Summary of TTCS meetings in 2012

We hold two types of meetings : Pizza Limes and Tech Meetings. A Pizza Lime is the name given to our monthly discussion forum which is usually held at Joe’s Pizza, St. Augustine on the second Wednesday of the month. The tech meeting is when we have computers on site to demonstrate a particular type of hardware or software.

Wednesday February 8th 2012

Topics discussed

  • An update on Local and Regional ICT News
  • An update on ICANN activities
  • The Caribbean Open Data Conference and Code Sprint
  • SOPA / PIPA

Wednesday March 14 2012

 

Wednesday April 18 2012

We discussed the various projects that the TTCS is currently involved in (TTCS OSSWIN DVD, ICANN At-Large, commenting on the National ICT Consultation, the latter in which the TTCS did submit comments for) and how you can participate.

Wednesday May 16 2012

Topics discussed include:

  • Digicel 4G
  • BMobile 4G
  • Samsung Galaxy S III Launch

 

Monday June 4 2012

This was on online meeting via Skype to

  • Planning for the next Tech Meeting (on Social Media).
  • Working Groups within the TTCS and their autonomy.
  • The upcoming Annual General Meeting of the TTCS.

 

Wednesday June 20 2012

Topics discussed include:

Come join us as we discuss various topics, including:

  • WWDC
  • E3
  • TTCS Upcoming AGM
  • ICANN Prague Meeting
  • ICANN gTLDs Announcement
  • CaribNOG
  • Next TTCS Tech Meeting

 

Wednesday July 25 2012

Topics discussed include:

  • 4G / Broadband / Wi-Fi / Fiber (!)
  • Desktop vs Web Email Clients
  • The State Of RIM

Wednesday August 15 2012

  • The State of Online Banking in T&T
  • Traditional television and will we be able to stream the Olympics without a VPN in 2016?
  • Mars Curiosity Rover

Wednesday August 22 2012

Online meeting to discuss the feasibility of having a tech meeting in Tobago

Wednesday September 12 2012

Held at Vie De France, Maraval, we discussed

  • iPads for Parliamentarians
  • iOS vs Samsung Patent Wars
  • ‘Tamper-proof’ Drivers’ Permits

Wednesday October 10 2012

Held at Vie De France, Maraval, we discussed

  • iOS6 / iPhone 5
  • Trinidad and Tobago Budget – ICT-related aspects
  • Laptops in Schools – one year later

Wednesday November 14th, 2012

Held at Mario’s Pizza, Ellerslie Plaza, Maraval where we discussed

  • The upcoming TTCS Annual General Meeting
  • bMobile 4G Launch
  • iPad Mini, Nexus and Surface RT Launch

 

Saturday November 24th 2012 – AGM

Held at Room 105, Block I (colloquially known as the ‘Circles’ Building), Faculty of Engineering, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine.