The 19th APT Policy and Regulatory Forum (PRF-19)

The 19th APT Policy and Regulatory Forum (PRF-19) begins here at Thimphu. The forum is being organized by the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) and hosted by the Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC) of Bhutan. Three days forum will see discussion on the ICT policies and regulation, digital inclusion, emerging technology, digital identity etc..It is been attend by all APT Members, Associate Members, Affiliate Members, International/Regional Organizations.

Secure Coding Workshop

BtCIRT is organising a workshop on Secure Coding from August 19-23, 2019. If you would like to participate, please fill in your details in the form below and you will be notified if your application is successful.

Please note that only the event fee and expenses for lunch and refreshments are covered by the organiser. Also note that this registration is only open for the private sector employees.

Registration remains open till August 10, 2019.

Register here

Birds Newsletter Issue No.40

Newsletter 40:
Issue No. 40 was released on 23 May, 2019.
Contents of issue No. 40
1. BIRDS-3 member (Dulani) is highlighted in AIT Newsletter (May 2019 issue)
2. Enter the 6th Mission Idea Contest of UNISEC-Global
3. Tobata Gion Yamagasa festival (戸畑祇園山笠) is coming up
4. President of the Paraguay Space Agency (AEP) signs Letter of Intent
5. Japan celebrated Kids’ Day on 5th May
6. New book about Kyushu by Andrew Thomson
7. 2nd IAA Latin American Symposium on Small Satellites,11-15 November 2019, Buenos Aires, Argentina

World Telecommunications and Information Society Day 2019

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MOIC), Department of IT and Telecom joined the rest of the world in celebrating “World Telecommunications and Information Society Day (WTISD)” 2019. The celebration was graced by the Hon’ble Minister of MoEA, representatives of Asian Development Bank, the industry; Tashi Cell, NANO, DrukCom and the ICT officials of Government agencies.

Digital Transformation : Breaking Down Boundaries for Greater Connectivity

The 2 day WSO2 workshop was graced and opened by the Hon'ble minister of MoIC on 13th May, 2019. The event was divided into 2 parts where the first day was mainly for the executives, where CEOs from local IT firms and executives from government agencies attended, followed by a technical session on the 2nd day to the ICT officials in the government, the corporate and the private agencies.

Bhutan National Startup Weekend 2019

Bhutan Techstar National startup weekend 2019 will be held from 26th - 28th April 2019, where more than 180 participants selected and shortlisted from various colleges across the country, will be participating and competing during the 3 day event.
This year the theme of the event is based on these 5 domains :
1) Internet of Thing (IoT)
2) HealthTech
3) EduTech
4) FinTech
5) Virtual Reality (VR)

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BIRDS Project Newsletter - Issue No.54

Issue No. 54 was released on 22 July, 2020. The contents are as follows :-
1. Akagi-san (JAXA) receives “2020 IAF Young Space Leaders” recognition
2. BIRDS-4: Status meeting
3. A new document: Introduction to BIRDS
4. A new document: Introduction to SEIC
5. ADCS of BIRDS
6. Report from Mongolia
7. LaSEINE Weekly Research Seminar of 8 July 2020
8. Report from Sri Lanka (space weather observatory)
9. BIRDS-3: Update on CW-SMS service
10. BIRDS-5: Updates on the project
11. BIRDS-5: Progress on designing the project logo

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