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All developers, journalists, and social workers are welcome!

 

A Workshop for Information, Communication, and Technology Capacity Development for Independent Media, Community Health Workers, and Civil Society Organizations in Mekong Sub-region

 

UPDATE: Participants are welcome from EVERY countries and territories.
About 60 participants will be selected from Mekong sub-region, another additional 5-10 will be selected from outside.

FULL sponsorships are available for people from Mekong sub-region (areas in Burma, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam and Yunnan). This also includes people who are originally from elsewhere but currently working in projects that related to developments of Mekong.

Small numbers of PARTIAL sponsorships (camp fee and accommodation, but not travel cost) are available for people from outside Mekong.

Application deadline is February 28, 2013.

Inquiry about applications should be directed to Traon Pongsopon – Tae traontae@gmail.com

IMPORTANT: A computer is required in many hand-ons sessions. Participants are advised to bring their personal laptop computers with them. The camp will not provide any computer to participants. If you have camera, vdo recorder, voice recorder, wifi router, wifi card, or anything, bring them on if you like to do some fun with them.

 

Mekong ICT Camp 2013

The bi-annual workshop-camp designed for the individuals and groups who are committed to ICT4D (information, communication and technology for development). Herein we start to accept the application for its 2013 camp, the third of its kind after 2008 and 2010.

The 2013 camp is, following the preceding camps, a five-day activity offering three tracks and each comprises lectures, hand-on technological workshops, case studies, program initiation and collaboration under the principle of participation, spontaneity, innovation and collaboration. The three tracks of training are: Disaster Management, Digital Democracy and ICT for Social Development. Each applicant is required to choose one track of the three that best fits your line of work, expertise and experience.  Please read course/track description carefully before applying. Should you need clarification, please contact us.

Activity Name:         Mekong ICT Camp 2013
Date:                             May 6-10, 2013
Place/Country:        The Sirindhorn Environmental Park
Cha-am, Phetchaburi, Thailand (official English website)
Co-Organized by:    Thai Fund Foundation, Open Dream, Thai Netizen Network and
Frontier Foundation.

Read the Introduction of Mekong ICT Camp 2013

Other useful references: 2012 Report Testimony, 2010 Camp Report and 2008/2010 Camper Profile.

For the ease of processing, we only accept Online Application

Participants, once selected, will be entitled to subsidy and/or reimbursement for a round-trip ticket from your residence, visa application, food and accommodation.
All documents and materials for courses will be provided.

Visa

Application form and information on Thailand’s Visas and Travel Documents can be founded at Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.