Vietnam – Finland International Connection Fair 2022

Topic: Adapting Climate Change in Water Supply and Drainage Sector in Vietnam

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About the fair

Gemus Nordic Consulting, bearing the mission of connecting Finland and Vietnam, especially in water, environment, and education areas, will organize the INTERNATIONAL CONNECTION VIRTUAL FAIR with the topic of Adapting Climate Change in Water Supply and Drainage Sector in Vietnam

Purposes of this fair

  • Overview of starting a new collaboration water project in Vietnam.
  • Planned projects are looking for international collaboration in 2022 in Vietnam.
  • Skills that graduated students in water sector may need to be able to facilitate changes.

Keynote speakers

  • MSc. Truong Mai Hoa – Deputy of Water Resources Planning Management and Survey Division, Department of Water Resources Management, Ministry of Natural Resources & Environment (MONRE).
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mai Lien Huong – Director of Technical Infrastructure Agency, Ministry of Construction (MOC).
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Thanh Son – Head of Department of Urban Infrastructure, Hanoi Architectural University (HAU
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Hung Anh – Head of Institute of Environmental Science, Engineering and Management, Industrial University of Ho Chi Minh City (IESEM).
  • Ms. Reisa Matsuda – Developer Relations, Google Japan.
  • Mr. Nguyen Manh Ha – Hai Phong Construction and Public Construction Joint Stock Company (HAPUCO).
  • Mr. Hannes Björninen – Lead Engineer, Water Resources, Fluidit Finland.
  • Mr. Pham Quang Quynh – Chairman of Haiphong Drainage Ltd. Company.

Tentative agenda

Main discussion: Thursday, 24.03.2022, 08:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Finnish time, GMT + 2)
    • 08:30 – 08:45: Opening and introduce the 1st discussion
    • 08:45 – 10:35: Section 1 – Overviews of water resources management & The facts of water supply and drainage sectors in Vietnam

Mrs. Truong Mai Hoa (MONRE): Water Resources Management in Vietnam: facts, challenges, and digitalized opportunities.

Mrs. Mai Lien Huong (MOC): Water exploitation and treatment projects.

Introduction 2022 water projects in Vietnam, which are opening for solutions (will be published on our LinkedIn event soon!)

Mr. Nguyen Manh Ha (HAPUCO HAI PHONG): (i) Construction of a new WWTP, renovate sewage system for a Southern District of Hai Phong city, (ii) Renovation of Ngoc Son detention basin (area 10,8 ha), tide lock; Construction of new pumping station in Kien An District.

Mr. Pham Quang Quynh (Haiphong Drainage Limited Company): (i) General sewer system planning for some districts in Hai Phong City, (ii) Digitalization wastewater management and flood control in Haiphong City. 

  • 10:35 – 10:45: BREAK + Networking + Close Section 1 and Open Section 2
  • 10:45 – 12:15: Section 2 – What should be improved in the water sector to adapt to climate change in Vietnam?

Mr. Hannes Björninen (Fluidit): Case Helsinki: Cost-effective simulation of combined sewer overflows anywhere in the sewer system. 

Mr. Le Hung Anh (IESEM)Issues due to climate change impacts in the Mekong Delta.

Mr. Tran Thanh Son (HAU): Overview of water treatment in Vietnam and what skills graduated students need to work as water engineers.

Ms. Reisa Matsuda (Google Japan) & Ms. Ha Nguyen (Gemus Nordic Consulting): Panel discussion: Start-ups, entrepreneurship, best practices to deliver a great pitch.

  • 12:15 – 12:30: Introduce about matching service of Gemus Nordic and Closing remarks for the first discussion
Purposed – Second discussion: Thursday, 31.03.2022, 09:30 – 13:30 (Finnish time, GMT + 3).
  • 09:30 – 09:45: Opening and introduce the 2nd discussion
  • 09:45 – 13:15: Introduction from Finnish companies and Research Institutions

During the second section, companies from both countries will have opportunities to introduce their services and/or products that may feed the situation of Vietnam.

If Vietnam is the new market for you, please don’t hesitate to contact us to get to know more about Vietnam and the long-term relationships in the water sector between Finland and Vietnam. Follow our LinkedIn to get updated information about the event and articles about Vietnam.

  • 13:15 – 13:30: Closing remarks

*Gemus Nordic Consulting reserved rights to modify the schedule.

How to sign up for a presentation?

Businesses, who want to present at the 1st event, please signup here.

We will select a maximum of 5 presentations for the 1st discussion. The other presentations will be presented in the 2nd discussion on 31.03.2022.


These discussions are open to everyone who are interested in getting to know more about the Vietnamese market. 

We want to promote the active and sustainable connections between Finland and Vietnam, not only on government projects but also activities held by private companies. 

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