To implement the cooperation program between the General Statistics Office of Vietnam (GSO) and the Statistics Bureau of Japan (SBJ), on January 16, 2019, in Hanoi, the GSO held the workshop on ICT Utilization and Future trend of National Statistical Organization. Mr. Nguyen Bich Lam, Director General of GSO chaired the workshop. Attending the workshop were Mr. Vu Thanh Liem and Mrs. Nguyen Thi Huong, Deputy Directors General of GSO; the expert delegation of SBJ; Mr. Peter Harper, former Deputy Australian Statistician at the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS); leadership of units under the GSO.
This workshop was an opportunity for the GSO’s statisticians to learn from international experts’ experiences in order to raise awareness about future information technology trends and network security. The main contents presented by experts at the workshop included: (1) Contents and prospects of e-Stat lite; (2) Current situation of the development of ICT within GSO and challenges; specific efforts and challenges on the development of ICT towards the Economic Census 2021; (3) Current application of ICT in ABS, especially on survey (data collection, processing); present concept of public dissemination (statistical information sharing); future directions that Government statistical organizations should take; (4) Current situation of information security in GSO and its vulnerabilities; measures needed for implementation immediately (recommendation).
Speaking at the workshop, on behalf of the GSO, Mr. Nguyen Bich Lam, Director General of GSO thanked the SBJ for accompanying and supporting GSO in ICT over the past time, especially with online investigation system which will be utilized for Viet Nams Economic Census 2021. At the same time, he also expressed thanks to the Australian statistical expert Peter Harper for sharing his valuable experience of ICT. He asked the units of the GSO to absorb the experiences shared by the experts at the workshop to make changes and have behavior in accordance with the future ICT development trend of national statistical organization in the world and issues of information security.
Some images of the workshop:
|Mr. Nguyen Bich Lam, Director General of GSO had a speech and chaired the workshop|
|Mr. Peter Harper, Australian statistical expert shared his experience at the workshop|
|Expert delegation of SBJ|
|Participants took a commemorative photo|
|Overview of the workshop|