I will be showcasing Pocket Travel Assistant (PTA) at Manthan Award South sia 2009 at New Delhi. PTA is a shortlisted nominee in the categoy Mobile for Masses. So if you happen to be in New Delhi, we can meet.
If you wish to be a part of the event, you can register at http://manthanaward.org
I have recorded some video on PTA in action on a N96 handset, to exhibit during the two days, you can find some of these at YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GqW7hD7Rd3g&feature=channel
Details are in the following:
Event Date: 18th & 19th of December
Venue:NCUI Campus,August Kranti Marg,New Delhi.
About Manthan Award South Asia 2009
Manthan Award is a first of its kind initiative in India and South Asia to scout and recognise innovative ICT and digital practices and innovations in digital Content and Creativity towards digital inclusion. The 6th edition of MASA 2009 is being held in New Delhi during December 18-19, 2009 at NCUI Complex. The 2009 edition has key event verticals across all major ICT and digital inclusion for development thematic areas in the region.
Launched in 2004 by Digital Empowerment Foundation in knowledge partnership with World Summit Award,the Manthan Award has come to define the very best in digital content for development. Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Communications & Information Technology, India, has been the key Government support partner.
MASA 2009 Event Verticals
Micro Summit on e-Commerce, Entrepreneurship & Livelihood Generation
Consultation on ‘Governance & Digital Constituencies
Consultation on Education & Learning
Consultation on Health, Science & Environment
Consultation on New Media & Community Broadcasting
Consultation on Mobile for Masses
IDRC India Social Science Research Conference & Award 2009
MANTHAN AWARD SOUTH ASIA 2009 AWARD GALA EVENING
SOUTH ASIA REGIONAL ICT EXHIBITION ON DIGITAL INNOVATIONS FOR DEVELOPMENT
Categories for Award Recognition for MASA 2009
Community Broadcasting, E-Business & Commerce, E-Culture & Entertainment,
E-Education, E-Enterprise & Livelihood, E-Entertainment, E-Science & Environment,
E-Governance, E-Health, E-Inclusion, E-Learning, E-Localisation, E-News & M-Content
The Manthan Award Reach & Spin Offs
2007 -> 353 Nominations -> 39 Winners
2008 -> 400 Nominations -> 33 Winners
2009 -> 378 Nominations -> 45 Winners
Facilitating national digital movement through national award platforms in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in 2009