APEC SME Digital Resilience Training Workshop

APEC SME Digital Resilience Training Workshop (Tentative)

Date: 29 August 2018

Venue: Aristo Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam

August 29

08:30 – 09:00


Opening Ceremony

09:00 – 09:10

  • Mr. Nguyen Hoa Cuong, Deputy Director General, Agency for Enterprise Development, Ministry of Planning and Investment (Viet Nam)
  • Dr. Jason Kao, Director of APEC SME Crisis Management Center (APEC SCMC )

09:10 – 09:20

Group Photo 1

09:20 – 09:40

Tea Break

Session I: Panel Discussion

Enhancing SME Digital Competitiveness and Resilience towards Quality Growth

Efforts made to assist SMEs in digital transformation are seen not only in APEC, but also across the world, however, while SMEs/startups enjoy the many benefits brought by the development of technology, cyber security has become an urgent topic that SMEs/startups need to be cautious about. In this session featuring experts from the field of cyber security to provide insights and networking opportunities that will help SMEs and start-ups get ahead of cyber threats.

09:40 – 11:00


  • Mr. Thang Huynh, Co-Founder/ CEO, VICGO (Viet Nam)


  • Mr. Rick Yvanovich, Founder and CEO of TRG (United Kingdom)
  • Mr. Kato Akinori, PMO Manager of Vitalify Asia (Japan)
  • Mr. Vu Minh Tri, Vice President of Cloud Service of VNG Corporation (Viet Nam)  

11:00 – 11:30

  Q & A

11:30 – 11:40

Group Photo 2

11:40 – 13:00


Session II: Instruction of 11 Steps

in APEC Guidebook on SME Digital Resilience

13:00 – 13:30

  • Mr. Thang Huynh, Co-Founder/ CEO, VICGO (Viet Nam)

Session III: Group Training

Training of APEC Guidebook on SME Digital Resilience

Learning by doing.

The training workshop is designed to first raise the awareness of cyber security and digital resilience. This group training will be implemented with interactive activities where participants work on digital resilience within a realistic simulated environment. Participants will learn cyber security fundamentals through their participation in these activities.

Our instructor will give instructions during these activities by utilizing “APEC Guidebook on SME Digital Resilience” with the hope to make your company survive and thrive in the digital economy!

13:30 – 15:15


  • Mr. Thang Huynh, Co-Founder/ CEO, VICGO (Viet Nam)

15:15 – 15:30

Certificate Ceremony and Closing

  • Mentors to give conclusions
  • Participants to fill in questionnaire
  • Certificate Ceremony
  • Group Photo 3

*Please note that this Agenda is subject to change by the organizer.

Aristo Hotel / Aristo Hotel , Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam

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