ITU Digital World 2021 kicks off in Vietnam on Oct. 12

20:09 12/10/2021

The Ministry of Information and Communications of Vietnam and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) will jointly organize the ITU Digital World 2021 from October 12 to November 12 via numerous digital platforms.


The event is expected to offer an opportunity for Vietnamese businesses to promote their brands, expand into new markets, and approach customers from 193 member countries that make up the ITU.

It will also provide an ideal venue for foreign firms operating in the field of telecommunications and information technology to introduce their latest cutting-edge technology products, services, and solutions.

Participants will primarily focus on discussing development trends, management policies, and technological solutions aimed at promoting the digital economy.

A series of seminars and conferences are being held from September to November, while the ministerial conference itself will take place from October 12 to October 14 and will run with the theme "Building a Digital World Together".

The symposiums held in September largely focused on necessary infrastructure for digital transformation, while the online ministerial conference in October will touch upon issues related to cost reduction for network access, the Government’s role in digital transformation, along with digitising public services.

Upcoming seminars in November will discuss a range of factors for digital transformation, including digital skills, educational technology, cyber security, privacy, green Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), Artificial Intelligence, energy efficiency, and sustainable development.

Within the framework of the event, plenty of small and medium-sized enterprises will also have the opportunity to participate in the ITU SME Virtual Awards which will focus on five areas, including Connectivity, Smart Cities, E-Health, Digital Finance, and Technology Training.

The ITU will host an awards ceremony for SMEs globally in December.