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Minutes of the second NEPAL PROJECT ICT Meeting

Documented by Hong, William

International Coordination Team (IC) Meeting (December 9, 2011)
Attendees: ICT Group Members
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm (Japan), 6:00am (Oslo), 9pm (Vancouver),12:00pm (Bangladesh), 9:00pm (Washington), 12:00pm (Nepal).
Materials: Skype teleconference

Discussion Summary

1) The tentative package created by the Japan team is in a good direction and just needs further checking and detailing.

2) The overall budget remaining in Nepal is estimated to be about 300,000 yen.

3) The Nepal team is willing to use 200,000 yen of the budget to further develop the technology.

4) The technology development package will be transformed into a CALL FOR PROJECT PROPOSALs format.

- this will have some target guidelines for a research package with a specific budget (200,000 yen)

- research groups can send in their proposals which will answer the guidelines we propose.

- the ICTeam will check and award the package to the best proposal and team.

++Works to be Done

1) Deepak will talk to some groups/individuals to give us an idea of who can handle the project.

2) Japan team is tasked to further develop the package and make a Call for Project Proposal document by the next meeting.

The next ICT meeting schedule

JANUARY 27, 2012 FRIDAY


3:00PM TO 4:00PM Japan
7:00am to 8:00am Oslo
12:00PM to 1:00PM Bangladesh
11:45AM to 12:45PM Nepal

JANUARY 26, 2011 THURSDAY


10:00pm to 11:00pm Vancouver and Washington

Agenda:

1) Updates from Nepal

2) Discussion on Work package and schedule