Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Biotechnology in Vietnam Conference

Dr. Thai Duc Nguyen, Chief Scientist of the Biotechnology Division of Saigon Hi-Tech Park, in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam is concluding a visit to the United States with a discussion about opportunities in biotechnology in Vietnam. The two hour meeting will be held on Friday, July 9 at 9:30AM at the Hotel Rex in San Francisco. Representatives of research, educational, trade and industrial groups are invited to attend.

In cooperation with the U.S. Commerce Department, the San Francisco’s Mayor’s Office, Dr. Nguyen will present information about the Saigon Hi-Tech Park campus where biotechnology research, education and training projects are taking shape and giant computer organizations such as Intel of USA, Nidec of Japan, Sonion of Denmark, Datalogic of Italy and many other organizations are now located, and successfully carrying out research and manufacturing operations. Nguyen, a former medical researcher at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) will detail opportunities for independent operations and collaborative research projects, as well as for investments.

Dr. Nguyen’s visit to the United States began more than six weeks ago when he was a speaker at the 15th Anniversary Celebration of the San Francisco – Ho Chi Minh City Sister City relationship.

Space is limited. Additional information and reservations may be made through the San Francisco – Ho Chi Minh City Sister City Committee: Call (415) 447-6075 or email sfhcmcscc@aol.com.

Thank Our "Bridging Two Cultures" Sponsors

Bernard W. and Eleanor G. Burke
California Pacific Medical Center
Jerome L. and Thao T. Dodson
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Robert G. Gish, MD
Vietnamese American Entrepreneurs Association


George G. Saxton
Executive Director
San Francisco - Ho Chi Minh City Sister City Committee
Board Member, Northern California Sister Cities International

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