Course on Environmental Planning, Department of Community and Environmental Resource Planning. Multi-purpose Hall, College of Human Ecology, University of the Philippines Los Baños, Laguna, 19 May 2017.
  • Jury Member. BCDA’s Green Housing Competition: B.A.L.E. (Building Accessible & Liveable Ecologies) at Clark Green City. BCDA Corporate Center, Taguig City. 6-10 July 2015.
  • Resource Speaker. Encouraging the Youth to Participate in Sustainable Development. Human Ecology Seminar Series. Multi-purpose Hall, College of Human Ecology, University of the Philippines Los Baños, Laguna, 2-3 February 2015.
  • Jury. Opening Round Judge at ENACTUS 2014. Enactus Philippines National Finals. July 26, 2014 SMX Convention Center, Pasay City.

Aaron Julius M. Lecciones
Licensed and Registered Architect
Planner, Designer, and Educator.