ICT expo to showcase MSC flagship applications
Sarawak Tribune - Monday, 6 january, 2003
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- The Sarawak Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Expo 2003
will be held at the Dewan Suarah here from Jan 17-19 to showcase the
latest in ebusiness and multimedia applications.
"ICT - Catalyst for Development", it will highlight software
developers and service providers involved in the Multimedia Super Corridor
(MSC) flagship applicafions, including smart schools, tele-health,
electronic government and smart card.
ICT Unit of the Chief Minister's Department said in a statement today
that other exhibitors from within and outside the state were also expected
by the ICT Unit in collaboration with the Multimedia Development
Corporation (MDC), the exposition provides an avenue for the state
government to expose industry players to the latest technology in ICT
300 people were also expected to attend a national-level ICT conference
here on Jan 16 in conjunction with the exposition, it said. Targeted
at entrepreneurs, academics, politicians and students, the conference will
see the presentation of papers by renowned ICT experts.
conference hopes to provide a forum to share information, exchange ideas
and knowledge on the current and future development on ICT, including its
potential in Sarawak," the statement said. Many exciting
activities have been drawn up for visitors, who also stand to win prizes.