LACNIC announces the end of the selection process for financial grants to members of the regional Internet community interested in attending the LACNIC XII event to be held in Panama City, Panama from May 24 to 29, 2009.
183 applications from highly qualified people were received. Therefore, the selection process was very hard. After a detailed analysis of the applications presented, 31 people from 16 different countries of the region were benefited with financial grants.
Among the selected applicants are representatives of different sectors: Internet Service Providers, universities, academic networks, governmental organizations and civil society members.
The financial assistance includes: free registration to the event, financial assistance for accommodation and airfare expenses for a total amount of USD 23.000.
We thank the regional Internet community for the interest and high response to this call.