A press meeting on the 'Rencontres du Vietnam' event was held in Hanoi on June 3, 2016. (Photo: Van Hoan/BizLIVE)
Nobel laureates, scientists and transnational companies (TNCs) will participate in the 12th ‘Rencontres du Vietnam’, a close network of international cooperation for scientific research for over 20 years, in the International Center for Interdisciplinary Science and Education (ICISE) in the central coastal province of Binh Dinh
on July 7-8.
The ‘Basic and Social Sciences’ international conference, the largest of the events held by the ‘Rencontres du Vietnam’ Association, will be sponsored by the UNESCO, the Vietnamese Ministry of Science and Technology, and the European Organization for Nuclear Research.
Six Nobel laureates including David Gross (Physics in 2004), Carlo Rubbia (Physics in 1984), Jerome Friedman (Physics in 1990), Finn Kydland (Economics in 2004), Jean Jouzel (Peace in 2007) and Fields laureate Ngo Bao Chau, and other renowned scientists from all over the world will be present.
In addition, senior executives from four TNCs namely Belgium’s chemicals producer Solvay, France’s medicine maker Sanofi-Aventis, plane producer Airbus
, and auto parts manufacturer Valéo will attend the event.
The first phase of the Space of Science complex will be put into use on this occasion.
The ‘Rencontres du Vietnam’ was founded by France-based Vietnamese professor Tran Thanh Van in 1993.