ICT Disaster Response Conference 2017
To raise awareness in reducing the effects of disasters through a showcase of different ICT solutions that serves to improve communications, resilience and disaster response, we are pleased to announce the very FIRST Information and Communication Technology Disaster Response Conference (ICT DRC) in Cebu City.
The event will be on September 20 to 21, 2017 at The Waterfront Cebu City Hotel. Our participants will come from the government, academe, private companies and non-government organizations.
For more information please visit the conference website, http://www.ictdrconference.ph/
8th Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum
CVISNET Executive Director Jeffrey Llanto represented the foundation during the 8th Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum held Bangkok, Thailand, from 26 to 29 July 2017 at Chulalongkorn Unviersity.
The Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF) is a multi-stakeholder platform for public policy on internet and its impact on society. For almost a decade, the forum draws in discussions and incubates collaborations for the developments of universally affordable, accessible, non-discriminated, secure and sustainable internet across the region.
Dir. Llanto introduced the foundations's project on resilient communications technology, the Movable and Deployable ICT Resource Unit (MDRU) with the Municipality of San Remigio, Cebu. This was presented during the forum by LIRNEasia, Reconnecting the Disconnected in Disasters.
Futher details on the presentation can be found at the LINRNEasia website, http://lirneasia.net/2017/08/aprigf2017-rreact/
CVISNET Wins 2016 IGF Award
CVISNET wins 2016 Internet Governance Forum (ISIF Asia Award for Community Impact)
The Movable and Deployable Resource ICT Unit (MDRU) is Philippines entry to the 2016 SEED Alliance Award and one of the eight winning innovative initiatives given international recognition for its contribution to the region’s social and economic development.
Official IGF Coverage at www.intgovforum.org website.