The Ministry of
Information Technologies and Communications and the Colombian
Association of Deafblind (Surcoe) will make a virtual forum on "Vive
Digital. Technology in the life of every Colombian".
The forum aims to raise
awareness on what is the Plan "Vive Digital" and is an
opportunity for surfers to send their concerns, which will be solved
by David Eduardo Gutierrez Muñoz, manager of the initiative, who
helped design the plan by the coordination with the people involved
in its development, the process of research and technical support of
Those interested in
learning about the goals, objectives and strategies of "Vive
Digital" can participate in the forum from 3th to 5th August,
through the Internet platform www.conectandosentidos.org, link Forum.
Everybody who wants to participate must make a prior register.
seeks that Colombia will make the technology leap, thanks to the
massification of the Internet and has the goal to triple the number
of municipalities connected to the information broadband, connecting
to Internet 50% of MIPYMES (SME) and 50% of homes and multiple four
times the number of Internet connections.
As part of the plan "
Vive Digital" there is the strategy "ICT for people with
disabilities", which is part of the project “Connecting
Senses”, which while contribute to the reduction of the digital gap
in Colombia and the service offering with the latest technology, to
ensure the inclusion of education, social, work and disabled
The forum will be led by
engineer David Eduardo Gutierrez Muñoz, Manager of Vive Digital, who
helped to design the plan and now coordinates the management of Vive
Digital and advises its strategic initiatives.
(Source: MINTIC –