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HISTORY

FEBRUARY 27, 2019
  • PHIMCOS Quarterly General Membership Meeting held at Arya Residences, Tower 2, Bonifacio Global City @ 6PM
  • Presentations:
  1. The ​Philippine Place in Nusantaria by Philip Bowring
  2. Baguio in maps, plans and views c1900 - 1970 by Jonathan Wattis
NOVEMBER 7, 2018
  • PHIMCOS Quarterly General Membership Meeting held at Arya Residences, Tower 2, Bonifacio Global City @ 6PM
  • Presentations:
  1. Bosquejo Geológico de Panay: A Look at the Past and Present Topography and Natural Resources of Panay by Efren Carandang, Deputy Administrator of NAMRIA​
  2. Auguste Borget, French artist and traveler: his visit to Manila July 1839 and the Pariancillo Bridge by Robin Bridge with contributions by:
    • Andoni Aboitiz: Forêt à Jala-jala (île de Luçon) 1841​
    • Rolf Lietz: Pont et Village de Passig
OCTOBER 14 - 17, 2018
  • The 36th IMCOS Symposium Manila 2018
       Ayala Museum, Makati City​
AUGUST 15, 2018
  • PHIMCOS Quarterly General Membership Meeting held at Arya Residences, Tower 1, Bonifacio Global City @ 6PM
  • Presentations:
  1. The Summer of Love....For Maps:  The PHIMCOS UK Tour 2018 by Andoni Aboitiz
  2. Manila when Church Assaulted State by Jaime Laya
MAY 30, 2018
  • PHIMCOS Quarterly General Membership Meeting held at Arya Residences, Tower 1, Bonifacio Global City @ 6PM
  • Presentations:
  1. British Naval Actions and Surveys in the Philippines during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars by Peter Geldart, Tom Colvin and Christian Perez
  2. Earthquakes and Calamities through Old Colonial books and Maps (1645-1830) by Jorge Mojarro
FEBRUARY 21, 2018
  • PHIMCOS Quarterly General Membership Meeting held at Arya Residences, Tower 1, Bonifacio Global City @ 6PM
  • Presentations:
  1. Illusions, Confusion and Delusion: The Mythical Island of St. John by Marga Binamira​
  2. An Introduction to Enrique Abella y Casariego's Mapping of Panay by Popo Lotilla
  • Show-and-Tell:​
"Two manuscript U.S. Army Maps of campaigns during
the Moro Rebellion in 1903"​ by Peter Geldart
JANUARY 15 - FEBRUARY 16, 2018
  • Roving Exhibit at the Development Bank of the Philippines, Sen. Gil Puyat Ave., Makati City
NOVEMBER 1 - DECEMBER 31, 2017
  • Roving Exhibit at Museo Negrense, University of St. La Salle, Bacolod, Negros
AUGUST 1 - OCTOBER 31, 2017
  • Roving Exhibit at the Anthropology Museum of Siliman University, Dumaguete, Negros
OCTOBER 25, 2017
  • PHIMCOS Quarterly General Membership Meeting held at Arya Residences, Tower 1, Bonifacio Global City @ 6PM
  • Presentations:
  1. After the 1863 Earthquake: Intramural as Illustrated in a Map of 1870 by Cavada and Agustin by Jimmy Laya & Alfredo Roca
  2. The Charting of Palawan by Vince Perez
  3. Documentary on Carlos Quirino by Ritchie Quirino
AUGUST 23, 2017
  • PHIMCOS Quarterly General Membership Meeting held at Arya Residences, Tower 1, Bonifacio Global City @ 6PM
  • Presentations:
  1. The Collecting World of Alfonso T. Ongpin by Lisa Periquet
  2. Tubbataha, A National Treasure

Part I: The Charting of Tubbataha Reef by Peter Geldart

Part II: Tubbataha, A National Treasure by Marissa Floirendo, Tet Lara, Angelique Songco and Teri Aquino

May 30, 2017
  • PHIMCOS Quarterly General Membership Meeting held at Arya Residences, Tower 1, Bonifacio Global City @ 6PM
  • Presentations:
    1. Benham Rise: Mapping and Claiming the Unseen by: Jay Batongbacal​
    2. Re-visiting Murillo Velarde: The Quarter Size Maps by: Willie Villareal joined in a panel discussion by Albert Montilla and Carlos Madrid.
March 14, 2017 - May 31, 2017
  • MAPPING THE PHILIPPINE SEAS EXHIBITION: Metropolitan Museum of Manila
March 14, 2017
  • MAPPING THE PHILIPPINE SEAS EXHIBITION: 6PM, Opening Reception at the Metropolitan Museum of Manila
  • Guest of Honor: Vice Admiral Joseph Mercado, Flag Officer in Command, Philippine Navy
  • Introduction and Welcome Remarks by Tina Colayco, President of the Metropolitan Museum and Jaime C. González, President of PHIMCOS
February 16 - 28, 2017
  • Roving Exhibit at the University of San Carlos Museum, Main Campus, Pelaez St., Cebu City
February 22, 2017
  • PHIMCOS Quarterly General Membership Meeting held at Arya Residences, Tower 1, Bonifacio Global City @ 6PM
  • Presentations:
  1. Glimpses into Laguna's History from 900 AD by Manny Ticzon
  2. Bungling Geographers: Dalrymple and the Solomon Islands by Richard Jackson
     Guest Speaker: Mr. Christian Cappelli and Mr. Kevin Tay of Julius Baer
     "Family Planning and Asset Protection"
February 1 - 15, 2017
  • Roving Exhibit at the Cebu Provincial Capitol Gallery, Escario St., Cebu
December 15, 2016 - January 31, 2017
  • Roving Exhibit at the Museo Sugbo, M.J. Cuenco, Cebu City
November 9, 2016
  • PHIMCOS Quarterly General Membership Meeting held at Arya Residences, Tower 1, Bonifacio Global City @ 6PM
  • Presentations:
  1. Copyright Considerations for Antique Maps by Rudolf Lietz
  2. A New and Correct Chart of the Coast of China, Mount and Page (1753) by Peter Geldart
  3. The Collection of George III by Jaime González
September 26 - October 21, 2016
  • ​Roving Exhibit at the University of the Philippines, Cebu Campus 
August 24, 2016
  • PHIMCOS Quarterly General Membership Meeting held at Arya Residences, Tower 1, Bonifacio Global City @ 6pm
  • Guest Speaker: Justice Antonio Carpio
  • Title: "The Philippines-China Arbitration: Final Award and Ramifications"
August 22 - September 16, 2016
  • Roving Exhibit at 4 campuses of the University of Cebu:
  1. Maritime Campus (Aug 22-26)
  2. Siancianco Main Campus (Aug 29-Sep 2)
  3. Banilad Campus (Sep 5-9)
  4. Lapu-Lapu/Mandaue Campus (Sep 12-16)
July 27 - August 12, 2016
  • Roving Exhibit at the St. Theresa's College, Cebu City
July 11 - 22, 2016
  • Roving Exhibit at the University of San Carlos, Cebu City
June 20 - 29, 2016
  • Roving Exhibit at the De La Salle University, Manila
June 8 - 14, 2016
  • Roving Exhibit at the Manila Polo Club, Makati City: "Ang Paglalatag ng Pilipinas sa Mapa"
May 18, 2016
  • Quarterly General Membership Meeting, 6PM at Arya Residences, Tower 2, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
March 7 - 11, 2016
  • Roving Exhibit at the St. Scholastica's College, Manila
January 25 - February 5, 2016
  • Roving Exhibit at the Philippine Women's University, Manila
  • Concluding lecture on Feb.5 (Friday), 10AM at the Conrado Benitez Hall: "Putting the Philippines on the Map: Glimpses of Power, Beauty and Knowledge", by Leovino Ma. Garcia, Ph.D.​​
February 10, 2016
  • Quarterly General Membership Meeting at the Arya Residences, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City

  • Presenters:

  1. Marga Binamira: "A Venetian in the Visayas: Pigafetta maps the islands"

  2. Richard Jackson: "Rhubarb & the European Mapping of Central Asia: Munster to Computerised Mapping"

January 25 - February 5, 2016
  • Roving Exhibit at the Philippine Women's University, Manila

  • Concluding Lecture on February 5 (Friday), 10 AM at the Conrado Benitez Hall: "Putting the Philippines on the Map: Glimpses of Power, Beauty and Knowledge", by Leovino Ma. Garcia, Ph.D. 

November 11, 2015
  • Quarterly General Membership Meeting at the Arya Residences, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City

  • Presenters:

  1. Albert Montilla & Christian Perez on the restoration work of a 1788 Murillo Velarde Map

  2. Raphael Lotilla: "Blast from the Past: Maps and Territorial Title"

August 12, 2015
  • Quarterly General Membership Meeting at the Tower Club, Philamlife Tower, Makati City

  • Presenters: Christian Perez & Peter Geldart - "The Naming & Mapping of the Batanes Islands"

August 4-14, 2015
  • ROVING EXHIBIT at the Department of Foreign Affairs, Roxas Blvd., Pasay City

  • Opening Lecture was given by Dr. Leo Garcia at the DFA Auditorium

May 1-July 9, 2015
  • EXHIBIT:  The First Philippine Republic & the United States: 1898-1907.  An exhibit organized by PHIMCOS in partnership with the Yuchengco Museum to commemorate the anniversary of the Battle of Manila Bay & the Philippine-American Friendship Day.

May 13, 2015
  • Regular quarterly meeting

March 9, 2015
  • Last General Meeting for 2014-2015

  • Election of the new Board of Directors and Officers      

November 19, 2014
  • Regular quaterly meeting

July 2, 2014
  • Regular quaterly meeting

June 7-8, 2014
  • A delegation of PHIMCOS members visited the Selden Map Exhibit at the Hong Kong Maritime Museum

April 4, 2014
  • Regular quarterly meeting held at Napa Function Room, Tower Club, Makati City 

February 11, 2014
  • Regular quarterly meeting held at Milky Way Restaurant, Makati City 

November 13, 2013
  • Regular quarterly meeting held at Milky Way Restaurant, Makati City

August 22 - September 1, 2013
  • MOA Exhibit featuring 8 maps reproduced on sintra board was held at the Mall of Asia, G/F, Main Lobby.

August 23, 2013
  • Regular quarterly meeting held at Milky Way Restaurant, Makati City

April 19, 2013
  • First General Meeting for the period April 2013 to March 2014

  • Meeting was held at the residence of Peter Geldart

January 23, 2013
  • Last General Meeting for the period April 2012-March 2013

  • Presentors - Alberto Montilla, Alfredo Roca, Christian Perez, Leovino Ma. Garcia & Rudolf Lietz

October 19 - December 1, 2012
  • Map Exhibit - British Occupation of Manila 250 Years Ago, 1762-1764

  • Organized in cooperation with the Yuchengco Museum 

  • Venue: Yuchengco Museum

June 26 - July 31, 2012
  • Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day Exhibit - Three Hundred Years of Philippine Maps 1598-1898

  • Organized in cooperation with the Metropolitan Museum of Manila and the Embassy of Spain in the Philippines

  • Venue: Metropolitan Museum of Manila

April 18, 2012
  • Regular quarterly meeting

  • Presentors - Mariano Cacho, Jr. & Leovino Ma. Garcia

February 8,  2012
  • Regular quarterly meeting

  • Presentors - Maria Isabel Ongpin, Alfredo Roca & Alberto Montilla

November 16, 2011
  • Regular quarterly meeting

August 25, 2011
  • Regular quarterly meeting

  • Guest Speaker - H.E. Don Tomas Calvillo, Mexican Ambassador, "The Map and the Education and the Politics"

March 30, 2011
  • Regular quarterly meeting

January 26, 2011
  • Regular quarterly meeting

  • Guest Speaker - Isabel Ongpin, 'The Manila Galleon Trade'

October 13, 2010
  • Visit to Malacañang Museum

  • Lunch at La Cocina de Tita Moning after the visit

July 28, 2010
  • Regular quarterly meeting

  • Guest Speaker - Peter Geldart, ‘Alexander Dalrymple (1737-1808) and His Charts of the Philippines’

April 28, 2010
  • Regular quarterly meeting

  • Number of directors increased to seven (from five)

  • Guest Speaker - Mariano M. Cacho, 'Abraham Ortelius'

January 20, 2010
  • Regularly quarterly meeting

  • Guest Speaker - Christian Perez, 'The Mapping of the Philippine Provinces'

June 25 - July 30, 2009
  • PHIMCOS in cooperation with the Embassy of Spain in Manila and the Yuchengco Museum launched 'First Impressions: Early Views of the Philippines', which exhibited 44 historical maps and prints and held four lectures at RCBC Plaza. Over 800 visitors are estimated to have viewed the exhibit.

April 22, 2009
  • Regular quarterly meeting -24 members

  • Board of directors re-elected

  • Mariano M. Cacho, Jr. re-elected President

  • Discussion of two topics: 1) Map exhibit in cooperation with the Spanish Embassy and 2) the publication of a book on old Philippine maps.

January 21, 2009
  • Regular quarterly meeting

  • Guest Speaker: Albert M. Montilla, 'The Life and Works of Pedro Murillo Velarde'

October 22, 2008
  • Regular quarterly meeting

  • Guest Speaker: Czech Ambassador Jaroslav Ludva, 'The Life and Studies of Ferdinand Blumentritt'

  • Guest Speaker: Dieter Reichert, 'Carta Hydrographica y Chorographica de las Islas Filipinas' The 1760 Homan version versus the 1734 Murillo Velarde original

May 19-31, 2008
  • PHIMCOS organized a map exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Manila in cooperation with the Philippine Heritage Festival and the Gallery of Prints. All maps for 'Philippines 200 - European Impressions of the Philippines in the 16th and 17th Centuries' were lent by PHIMCOS members.

April 28, 2008
  • Regular quarterly meeting

  • Guest Speaker: Dr. Jaime C. Laya, 'Topographia de la Ciudad de Manila'

  • Guest Speaker: Dr. Benito Legarda, Jr., 'The Galleon Trade between Manila and Acapulco'

January 28, 2008
  • First regular quarterly meeting - 14 members

  • Mariano M. Cacho, Jr. elected President

  • Guest Speaker: Rudolf J.H. Lietz, 'Robert Dudley's Life and Maps of the Philippines'

  • Guest Speaker: Dr. Leovino M. Garcia, 'The Maps of Heinrich Scherer'

November 19, 2007
  • Fourth informal meeting

October 5, 2007
  • Third informal meeting

June 25, 2007
  • PHIMCOS received its Certificate of Registration from the SEC

May 11, 2007
  • Second informal meeting

April 24, 2007
  • First informal meeting of Mariano M. Cacho, Jr., Rudolf J.H. Lietz, Alfredo P. Roca, Alberto M. Montilla and Dieter Reichert to discuss forming the first Philippine club of map and print collectors.