Vietnam Tech and Startup Events in 2017 That You Cannot Miss

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posted by Linh Nguyen
on Jan 19, 2017

It’s only the beginning of 2017 and tech companies and communities around the world are already planning their next big events – including NIFTIT. Speaking of tech events, some of the biggest tech events will be hosted here in Vietnam. Check out the list below:

1. Vietnam Tech Conference 2017

  • When: 8.15AM – 2PM Saturday, February 18 – Sunday, February 19, 2017
  • Where: Saigon South International School 78 Nguyen Duc Canh, Tan Phong Ward, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City

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Vietnam Tech Conference 2017 (VTC 2017) is an annual EdTech event hosted by Saigon South International School and United Nations International School of Hanoi. The event brings together students, teachers, academics, and startup founders to network and exchange stories and experiences. An EdTech event, VTC 2017 focuses on creativity, innovation, and learning; hands-on workshops and innovation playgrounds are part of the conference in addition to keynote and panel talks. Interested in ‘Classroom Gamification’ or ‘3D Printing’? Find out more at Vietnam Tech Conference 2017.

2. GDay X 2017

  • When: 8AM – 6PM Sunday, February 19, 2017
  • Where: RMIT stadium 702 Nguyen Van Linh, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City

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Founded in 2012, Google Business Group (GBG) Ho Chi Minh City, a part of a Google global community [], will be hosting GDay X 2017, one of the largest marketing and technology festival in Vietnam. The event boasts over a thousand attendees every year including developers, startup founders, and investors from Vietnam and APAC region. GDay has presenters from all around the globe, talking about information technology, programming, UI/UX as well as marketing sites. The event also includes an exhibition where over 70 companies are selected to showcase their products or services to the attendees.

3. Droidcon Vietnam

  • When: 8AM – 7PM Saturday, April 15 – Sunday, April 15, 2017
  • Where: Hoa Sen University 8 Nguyen Van Trang, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

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As the most popular platform, meet ups and conferences about Android development is inevitable. DroidCon is the answer to the demand from developers around the world, a global conference that connects developers to share knowledge, insights and best case practices on the development of this popular platform. Expect discussions from core development to embedded solutions; augmented reality to business solutions to games at DroidCon Vietnam 2017!

4. EdTech Asia HCMC

  • When: 6.30PM – 8.30PM Wednesday, January 17, 2017
  • Where: CirCO Co-working Space Level 1, H3 Building, 384 Hoang Dieu Street, District 4, Ho Chi Minh City

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Interested in the future of education? EdTech Asia hosts events throughout Asia and beyond with a mission to catalyze ecosystem growth and collaboration for education innovators and entrepreneurs. In HCMC, EdTech Asia will be hosting its first event of the year focusing on ‘AI in Education’, followed by a panel discussion with EdTech startup founders to discuss opportunities in creating innovative education solutions in Vietnam.

5. CTO Fireside Chat #2: State of Developer Skills in 2017

  • When: 7PM – 9PM Wednesday, January 18, 2017
  • Where: Tinypulse Lvl 18, 72 Le Thanh Ton, Phuong Ben Nghe, Q1, Ho Chi Minh City

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If climbing the corporate or startup ladder is part of your new year resolution in 2017, then this event is perfect you – especially if you’re senior-level developer. Aiming to be CTO in the near future? Know what kind of knowledge, skills, or characteristics that you should. CTO Fireside Chat event allows you to interact with and get valuable advices from CTOs from USA, Germany, and Vietnam.

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