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Vietnam ITO Conference is a bi-annual event, which is organized by VNITO Alliance, Quang Trung Software City (QTSC), Investment & Trade Promotion Centre (ITPC) and partners, in order to promote the Vietnam IT industry, gather Vietnam software enterprises and create an effective bridge between the IT Vietnamese companies to the world. Vietnam ITO Conference assists buyers and service providers to network, cooperate and discuss trends, issues, and opportunities related to software services. 

After 2 successful event of Vietnam ITO Conference 2015 and 2017 with hundreds of international visitors around the world, Vietnam ITO Conference 2019 with main theme “Vietnam - The Emerged Destination for Innovation” will be held on 23-25 October in Ho Chi Minh City,  to create a complete picture of Vietnam IT industry with various activities (Conference, Panel Discussion, Exhibition, Business Matching, Gala Dinner, Software Park Tour, etc.) to attract a lot of local and foreign participants.











Organizing commitee

Advisor commitee



17:00 – 18:00


18:00 – 18:30

Welcome Remarks – VNITO 2019 Introduction

18:30 – 20:30


Location: TBC

DAY 1: Main Conference

Time: 8:00 – 21:00, Oct 24, 2019

Venue: Tan Son Nhat Hotel Saigon, 202 Hoang Van Thu, Phu Nhuan District, HCMC

08:00 – 08:30


08:30 – 09:00

MOU Signing Ceremony

-       VNITO Alliance – NIPA/KICC (Korea)

-       VNITO Alliance – ISCO Okinawa (Japan)

09:00 – 09:30

Welcome – Opening Remarks

09:30 – 10:00

Session 01: Vietnam Tech Outlook

- Dr. Nguyen Cong Ai, Senior Partner, Leading KPMG Ho Chi Minh City Office, KPMG Vietnam

10:00 – 10:30

Session 02: Breakthrough in Vietnam Innovations

- Dr. Vu Minh Khuong, Associate Professor of Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (National University of Singapore), Member of National Economic Advisory Board for Vietnam’s Prime Minister

10:30 – 10:45

Tea-break – Networking – Exhibition visit

10:45 – 12:00

Panel Discussion 01: Innovations (AI/ML, Blockchain, Big Data, IOT)

On the forefront of innovation in the areas of AI, Block chain, Big Data, IOT, ect.),  should Vietnam tech companies be ready to earn more opportunities in this challenge?

- Mr. Tran Phuc Hong, Vice President of TMA Solutions

- Ms. Nicole Nguyen, Head of Asia Pacific, Asia Blockchain Review

- Ms. Pham Thi Tuyet Loan, CTO, NashTech

Mr. Park Jihwan, CEO,  ThinkforBL (Korea)

- Mr. Nguyen Hong Hai, CEO Lotus App

12:00 – 13:30


13:30 – 15:00

Panel Discussion 02: Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is making waves worldwide. What Vietnam enterprises  should do to boost and be power in this new era?

- Mr. Nguyen Quan Vien, Vice President, Global CyberSoft (VN)

- Mr. Phillip Nguyen, Director of Digital Service, Siemens AG

- Mr. Kim Young Wook, Advisory Board, Hanwha Group (Korea)

- Mr. Frank Schellenberg, Founder and CEO of DIGI-TEXX

- Mr. Indrajit Lahiri, CEO of TPFico

Panel Discussion 03: Tech Talents

Capabilities and competencies of Vietnam IT workforce. Assessment of IT workforce and education system. Best practices in hiring, building, training and keeping a winning IT team.

- Mr. Vuong Bao Long, Senior Director, LogiGear Vietnam

- Ms. Nguyen Phuong Mai, Managing Director, Navigos Vietnam

- Mr. Jeffrey Goss, Vice President, Arizona State University

- Duy Tan’s Representative

Business Matching Session

15:00 – 15:30


15:30 – 17:00

Panel Discussion 04: Japan Market Development

Japanese partners' success stories when working with Vietnam IT services companies. How to strengthen Vietnam – Japan cooperation. Best business model and/or new cooperation initiatives for Japanese & Vietnamese partners.

- Ms. Nguyen Thi Kieu Quyen, Managing Director,  S3 Japan

- Mr. Chiaki Shirai, Board of Director, JASIPA

- Mr. Choukei Itarashiki, Okinawa Prefecture

Business Matching Session

17:00 – 18:00

Networking – Visiting exhibition counters – Interviewing

18:00 – 21:00

Gala Dinner


Location: Tan Son Nhat Hotel, 202 Hoang Van Thu, Phu Nhuan District, HCMC, Vietnam

DAY 2: IT Companies Tour

Time: 8:00 – 16:30, Oct 25, 2019

Venue: HCMC, Vietnam

08:00 – 11:30

Visiting Vietnam Top IT Companies

13:30 – 16:30

Visiting Quang Trung Software City (QTSC)


Location: Downtown, HCMC, Vietnam



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ITPC or Investment & Trade Promotion Centre of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam is a government agency specilizing in facilitating investment and trade. Our mission is to improve the growth of Ho Chi Minh City’s enterprises and foreign investors. With the networks to over 20 international partners, we offer services to help enterprises export, develop business capabilities, find overseas partners, enter new markets and to help foreign investors develop their projects in Vietnam. In the 21st century, we focus on promoting foreign direct investment into Ho Chi Minh City and helping small to medium size Vietnamese enterprises maximize their global export potential.

Founded on March 16th 2001, Quang Trung Software City (QTSC) is one of key projects of Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), which is built to promote the development of Vietnam IT industry and transform the economic structure of the city in the integration period. After 18 years of development, QTSC has attracted 160 ICT companies (52 international companies and 108 domestic ones) and 29 investors (who have been completing infrastructure to serve the local needs) with the total amount of 20,755 people studying and working here. QTSC has become an attractive destination for those who want to seek investment and cooperation opportunities in IT industry. Some of the big names are KDDI, Swiss Post Solutions, TMA Solutions, Hitachi Consulting, VinaData, MISA, etc. They have provided more than 250 IT products, services and solutions in many different fields which are exported to over 20 countries, mainly focused on the United States, Japan and Europe.

VNITO Alliance is a non-profit organization to promote the Vietnam ITO/BPO sector, gather Vietnam software outsourcing enterprises, and create an effective bridge between the ITO/BPO community and the government. VNITO Alliance assists outsourcing buyers and service providers to network, cooperate and discuss trends, issues, and opportunities related to software outsourcing. Founded in March 2016, VNITO currently has more than 100 members who are ITO, BPO, software companies in HCMC, Hanoi, Danang, Cantho, etc., including companies in Vietnam Top IT companies such as FPT Software, TMA Solutions, Global Cybersoft (Hitachi Consulting Vietnam), DIGI-TEXX Vietnam, KMS Technology, LogiGear Vietnam, NashTech Vietnam, IMT Solutions, Kyanon, Larion, Luxoft, S3 Corp, Savvycom, Sucess Software Services, etc.

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