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Training workshops on new media, ICT, and wireless technologies for social change

Mekong ICT Camp is a biannual training workshop on information, communication, and technologies for citizen media, community health, and civil society practitioners in Mekong sub-region.
 
Participants are welcome from every countries in Mekong sub-region, including Burma, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam. Mekong ICT Camp is to be held in May 31-June 5, in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

The camp is organized by Thai Fund Foundation and Opendream, in collaborations with partners.
 
Two main themes we are thinking about for this camp:
  1. Open mobile technologies for community communication, disease surveillance  and disaster relief; and
  2. DIY information activism and citizen journalism.


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, and Vietnam). 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 March 31, 2010.
Inquiry about applications should be directed to Neriga Yakaew – neriga (at) tff.or.th
Please indicate your financial needs in the application form. More information about the camp can be found in this document (pdf).