Jun 8 • 22M

TechCamp Kochi: A wave of Change - How it unfolded

Listen to people behind the scenes at the TechCamp Kochi. Second of the two-part series on account of World Oceans Day.

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On World Oceans Day (8 June 2022), we are very glad to bring you some exciting conversations with a team of experts who were participating at the TechCamp Kochi. TechCamp Kochi was a three-day program organised by the US Consulate General, Chennai, TechCamp in the US, and the Centre for Public Policy and Research. The camp was held from 19th to 21st May 2022.

The theme for this TechCamp was Tech4Oceans: Innovative Solutions for a Sustainable Future. On the sidelines of this, Research Matters caught up with the experts who were mentoring and part of this TechCamp.

We will bring you these conversations in two sessions. In the first session, our guests share what TechCamp is and provide an overview of it. In the second session, the guests engaged in a discussion sharing how the TechCamp was going about and the dimensions it addressed.

In the second session, we have the following guests in this show:

  • Scott Hartmann is the Cultural Affairs Officer, U.S. Consulate in Chennai.

  • Jenny Beth is a Program Manager with TechCamp.

  • Lydiah Wanjiru is a GIS Specialist based in Kenya.

  • Kate Furby is a Media producer and Science Journalist at Tiny Beaker Media.

  • Margot Stiles is a marine biologist with 20 years of global experience in community resilience, climate change and natural resource conservation.

  • Samdy Lonh is a senior consultant in DeCons Research & Development Co., Ltd. in the field of ICT4D from Cambodia.

  • Dilnawaz Khan is the Founder of Power Deck.

Host: H S Sudhira

Audio Editor: Ramya Badrinath