An online symposium on renovation and creativity in information technology and communications (ICT) in Vietnam was held in Paris and Ho Chi Minh City on Nov. 26.

The symposium, the fourth of its kind, focused discussion on investment in and renovation of ICT programmes, software development and mobile application in Vietnam.

Addressing the symposium in Paris, minister counsellor of the Vietnamese Embassy Duong Duc Dung gave a deep analysis of IT human resource development plan in Vietnam until 2020 and introduced a number of ICT products in the 2011-2015 period in order to call on Vietnamese intellectuals in France to make contribution to the field.

Prof. Duong Nguyen Vu from the Ho Chi Minh National University’s John von Newmann Institute suggested a number of projects and fields to which Vietnamese intellectuals in France and Europe can contribute./.