18 Aug Plenary Meeting
Recently, ASOCIO Plenary meeting 2017 was held in New Delhi, India from March 7 to March 8. The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) hosted the event.
At the meeting, Dr. Truong Gia Binh of Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA) was appointed as Deputy Chairman and Mr. Kee Wong of Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) was appointed as Co-opt Vice Chairman of ASOCIO.
ASOCIO board announced that the next annual event of Multilateral Trade Visit (MTV) will take place in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia from June 14 to June 17. This event shall host by Mongolian Software Industry Association (MOSA) with the collaboration with Communications and Information Technology Authority (CITA). CITA is a task force under Prime Minister Office for ICT development planning.
Besides that, the next ASOCIO annual event will be ASOCIO General Assembly & ICT Summit. This event will coincide with the World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) 2017 of World Information Technology And Services Alliance (WITSA) in Chinese Taipei from September 10 to September 13. This event shall co-host by Information Service Industry Association of Taiwan (CISA). Vision for WCIT 2017 is Asia D.O.T. (Digitalization, Opennes and Transformation).
The next day, ASOCIO Secretary General / Executive Director Workshop was held in the morning. The three hour workshop contained various sessions. Members shared their best practices. There were special discussions on government relationship and lobbying, member services and operations, cross border trade promotion, and revenue increase opportunities.
Another session took place in the afternoon where NASSCOM talked about the Indian ICT industry, best practices and building successful outsourcing industries.