WITFOR: opportunity for Vietnam’s Information Technology
Every two years, WITFOR (World Information Technology Forum) takes place. For its fourth gathering,
Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Hong Minh said that WITFOR is the most prestigious forum on information technology and communications and will be attended by around 1,000 delegates from over 70 countries and international organizations. Therefore, this is a good opportunity for
In previous forums, WITFOR not only focused on information technology techniques, but also took the chance to consider the capacity of applying information technology and communications to serve the development of other socio-economic fields such as agriculture, healthcare and education.
Apart from the main agendas, there will be events on the sideline in order to strengthen cooperation and attract investment like a connection program and information technology dialogue. Furthermore, this event also attracts the participation of businesses, especially
- WITFOR was founded by (International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) in 2003
- The forum gathers governmental agencies, international organizations and professional organizations of UN, associations, IT businesses, universities, institutes and IT students in the world.
- Target of WITFOR is to intensify cooperation and support developing countries to strengthen IT application in socio-economic fields as well as implement action plans of the World
- Under the theme of WITFOR 2009 is “Information technology for sustainable development”, experts said that this is a theme suitable with the development trend of IT in Vietnam as well as in the world; promote IT application into socio-economic development.