Initiatives Overview

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PTC Academy™

The PTC Academy™ aims to provide exceptional management training to rising industry leaders in the Asia-Pacific region. Academy courses target topics necessary for professional advancement seldom addressed by formal education or institutional training.

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PTC Projects

The PTC Projects initiative provides both members and non-members the opportunity to develop and implement projects that promote the use of telecommunications and ICT to improve the quality of life in the Pacific Hemisphere.

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PTC Broadband Reports

The PTC Broadband Reports initiative aims to provide key decision-makers, industry professionals, and other stakeholders with a knowledge base for developing common methods and approaches to best serve the needs of citizens and bridge the knowledge divide.

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PTC Young Scholar Program

PTC’s Young Scholar Program aims to recognize, encourage, and support up-and-coming scholars in the field of information and communication technologies (ICTs). Outstanding applicants are invited to present their research at PTC’s annual conference in Honolulu, HI.

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PTC Academy™

The PTC Academy aims to provide exceptional management training to rising industry leaders. Academy courses focus on target topics necessary for professional advancement seldom addressed by formal education or institutional training.

The most recent course took place in Nonthaburi, Thailand from 29 September through 2 October.

Organized by PTC, sponsored by APTelecom, and hosted by TOT Academy, the 2014 course provided industry professionals with the practical skills and experience they need to successfully implement large-scale change within their organizations.

Expert instructors with both senior executive and change management experience led the four-day course, which included a mix of presentations, in-depth case studies, practical exercises, and more.

PTC extends a big mahalo to the following instructors for volunteering their time and expertise:


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  • Sean Bergin, President, APTelecom, Thailand
  • Anup Changaroth, Director, Portfolio Marketing, Asia Pacific, Ciena, Singapore
  • Eric Handa, CEO, APTelecom, USA
  • Aamir Ibrahim, dtac, Thailand
  • Sam Johnston, Director, Cloud & IT Services, Equinix, United Kingdom
  • Gary Kim, Founder, Spectrum Futures, USA
  • Rozaimy Rahman, EVP, TM Global, Malaysia
  • Chris Wilson, International Head, TIME dotCom Berhad, Malaysia
  • Qian Zhong, Managing Director, Asia Pacific Sales, TE SubCom, USA

Eleven students completed the course. The students represented six countries including Angola, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, and Thailand.

Congratulations to the PTC Academy Class of 2014.

To learn more about the PTC Academy, please email academy@ptc.org.

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PTC Projects

The PTC Projects initiative provides both members and non-members the opportunity to develop and implement projects that promote the use of telecommunications and ICT to improve the quality of life in the Pacific region.

The initiative’s goals are two-fold:

2015 Projects

The 2015 PTC Projects Request for Proposals (RFP) has closed and the PTC Projects Committee is currently reviewing proposals. The recipients from the 2015 PTC Projects RFP will be announced at the PTC'16 Closing Lunch and Awards Ceremony.

For questions regarding the PTC Projects initiative and to receive the announcement of the 2016 PTC Projects RFP, please email projects@ptc.org.

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PTC Broadband Reports

The PTC Broadband Reports provide key decision-makers, industry professionals, and other stakeholders with a knowledge base for developing common methods and approaches to best serve the needs of citizens and bridge the knowledge divide.

Each report concentrates on an individual micromarket and offers insights into the key features that will push broadband forward in that and other non-obvious emerging markets with different dynamics and resources throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Countries examined to date include Fiji, Myanmar, and, most recently, Indonesia.

To learn more about or to access the PTC Broadband Reports, please visit the PTC Broadband Reports page.

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PTC Young Scholar Program

PTC’s Young Scholar Program aims to recognize, encourage, and support up-and-coming scholars in the field of information and communication technologies (ICTs)

Thank you for your interest in this year's PTC Young Scholar Program.

The submission is now closed, and we are no longer accepting applications.

2017 Young Scholar Applicants

For those who have applied, we endeavor to get back to you by October'16 with the status of your application.

If you have any questions, please email it to youngscholar@ptc.org.

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