Asian IT Conference opens in Da Nang

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DA NANG (Biz Hub) — The Vietnamese government is actively implementing the Programme of Action to promote the application and development of information technology to meet the requirements of sustainable development and international integration.

This was announced by Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Minh Hong at the opening ceremony of the 8th Asian Conference on Intelligent Information and Database Systems (ACIIDS), held on March 14.

 

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Deputy minister of Information and Communications, Nguyen Minh Hong speaks at the opening ceremony of the eighth Asian Conference on Intelligent Information and Database Systems (ACIIDS) in Da Nang on March 14.

He said Viet Nam's Programme of Action was being executed while the world was witnessing a boom in the "smart machine" development trend in all areas including infrastructure, urban services, agriculture, health care and education as well as in the operation of the government and nation.

"ACIIDS 2016 is a practical forum for scientists and managers in Viet Nam to access the latest IT developments and IT knowledge in the world to enable the selection of optimal solutions to practical applications in Viet Nam," Hong said.


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The two-day conference will hear 190 scientists and experts from 30 countries and territories lecturing in 21 thematic sessions with 153 oral and 40 poster presentations.


"ACIIDS has become an internationally respected forum for scientific research on intelligent information and database systems, opening up the prospect of exchanges and cooperation, as well as sharing experiences with applications with participants. It also provides opportunities for managers and scientific policy makers to exchange scientific knowledge on the latest technology trends related to information systems."

He hoped the conference would focus on the task of strengthening international co-operation in scientific research and IT human resource training at the international level.

The conference, jointly organised by the Viet Nam-Korea Friendship Information Technology College and Poland's Wroclaw University of Technology, also heard a welcome message from deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Science and Higher Education of Poland JaroslawGowin and Minister of Viet Nam's Information and Communications Nguyen Bac Son.

The two-day conference will hear 190 scientists and experts from 30 countries and territories lecturing in 21 thematic sessions, with 153 oral and 40 poster presentations.

According to organisers, the conference received 400 journals from 36 countries, of which Viet Nam had submitted 92 and Poland, 59.

The conference closes on Wednesday. — VNS

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