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ISOC Sri Lanka Way Forward


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ISOC Sri Lanka Way Forward by Sagarika Wickramasekera.

A presentation given at Cooperation SIG session on Tuesday, 4 October 2016.

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ISOC Sri Lanka Way Forward

  1. 1. 2 Who We Are? Internet Society Sri Lanka Chapter launched in Kandy on 25th of March 2011 Sri Lanka Chapter of the Internet Society serves the Society's purposes by serving the interests of a segment of the global Internet community through a local presence; focus on local issues and developments, and use of local languages.
  2. 2. 3 IN 2011
  3. 3. 4 Some of our Goals Popularization of Internet in Sri Lanka. Facilitation of research into Localization as well as to promote creation of local content in Sinhala and Tamil on the Internet. To facilitate research into last mile connectivity to Internet in rural areas in Sri Lanka and to conduct training and awareness workshops in network connectivity in rural areas in Sri Lanka. To promote closer interaction among ISOC chapter members. To liaise with other organizations with similar interest.
  4. 4. 5 To create awareness and dialog on Broadband and Internet connectivity issues in Sri Lanka as well as to play an advisory role to government bodies which are involved in creating standards on Internet connectivity and Broadband standards in Sri Lanka. To create awareness and facilitation of Information and Communication Technology professionals and organizations in Sri Lanka to participate in global bodies/groups such as Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). To promote new standards, Internet technologies and implementation of protocols such as IPV6 while advising government of Sri Lanka to formulate policies on adverse impact of Internet such as child phonography, Internet fraud etc without harming citizens right to access and publish content on the Internet.
  5. 5. 6 IPV6 introduction at Open University of Sri Lanka 2011 June 08
  6. 6. 7 Women Empowerment in IT and Computer Workshop Girl Guide head quarters on 8th August 2011
  7. 7. 8 } IPv6 Day 2012 was held successfully IPv6 Day 2012 Conference was successfully held on 6th of June 2012 at Taj Samudra Hotel
  8. 8. 9 } IPV6 workshop at Kandy IFS 2 day IPv6 workshop held in Kandy on 28th & 29th of July 2012 at the Institute of Fundamental Studies - Kandy was successfully completed.
  9. 9. 10 } HTML 5 workshop held in Jaffna completed successfully One Day workshop on HTML 5 & CSS 3 was held on Aug 11th 2013 in Jaffna at CRC.
  10. 10. 11 } “Internet For Businesses” workshop in Kandy A half a day workshop done in kandy for business community on 26th September 2013
  11. 11. 12 } “Internet Safety” Seminar at Royal College Organized a seminar for several school’s students with regarding to the cyber security week 2013 at Royal college with the support of TechCert & SL-Cert on 11th October 2013.
  12. 12. 13 International Events INET 2011 INET 2015
  13. 13. } Safer Internet and Better search techniques at the SNICT Educational Workshop at Kegalle, 28th Feb 2014
  14. 14. } Safer Internet and Better search techniques at the SNICT Educational Workshop at Kegalle, 28th Feb 2014
  15. 15. 16 Community Projects Ranaviru Sevana - Computer Literacy Program for war Veterans 2014- 2015
  16. 16. 17 Internet Addiction Workshop
  17. 17. 18 INTER COMMIUNITY 2016
  18. 18. 19 WAY Forward Beyond the Reach Program – New vision for vision impaired
  19. 19. 20
  20. 20. 21 Safer Internet Safer Internet camps for Schools Promoting Hitawathie (Confidante) IETF Awareness for Locals IGF