You might have heard of Open Institute (OI) before, a nongovernmental and not-for-profit organisation that is helping Cambodia to advance towards a Kingdom with extensive access to high quality education, information, communications, and technology. Geeks in Cambodia caught up with Open Institute’s Chief of Party, Javier Sola, to find out more about the different works that OI does through the use of technology here.
Are you someone who is very in tune with the Information Communications Technology (ICT) scene in Cambodia, or are have you always been interested in finding out more about the ICT sector here? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you should definitely attend the Open Cyber Talk that will be held at the Tonle Bassac II restaurant next Sunday (August 16th) from 7.30am to 12pm.
The biannual Mekong ICT Camp was held on the 8th to 12th June this year at the College of Innovation of Thammasat University Pattaya in Thailand. The fourth edition of this five-day workshop for Information, Communication, Technology Capacity for Independent Media, Community Health Workers, and Civil Society Organisations saw around 60 participants from the Mekong sub-region including Burma, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, and Yunnan, China.
In conjunction with The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications organised a 2-day Khmer script Label Generation Rules workshop on creating web addresses on the Internet in the Khmer language. Held at the ministry’s office from the 28th – 29th May, the workshop was chaired by HE Dr. Seng Sopheap, director of the National Institute of Posts, Telecommunications, and Information and Communication Technology.
Last month, the National Institute of Posts, Telecommunications and ICT (NIPTICT) announced a series of monthly Technology and Future Development workshops. In this month’s edition, an iOS application development workshop will take place at the NIPTICT satellite building from 4.30pm to 6.30pm on the 4th of June.