A nationwide week of exhibitions and conferences on information technology (IT) was launched by the Vietnam Post and Telecommunication Group (VNPT) on November 14.
Phan Hoang Duc, VNPT Deputy Director General, said VNPT Week aims to review the development of IT in Vietnam and improve the group’s customer service and social welfare activities.
The highlights of the event are a photo exhibition on information in daily life and a conference on telecommunications and IT services in the health sector, introducing solutions for video conferencing and tele-treatment in a number of hospitals.
VNPT Week will also feature the awards for the Nhan Tai Dat Viet (Vietnamese National Talent) competition honoring young programmers and recognizing their contributions to science and medicine in the country.
The contest attracted 204 products, 65 of which are already being applied in daily life.
In addition, the Vietnam International Communications Summit and Expo 2011 (Vietnam Comm 2011) will also be held as part of the event, discussing various topics such as the current status, potential and cooperation opportunities in the telecommunications and IT industry in Vietnam; IT applications for telecom services; and IT in e-government, health, education and public services; as well as the internet, satellite and broadband services; the 3G market situation; and opportunities and challenges for 4G networks in Vietnam.