On September 13, 2017, in commemoration of the programmer's day, the first event of the 'Programme your game’ contest was held for the first time by the Technological University of Panama, who invited ICDL Americas to participate as sponsors.
ICDL Americas sponsored the first Inter-University Forum on ‘Virtual Education’, at the invitation of Santa María La Antigua Catholic University. Organised by the Board of Rectors in Panama
ICDL Americas took part in the 18th international Virtual Educa event, which took place in Bogotá Colombia. The event, which is considered the most important event on education, innovation and ICT in the Latin American and Caribbean region
ICDL Colombia wins first place in the 'ECDL / ICDL in the Workplace' category of the 2017 Best Practice Awards granted by the ECDL Foundation
The 2017 International ECDL Foundation Forum took place on May 18th and 19th, 2017 in Malta at the Hilton Malta Hotel. ICDL Colombia won the first place in the category of ‘ECDL / ICDL in the Workplace’ with their project ‘Teleworking in the Public Sector’.
Santa María La Antigua Catholic University (USMA) completed its accreditation process as an ICDL Accredited Test Centre, becoming the first in the country.
Dora, the high-tech mobile learning centre was purchased from Alexandra, where it had operated as a school bus since 1985. Dora was reinvented as a mobile digital learning centre in 2011 after the Christchurch earthquakes, to support the ‘Stepping Up’ classes in Christchurch.
As part of a long standing alliance between ICDL Americas and the National Distance Education System (SINED) of Mexico, during 2016new SINED Nodes continued to join the network of ICDL Test Centres.