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HCM City (VNA) – More than 300 experts and scientists gather on November 5-6 in Ho Chi Minh City to discuss ways to promote information and communication technology (ICT).

Participants focus their discussions on key topics, including cyber technologies and cloud computing, software technology, data base, and socio-economic information and technologies.

Rector of Nguyen Tat Thanh University Nguyen Manh Hung said the annual workshop presents opportunities for experts, lecturers and managers to share experience in ICT application and promote the sector’s development.

It also encourages young scientists and students to share their studies, he added.

At the plenary session, participants heard reports by Fang-pang Lin, Director of the System Integration and Cloud Computing Department under the Taiwan Centre for High Performance Computing on ICT infrastructure.

Prof. Ho Tu Bao from the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology presented a report on challenges in huge data exploration.

During the two-day event, nearly 100 reports are presented on a number of issues in the sector, such as challenges in exploring huge data amount, algorithm-based data safety in cloud computing, among others.

The workshop, the 18th of its kind, is jointly organised by Nguyen Tat Thanh University, the Institute of Information and Technologies, and the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technologies.-VNA