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Chicago, IL • November 1-3, 2016

Business-to-Business Matchmaking (B2B)

Buyers and key decision makers from Vietnam, Qatar and the Philippines will be in attendance at Discover Global Markets: Building Smart Cities. Meet with these delegates during multiple networking opportunities or 20-minute on-site meetings.  These meetings, arranged on-site, will be introductions for you to discuss business opportunities with these potential international partners.

For more information, please contact:

Sally Pacheco
(816) 421-0541
Sally.Pacheco@trade.gov

International Buyer Delegates

Ho Chi Minh City Government

 

Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

 

Organization Delegates:

  • Mayor Nguyen Thanh Phong: Chairman, Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee (PC)
  • Ambassador Nguyen Vu Tu: Director, Ho Chi Minh City External Relations Office (ERO)
  • Le Thai Hy: Director, Ho Chi Minh City Department of Information and Communications (DIC)
  • Nguyen Thanh Nha: Director, Ho Chi Minh City Department of Planning and Architecture (DPA)
  • Tran Quang Lam: Deputy Director, Ho Chi Minh City Department of Transport (DOT)
  • Huynh Quang Liem: Director of  VNPT Ho Chi Minh City, serving as a member of Ho Chi Minh City Smart Cities Planning Committee

Vietnam Post and Telecommunications Group

Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Organization Delegate:

  • Pham Duc Long: General Director, Vietnam Post and Telecommunication Group (VNPT)

Saigontourist

Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Organization Delegate:

  • Pham Huy Binh: Chairman, Saigontourist

HPT Corporation

Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Organization Delegate:

  • Ngo Vi Dong: Chairman, HPT Corporation, serving as a member of Ho Chi Minh City Smart Cities Planning Committee

Company Description: HPT provides system integration service (Server-Storage System, Database, Network and Unified Communications, Security Solution, and Software System Solutions), Software Development & Service (Packaged Software, Business Processing Outsourcing, and Software Outsourcing and Development Services). HPT works with several U.S. partners including IBM, Cisco, Oracle and SAS. Note: Mr. Ngo Vi Dong, Chairman of HPT, is a member of Ho Chi Minh City Smart Cities Planning Committee. He serves as a primary consultant for Ho Chi Minh City Department of Information and Communications (DIC) to develop a roadmap of smart cities development for Ho Chi Minh City. Mr. Le Thai Hy, Director of DIC reports to the Mayor.

Seeking the Following: IT Security, Smart city security framework, Urban planning, GIS and infrastructure management, Open data management.

Website: http://www.hpt.vn/

Quang Trung Software City

Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Organization Delegate:

  • Lam Nguyen Hai Long: Director, Quang Trung Software City, serving as a member of Ho Chi Minh City Smart Cities Planning Committee

Company Description: QTSC is an IT company under the management of HCMC Government. QTSC does IT service, data center, software outsourcing and IT training. QTSC is charged with supporting the planning and implementing HCMC's e-goverrment and cyber security projects.

Seeking the Following: Financing and implementing smart city for QTSC, Security solutions for data centers, IT solutions for e-government, agriculture and environment.

Website: http://www.qtsc.com.vn/en_US/web/qtsc-english/home

Saigon Industry Corporation (CNS)

Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Organization Delegate:

  • Chu Tien Dung: General Director, Saigon Industry Corporation (CNS)

Palafox Associates

Location: Makati City, Philippines

Organization Delegate:

  • Arch. Felino Palafox, Jr: Funder, Principal Architect, Urban Planner, Palafox Associates

Company Description: Palafox Associates and Palafox Architecture Group have done more than 1200 local and international projects which include the master planning of more than 17 billion square meters of land area and the architectural design of more than 12 million square meters of building floor area in 39 countries. Our expertise mainly focuses on Architecture, Urban and Regional Planning, Environmental Planning, Site Planning, Master Planning, Urban Design, Interior Design, Engineering, and Real Estate Development Consultancy.

Seeling the Following: Would like to mee with companies in architecture, planning, engineering, developers, allied professionals, and innovators.

Ministry of Transport and Communications

Location: Qatar

Organization Delegate:

  • Reem Al Mansoori: Assistant Under-Secretary of Digital Society at the Ministry of Transport and Communications for the State of Qatar

Organization Description: Ms Al Mansoori drives a range of digital inclusion initiatives to ensure all people in Qatar have the skills and capabilities to use ICTs in an effective and safe way. Her programs work to bridge the digital divide in the country by creating opportunities for the population at risk of digital exclusion to safely access, effectively use, and fully benefit from ICTs. Alongside that, Ms Al Mansoori works with strategic partners to enhance ICT education and students’ capabilities and skills as well as carrying out studies to measure the impact of information and communication technologies on Qatari society.

Seeling the Following: Ms Al Mansoori is looking to meet with companies who’ve built an international track record (not a must but preferable), with competitive products and services and willing build a presence in Doha to support the Smart City initiative.  She is also Lookiing for U.S. vendors to bid on different opportunities in light of the current major projects for Qatar National Vision 2030 and World Cup 2022.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 


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