Summary of TTCS meetings in 2011

Wednesday January 19 2011

Held at Pizza Hut, Valsayn

Wednesday March 2 2011

Topics discussed at Pizza Hut, Roxy:

Sunday March 27 2011 – open leadership positions in #ICANN

Held at ENCO, the focus of this meeting was to give an overview of the various leadership positions available at ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (See http://www.icann.org/en/about/ for background information about ICANN) presented by the ICANN’s Nominating Committee (NomCom) Associate Chair, Jacqueline Morris.

 

Thursday April 14 2011

At Pizza Hut, Roxy, we talked about :

Wednesday 27 April 2011 – Wii Whiteboard

Held at ENCO, we At this meeting, we will be attempting to update the Nintendo Wii Remote Interactive WhiteBoard setup that we demonstrated in 2008, but using two remotes instead of one.

 

Wednesday May 18 2011

At Pizza Hut, Valsayn, we talked about

 

Wednesday June 8, 2011 – AGM

See http://www.cs.tt/blog/general-meeting-and-election-of-trinidad-and/ and
http://www.cs.tt/blog/announcing-the-trinidad-and-tobago-computer-s/ on the outcomes.

Wednesday July 13 2011

Held at Joe’s Pizza, St. Augustine

The Trinidad and Tobago Computer Society (TTCS) will be having its pizza lime on Wednesday July 13 2011 at Joe’s Pizza, St. Augustine from 7 to 9pm.

Come join us as we discuss various computing and ICT topics including :

August 8-11 2011

Several TTCS members participated, including being a rapporteur and moderator for one of the sessions at the 4th regional Preparatory Latin American and Caribbean Internet Governance Forum

Wednesday September 14, 2011

At Joe’s Pizza, St. Augustine, we talked about:

Wednesday October 12, 2011

Held at Martin’s Piano Bar, Port of Spain, we talked about:

  • Apple’s Future without Jobs
  • Cheaper School Laptops
  • Broadband for all in T&T?

Wednesday November 9 2011

At Joe’s Pizza, St. Augustine, we talked about:

  • Discussion of latest ICANN meeting in Senegal in October
  • Teleios CodeJam and local ICT Education initiatives
  • The recent BlackBerry Outage
  • Free Internet / Wi-Fi

Saturday November 19 2011 – Tablet showcase

Held at Room 413, 3rd floor, Natural Sciences Building at the University of the West Indies (UWI), St. Augustine, we looked at the feature set of several tablets on hand

  • Apple iPad 2 ;
  • Apple iPad
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1”
  • Archos 7 Internet Media Tablet

Saturday December 10th, 2011

Held at Asian Buffet, Trincity Mall, we chatted about

  • Cell Phone Tracking
  • Customs Charges
  • Local Coding Competitions (OpenData, ImagineCup)
  • Device usage affecting In Flight Electronics