Government officials, experts and businesses gathered at Vietnam Artificial Intelligence Festival (AI4VN 2023) in Ho Chi Minh City on September 21-22 to promote the development of a sustainable AI ecosystem in the country.
The event included four main activities: an AI Summit, AI Workshop, AI Expo and CTO Summit 4, attracting government leaders, ministries, large corporations, scientists, and people interested in technology development and AI applications.
|AI4VN 2023 |
Addressing the event, Minister of Science and Technology Huynh Thanh Dat said that AI had become one of the key technologies of the 4.0 Industrial Revolution and was increasingly receiving attention, and investment and contributing to socioeconomic development.
“Recently, AI has shown remarkable development. Many products and applications based on AI technology have been introduced and attracted the attention of the community, especially generative AI products,” he said.
|Minister of Science and Technology Huynh Thanh Dat made a speech at the event |
He also highlighted Decision No. 127/QD-TTg from January 2021 on the national strategy on research, development and application of AI.
The strategy sets the goal of promoting research, development and application of AI, making AI an important technology field for Vietnam in the 4.0 Industrial Revolution, contributing to socioeconomic development and gradually making Vietnam a bright spot in research, development and application of AI.
During the event, a series of seminars and sideline discussions were held to feature the future of AI in business, the responsible use of AI, AI trends in the financial sector, and AI and big data application in healthcare. Speakers and experts also discussed solutions to current challenges, maximising the benefits of AI, and how to develop an AI ecosystem in Vietnam.
The event provided a panorama of Vietnam’s application development and businesses’ responses in the AI ecosystem. It created opportunities to promote and commercialise AI products and solutions.
AI Expo had 30 booths displaying products of businesses and AI applications in economics, science, agriculture, and education. The exhibit area was divided into AI for family, AI for businesses, and AI for healthcare, banks, and schools.
AI4VN Festival is directed by the Ministry of Science and Technology. After five years of organisation, AI4VN has become the leading science and technology event in Vietnam, attracting many management agencies, technology corporations, research agencies, and technology enthusiasts. Through this year's activities, AI4VN 2023 continues to prove to be a prestigious scientific event, contributing to the development of the AI ecosystem in Vietnam.
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