[Vietnam Investment Review, 11 May 2015.]

The Vietnam Investment Review has published an article on 11 May 2015 titled AusCham to host HCMC urban development seminar. The seminar will be held on 15 May 2015 in HCMC.

The original article which may be viewed on the VIR website, has been reproduced below.

The Australian Chamber of Commerce (AusCham) Vietnam will hold a seminar reviewing Ho Chi Minh City urban development on Friday this week, May 15.

The seminar’s keynote speaker, Nguyen Thanh Nha- vice director of Ho Chi Minh City Department of Planning and Architecture- will deliver speech on the department objectives as well as how it believes it can lead the city’s growth in a stable and positive manner.

Nha will also discuss other related issues such as the effect of climate change from a local and global perspective, the role of heritage buildings in a development city, zoning and legal changes that may impact developers and project owners.

The seminar will also offer perspectives from highly regarded industry representatives.

For example, Khuong Van Muoi, a renowned architect and vice president of the Vietnam Architectural Association, will speak on the role of green architecture in the city’s development whereas Nguyen Ha Trang, deputy director of APAVE Asia Pacific, will speak on practices and techniques to effectively tackle risks facing projects in Vietnam.

Deputy general director of Saigon CO-OP Investment and Development, Pham Trung Kien [Australian Business Alumni from AusCham Member, University of NSW] will share the needs and experiences from the part of a leading local retailer.

The seminar offers AusCham members and partners great access to government and industry leading experts who are key decision makers and influencers in the local market.

It also promises to be an important opportunity for attendees to gain understanding and insights into the ongoing and fascinating urban development of Ho Chi Minh City.

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To register, please email events@auschamvn.org

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