On September 3, 2015, the Vietnam National Satellite Centre under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) held a farewell meeting with 13 cadres who were sent to study on the MSc in space technology in the 4 Japanese universities of Tokyo, Keio, Kokkaido and Tohoku as well as the Kyushu Institute of Technology. The allocation of courses was in accordance with the third course in a project on basic satellite human resources training by the Vietnam Space Centre.
On the afternoon of August 13, 2015, Dang Xuan Phong, Deputy Head of the Department of Planning and Finance, the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) and a VAST delegation had a working meeting with the Central Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention led by Tran Quang Hoai, a permanent member of the committee and Deputy Head of the Water Resources Department.
At the invitation of the President of the National Center of Space Studies of France (CNES), on 10 June 2015, Professor and Academic Chau Van Minh, a Party Central Committee member, President of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) led a delegation of officials to pay a working visit to CNES and attended the event "Paris Air Show Le Bourget" organised on June 15 in Paris, France.
On 5 June 2015, the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), the one-member Hanel Limited Company (HANEL) and the BioDetection System B.V Company (BDS) and BE-BASIC Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on application and development of technology.
In realization of Decree No. 36 of the Politburo on Party Congresses at all levels towards the 12th National Party Congress, Plan No. 91 on Party Congresses at all levels under the Party Committee of the Central Agencies, on 24-25 July 2015, the Party Committee of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) formally organised its 7th Party Congress for the 2015-2020 term, in order to review the work of the VAST Party Committee in the previous term; draw experience; work out orientations and missions of the Party Committee in the new term under the guideline of concentrated, effective direction, strictly combining scientific research, technological development, the implementation of applications and training of officers with national socio-economic development, and affirming the role of the Party Committee leadership over every area of VAST operation. The VAST Party Congress was entitled “Promoting general strength, creating a new driving force in scientific research, training, development of technology and its applications, and increased international integration.”
On 23 July 2015, Professor and Academic Chau Van Minh, President of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) had a working meeting with a delegation from the National Center of Space Studies of France (CNES) led by Mr. Jean-Yves Le Gall, CNES Director.
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