On 29/8/2018, in Hanoi, on 29/8/2018 in Hanoi, Trade University together with 4 other universities in Vietnam and Taiwan (China) co-organized Scientific Conference The annual theme of the “Industrial Revolution 4.0: Opportunities and Challenges for Vietnam’s Economic Development”.
The seminar is a program within the framework of cooperation in science and technology between the University of Commerce, Hai Phong University, the University of Economics – Hue University, the University of Toulons (France) and the University Long Hoa University of Science and Technology (Taiwan). The event was attended by hundreds of representatives from Ministries, Departments, scientists, economic managers and policymakers, university lecturers, in-and-out research institutes the same business representatives.
Opening speech, Assoc. TS. Nguyen Thi Bich Loan – Vice President of Trade University, after three major industrial revolution in history, the 4th industrial revolution (Industrial Revolution 4.0) has been transforming all aspects. global economic and social life. Industrial Revolution 4.0 will be the foundation for a dramatic transition from a resource-based, low-cost-to-knowledge economy to a strong economy, impacting every nation, government, business and industry. global people, fundamentally changed the way people live, work and produce and do business.
According to Assoc. TS. Nguyen Thi Bich Loan, the revolutionary 4.0, was founded on the foundation of the third industrial revolution, not only focusing on intelligent, connected machines and systems such as artificial intelligence (AI), Big Data, Human Machine Technology, Internet Connection (IoT), but also the wave of further breakthroughs in different areas from gene sequence coding to Nanotechnology, from renewable energy to quantum computing. The Industrial Revolution 4.0 is a fusion of these technologies, thereby eliminating the boundaries between the physical, digital and biological fields, bringing together virtual systems and entities.
“Emerging technologies and innovation on the large scale are diffused faster and more widely than they were in the past. The magnitude of the spillover effect of this revolution is on a global scale, at a faster rate than what has occurred so far and is projected to change the whole system of production and governance. All over the world. ” TS. Nguyen Thi Bich Loan commented.
The Party and State in recent times are very interested in the revolution of industry 4.0, expressed through many speeches of leaders of the State; agenda of the 5th plenum of the 5 th plenum; In particular, the Prime Minister issued Directive No. 16 / CT-TTg (5/2017) on strengthening the capacity to approach the industrial revolution of 4.0; The Fourth Industrial Revolution is fundamentally altering the world’s manufacturing landscape, with the feature of radically exploiting the power of digitalisation and information technology. This new wave of technology is taking place at different speeds in countries around the world, and is making a powerful impact on every aspect of socio-economic life, resulting in change the mode and force of production of society.
However, according to representatives of the Trade University, up to now, the perception of the 4.0 revolution in cadres, party members, policy makers, enterprises and society in general is still limited. There is no systematic scientific study of the nature, impact, and opportunities and challenges of this industrial revolution. In addition to the tremendous benefits mentioned above, the industrial revolution 4.0 also poses many new challenges and risks.
For developing countries like Vietnam, this can be considered as a “golden opportunity” to leapfrog the technology, apply the advances and achievements of technology, first of all technology. information, digital technology, control technology and automation to improve productivity and efficiency in all aspects of the economy. This will help narrow the gap and catch up with other countries in the region and in the world through the acquisition, ownership and rapid application to production, management of advances, achievements in science and technology.
To achieve that goal, the role and impact of the 4.0 revolution should be thoroughly researched to clearly identify the great opportunities and challenges of this revolution in different areas and levels. , thereby providing concrete and practical recommendations and solutions to overcoming the challenges and taking advantage of the opportunities offered by the 4.0 revolution.
Workshop on “Industrial Revolution 4.0: Opportunities and Challenges for Vietnam’s Economic Development” held in 2018 by the Trade University hosted the annual international science forum for business managers. policy makers, businessmen, researchers, university lecturers discuss, share experiences on a range of issues surrounding the industrial revolution 4.0. More than 100 presentations from experts in Vietnam, China, France, South Korea, etc. have been assembled into research documents that provide information and a more multi-dimensional perspective. About the 4.0 revolutionary industry and its impact on the economy, helping state and corporate governance agencies overcome the challenges and take advantage of the opportunities that this revolution brings.
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