GBA Monthly Business Meeting
Begin:
10.09.2018
End:
10.09.2018
Location:
Le Meridien Saigon Hotel

 

Dear GBA members and friends,

Welcome back and we hope you had a great summer time! Your GBA prepared a lot of activities also for the second half of this year and we are looking forward to meeting you soon. Hereby we invite you for the first monthly meeting after the summer break and many thanks for your understanding for this late invitation due to some short-term changes. See you next Monday!

GBA Business Meeting – September 2018

Date
:Monday, 10 September 2018
Time:17:45 - 22:00
Venue:Ballroom 2, Le Méridien Saigon, 3C Ton Duc Thang Street, District 1, HCMC - Tel: 028-6263 6688

Agenda:        

17:45 – 18:30:             Registration and networking cocktail
18:30 – 21:00:             Meeting and presentations
21:00 – 22:00:             Dinner and networking opportunity

Meeting chairman: Ms. Gitta Unger – GBA Board Member

Meeting program:

“Smart City Ho Chi Minh City – From Vision to Reality”
 

1. Key Note Speech
Mr. Huynh Kim Tuoc, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Saigon Innovation Hub (SIHUB)

Director, HCMC Energy Conservation Center, now as Saigon Innovation Hub (SIHUB)
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Saigon Innovation Hub (SIHUB)
Vice Chairman, Vietnam Environmental Industry Association
Vice Chairman, Vietnam Energy Conservation and Energy Efficiency Association
Former Chairman of the Board:
+ Red Sun Energy JSC
+ Viet ESCO

(Source:https://www.terrapinn.com/exhibition/power-electricity-world-vietnamese/speaker-kimtuoc-HUYNH.stm )

2. Presentation of Masterplan (Video) for Ho Chi Minh City
Dr. Le Quoc Cuong, Deputy Director of HCMC Information and Communications Department

HCMC is now facing many challenges including population increase, fast but unsustainable economic development, inefficient operations to encourage residents to attend in urban supervision and development. Therefore, developing smart city is necessary to make HCMC a livable place with smart authorities, residents, business and services. Deputy Director of the Department of Information and Communications Le Quoc Cuong said that HCMC would focus on building electronic government and smart plans to boost economic development and create utilities to serve residents.

(Source:http://sggpnews.org.vn/hochiminhcity/smart-city-must-better-serve-residents-lives-seminar-69071.html )
 
3. Building of Digital Infrastructure for Ho Chi Minh Smart City
Mr. Le Quoc Huu, Chief ICT Architect for Smart City, Viettel Telecom

36 years of experience ICT,  25 working years in FPT Group (1990-2014), Director of FPT System Integration (2004-2006), Director of Solutions Center for Security & Justice (2007-2012), Vice General Director of FSE Company-FPT Information System Company (2012-2014), Project Director of  big IT projects like: Police Archival Information System (1996-2006), Vietnamese Driver License Renovation Project (2011-2012).

2014-2015: Director of the Solutions for National Databases Business Unit-Viettel ICT.

Currently: working in Viettel Telecom Corporation as Chief ICT Architect for Smart City.

4.Panel Discussion

  • Mr. Huynh Kim Tuoc, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Saigon Innovation Hub (SIHUB)
  • Dr. Le Quoc Cuong, Deputy Director of HCMC Information and Communications Department
  • Mr. Le Quoc Huu, Chief ICT Architect for Smart City, Viettel Telecom Corp.
  • Mr. Horst Geicke, Chairman & Legal Representative, Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh Stadt Ltd.
  • Mr. Mallikarjuna Guru, Managing Director of Bosch Vietnam

 
5.Introduction of New Members

6.Updates on Partners & GBA Activities

Dr. Wolfgang Manig, Head of Economic Section and Deputy Head of Mission, German Embassy
Mr. Frank Weiand, Co-Chairman, AmCham Manufacturing Committee
Ms. Gitta Unger, Board Member, German Business Association

Meeting fees:

Early bird discount for registration by 07 September 2018:    

  • Member:VND 950,000 (from GBA/NORDCHAM & SBA)
  • Non-member:VND 1,200,000

(Please kindly note that registration on early bird discount is binding confirmation. Cancellation of attendance need to be made latest by 10 am, Monday, 10 September or you will be charged due to the hotel obligations.)
 
For registration after
07 September 2018:

  • Member:VND 1,500,000 (from GBA/NORDCHAM & SBA)
  • Non-member: VND 1,800,000


Please be so kind as to register with Ms. Mai, Tel: 028 3823 9772, ext 113 or mai@gba-vietnam.org to enable us to plan successfully.

Looking forward to seeing you.

With best regards,

With best regards,
GBA Team

German Business Association
04th floor – Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City
33 Le Duan Boulevard – District 1
Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam

t:   (+84) 28 38 23 97 72 – ext: 113
f:   (+84) 28 38 23 89 09
e:   mai@gba-vietnam.org
w:  www.gba-vietnam.org

Contact
Ms. Nguyen Thi Mai Anh
Event Manager
+84 28 3823 9772, ext 112