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Posted at: FRIday - 06/05/2016 15:06 - post name: Cộng tác viên

 

Mid-term Meeting OF THE ASEAN’s Federation of Engineering Organizations (AFEO) 2016

Hanoi, 20 April 2016

The Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA) will organize the Mid-term Meeting of the ASEAN’s Federation of Engineering Organizations (Mid-term AFEO 2016) from 24-26 May 2016 at the Hilton Hanoi Opera, No. 1 Le Thanh Tong Street, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi.

The ASEAN’s Federation of Engineering Organizations (AFEO) was founded in 1981 with 10 members which are engineering associations/unions/federations from Southeast Asia. Every year AFEO organizes two meetings: (i) Mid-term AFEO in May or June and (ii) the Conference of the AFEO (CAFEO) in November or December.

Mid-term AFEO 2016 is expected to attract 100 delegates who are professional engineers working in various fields including engineering, technology and industry from AFEO’s 10 member organisations; engineering associations from Japan, the Republic of Korea, Hongkong,... and representatives from ASEAN universities and businesses working in science and technology.

The Opening Ceremony of the Mid-term AFEO 2016 will be focused on AFEO’s action plan in the context of the ASEAN Economic Community, the role of the ASEAN Engineers Register in facilitating the mobility of ASEAN engineers: current status, challenges and opportunities.

In addition, there will be working group meetings, focused on ASEAN’s important issues in the context of integration including Energy; Education and Capacity Building; Environment Engineering; Transportation and Logistics; Smart Sustainable Cities; Disaster Preparedness; and Mobility of Engineers.  

Mid-term AFEO 2016 will offer a chance for AFEO member organizations as well as professional engineers to exchange experiences, achievements, expectations of the future as well as discuss measures to promote freer flow of skilled engineers in ASEAN in order to take up new opportunities and address the challenges of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC).

For details, please contact

Department for International Cooperation, the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations

Address: 53 Nguyen Du Street, Hanoi

Tel: +84.4.39439911 – Fax: +84.4.39445346 - Email: htqtvusta@gmail.com   

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