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Hanoi to host Industry 4.0 Summit and Expo 2018

The Industry 4.0 Summit and Expo 2018 will take place in Hanoi from July 12-13 under the theme of “Vision and Development Strategy in the Fourth Industrial Revolution”.

The event, to be jointly held by the Vietnamese Government and the Central Economic Commission, will see leaders of ministries and sectors joining experts on smart industry and information technology in discussions on the development strategy and application of Industry 4.0.

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Secretary of the Party’s Central Committee cum Chairman of the Central Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh will chair a welcome meeting for enterprise leaders and international guests.

The highlight of the event will be a high-level forum discussing the vision and development strategy in the fourth industrial revolution.

Leaders of the Party, Government and National Assembly, as well as international experts are scheduled to take part in an executive talk themed “Vietnamese Policy on Enhancing Access to the Fourth Industrial Revolution”.

There are also five conference sessions debating mega trends of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, namely the building of smart cities, the development of smart manufacturing industry, the next generation of banking and finance, and visions and development strategies for smart agriculture.

Meanwhile, an international expo held on this occasion will house stalls introducing solutions and services in such key areas as agriculture, industry, energy, telecommunications, health, transport, finance-banking, and e-commerce.

It promises to bring visitors new technological experiences with smart manufacturing applications and leading tech products in the fields of smart factory, automation, 3D printing, AI and robotics, smart sensors, big data, blockchain, network security, industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), e-KYC, cloud computing, mobile device software, authentication, and customer experience solutions.