Lao ICT Commerce Association (LICA)

Unit 36, 340 Nongbone Road, Phonxay Village, Saysettha District Vientiane Capital Lao PDR

+856 21 417234

+82-2-782-1266

About LICA

Lao ICT Commerce Association is an umbrella association  that groups IT professionals, IT software and hardware companies as well as ISP and IT related Human Resource Development companies.

Established in August 2005

Under umbrella of Leo National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI)

Supervised by Ministry of Post and Telecommunications

Established with the intention to build and maintain collaboration among ICT-related businesses: ISPs, hardware/software suppliers, software developers, ICT training and educational institutions.

 

LICA is a member of:

  • ASOCIO: Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organization
  • WITSA: World Information Technology and Services Alliance

Role and Responsibility

  1. Promote the development and growth of sustainable ICT market in Lao PDR
  2. Raise major products, services and human resources related to ICT as a mechanism to drive the development of national economy
  3. Improve standards of quality products and services to society ongoing ICT
  4. Facilitate cooperation between public and private things mentioned above
  5. Ensure development and sustainable growth to prepare members to join the AEC AEC

 

Tasks for ICT Developments

  1. Participate actively in the development and course – to teach ICT to increase the capacity in Engineering
  2. Data on ICT by deep regional survey, analyze and report annually
  3. Disseminate information and collect opinions from various parts of the state, private and educational institutions through various workshops and workshop
  4. Help members to promote networking partners by organizing exhibitions and product man
  5. Involved in legislation related to the ICT sector such as law transactions of the first electronic

Activities and Achievements

  • KTOA sign MOU on cooperation in developing human resources and technology
  • Attended and exhibited at the international level as ICT: ITU Telecom World, ASOCIO General Assembly and Summit, WITSA World Congress on Intormation Technology (WCIT)
  • Lao ICT Expo held in 2010.
  • Create Publications
  • Annual report on market analysis and IT human resources from 2009 to 2013.
  • Study the effects of AEC to the IT market.
  • Lao ICT Expo held in 2016.
  • Contribute to the support of the international conference on Laos as hosts: ASEM9, ASEP7, AEBF
  • Conference on IT to bring opinions and disseminate information to various parties
  • A member of the committee drafting course – teaching faculty for engineering courses IT.
  • A member of the committee to standardize skill of the ICT, which the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare ownership.

Future Plan

  • LICA promoted by mobilizing members with meeting the annual board election and a new administration
  • ICT Trade Fair Expo held annually or
  • Technology Park was built by the private sector, focusing on developing the domestic market of content and application update
  • Cooperate with the government to develop standards and certification of IT professionals
  • Seminar on ethics in doing business IT, publish rules and create awareness to protect consumers

For more information about LICA, please visit http://www.lica.la/index.php/about-us/overview