The Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies (AIIAS) Graduate School hosted a group of 300 scholars that attended the 18th AIIAS International Conference on Business, Education, and Public Health, known as the AIIAS iConference. The focus of this year's iConference was on the theme: Social Responsibility.
The 20th AIIAS Annual Theological Forum, a 3-day event that joins the celebration of the 500 years of the Christian Reformation with the theme "The Protestant Reformation in Global Context".
Approximately 300 persons consisting of students and their families gathered at the AIIAS Gymnasium to board the vehicles at 8:00 a.m on Sunday, September 17, 2017. The group traveled to The Riviera Golf Club, a golf course with resort-like facilities situated in Silang, Cavite, Philippines, which is a 10-minute drive from AIIAS campus.
The Southern Asia-Pacific Division (SSD) leaders, along with officials from the General Conference of the Seventh-day Adventists and Local Churches, gathered for the Year End Meetings "to plan further on how to achieve evangelistic success–to Reach the World through Total Member Involvement and the Integrated Evangelism Lifestyle/Nurture, Discipleship, and Reclamation initiatives", said of Dr. Saw Samuel, SSD President.