An international science forum that will be attended by students from a number of Asian countries will be held in Ho Chi Minh City from April 6 to 10.
The International Student Science Forum 2016 (ISSF 2016) will welcome 100 undergraduate students from ASEAN countries, Japan, South Korea, and China.
The forum is to be co-hosted by the Vietnam National Union of Students in Ho Chi Minh City and the Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City.
The participants will join in panel discussions covering such topics as students’ creativeness and scientific research, voluntary activities, start-ups and employment, and climate change and environmental protection.
They will also participate in cultural excursions to visit key facilities, science and technology centers, and historical sites in Ho Chi Minh City.
As part of the agenda, the delegates will take part in exchange programs with students from a number of universities in Ho Chi Minh City.
Lam Dinh Thang, chairman of the Vietnam National Union of Students in Ho Chi Minh City, expressed his hope that the program will serves as a playground for students to exchange and gain knowledge in scientific research, improve their English, and sharpen their scientific paper and article writing skills.
This is the first time the student union in the city has organized an international academic forum on an international scale.