Attending the seminar, there were Mr. Tran Nam Tu-Deputy Head of Science, Technology and Environment Department, Prof. Dr. Bui Cach Tuyen-Former Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, the leaders of Binh Duong Province, the leaders of the universities inside and outside the country, the scientists from the universities of Vietnam, Japan, Korea, Taiwan. With the thoughtful preparation, the seminar received nearly 200 compositions of the scientists, focused on solving hot issues, which were set out for the development of Vietnam and the world in the increasingly powerful impacts of global climate change and the process of globalization. 47 compositions were selected for printing in the special number of the Science and Technology journal of Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, 17 compositions were selected to report directly at the sessions of the seminar.

In the opening speech, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Van Hiep-Rector of Thu Dau Mot University mentioned to the three main points of the sustainable development, they were economy, society and environment. Among of them, Vietnam attempted to deploy the National Strategy about the Green Growth, with many activities at the national level and local level, achieved remarkable results and contributed positively to the efforts of the international community in responding to the climate change. Followed the titles of the previous seminars of the Management and Research Green technology Association, this seminar provided a holistic view on the indispensable path of the sustainable development, besides, it proposed effective solutions towards the Green Growth of Vietnam economy in the process of international integration.

On behalf of the leadership of Binh Duong Province, Mrs. Nguyen Thi Kim Oanh-Deputy Chairman of the Provincial People's Council, had a speech to welcome and spent a lot of affectionate sentiments for the domestic and foreign scientists, who came to Binh Duong this time. She believed that, with the information and the results of research on the Green Growth from the seminar, they had huge meanings to help Binh Duong towards building smart city and becoming the municipality of the first type –the central city before 2020, which were proposed by the Congress Party of Binh Duong Province, tenth time, term 2015-2020.

The main content of the seminar were deployed into three sessions with 17 compositions reported at the subcommittees and the compositions presented as posters. The compositions mentioned about the results of research on environmental pollution control, environmental protection in agriculture and rural development, climate change and sustainable development, clean production and effective use of energy, sustainable natural resources management, advanced waste matter and waste water treatment technologies, urban and industrial areas environmental management, applications of information technology in the management of natural resources and environmental supervision…

In the framework of the seminar, on the afternoon of July 28, the delegates also visited the waste disposal Complex of South Binh Duong. The seminar ended successfully and left many good marks on the careful preparation works of Thu Dau Mot University and Binh Duong Province. As we know, the 7th IFGTM seminar, 2017, will be hosted by the Environmental Technology Institute.


The International Forum about the Green Technology and Management (IFGTM) is the annual event, which is organized by the Association of Green Technology Management and Research. The Association consists of 16 members of the universities and the prestigious research institutes inside and outside the country. Thu Dau Mot University became a member of the Association of Green Technology Management and Research from 2014. Over a long time with the Association, many lecturers approached the achievements, researching and teaching experiences in the field of the Green Technology, thence, having appropriate orientations in teaching. Currently, the School has identified the research orientations and has attempted to deploy a number of works related to the Green Technology applications such as the high quality culture of Cordyceps Roberti, the researches of outbreak situations and treatments of water hyacinths on Sai Gon River... Especially, the suggestions, recommendations and proposes at the seminar, will expand the visions, bring the creative inspirations and plentiful scientific sources of information in the training and scientific research of the School.




Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Van Hiep-Rector of Thu Dau Mot University stated at the opening of the Seminar

Mrs. Nguyen Thi Kim Oanh- Deputy Chairman of the Provincial People's Council had a speech to welcome the Seminar

Prof. Dr. Bui Cach Tuyen-Former Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment expressed the introductory report at the Seminar

Prof. Dr. I-Ming Chen-Chia Nam University-Taiwan, reported the composition at the Seminar

The delegates took souvenir photographs together at the Seminar

The delegates visited to learn about the research products in the field of Green Technology at the Seminar