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What is ISOCPR?

ISOCPR is the Puerto Rico Chapter of the Internet Society. Created in the United States in 1992, the Internet Society is a non-profit entity dedicated to safeguarding the best interests of the Internet as well as stimulate its use throughout the globe.

Among the priorities of the Internet Society include: open development of standards, protocols, and administration of the Internet’s technical infrastructure and also education of countries under development. The organization is comprised of independent users, businesses, non-profit organizations and government entities.

Recognizing the need for leadership in the areas of public policy, technical standards as well as social and economic development of the Internet in Puerto Rico, a group of entrepreneurs, professionals, educators and artists united to establish a Puerto Rico Chapter of the Internet Society.

The formation of the Internet Society of Puerto Rico responds to our need for representation in international forums which set forth the rules of the Internet world. Observing the Internet as a medium that has maintained sustained growth and with more than 1 million local users navigating daily; it is imperative that we provide a voice for Puerto Rico on a global level and demonstrate our vision to the active Internet global community.

Mission

The mission of ISOCPR is to foster the use, evolution and open development of the Internet for the benefit of all people in Puerto Rico and throughout the World as well as provide an organism capable of producing reliable, relevant and current information about the Internet on a local, regional and global level.

Objective

ISOCPR’s objective is to maintain and extend the development and availability of the internet, its applications and related technologies in order to allow organizations, professionals and individuals throughout the world to cooperate, innovate and collaborate more effectively in their respective fields and interests.

2015-2016 Board of Directors

Officers

  • Eduardo Díaz - President
  • Norberto Cruz - Vice President
  • Véronique Descombes - Secretary
  • Ada García - Treasurer

Board Members

  • Archer Lebrón
  • Alfredo Calderón
  • Ernesto Cruz
  • Anitza Cox
  • Oscar Jiménez
  • Manuel Morales
  • Ana T. Ramos
  • Eugenio Torres

 

Comments (2)
  • Kevin Shockey  - Participation
    It's been a while, but I'd like to participate in ISOC-PR more actively. When is the next meeting? What about the next scheduled election of the officers and board? Is there any documentation on eligiblity for those positions.
  • Eduardo Diaz  - More participation
    Kevin: Our next activity is in October 26 (tentative) at 8 AM at the Microsoft Offices in City View.The main theme: IPTV. We'll be sending the promo very soon. I hope to see you there and meet you personally. You can get a copy of our current by-laws here: http://isocpr.org/en/links/23-downloadable-articles-reports-and-presentations/9-internet-society-de-puerto-rico-by-laws-3202002 Let me know if you have any questions. We are in the process of revising these. We are mostly simplifying the membership section. See you the 26th. Eduardo Diaz President
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