Establishing the i-Forum for Smart City (SCiF) – the alliance for public-private cooperation for smart city development in Vietnam

On November 10, 2021, within the framework of the Smart city conference under the Industry 4.0 Summit 2021, the launching ceremony of the i-Forum for Smart City (SCiF) took place successfully. More information about i-Forum for Smart City:

Endorsed by Vietnam’s Central Economic Commission and Ministry of Construction, i-Forum for Smart City (SCiF) is a channel to encourage deeper public–private cooperation on smart urban transformation in Vietnam and in the region.

By uniting all key stakeholders in the field, SCiF features a one-of-a-kind platform between policymakers, central and local government, city planners, urban developers, etc., and industry leaders, innovators, consulting experts and researchers across the globe to engage, exchange ideas and create partnerships for smart city projects.

With highly-interactive e-discussions, insightful webinars & workshops and annual exclusive events taking place throughout the year, the Club is a special initiative in Vietnam’s ASEAN Chairmanship 2020 to accelerate the development of smart cities in the region by leveraging the private sector resources at all stages of growth.

SCiF is honored to have the participation of the Advisory Council which are leadership from state agencies, leading enterprises, and associations in the field of smart city development, including:

  • Mr. Nguyen Duc Hien, Vice Chairman, Central Economic Commission;
  • Mr. Tran Quoc Thai, Director General, Urban Development Agency, Ministry of Construction;
  • Mr. Huynh Quang Liem, CEO, VNPT Group;
  • Mr. Le Hoang Trung, Deputy Director General, Urban Development Agency, Ministry of Construction;
  • Mr. Nguyen Minh Hong, Chairman of Vietnam Digital Communications Association.
Launching Ceremony of i-Forum for Smart City

In particular, with a diverse series of online and offline activities held regularly throughout the year, the club promises to support regular communications among members by offering the community valuable access to practical knowledge and resources needed to achieve a secure, affordable, and sustainable smart city development.


International Events & Consulting Group – IEC Group takes the lead in B2B event management, marketing and consulting services. Over the years, we own, develop and organize a portfolio of brand-name conferences and exhibitions that serve customers across industries and provide connectivity and business-critical insight across communities of buyers and sellers. Leveraging the strength of hosting the large-scale summits, we also provide large-medium-small-sized enterprises with a full spectrum of on-demand event production services delivering the best results and values. Apart from running a series of market-leading annual industry summits and tailored corporate events, IEC Group brings together our strong and long-term relationship with the public sector and partners coupled with great expertise and experience to offer the marketing and consulting services that help our clients to transform and grow business in Vietnam.

Ms. Quynh Bui
Marketing & PR Manager
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