VIETNAM INNOVATION LINKS

INNOVATE TODAY, GROW TOMORROW

  • August 07th – 08th
  •   Quang Ninh  2020
  • VIETNAM
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The context in Vietnam

In the flow of the 4.0 revolution and the booming development of the digital age, Vietnam has identified science and technology as the foundation and motivation for the country’s sustainable development.

According to the World Economic Forum (WEF), innovation and technology are the main drivers of sustainable and equitable development across the globe in the 21st century.

The World Bank presumes that Vietnam is now at a crossroads in development. To promote growth under labor and capital constraints, Vietnam must aim for growth based on increased productivity. Besides, the process of urbanization, rapid economic growth and strong population growth are putting us under critical challenges in many aspects of the society. These challenges require significant improvement of domestic innovation capacity.

WHY JOIN VILINKS What sets VILinks apart?

Bringing together world class innovators and powering future-proof innovation

VILinks 2020 is a tailored content event with application-focus only, provides accelerate entrepreneurship, technology, and national scale impact at world-class level, with a clear vision and mission for the next steps of strategy, execution and collaboration crossing various sectors.

VILinks 2020 is aimed at bringing about a breakthrough awareness of innovation in Vietnam in areas such as Artificial Intelligence, Smart Cities, Tourism, Environment, Smart Agriculture and Education. The mission of VILinks 2020 is to initiate vigorous source for building innovation ecosystem. At the same time, the summit promotes the implementation of innovative, highly applicable projects “Make in Vietnam” through a hackathon called # Hack4Growth, lasting for 5 months, with the final at VILinks.

In 2 days, VILinks 2020 is expected to find answers to critical questions
Where does innovation come from? From the intrinsic of individuals or from nature simulation?

  • How to build a culture of innovation for the whole society?
  • What is the Innovation trend of the world? Is AI the foundation of tomorrow’s world?
  • Propose recommendations for some specific issues in Vietnamese context

VILinks 2020 will feature many international distinguished speakers. The two-day event engages multi-stakeholder with 1000+ Innovators; 50+ speakers; 20+ exhibitors; 10+ universities; 10+ policy makers; 10+ showcases from world-class speakers to corporate, government leaders and all other decision-makers of the startup ecosystem in Vietnam. 

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TENTATIVE AGENDA

We are committed to offering the participants from all walks of life an unparalleled learning and engaging experience throughout the conference.

08:30 - 12:00

Kick Off

14:00 - 17:00

Onsite coaching

19:00 - 22:00

Sustainable Fashion Show and dinner in Van Don Island

08:30 - 09:00

Welcome and Introduction

09:00 - 09:15

Opening Ceremony

09:15 - 10:30

Innovate or Die?

If you don't innovate, will you evaporate? If you innovate, where/how/what to start? Let’s explore the answer here together

Round table:

Innovation: Top-Down or Bottom-Up Strategy? (Guests: SME, Government, Cooperation, Startup)

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:00

Innovation in Vietnam

Round Table:

Innovation in Vietnam: where to focus?

Debate: Innovation Talents: In Vietnam or Oversea first?

12:00 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 15:30

InvenCity

How do you dream of a city worth for living?

Talks:
Food Industry, Healthcare, Green Energy, Transportation

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:00

A City of Dream

Talks:
Food Industry, Healthcare, Green Energy, Transportation

19:00 - 22:00

Innovation Entertainment Show and Cruise on Halong Bay

09:30 - 10:00

InvenTech

How invention derived from R&D, technical knowledge to product and service initiatives.

Talks:
AI, Big Data & Blockchain, Robotics

Fireside chat:
AI or not AI?

10:00 - 10:30

Coffee Break

10:30 - 12:00

InvenReg / InvenSo

- How regulation can accommodate innovation while promoting broader social goals?
- What is innovation in Social Sciences, Humanities & Arts?

Talks:
From Innovation to Regulation

Panel Discussions:
Innovation in Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts

12:00 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 15:30

InvenEdu

How education can nurture innovation for a sustainability development?

Panel Discussions:
From Education to Innovation

Round Table:

Women in Innovation

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 - 16:45

InvenAction

What need to be done for Innovation Today to Grow Tomorrow? Call for Action.

Fireside chat:
From Innovation to Action, what need to be done?

16:45 - 17:00

Closing Ceremony

19:00 - 21:00

Open Networking Event