The Nayong Pilipino Research Summit brings experts across different local government units from the country, and guests specializing in their field, who will deliver a panel presentation related to the themes. The panels discussed their discoveries and challenges, and shared their insights in furthering their research, as well as the research topics from the poster presentations.

The Nayong Pilipino Foundation – Research Institute is a knowledge development center that conducts research on the following fields: Philippine Natural and Cultural Heritage, Sustainable Heritage Tourism and Ecotourism, Tourism Governance, Cultural and Creative Industries, and related areas. The Research Institute also serves as a think-do-tank on public policies concerning heritage, cultural and creative industries, and tourism.