More than 100 professors and researchers from 17 countries worldwide on April 27 gathered at the second International Conference on Computing, Management and Telecommunications (ComManTel 2014) in the central city of Da Nang.

The event, to last until April 29, is being co-organised by Da Nang-based Duy Tan University and the US’ Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE).

A total of 53 reports will be presented at the conference, focusing on new and applicable research projects such as wireless telecommunications, robots, sensor networks and cloud computing applications.

Many of the authors come from world-renowned universities such as Queen’s University (Canada), Blekinge Institute of Technology (Sweden), Winona State University (the US) and Queen’s University Belfast (the UK).

Addressing the event, Vice Chairman of the Da Nang municipal People’s Committee Phung Tan Viet, said the conference helps expand cooperation and information exchange between cities and universities across the world.

The conference also significantly contributes to Da Nang city’s high-quality human resources development, he said.-VNA