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MCF Profile

Myanmar Computer Federation (MCF) was established in 1998 by the promulgation of “Computer Science Development Law” of 1996, by the Union Government of Myanmar.

 

Primary Objective

To contribute towards the emergence of a modern developed State through ICT

  • Law: Computer Science Development Law of 1996
  • Council: Myanmar Computer Science Development Council (Est. 1996).
    Chaired by Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology

  • MCF: Myanmar Computer Federation (Est. 1998)

 

MCF  >  MCPA  |  MCIA  |  MCEA

MCF is the official federation – umbrella organization of all official computer-related associations, working groups, technical committees in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. MCF is comprised of over ten thousand IT student & professional members, six hundred corporate members and over a hundred thousand young basic education student members.

 

  • MCPA

    • Myanmar Computer Professionals Association (Est. 1998)

    • 10,000 + IT Students & Professionals

  • MCIA

    • Myanmar Computer Industry Association

    • (Est. 1998)

    • 700 + Corporations

  • MCEA

    • Myanmar Computer Enthusiasts Association (Est. 1998)

    • 100,000 + Basic Education Student members

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Relations to State and NGO’s

DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL

  • MCF works closely with the Myanmar Computer Science Development Council, which is chaired by the Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology.
  • MCF, MCPA and MCIA Executive Committee members routinely serve on advisory committees, technical committees and working groups for various national bodies and government departments.

ICT Policies Recommendations

MCF has been participating in preparing ICT Master Plans for Myanmar, a total of 3 Master Plans since 2001.

  • 2001-2005
  • 2006-2010
  • 2011-2015

Main  Activities  &  Focus  Areas

  • ASSISTANCE FOR EDUCATION SECTOR
    Assistance has been provided to Teacher Training Colleges (computers, LCD projectors, technical trainings, seminars, basic computer & courseware development courses).
  • AWARDS FOR EDUCATION SECTOR
    MCF has awarded educational institutions or students for their excellence in utilization of ICT.
  • TECHNICAL SEMINARS & WORKSHOPS
    Technical seminars & workshops, BarCamps and corporate trainings for executives have been organized by MCF and its associations.
  • SENDING DELEGATIONS OVERSEAS
    Corporate business delegations and professional delegations have been sent overseas, to participate in business matching, international cooperation, field studies, meetings and competitions.
  • TRAININGS
    Hundreds of training courses have been conducted, with foreign and local teachers, organized by MCF and/or international organizations.
  • ICT LAB
    Hands-on technical trainings are provided at the ICT Lab.
  • ICT AWARDS
    Annually, awards have been given out in recognition of ICT innovations and applications. The recipients include local ICT companies, IT professionals and students.
  • IT BUSINESS PLAN CONTESTS
    IT Business Plan contests have been held and it has provided valuable training for business knowledge, planning and critical thinking skills.
  • OVERSEAS SCHOLARSHIPS
    MCF and Associations have sent professionals and executives for overseas training by scholarship assistance received from foreign governments and organizations.
  • LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS AND ACADEMIC AWARDS
    Locally, the Associations have awarded local scholarships for computer students. Students who have excelled in their studies have also been recognized and awarded for their academic excellence.
  • ICT EXHIBITIONS
    MCF and computer associations throughout Myanmar, organize up to 10-15 ICT exhibitions and trade fairs.
  • ICT CARAVANS
    ICT Caravans have been sent throughout Myanmar (Mandalay, Magway, Bago, Ayeyarwady, Mon, Kayin and Shan).
  • RESOURCE & RESEARCH CENTERS
    MCF and Associations provide libraries, resource centers and internet access centers for their members.
  • MYANMAR-KOREA IT CENTER
    MCF and KAU provide Professional Trainings, Internship Program with the support of KOICA in the Center for one year project, started in Jan of this year.

Special ICT Economic Zones
SOFTWARE & ICT PARKS

  1. Yangon The first software/ICT park in Myanmar, known as Myanmar ICT Park was established in 2001, in Yangon.
  2. Mandalay The second software/ICT park was established in Mandalay, unfortunately, it was lost to fire, and is now being re-established and will be operational soon.
  3. Yatanarpon Yatanarpon Cyber city (north of Mandalay) is a much larger zone, focused on soft-based industries, hardware manufacturing. It is managed by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.

International Collaboration

ASOCIO  - Member 
CICC (Japan) - International Conference & Forum
- Scholarships
- Conduct Onsite Trainings
AOTS (Japan) - Scholarships
- e-Learning Center
JITEC (Japan) - Cross Certification
MEMI (Japan) - conduct ICT trainings
PIKOM (Malaysia) - Joint Task Force
ITEC (India) - ­ Scholarships
CII (India) - Joint Task Force

Building Good Relations
JENESYS PROGRAMME

 

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  • Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths
  • 26 participants visited Japan for cultural exchange and short visit
  • Japan International Corporation Center (JICE)
  • Japan Government
  • Japanese Embassy
  • 12-22 July 2010
 

 

Overseas Scholarships

CICC (Japan)  104 
AOTS (Japan) 111
ITEC (India) 40
SCP (Singapore) 16
OSS Training 15
JDS 9
JENESYS (Japan) 26
Invitational IT Expert Training (Korea) 6
Total 327

Courses  in  e-Learning  Center

Course   No  Participants
Internet  65  3250
MYFE  3  160
MYSW  6  220
MYNW 1 50
MYAE 1 43
MMPM 2 30
On Site Training 11 300
Web Master & NW Security 3 85
ICT Professional 40 1011
JAVA 2 25
LINUX 5 150
Internet Management 3 120
PHP, Design & UI Stream 2 120
  162 6126

IT  Business  Plan  Contests

 Since 2011, with a Japanese NGO  
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ASOCIO MTV 2012 in Yangon

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