Participation of the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, University of PGRI Palembang in the Webinar of the National Digital Literacy Program

Digital literacy is an individual’s interest, attitude, and ability to use digital technology and communication tools to access, manage, integrate, analyze and evaluate information, build new knowledge, create, and communicate with others. Digital literacy also means a person’s ability and insight in the aspect of using digital technology, communication tools, creating and evaluating information in a healthy and careful manner and obeying the law in life, the ability and knowledge to use digital means wisely and appropriately. Digital literacy is important because it can enable a person to think critically, creatively, and innovatively, solve problems, communicate more smoothly, and collaborate with more people.

In order to support the acceleration of digital transformation, capacity building, awareness, and dissemination of the use of digital technology so that people can use the internet correctly and responsibly and increase the knowledge and understanding of the millennial generation of the great potential that Indonesia has. Directorate General of Informatics Applications cq. Directorate of Information Empowerment, through the National Digital Literacy Program which will be held on : Day / Date : Friday/5 November 2021 Time : 09.00-12.00 through the Zoom Meeting application and on the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology’s YouTube channel Siberkreasi. With the theme: “Creating Business Opportunities in the Digital Age”

The Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, University of PGRI Palembang Adiguna, S.T., M.Si took part and became one of the speakers in the Webinar of the 2021 National Digital Literacy Movement in South Sumatra – Palembang City. Appearing as the 4th resource person, Adiguna, S.T., M.Si presented material on “Creating Business Opportunities in the Digital Age By Developing Local Cultural Potential”. In his presentation Adiguna, S.T., M.Si said the role of business opportunities was divided into two, namely as a seeker or a business provider. Creating digital business opportunities, it is better to first know what business is suitable today, besides the importance of introducing local cultural technology in creating business potential to drive the regional economy. As for the series of activities in introducing local culture by: tracing information about local culture, studying the potential of local culture, developing creativity and innovation, posting about local culture and posting information on the results of local cultural development.

Besides Adiguna, ST, M.Si were present as resource persons at this activity, namely: 1. Muhamad Arif Rahmat, SHI (Certified Life Coach), 2. M. Muhaimin, S.IP, MA (CEO Nextup ID), 3. Novia, S.Pd (Teacher of SMK Negeri 5 Palembang) and guided by moderator Sahira Zahra and Key Opinion Leader: @faniemaulida (Social Network Marketer, HDI enterpriser, Entrepreneur @ayamtangkapblangstar, Owner @ramestudio20, and Keynote Speech :H . Harnojoyo, S. Sos. (Mayor of Palembang).

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