Startup Weekend Phnom Penh is back for the year, and this time it means business. With the spotlight on business, marketing and PR (public relations) sectors, Startup Weekend Phnom Penh Business Edition 2014 will happen at Development Innovations this Wednesday from 5.30pm onwards.
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The merger between the ICT Business Association (ICTBA) and Cambodia IT Association (CITA) to form the ICT Federation (ICTF) happened last Thursday at Intercontinental Hotel in Phnom Penh. The event saw the Ministry of Post and Telecommunication (MPTC) Secretary of State, H.E Kan Chanmeta, chair the group, effectively representing the upcoming ICT sector in Cambodia.
If you have yet to hear about ICT4D, it stands for Information and Communication Technologies for Development, or the exploration of technology for the fields of societal/humanitarian development. Development Innovations will be hosting a session with their fellows to share more about this tech genre and relate the experiences from around the world this Thursday.
While Phnom Penh may be the city, there is no reason not to take extra precaution and learn more about Malaria Day 3 Surveillance, a mobile app initiative by the Control and Prevention of Malaria (CAP-M) project in conjunction with USAID Control. Development Innovations will be hosting an introductory session with regional M&E assistant KongMeng Seak this Friday for all to understand both the disease and app further.
In the wake of the Ministry of Post and Telecommunication’s request for the ICT (Information and Communication Technology) industry consolidate into one federation; the launch of the official government spokesman community will happen at Intercontinental Hotel in Phnom Penh this Thursday.