Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (January 28, 2016) – FPT-CMS and the Association of Vietnam Universities and Colleges (AVUC) are proud to announce they will hold the “Industrial Revolution 4.0 and Application at Vietnam Universities and Colleges” Conference in Ho Chi Minh City and the Ho Tram Ecotourism Zone on February 24th and 25th 2017. This is the second conference in a successful series focused on the profound impact of the fourth and possibly most important industrial revolution. The conference will highlight the shift towards connections between the real and virtual world via smart technology, and the vast implications of these changes on higher education.

Academic leaders, experts in the space and leading Universities from within the region and across the globe will be in attendance. The conference will feature in depth discussions around the Industrial Revolution 4.0, the subsequent relationship between training institutions and employers, online training for universities, online student and transnational cooperation.

FPT-CMS invites global Universities and academic leaders to attend, offering the rare opportunity to obtain critical knowledge on the Industrial Revolution 4.0 and implications for higher Ed, as well as the opportunity to develop relationships with top Vietnamese University representatives while promoting strategic transnational education partnerships.

The conference will be held in Ho Chi Minh City and the Ho Tram Ecotourism Zone on February 24th and 25th 2017.  To learn more about participation in the conference,  contact Jane Pierce at jane.pierce@cmsglobal.us or visit cmsglobal.us.

About FTP – CMS Global

FPT-CMS Corporation is a joint venture between FPT University and CMS Global Inc. Leveraging the successful track record of the FPT university brand with the trusted competency of CMS Global within higher education; FPT-CMS is the gateway to high quality US education for Vietnamese professionals and learners.  Through our US university partners, FPT-CMS offers accredited, licensed and ranked blended programs in Vietnam. Through cutting edge learning technologies and our highly passionate in-country staff, Vietnamese learners will have unprecedented access to highly relevant curriculum and US faculty, while building a global network of professional contacts.  To learn more, please visit cmsglobal.edu.

About AVUC

Association of Vietnam Universities and Colleges (AVUC) was established as an important step in carrying out comprehensive reform in the country’s education and training. AVUC brings together more than 340 Universities and colleges throughout the country and represents over two million students. The organization creates a venue, a forum and common house for universities, colleges and educators nationwide to discuss education. Founded according to a decision of the Ministry of Home Affairs, the organization and operation of the AVUC are aligned with regulations approved by the Ministry and under the management of the MoET as well as other relevant ministries and sectors. The congressed appointed a 148-member executive board with Doctor Tran Hong Quan, former MoET Minister, being elected as Chairman. To learn more, please visit http://hiephoidaihoccaodangvn.vn.