The Luzon Cluster 2 Field Operations Office of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) will conduct its Second Knowledge Exchange Conference (KEC) this coming July 26 and 27, 2017 to be held at Sison Auditorium in the Municipality of Lingayen in the Province of Pangasinan with theme “Empowering Communities through Digital Opportunities.”
What is Knowledge Exchange Conference (KEC)?
“The Knowledge Exchange Conference (KEC) is considered to be a venue where networking is espoused, best practices on telecenter operations, services and applications are shared, ICT trends and updates are unveiled, and products are showcased. These were established primarily to provide Internet access to the public or to connect and link the community to cyberspace. This creates a hub for digital literacy training, online access to government services, employment, and entrepreneurship opportunities.”
The Municipality of Lingayen, Pangasinan Province
According to Wikipedia, Lingayen is a 1st class municipality in the province of Pangasinan, Philippines. It is the capital municipality and the seat of government of the province of Pangasinan. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 103,278 people. Lingayen was a strategic point during World War II. It is also the birthplace of former President Fidel V. Ramos.
TRIVIA: Did you know that the Municipality of Lingayen is the birthplace of former President Fidel V. Ramos?
The Knights of Online Marketers (KOM) on this Mission
The Knights of Online Marketers was invited by DICT Luzon Cluster 2, under the leadership of Director Cheryl Ortega, to be one of the Resource Speaker during the first day of the conference. Its Founder and Chief Executive Officer will talk about how to work and do business as an online service provider. On the second day of the event, the KOM Academy is part of three plenary and breakthrough sessions where we will conduct a one-day Virtual Assistant Training for Skills Enhancement and Development of a potential newcomer in the Online Outsourcing Industry.
KOM has been an active Strategic Partner and Industry Collaborator of DICT since 2015 in terms of bringing digital opportunities in the countryside. [READ MORE HERE].
As the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), governed and directed by Secretary Atty. Rodolfo Salima, continues to generate more opportunities for Filipinos through their Rural Impact Sourcing Programs, the Knights of Online Marketers (KOM) will continue, as well, to deliver their advocacy-based mission of providing training and developing Filipino workforce of potential IT-BPM talents to ensure constant quality of the services that they can provide to foreign and local clients.
[Read more about the Rural Impact Sourcing Initiative of KOM and DICT]