PRESS RELEASE: VIETNAM ITO CONFERENCE 2017 - "Vietnam – Asia Tier 1 Delivery Destination"

18/10/2017

PRESS RELEASE

VIETNAM ITO CONFERENCE 2017

Vietnam – Asia Tier 1 Delivery Destination

(VNITO - Ho Chi Minh City, October 19, 2017) – In the morning of October 19, the Vietnam ITO Conference 2017 is officially taking place at GEM Convention Center (District 1, Ho Chi Minh City). The conference attracts nearly 500 delegates including 150 overseas participants from 20 different countries and 250 corporate representatives from the local IT service community, together with more than 100 representatives from IT universities, consulates, trade associations in Vietnam, and local and international press and media. This is the biggest bi-annual (once in every two years) conference on ITO/BPO[1] in Vietnam, aiming at promoting Vietnam as an emerging IT service destination among the top IT service provider countries in the world.

Vietnam ITO Conference 2017 receives special care and strong support by the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City. It is co-organized by VNITO Alliance, Quang Trung Software City (QTSC), and the Investment & Trade Promotion Centre (ITPC).

In four days of the conference (October 18th - 21st, 2017), Vietnam ITO Conference 2017 focuses on introducing the capabilities of Vietnam IT service industry in the loupe of new technologies (SMAC, AI, IoT, Blockchain, etc.); Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) sector; and investment opportunities in localities such as Lam Dong province, Danang & Central region, and Mekong Delta. Vietnam ITO Conference 2017 is not only promoting the ITO/BPO competence of Vietnam but also intensifying the connectivity to other sectors such as high-tech agriculture via new technologies and smart solutions by IT businesses.

Mr. Pham Thiet Hoa, Director of ITPC says: “Vietnam software industry has been highly liked by many customers in the world. However, since a majority of Vietnamese software enterprises are small, it is difficult to approach the international market by individual marketing effort. In the next period, the municipal council would regularly organize international conferences on IT – high tech and conduct overseas promotion programs to key markets such as: North America, Japan, Europe, Singapore, Australia, etc., to promote Vietnam IT industry. Vietnam ITO Conference 2017 is one of the international promotion activities which is held in Ho Chi Minh City. Via this conference, the city’s leaders expect that Vietnam IT companies will be able to achieve realistic benefits, successfully set up business relationship with many potential partners as well as taking opportunities to grow business for the time to come”.

Mr. Lam Nguyen Hai Long, President of VNITO Alliance, CEO of QTSC comments: “The Industrial Revolution 4.0 comes up with golden opportunities to develop and enhance the value of Vietnam IT services that makes Vietnam a high quality IT hub of Asia. As the largest organization in Vietnam that connects Vietnam ITO and BPO enterprises, VNITO Alliance expects that Vietnam ITO Conference 2017 is not only an international conference that helps to promote and validate the brand name of Vietnam IT service industry, but also a platform where enterprises would be able to build rapports to each other and develop business cooperation domestically and overseas”.

Highlighted in Vietnam ITO Conference 2017 is the MOU signing ceremony between VNITO Alliance and 3 international organizations from the USA and Japan, consisting of the Silicon Valley Forum (SVF), USA; Vietnam IT Development Group – VIDG, USA; and the Shonan Industrial Promotion Foundation – SIPF, Japan. The MOU signing ceremony is the very first step for further cooperation in the chain of promotion activities that integrates Vietnam IT sector in the international playground.

There is a series of presentations by keynote speakers from KPMG Vietnam and the Silicon Valley Forum,  TMA Solutions, NashTech, LogiGear, Terralogic on highly expected topics: “Contrasting Vietnam  IT Industry - Facts & Figures”, “Success stories - From Optimization to Transformation”, etc.

In addition, there are 4 thematic panel discussions and every one of which paneled by high-profiled speakers coming from reputed brand names around the world and Vietnam such as: Microsoft, Siemens, Grab Vietnam, Hitachi Consulting, F-Soft, NashTech, DIGI-TEXX, Dynagitity, Infiniti Blockchain Labs, LogiGear, NashTech, Navigos Search, Russell Investments,  JETRO, A.C.T, Data Analytics, S3 Corp, Swiss Post Solutions, Topgate and representatives of IT universities and institutes, human resource service agencies.

  • Panel Discussion #01: “How to Attract Talents in Vietnam? Capabilities of Vietnam IT Human Resources” - Assessment of IT human resources, Vietnam IT labor market as well as experience in hiring and developing talents.
  • Panel Discussion #02: “Outlook and Insights about the BPO Industry in Vietnam”- An analysis of the potential of Vietnam BPO sector compared with that of other countries such as Myanmar, the Philippines, etc.
  • Panel Discussion #03: “Transforming Vietnam – Japan Cooperation” -Japanese partners' success stories when working with Vietnam IT services companies.
  • Panel Discussion #04: “How to Leverage New Technologies and Solutions to Increase Competitive Advantages and Win” - How Vietnamese companies use new technologies and solutions to build their competitive advantages and core competencies to sustain business growth.

Furthermore, another special workshop on “The Vietnam - US Agritech Cooperation” will disseminate knowledge and share experience from the US companies in hi-tech agriculture application as well as setting context, framework, and utilizing opportunities for Vietnam - US Agritech mutual cooperation.

Within the agenda, the Organizing Committee also facilitates for 250 meeting slots for local and foreign participants to meet up for business matching. The session aims to help Vietnamese enterprises find the right prospects in order to expand their sales and develop their business, as well as to create an effective business platform for both foreign clients and local IT service providers.

To stay most updated with the conference, cyberspace viewers are recommended to visit our website at www.vnito2017.vnito.org, or download the mobile app for “VNITO Conference 2017” at:

The Organizing Committee would like to express our deepest appreciation and sincerest thanks to the Valued Sponsors and Supporters for the conference:

Platinum Sponsors: DIGI-TEXX, FPT, GCS, KMS Technology, LogiGear, NashTech, Terralogic, TMA Solutions

Gold Sponsors: LARION, LUXOFT,KYANON, S3 CORP, Think for BL

Silver Sponsors: Beesight Soft, CMC Telecom, Grab, IMT Solutions, Success Software, Swiss Post Solutions, QBE

Bronze Sponsors: BuiTech, Fujinet System, LHV, Navigos, Waverley.

Internet Sponsor: NetNam

APP Sponsor: Savvycom

Gift sponsor: Ladophar

Research Partner: KPMG Vietnam

Survey Partner: Spectos

Exclusive Media Research Partner: iSentia

Healthcare Partner: CarePlus

Travel Partner: Gotadi

Media Partners: Cong Thuong Newspaper; Vietnam Investment Review (VIR), Tin hoc & Doi song, Thoi bao Vi tinh Sai Gon, The Saigon Times

 

For further information, please visit our website: www.vnito2017.vnito.org

QTSC - Ms Ngoc Hoa, email: ngochoa@qtsc.com.vn

HP: (+84) 8888 77603, 0982.990.147

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[1] ITO/BPO: Information Technology Outsourcing/ Business Process Outsourcing

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