The National Computer Board (NCB), in collaboration with the Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation (MTCI) and the Rodrigues Regional Assembly (RRA) is organising the 4th edition of Infotech Rodrigues on 28 and 29 November 2015 at Mont Lubin College.
In an effort to create awareness among the population on emerging ICT technologies and bridge the digital divide in rural communities, NCB organises Infotech Rodrigues along the model of Infotech Mauritius, but on a smaller scale.
The first edition of Infotech Rodrigues was held in 2012 at the Regional Cultural Leisure Centre, Mont Plaisir. The 2nd & 3rd editions were held at Basile Allas Government School in Port Mathurin. The previous editions attracted some 10,000 visitors.
The main components of Infotech Rodrigues 2015 will comprise:
- ICT Exhibition (ICT companies, including ISPs, operating in Mauritius and Rodrigues will be displaying their products and services);
- Innovation Space (NCB Innovation Lab, EON/MT Virtual Reality, 3-D cinema)
- Promotion of ICT:
- ICT Literacy – IC3 and UIEP Phase II promotion;
- Promote training and work placement for the ICT/BPO sector (ISDP);
- Awareness of Cyber Security and Online safety.
Infotech Rodrigues 2015 will be open to the public as follows:
- Saturday 28 November : 10:00 am to 16:00 pm
- Sunday 29 November : 09:00 am to 16:00 pm
Entrance to Infotech Rodrigues is FREE.
Free Bus shuttles will be provided on Sunday, as per the main routes below:
- Trip 1 – Mourouk – Port Sud Est – Rivière Coco – Grand La Fourche Corail – La Ferme – Mangues –Quatre Vents – Petit Gabriel – Malabar – Mt Lubin & back via same route.
- Trip 2 – La Ferme – Baie Malgache – Baie du Nord – Baie aux Huitres – Port Mathurin – Mt Lubin & back via same route.
- Trip 3 – Pointe coton-Roche Bon Dieu-Grande Montagne- Mt Lubin & back via same route.
Exhibitors for Infotech Rodrigues 2015
- Mauritius Telecom
- Central Business Equipment (CBE)
- Qwerty Solutions Ltd
- VJ Computer Ltd
- Impress Multimedia Solutions Ltd
- Leal Communications & Informatics Ltd (LCI)
- Yasin Mobile Shop Ltd
- Fast Click Ltd
- BIC Solutions Ltd
- Vdtec Distributors Ltd
- Mauritius Post
- Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation (MBC)
- National Computer Board (NCB)
We wish a great success to Infotech Rodrigues 2015!