Silicon Mountains forum on smart solutions kicks off in Yerevan

02/12/2019 18:36

Silicon Mountains forum on smart solutions kicks off in Yerevan


The Silicon Mountains Forum has been organized by the Union of Employers of ICT in partnership with the Ministry of High-Tech Industry. The General Partner of the event is VivaCell-MTS. The forum is devoted to the smart solutions in ICT industry as well as the developments expected in upcoming years on global scale.

On December 4, ICT companies and experts invited in the frame of the forum will share their vision on the challenges that the world is expected to face in the upcoming years, as well as their understanding of the role of ICT in various branches of economy with the representatives of educational institutions, start-ups, and best students. Participants of the forum will discuss issues related to cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, and modern challenges in ICT education.

The B2B meetings planned for December 5 will embrace issues of practical applications of smart solutions in economy.

The honorary guest of the forum is the 2019 Laureate of the Global IT Award Japanese scientist Dr. Takeo Kanade.

RA Deputy Minister of High-Tech Industry Armen Abroyan, highlighting the importance of the conference, noted that it refers to high-tech industry, where questions related to Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), Information Technologies (IT), ICT and thier utilization in the economy will be discussed.

The Deputy Minister also highlighted the important fact that the event has an honorary guest, the Global IT Award laureate Japanese schientist Takeo Canada.

“The idea behind this joint initiative is to meet the need of having in Armenia an established forum hosting local and international information and communication technologies companies and renowned experts, in order to brainstorm on the perspectives of the developments in the sphere. “Silicon Mountains” is expected to become an umbrella for identifying Armenia’s potential in the ICT sector, finding potential areas of cooperation and integrating our competencies and unique capabilities, with an aim to sustain innovations and technological breakthroughs, and most importantly, to do it by working in synergy,” VivaCell-MTS General Manager Ralph Yirikian said.

Armen Baldryan, the president of the Union of Employers of ICT, said the international forum, the first in its kind, is devoted to smart solutions in ICT, challenges of education, and the advantages of economic digitalization, and is the pilot event of the anticipated annual international congress in the sphere.

“This technological event is a specific preparatory step ahead of the 4th industrial revolution for Armenian companies. By uniting local and international companies, top managers of leading enterprises, and private companies, as well universities under one roof we keep the pace with the expected changes in global economy and find ways to take advantage of the opening opportunities getting better positions in the new spheres of economy,” Armen Baldryan said.

There is no coincidence that our event is named "Silicon Mountains". It highlights the vision and goals of our Union. The event once again enables us to map our country on the technology map. A country where not only ICT solutions are used, but we also offer our solutions abroad.

The event will feature speakers from top global organizations, with overall seven technology presentations. I think we are going to have  very interesting and busy two days,” said Eduard Musayelyan, Executive Director of UEICT.

 

 


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