From December 4 to 5, the Ministry of High Technological Industry of Armenia and the Union of Employers of Information and Communication Technologies (UEICT) will be holding the first Silicon Mountains workshop with the support of VivaCell-MTS. This is what Deputy Minister of High Technological Industry Armen Abroyan announced during a press conference today.
According to him, the event will gather representatives of ICT companies, including Japanese scientist, recipient of the State Award of Armenia for international contributions to the IT sector, Dr. Takeo Kanade and others. The participants of the event will discuss the problems with cyber security and the Internet and will address issues related to artificial intelligence, the development of IT and the use of new innovations in the economy. General Manager of VivaCell-MTS Ralph Yirikian stated that the Silicon Mountains Conference is an attempt to create a platform in Armenia where local and international IT companies and experts will be able to discuss the future of technology and find common approaches. He added that he is certain that Armenia has serious potential that needs to be used.
Executive Director of the UEICT Eduard Musayelyan shared with journalists the program for the workshop, which includes discussions featuring speeches by Takeo Kanade (guest of honor) and representatives of IT companies and discussions with businesspeople and experts. Musayelyan also informed that the UEICT is planning on holding a similar conference with the use of expos in 2020.