Binh Duong province to host Smart City summit hinh anh 1A Smart City Summit will be held in Binh Duong province with the participation of 500 leaders and experts. (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) — More than 500 industry leaders, government officials, academics and business professionals will take part in a seminar on smart cities in the southern province of Binh Duong from March 26-28.

Jointly organised by the province administration and the Dutch Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City, the summit will discuss how to tackle urban challenges, forge new partnerships, and explore new ideas and share insights and expertise, in developing smart cities.

On the sidelines will be an exhibition titled Smart City featuring live demonstrations by companies of smart city solutions. A Smart City Hackathon will be organised, with 20 teams of designers competing to create the best smart city applications within 24 hours.

The hackathon will be held on March 26 and 27, with the winning teams presenting their solutions at the conference.-VNA