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WELCOME MESSAGE FROM CHAIRMAN AND PRESIDENT OF VIETNAM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY (VCCI) DR. VU TIEN LOC

As Chairman and President of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, I cordially invite you to bring your talents, enthusiasm and acumen to the 2020 Vietnam Business Summit (2020 VBS) on where the focus will be “Digitised Vietnam: Toward Resilient Responsive and Sustainable Development.”

To be held in Hanoi on November 12, the assembly of business and government will be an excellent learning and networking opportunity.

It will discuss key topics such as logistics, agriculture and overarching investment challenges in the context of Covid-19.

As we know, these times present challenges but also offer outstanding opportunities that nimble and imaginative businesses can benefit from.

We all mean business.

I’m sure that you can profit intellectually and practically by joining us at the 2020 Vietnam Business Summit which takes place right before the ASEAN Leaders Summit.

Let us join to further the ambition of furthering business development in the region.


 

VBS 2020

Dr Vu Tien Loc
VCCI Chairman& President
2020 VBS Chair

TENTATIVE AGENDA

November 12, 2020

#1
07.30 - 08:30: REGISTRATION (TIME ZONE: GMT + 7)

07.30 - 08:30: REGISTRATION.  VIDEO ON VIETNAM'S INVESTMENT ENVIRONMENT

#2
08.30 – 09.00: OPENING SESSION

  • Introduction of Guest of Honor by Dr Vu Tien Loc, Chairman & President of Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Chair of Vietnam Business Summit 2020
  • Keynote speech by H.E Truong Hoa Binh, Poliburo member and Permanent Deputy Prime Minister of Viet Nam
  • Official remarks by Dr Vu Tien Loc, Chairman & President of Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Chair of Vietnam Business Summit 2020

#3
09.10 – 10.10: PANEL DISCUSSION 1: VIET NAM: OPPORTUNITIES AND POTENTIALS IN THE CONTEXT OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Discussion topics: The Covid-19 pandemic and the industrial revolution 4.0 have dramatically changed the world economy. As a player in the global economy, Viet Nam as well as other countries have been significantly affected by the pandemic in terms of economic growth and new regional investment trends. What has Viet Nam been doing to overcome these challenges and grasp the opportunities to become an attractive destination for this investment wave?

Moderator: Dr. Nguyen Dinh Cung – Former Head of the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM)

Speakers:

  • The impact of Covid-19 pandemic on the global economy and Vietnam's economic prospects - Mrs Din.h Thi Quynh Van, General Director of PwC Vietnam. (presentation file)
  • Global new investment waves and Viet Nam’s strategy on FDI – Mr. Do Nhat Hoang, Director General of Foreign Investment Agency, Ministry of Planning and Investment. (presentation file)
  • Investor’s point of view: Why Viet Nam? - Mr. Chad Ovel, Partner of Mekong Capital/ Chairman of AmCham Hochiminh & Danang city. (presentation file)

#4
10.05-11.05: PANEL DISCUSSION 2: SMART LOGISTICS: THE KEY FOR VIET NAM TO ENHANCE ITS COMPETITIVENESS IN THE GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN

Discussion topics: Logistics is seen as the life-blood of the economy which determines the competitiveness of each country and business. An efficient logistics sector is a key to Viet Nam to actively participate in the global value chain. Under the influence of the industrial revolution 4.0 and the impact of Covid-19 pandemic, the logistics sector in Viet Nam is undergoing enormous challenges and changes. What are the opportunities and potentials for the logistics sector in Viet Nam?

Moderator: Mr. Tran Thanh Hai - Deputy Director of Import and Export Department, Ministry of Industry and Trade

Speakers:

  • Recommendations for an efficient logistics system -Mr. Shige Sakaki, Senior Urban Transport Senior Specialist of World Bank. (presentation file)
  • Opportunities and potentials in logistics investment in Vietnam - Mr. Le Duy Hiep, Chairman of Vietnam Logistics Business Association. (presentation file)
  • IT Application in logistics management - Mr. Do Huy Binh, Founder and CEO of Smartlog Corp.
  • Experience sharing on logistics investment in Vietnam Mr. Glenn Hughes, Head of Vietnam Logos Group.

#5
11.10-12.10: PANEL DISCUSSION 3: FRUITFUL COOPERATION IN INNOVATIVE AGRICULTURE TO CONTRIBUTE TO GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY

Discussion topics:  During the current Covid-19 pandemic, food security is increasingly a major concern for many countries around the world. As one of leading exporters of various agricultural produces in the world, where should Vietnam focus to increase value and output of its agricultural products?

Moderator: Mr. Nguyen Do Anh Tuan, Director General of  International Cooperation Department,  Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

Speaker: Global demand for food: Opportunities and challenges for Vietnam agricultural products – Mr. Nguyen Song Ha, Assistant of FAO Representative (presentation file)

Discussions:

  • Differentiation strategy in the agricultural production and trade – Mr. Vo Quan Huy, Director of Huy Long An My Binh ltd. Company.
  • Application of scientific and technological advances in agriculture – Mr. Tran Huu Quyen, Chairman of VNPT Technology
  • Best practice of joint-cooperation in innovative agriculture  – Ms. Mai Thi Hong, Vietnam Coordinator of The Netherlands Vietnam Horti Business Platform. (presentation file)

#6
12.10-13.30: NETWORKING LUNCHEON

12.10-13.30: NETWORKING LUNCHEON

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