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Asia Pacific IT conference held in Hà Nội

Update: October, 22/2016 - 09:52
The University of Economics and Business (UEB) of Việt Nam National University in co-ordination with the Japan society for Information and Management (JSIM) yesterday held the 2016 Asia Pacific Conference on Information Management in Hà Nội, aiming to develop and sustain an affluent society, both materially and spiritually, using IT-based solutions in Việt Nam.— Photo doisongphapluat.com

HÀ NỘI — The University of Economics and Business (UEB) of Việt Nam National University in co-ordination with the Japan society for Information and Management (JSIM) yesterday held the 2016 Asia Pacific Conference on Information Management in Hà Nội, aiming to develop and sustain an affluent society, both materially and spiritually, using IT-based solutions in Việt Nam.

The conference, themed “Common Platform to a Sustainable Society in the Dynamic Asia Pacific”, aims to overcome superficial understanding of technologies, and to create a new knowledge system based on an understanding of fundamental business principles.

Nguyễn Hồng Sơn, Rector of UEB, said Việt Nam considered innovation, integration and sustainable development important factors in development.

"In fact, Việt Nam has actively participated in these trends and obtained essential achievements in economy and society over the years,” said Sơn.

Experts and scientists from Vietnamese economics and technology schools and informative technology businesses, along with scholars, researchers and experts from the JSIM and its South Korean counterpart attended the conference, as well as representatives from universities, research centres and tech companies from Japan and the United States.

Hoàng Nam Tiến, Chairman of FPT Software, also a speaker at the conference, stated, “In the context of growth, the IT industry has dramatically contributed to socio-economic development. Việt Nam has about 900,000 professionals working in the IT fields with 300 colleges offering IT training, under the national strategy to transform Việt Nam into an advanced IT country.”

The conference featured symposiums by Vietnamese and global experts, focusing on solutions to construct and develop a stable society, towards the technological industry in terms of achievements, application and systemification of technology.

Dr Kyoshi Murata from Meiji University said, “Given that Việt Nam is one of the most important countries in the Asia-Pacific region, the holding of this academic conference is highly significant. I am overwhelmed with gratitude to all the people both in Japan and Việt Nam who have engaged in the preparation.”

The latest research findings related to technological and industrial development by foreign experts were also presented during the conference through discussions. — VNS

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