Talkshow on topic “The active and creative youth to conquer science and technology”

On Friday March 16th 2018, the Youth Union at the National University of Civil Engineering (NUCE) in collaboration with the Youth Union from the Institute of Design (the Ministry of National Defence) organized a talkshow on topic “The active and creative youth to conquer science and technology” as an activity towards the 87th Founding Anniversary of Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Party and an implementation of the MoU between the NUCE and the Institute of Design (The Ministry of National Defence).

Participants included: From the Institute of Design (the Ministry of National Defence) – Lieutenant Colonel Bui Van Son – Deputy Secretary of the Institute Party Committee and Vice Director of the Institute, First Lieutenant Ngo Duc Linh – Secretary of the Institute Youth Union. From the NUCE: Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Linh – Member of the University Party Committee, Dean of the Faculty of Civil and Industrial Construction, MSc. Nguyen Van Hung – Secretary of the University Youth Union and other members of the Party Committee, leaders and heads of offices, departments, centers and enterprises, labor unions, women associations and over 70 most outstanding staff on behalf of the youth from both sides: the NUCE and the Institute of Design (the Ministry of National Defence).

Panorama of the meeting hall during the talkshow

There were four themes during the talkshow:

  • Theme 1: Strengthening cooperation between Youth Union at the Institute of Design and Youth Union at the NUCE in training and scientific research.
  • Theme 2: Application of ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC) in construction. 
  • Theme 3: Barrack design in the army – concept changing and development in science and technology.
  • Theme 4: Building materials in the context of sustainable development – Overview of research and application.

First Lieutenant Ngo Duc Linh – Secretary of the Institute Youth Union from the Ministry of National Defence and MSc. Nguyen Van Hung - Secretary of the University Youth Union gave flowers to each other to show the solidarity and aspirations of the youth

Lieutenant Colonel Bui Van Son – Deputy Secretary of the Institute Party Committee and Vice Director of the Institute from the Ministry of National Defence made a speech at the talkshow. He highly appreciated the cooperation between the Institute and the University and hoped that this cooperation would be an annual activity to establish a strong connection between the two partners. It is expected to have more activities in accordance with the MoU between two partners, so that the youth would be able to fulfill the missions and reach the goals.

Lieutenant Colonel Bui Van Son – Deputy Secretary of the Institute Party Committee and Vice Director of the Institute from the Ministry of National Defence made a speech at the talkshow

On behalf of the NUCE leaders, Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Linh – Dean of the Faculty of Civil and Industrial Construction – thanked the leaders from the Institute of Design (the Ministry of Nationak Defence) for the opportunities so that the youth union members from both sides to stay connected with one another. Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Linh hoped that the two youth unions would collaborate with each other and work of their own accord to have more real-life projects and research outcomes as well as products related to national defence and military science undertaken by the youth.

Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Linh – Dean of the Faculty of Civil and Industrial Construction - spoke at the talkshow

At the talkshow, it is expected that the young staff from the Institute of Design (the Ministry of National Defence) and the NUCE would organize more interesting ad useful activities in order to understand each other much better and to learn more from each other. These activities should attract a large number of staff and members. Hereby it is possible to strengthen the Youth Union at the local level.

Group photo of participants from both partner institutions

Pham Nhung – Department of Information and Communication