The ASEAN Conference for Young Scientists 2020 got underway via video conference from November 24 to November 26 under the chair of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee.
Opening with the theme of “Inspiring creativeness and innovation for a cohesive and responsive ASEAN”, the event witnessed the participation of young experts and scientists from both at home and abroad.
Participants used the occasion to discuss a range of measures aimed at dealing with difficulties faced by the region and methods in which to build the ASEAN community in a sustainable manner.
During the course of the event, there was a plenary session featuring aspects of creativeness and innovation through the initiatives and activities of young ASEAN scientists.
In addition, seminars were held to discuss the new normal in ASEAN, ways to inspire creativeness and innovation to overcome the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the building of smart cities, and developing infrastructure, medicine and health within the ASEAN Community by 2030.
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