Southeast Asia Media Dialogue Workshop
Seoul workshop report (pdf) Dr Bernie Jones, project co-leader, speaking in Seoul
Our Seoul media workshop was a two-day residential event featuring a combination of background briefings from local and international experts and entrepreneurs on energy markets and developments in the South East Asian off-grid sector. The workshop offered an opportunity to explore the Smart Villages concept and study nascent Smart Village projects and relevant technologies from around the world.
Day I – Friday 13 June
Welcome & Introduction
Smart Village concept
Dr Terry van Gevelt, University of Cambridge
Video case study – Terrat Village, Tanzania
Group discussion: taking energy for granted
What is it like having to live without (reliable) energy?
Employing ICT for Socio-Economic Development in Remote and Rural Communities in Malaysian Borneo
Dr Alvin Yeo, UNIMAS (Universit Malaysia Sarawak)
A Holistic, Interdisciplinary and Participatory Approach
Video case study – Cinta Mekar, Indonesia
Group discussion: in-country examples
Insights in energy reporting, journalistic practice & challenges across different global regions
Sharon Schmickle, Julia Vitullo-Martin
Video case study – Light Up Borneo, Sabah, Malaysia
Group discussion: technology options – what are we talking about? Where is cutting-edge research taking us?
Video case study – SACASOL, Philippines
Day 2 - Saturday 13 June
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