RFID UPDATES

RFID Payment Deadline (For new non-member applications and Lost cards): December 15, 2017
Greetings!

The 55th PPS Annual Convention is slated for April 8-11, 2018 at the Philippine International Convention Center with the theme
“ The N.E.E.D. to Change: New Evolving Emerging Directions in Pediatrics.”

Just like the 54th Annual Convention, we would be activating all the RFID cards of the pre-registered PPS Members as well as the pre-registered non-members who are qualified to have an RFID card prior to the convention date. This entails massive data encoding of all pre-registered delegates with RFID cards hence, please take note of the deadline dates:

Pre-registration and Annual Dues Deadline: December 15, 2017

RFID Payment Deadline ( For new non-member applications and Lost cards) : December 15, 2017

List of Pre-registered Delegates along with Registration Fee O.R. number, delegate’s full name, PRC number and email from the chapters forward to Secretariat Deadline January 15, 2018

List of RFID Availments including RFID O.R. number, delegate’s full name, PRC number and email from the chapters forward to Secretariat Deadline January 15, 2018

Thank you very much for your unstinting support.

Greetings!

The 55th Philippine Pediatric Society Annual Convention has been slated for April 8-11, 2018 at the Philippine International Convention Center. Just like the Annual Conventions these past 2 years, attendance to the sessions and CPD units monitoring system using the RFID cards will be in place.

A. For PPS Members with Permanent RFID Cards

Members who attended the 2016 and 2017 Annual Conventions and have their permanent red RFID cards are encouraged to pre-register for the 2018 Annual Convention and pay their annual dues on or before December 15, 2017. The RFID cards will be activated remotely for the 2018 Convention once the technical team receives confirmation of the payment from the PPS Secretariat.

B. PPS Members without RFID cards

For the members who did not attend the 2016/2017 Annual Conventions and have not received the permanent red RFID cards, please advise them to pre-register for the 2018 Convention and pay their annual dues on or before December 15, 2017. Please indicate the name of the chapter on the data to be transmitted. The RFID cards will be printed and activated once the technical team receives confirmation from the PPS Secretariat of the payment. The RFID cards will be available for pick-up at the PPS chapter office nearest them one month prior to the convention.

C. Members with the temporary blank RFID cards

Please advise the members holding the temporary blank, white cards to email the tech support at tech-support@pps.org.ph indicating their full name and PRC number and a picture of the temporary blank white cards. They will be issued the permanent red RFID cards which would then contain the PPS CPD units recorded on the blank temporary cards and will be available for pick-up at the PPS chapter office nearest them one month prior to the convention.

D. Non-members requiring RFID cards

The white, RFID card with printed name is exclusive for non-members for need the PPS CPD units prior to taking the PPS Boards. That said, this white RFID card will only be issued to pediatric residency graduates and cost five hundred fifty pesos ( Php 550.00 vat inclusive ). It would not be issued to pediatric residents still undergoing their residency training. The residency graduate should present a letter from the chair of the HAB hospital to the PPS Secretariat or the PPS Chapter Treasurer stating that graduate indeed completed or will complete the residency training anytime from December 31, 2017 – April 30, 2018 before payment will be accepted and the RFID processed. They should also indicate the PPS office closest to their area. They will be issued the white non-member RFID cards which would be available for pick-up at the PPS chapter office where payment was made one month prior to the convention.

Please remind your members to bring their RFID cards during the convention days.

Thank you very much.