Conference to step up IT application in finance

Foreign and local information technology (IT) experts together with financial policy makers will gather in Hanoi from September 22-24 for a conference and exposition on IT application in the financial sector in Vietnam.

The 7th Information and Communication Technology in Finance (ICTF) conference and expo will be jointly held by the Finance Ministry and the International Data Group (IDG) under the theme of “E-finance development until 2015.”

Speaking at a press conference in Hanoi on June 22, the organisers said participating experts will advise on building strategy with experiences of foreign countries for the development of Vietnam ’s financial system.

On the sidelines of the conference, there will be an exposition displaying the latest ICT products and solutions of both local and foreign companies.

Within the programme, the IDG will organise a ceremony to present the Oustanding ICT Leader Awards to 20 most excellent business executives from ten ASEAN countries, who have actively promoted ICT application and improved operational procedures in corporations.

Last year, only ten similar awards were presented to business leaders from the three Indochinese countries of Cambodia , Laos and Vietnam.

Source: AFP

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