Organizers

 

 

Thai Fund Foundation

Thai Fund Foundation (TFF)  is a non-profit organization founded in 1997 by a network of civil society organizations in Thailand. It builds long-term sustainability of CSOs in Thailand through resource mobilization, capacity building, grassroots supports, and promotion of philanthropy. The Foundation also operates thaingo.org  a hub of Thai NGOs recognized for its alternative news and classified section.

Contact: PuangChomphu Rammuang, Mekong ICT Camp Project Manager 

E-mail: dsc@tff.or.th/chomphu@tff.or.th | Web: tff.or.th

In partnership with

Open Development Cambodia

Open Development Cambodia (ODC) is an ‘open data’ website, the first of its kind in Southeast Asia. The open data movement is based on the simple premise that data collected for public interest should be publicly available without restrictions. Information or data in the public domain should be freely available to everyone to use and republish as they wish. Open Development Cambodia does not promote any particular perspective, agenda or bias other than to provide objective information about Cambodia and its development.

Contact: Thy Try try@opendevcam.net

 

Emerald Hub is a coworking space, located in the central of Phnom Penh city, Cambodia.  It offers to students, freelancers, independent individuals, young startups, entrepreneurs, growing businesses, the opportunity to work in an innovative, energetic and collaborative workspace. Emerald HUB members can work on shared and dedicated desks, but also in private rooms all that complemented with high-speed Wi-Fi Internet and the relevant amenities to achieve their works.

Contact: Be Chantra chantra.be@gmail.com

 

Social Technology Institute

Social Technology Institute is a non-profit organization focus on using technology to support social innovation and promote civic technology. The institute initiated from Change Fusion Institute Social Technology Institute is working on social issues i.e. environment, health, education, disaster risk management, and anti-corruption through open data and big data. We also support network of tech community in Thailand and Mekong sub-region.

Contact: klaikong@socialtech.or.th

 

Thai Netizen Network

Foundation for Internet and Civic Culture (also known as Thai Netizen Network) is a Bangkok-based organization advocates for internet freedom, human rights, and civil liberty. Founded in 2008, it grew out of a group of netizens who had concern on limited Internet freedom in Thailand. FICC monitors national information and communication policy and measures, produces analysis, and campaign for freedom of expression online, protection of personal data, and digital security.

Contact: contact@thainetizen.org | Web: thainetizen.org


Individual Contributors

The 2017 Camp also garners committed contribution from these individuals:

Sakchai Leemeetham is a founder of Digital Number One Co., Ltd. Sakchai was one of the volunteer of the 2nd Mekong ICT Camp, taken care of the Camp’s network infrastructure. His background is in system integrator business, solution provider, and open source. E-mail: sakchai@digitalone.asia

Samdy Lonh is an ICT for development advocate with expertise in data science and mapping. With his software development and web technology background, he gives technological consultation to local and international NGOs. Samdy was a Community Manager for Cambodia’s Google Developers Group (2011-2015) and help organized events like BarCamp, TechCamp, and Startup Weekend. E-mail: samdylonh@gmail.com

Sok Leap is a founder and managing director of System Experts. Leap has held a number of senior management positions in IT professional service over the past twelve years, providing turnaround management and performance improvement for companies in Cambodia. He has extensive experience in open source infrastructure integration and continuous delivery. E-mail: leap@systemexperts.asia

Somphop Krittayaworagul was a volunteer at the 1st Mekong ICT Camp. He became a head of volunteer team at the 2nd Mekong ICT Camp. He and his team manage and support the camp by assist all participants and facilitators. He is working at an international NGO as a Regional IT Manager for Asia. E-mail: sk@tpug.org

Tharum Bun is a technology blogger and communications specialist. He currently runs KokiTree, a Phnom Penh-based digital agency aspires to craft remarkable stories for communications and marketing. He could be reached via email: tharum at gmail dot com or hello at kokitree dot com.

Thomas Wanhoff , German national, writer, barcamp organizer, filmcamp organizer, dog lover. Thomas worked as a journalist in Germany before moving to Asia in 2007. He lived in Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and Thailand. He wrote books about blogging, podcasting and social networks and is a freelancer writer. In his free time he supports Barcamps and other ways to share knowledge and recently started the Siem Reap Short film Academy. E-mail: thomas.wanhoff@gmail.com

Traon Pongsopon is an organising member of Mekong ICT Camp since 2013. She is currently studying at Le Cordon Bleu, following her passion in culinary and social enterprise and also freelancing on various social development projects. Her interest in social development started back in India during her studies. After graduating in Psychology, she returned to Thailand, joined Thai Fund Foundation and later worked at Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, advocates liberal values and promotes democracy, free market and human rights in Thailand and other countries. E-mail: traontae@gmail.com

 

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