LACNIC-INDOTEL Fellowship Program

Selected applicants

ALBERT ASTUDILLO
ANGÉLICA JULIANA GUERRA RUDAS
ARIEL ANTIGUA
BERNADIN JESULA
BETTINA MELARA
BIEN-AIMÉ LOUIS JUNIOR
CARINA BIRARDA
CLAUDIA DIAZ
CLAUDIA INOSTROZA MARDONES
David Ernesto Mena Cañas Mena Cañas
DIANA ARANZAZU HENAO
ERIKA GARAY OBANDO
GERMILA SAINT-JEAN
HELEN SUNTURA
IDARIEL CASTAÑEDA CASTAÑEDA
IGNACIA FORTUNATO HEREDIA
ISABEL PAZ
ISAIAS MERCADO
IVAN MORALES
JARLYN DIAZ
JESSICA AROSTEGUI
JESUS MORENO
JORGE DAVID DIAZ
JOSE RODRIGO BENITEZ
LENANDLAR SINGH
LIZBETH MARTEL SALGUERO
LIZET DÍAZ GARCÍA
MARCOS PIGHIN
MARIA GABRIELA PAIZ URBINA
MIRLEINE CARRÉ
NOLLY N JILLES
NORELIS RODRIGUEZ
OMAR ANTONIO GARCIA ALBA
SAMUEL CHACON
VLADIMIR GALEAS
WANDA M. PEREZ PEÑA
WILLY MARCELO MAURER
YAMILKA VÁSQUEZ

Goals

LACNIC's Sponsorship Program seeks to support the participation of members of the Latin American and Caribbean Internet community in LACNIC events in order to:

  • Raise awareness about LACNIC and the services offered by the organization
  • Provide technical training opportunities
  • Encourage community participation in the Policy Development Process
  • Facilitate community involvement in LACNIC's activities: participation in the LACNIC Technical Forum and in the different working groups (CSIRTs and others)
  • Promote information sharing among industry professionals with similar technical interests
  • Contribute to the creation of synergies between different stakeholders that will result in the creation of working groups on issues of common interest
  • Facilitate professional and social networking

INDOTEL, the organization hosting LACNIC 31, will offer support specifically aimed at young professionals and/or advanced students of degrees in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the Dominican Republic so they can attend the LACNIC 31 event to be held in the country from May 6 to 10, 2019.

Selection Criteria

A committee made up by LACNIC and INDOTEL staff members is in charge of the selection process. This committee analyzes each application and selects the most appropriate candidates.

LACNIC Committee selection criteria: INDOTEL Committee selection criteria:
  • Only candidates from the Latin American and Caribbean will be considered
  • Encouraging the participation of those attending a LACNIC event for the first time.
  • Sponsoring applicants from less developed countries or economies that are part of the LACNIC service region.
  • Encouraging the participation of women to help improve gender balance at LACNIC events.
  • Seeking to achieve a group of sponsored participants that is representative of the broadest possible diversity in terms of the sector (Internet service providers, academia, civil society, governments, private sector) and geographic location they represent.
  • Only candidates from the Dominican Republic will be considered
  • Applicants must have a degree in, and/or be an advanced student of, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and/or other related careers
  • Preference will be given to individuals attending a LACNIC event for the first time
  • Sponsoring candidates from disadvantaged socioeconomic backgrounds and/or from remote regions of the Dominican Republic
  • Promoting the participation of women who will contribute to increase gender representation at LACNIC events
  • The group of selected scholarship recipients will represent the greatest diversity in terms of the sectors they represent (Internet service providers, different universities, civil society, the government sector, the private sector, among others), as well as in terms of their geographical location within the country

Important

Applicants whose sponsorship applications are approved will be notified directly.

The committee's decisions are final.

Selected applicants must notify their acceptance of the sponsorship terms and conditions before the deadline.

Sponsorships personal and cannot be transferred.

The final list of sponsorship recipients will be published on the event's website.

Selected Applicants' Obligations

Selected applicants will be assigned a Coordinator, who will guide them during the event, and provide the necessary information and support so that they can get the most out of the activities that are part of the event's program.

Sponsored participants will be required to attend all meetings to which they are summoned by their Coordinator and must fulfill the requirements or tasks that are requested of them, such as:

  • Becoming familiar with the information they will be provided
  • Participating in all open sessions during the event
  • Attending the briefing for sponsored participants
  • Availability to moderate remote participation (chat rooms) during plenary sessions and forums
  • Submit a brief written report on their participation in the event

Scope

LACNIC and INDOTEL will provide successful applicants one the following benefits:

Option 1: Registration fee* and accommodation for one person, including breakfast (venue or overflow hotel) for a maximum stay equal to the number of nights required to participate in the entire event.

Option 2: Registration fee* and airfare (return ticket from the applicant's place of residence to the city where the event is held).

Airport taxes and visa expenses are not included. Obtaining visas and complying with other requirements such as mandatory vaccinations will be the applicant's sole responsibility.

The flight must originate within the LACNIC service region:

http://www.lacnic.net/631/2/lacnic/coverage-area

Option 3: Registration fee (local participants only).

Applicants residing in the city where the conference will take place may apply for this type of sponsorship, which only covers the event registration fee.

Note: *LACNIC member organizations are entitled to two complimentary registrations for each event.

 UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES TOTAL SPONSORSHIP WILL BE AWARDED. THE APPLICANT MAY CHOOSE ONLY ONE OF THE 3 OPTIONS SET FORTH IN THIS CALL (REGISTRATION AND ACCOMMODATION, REGISTRATION AND AIR TICKET, REGISTRATION ONLY)
SPONSORSHIPS ARE PERSONAL AND NONTRANSFERABLE.

Important Dates:

Call for applications opens

January 24th, 2019
Applications are received January 24th to February 28th, 2019
Successful applicants are notified March 12th, 2019
Confirmation of acceptance March 18th, 2019

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Successful applicants will be notified directly via email. The deadline for confirming acceptance of the sponsorship is March 18th, 2019. If an applicant fails to confirm acceptance of the sponsorship before the deadline specified above, the sponsorship will be awarded to another applicant.

If you have any questions, please contact: becas@lacnic.net

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