Welcome to the ICDL Asia Digital Literacy Day 2022!

ICDL Asia Digital Literacy Day 2022 is a regional event conducted annually to promote the importance of digital literacy. It also serves as a platform for academic leaders, industry experts and training providers to share key industry trends and best practices of digital skills and digital learning in Asia.

Themed “Accelerating Digital Literacy in Asia”, we have invited Dr. Hoang Minh Son, Deputy Minister of Education and Training, Ministry of Education and Training (MoET), Vietnam and Mr. Seán Farrell, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Ireland, Vietnam to join our event.

We will also be joined by industry experts, civil servants, academic leaders and training providers from Australia, Bhutan, China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.

Invited key partners will include Alibaba Cloud, Skillsfuture Singapore, Siemens PLM, Temasek Polytechnic (Singapore), Institute of Technical Education (Singapore), Universiti of Malaya (Malaysia), Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM Malaysia), National Economics University (Vietnam), Mahidol University (Thailand), to name a few. The CEO of ICDL Foundation, and distinguished guests from Enterprise Ireland will also be attending the event.

We will also take the opportunity to announce the winners of our 2022 ICDL Asia Digital Challenge.

Thank you for your interest. Registration for the event has closed.

If you have any queries, please contact us at info@icdlasia.org.

Date: 8 September 2022
Time: 9.00 am – 12.00 pm (ICT)
Venue: National Economics University, Hanoi Vietnam (Building A2, Hall A2)

8.30 amRegistration
9.00 amWelcome Speech
By Mr. Seán Farrell
Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Ireland, Vietnam
9.05 amOpening Speech
By Prof. Dr. Pham Hong Chuong
President, National Economics University, Vietnam
9.15 amKeynote Speech
By Dr. Hoang Minh Son
Deputy Minister of Education and Training, Ministry of Education and Training (MoET), Vietnam
9.25 amPresentation: Digital Skills for Digital Transformation
By Ms. Tina Wu
General Manager, ICDL Asia
10.00 amTea Break
At the foyer outside Hall A2
10.30 amBest Practices Sharing Session – Speaker 1:
Associate Prof. Dr. Azah Anir Norman
Head of FSKTM Technovations, University of Malaya
10.40 amBest Practices Sharing Session – Speaker 2:
Mrs Tran Thi Bao Que
Member of Board of Management, Military Commercial Joint Stock Bank, Vietnam
10.50 amBest Practices Sharing Session – Speaker 3:
Mrs Helen Chong
Principal, Crescent Girls’ School
11.00 amBest Practices Sharing Session – Speaker 4:
Dr. Chalothon Chootong
Assistant to the Dean for International Affairs, Faculty of Science, Kasetsart University, Sriracha Campus
11.10 amQ&A Panel Discussion
Moderated by Ms. Tina Wu, General Manager, ICDL Asia

Panellists:
– Associate Prof. Dr. Azah Anir Norman, Head of FSKTM Technovations, University of Malaya
– Mrs Tran Thi Bao Que, Member of Board of Management, Military Commercial Joint Stock Bank
– Dr. Chalothon Chootong, Assistant to the Dean for International Affairs, Faculty of Science, Kasetsart University, Sriracha Campus
– Mr. Doan Viet Hung, Marketing Manager, Alibaba Cloud Vietnam
11.30 am2022 ICDL Asia Digital Challenge Awards Presentation
11.50 am2022 ICDL Asia Partner Awards Presentation
12.00 pmClosing Speech
By ICDL Asia
12.05 pmLunch
At Building A2, Rooms B101, B102
1.00 pmEnd of event

Note:

  1. The event agenda may be subjected to changes without notice.
  2. This event will also be streamed live on Zoom for attendees who are unable to attend the event physically.

Deputy Minister Hoang Minh Son has had 20 years of experience at Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST) – the top school in Vietnam in Science and Technology. As the president of HUST during 2015 to 2020, Deputy Minister Hoang Minh Son has successfully led HUST to higher ranking into the group of 801-1000 best university by Times Higher Education 2020 Rankings.

Dr. Hoang Minh Son
Deputy Minister of Education and Training, Ministry of Education and Training (MoET), Vietnam

Mr. Seán Farrell is currently the Deputy Head of Mission for the Embassy of Ireland in Hanoi covering Vietnam, Lao PDR and Cambodia. Seán joined the Department of Foreign Affairs in 2021. Prior to this, Seán has over 25 years experience managing development and humanitarian programmes in a number of countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Mr. Seán Farrell
Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Ireland Vietnam

Professor, Dr. Pham Hong Chuong studied Bachelor of Economics at the University of Essex, UK (1994); Bachelor of Transport Economics, Moscow Railway University, Rusia (1986) and Master Degree at University of Saint Mary’s (Canada). After that, he studied for the doctoral programme in Economics at the National Economics University (2003).
He has 32 years with the National Economics University. During his work, Mr. Chuong was a lecturer, Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality, National Economics University; holding the position of Deputy Head, Department of Scientific Management and International Cooperation; Head of Department, Department of Scientific Management, National Economics University. In the period 2013-2018, he held the position of Vice Principal of the school. In 2019, he was appointed as Principal.

Prof. Dr. Pham Hong Chuong
Principal, National Economics University, Vietnam

Azah Anir Norman is currently an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology (FCSIT), University Malaya (UM). She has been appointed to head the FSKTM Technovation, a business arm of FCSIT. She obtained her academic qualifications from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) for a bachelor’s and Master’s from the Royal Holloway University of London, the United Kingdom, in electronic commerce security in 2004. She completed her Ph.D. from the UM in 2014. Her area of research interest is Information Systems Security. She is involved in various research, leading to the publication of many academic papers in the areas of information security governance and management in reputable ISI and SCOPUS journals. Before joining the academic field, she was the Head of Customer Service at MSC Trustgate.com, an MDEC subsidiary with the collaboration of VeriSign Inc. (now part of DigiCert Inc) in the USA. She had consulted multiple top 500 companies for Internet Security implementation, including oil and gas companies and financial institutions while in MDEC.

Associate Prof. Dr. Azah Anir Norman
Head of FSKTM Technovations, University of Malaya

Ms. Tran Thi Bao Que graduated with a Master’s degree in Foreign Trade Economics – Foreign Trade University. She has been working with MB for nearly 20 in many important positions. In 2019, she was appointed as Human Resources Director – Human Resources Division of MB Bank. She has contributed to many successful projects of MB Bank in enhancing human resources quality, making MB become the TOP 3 banks with the best working environment.
 

Ms. Tran Thi Bao Que
Member of Board of Management, Military Commercial Joint Stock Bank, Vietnam

 

Mrs. Helen Chong
Principal, Crescent Girls’ School

Dr. Chalothon Chootong is Assistant to the Dean for International Affairs, Faculty of Science, Kasetsart University, Sriracha Campus, Thailand. In 2021 she earned her PhD in Computer Science from Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering (CSIE), National Central University (NCU), Taiwan. Her current research interests are in AI and machine learning, learning path and material recommendation, and social media mining.

Dr. Chalothon Chootong
Assistant to the Dean for International Affairs, Faculty of Science, Kasetsart University, Sriracha Campus

Mr. Hung Doan has more than 7 years of practical experience in IT, cloud computing, AI, and globalizing the ICT industry. Currently, Hung is the Marketing Manager of Alibaba Cloud Intelligence in Vietnam. Marketing is the soul of the business, Hung handles that by bringing the cloud computing, AI, and network infrastructure, which provides global customers from different industries comprehensive solutions in cloud services such as IaaS, PaaS, AI, security, IoT, etc. closer to the community.
Graduated from Frankfurt University of Applied Science, majoring in Electrical Engineering & Information Technology, Mr. Hung Doan continued to work in his passion, the ICT industry. In 2014, he started by being in charge of Microsoft Student Program, then he was responsible for Microsoft South-East Asia device market as Device Marketing Manager in 2019. In 2021 he became Sales Representative at Samsung, played a key role of the initial New Computing department which brought Vietnam Galaxy Tab S7FE sales revenue to be in the top of Global ranking. Hung joined Alibaba Cloud in Jan 2022 as one of the first employees in Vietnam, and diligently transform and create positive impact to the overall society.

Mr. Hung, Doan Viet
Marketing Manager, Vietnam, Alibaba Cloud Intelligence

Ms. Tina Wu is General Manager of ICDL Asia, the wholly owned subsidiary of ICDL Foundation managing ICDL Programme in all the Asia Pacific territories. She has been working with ICDL Asia since 2006, started as Business Development Executive and then Partner Relations Manager and then being promoted to General Manager in 2014. Prior to joining ICDL Asia, Tina has been working with MediaCorp News as a news reporter and INSEAD Business School as a research analyst in the InnovAsia Centre. She graduated from National University of Singapore with Bachelor of Engineering (First Class Honours). She is Singaporean, born in China, and perfectly bilingual with English and Mandarin.

Ms. Tina Wu
General Manager, ICDL Asia

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As this is a hybrid event, attendees can choose to attend the event physically in Vietnam or join us virtually via Zoom. Please select the relevant tickets when you are registering via EventBrite.

Once you have registered with us, we will be sending a confirmation email and the Zoom link two weeks prior to the event. Please show us your confirmation email on the day of the event for verification.

For guests attending our event physically in Hanoi, we recommend your stay at Hanoi Daewoo Hotel as ICDL Asia will be providing a two-way transport from Hanoi Daewoo Hotel to NEU on the event day (8 Sept 2022) for our attendees.

If you have any enquiries, please email Ms. Wenlin Na at wenlin.na@icdlasia.org.