CARCIP hosts first ICT Fair

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CARCIP hosts first ICT Fair

carcipPRESS RELEASE – The Ministry of Public Service, Information and Broadcasting through the Caribbean Regional Communication Infrastructure Program will be hosting an Information Communication Technology (ICT) fair from August 10th – 15th, 2015 at the Public Service Training Institute formerly Spinners in Union.

The purpose of the fair is to showcase “current ICT Trends and efforts by the government to develop an ICT enabled economy and information society”.

Activities include presentations from industry leaders namely Microsoft, Google, Brightspath, Digicel, and Flow. Other activities include a digital marketing symposium and Innovation Night.

The largest component of the fair, however, is a Hackathon scheduled for Wednesday, August 12th – 15th, 2015, and is opened to persons between the ages of 17 – 35. The Hackathon will provide opportunities to engage in Mobile Application Development, Computer Graphics, and Digital Photography.

Interested persons are encouraged to visit the CARCIP website at www.carcip.govt.lc for more information about the fair.

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