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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.

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SOLUTIONS PROVIDERS

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ATTENDEES

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SPEAKERS

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TOPICS

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CONFERENCE PROGRAM

17:00 – 18:00

Registration

18:00 – 18:30

Welcome Remarks – VNITO 2019 Introduction

18:30 – 20:30

Networking

Location: TBC

DAY 1: Main Conference

Time: 8:00 – 21:00, Oct 24, 2019

Venue: Diamond 1 & Diamond 2, Floor 4, Tan Son Nhat Pavillon, 202 Hoang Van Thu

08:00 – 08:30

Registration

08:30 – 09:00

MOU Signing Ceremony

-      VNITO Alliance – ISCO Okinawa (Japan)

-      VNITO Alliance – Heart Industry Holdings – Japan International Students Committee (Japan)

-      VNITO Alliance – FISA (Japan)

-      VNITO Alliance – Korea IT Cooperation Center, Ho Chi Minh City

-      VNITO Alliance – Korea Commercial Software Association 

-      VNITO Alliance – Korea Trade Network  

09:00 – 09:30

Welcome – Opening Remarks

09:30 – 10:00

Session 01: CIO Global Survey: A Changing Perspective

-      Mr. Nguyen Cong Ai, Vice President, KPMG Vietnam

10:00 – 10:30

Session 02: Breakthrough in Vietnam Innovations

-      Representative of Qualcomm Inc. (To be confirmed)

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. Dennis Ang, Director, Enterprise Business, NVIDIA Corporation 

Mr. Mark Birch, Regional Director for APAC at Stack Overflow 

Ms. Pham Thi Tuyet Loan, CTONashTech 

- Dr. Nguyen Huu Le, President of TMA Solutions

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

- Mr. Nguyen Hong Hai, CEO Lotus App

12:00 – 13:30

Luncheon

13:30 – 15:00

Panel Discussion 02: Digital Transformation (Venue: Diamond 1)

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. Philippe Nguyen, Digital Enterprise and Digital Services , Siemens AG

- Mr. Anton Lee, CTO, System Integrator & New Routes Lead, IBM Partner Ecosystem, Asia Pacific

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

- Moderator: Mr. Nguyen Van Phi Hung, Vice President, LARION

Panel Discussion 03Japan Market Development (Venue: Diamond 2)

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.

- Mr. Juichi Takahashi, PhD, CEO, LogiGear Japan

Mr. Chiaki Shirai, Board of Director, JASIPA

Mr. Choukei Itarashiki, Okinawa Prefecture

- Ms. Kumi Yasuike, Deputy Chief Representative, JETRO HCM

- Representative of Fukuoka City Government

Representative of Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting

Moderator: Ms. Nguyen Thi Kieu Quyen, Managing Director,  S3 Japan

Business Matching Session (Venue: Platin)

15:00 – 15:30

Tea-break

15:30 – 17:00

Panel Discussion 04: Tech Talents (Venue: Diamond 1)

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. Jeffrey Goss, Associate Vice Provost for Southeast Asia Programs, Arizona State University (To be confirmed)

Mr. Viet Ho, Managing Director, JK Advisory LLC

Mr. Dai Tran, Managing Director, KMS Technology

Mr. Le Dang Khoa, Chairman of Le Group Ventures, Founder of TESO Soft

- Moderator: Mr. Vuong Bao Long, Vice President, LogiGear Vietnam

Panel Discussion 05: Korea & Vietnam: win-win cooperation (Venue: Diamond 2)

How Korean tech companies can work with Vietnamese IT companies to get the win-win cooperation? New technologies in Korea, which Vietnamese companies can acquire to solve old problems and to increase competitiveness.

- Mr. Junam Lee, Director of Korea IT Cooperation Center, Ho Chi Minh City

- Mr. Park Jihwan, CEO, ThinkforBL (Korea)

- Representative of Korea Commercial Software Association (To be confirmed)

- Mr. Lee Jeong Kun, CEO, Saltware (Korea)

- Moderator: Mr. Mai Hoai An, CEO, IMT Solutions

Business Matching Session (Venue: Platin)

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/ VNITO Golf Tournament 2019

Time: 8:00 – 16:30, Oct 25, 2019

Venue: HCMC, Vietnam

Option 01:

08:00 – 16:30

Visiting Vietnam Top IT Companies - Visiting Quang Trung Software City

(Free for foreign delegates)

Option 02:

08:00 – 13:00

VNITO Golf Tournament 2019

 

Location: Downtown, HCMC, Vietnam

Registration

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VND 100.000.000

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VND 60.000.000

Silver Sponsor

VND 30.000.000

Bronze Sponsor

VND 15.000.000

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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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