Overview

The DigiFrontiers initiative, in collaboration with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, is dedicated to fostering engagement and partnership between Australia and Vietnam. Through our multifaceted approach, encompassing the illuminating podcast series, the impactful DigiFrontiers Forum, and the launch of the Australia Vietnam Young Executives Network (AVYX), we empower Australian and Vietnamese stakeholders to exchange insights and explore collaborative opportunities, solidifying a foundation for sustained growth and innovation in the digital landscape across the two nations.

Feb-Jun 2024
Podcast Series

Our DigiFrontiers Podcast Series unveils the insights, innovations, and collaborative opportunities shaping the future of both nations' digital economies.

May 2024
DigiFrontiers Forum

Join us at the forefront of the digital revolution as Melbourne, Australia hosts a high-level forum on the digital economy, bringing together senior government officials and business leaders.

Feb'24 Launch
Australia-Vietnam Young Executives Network

Launched on 27th Feb 2024, AVYX is a dynamic platform for collaboration, innovation, and unparalleled growth opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs, seasoned professionals, and companies seeking expansion.

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Feb-Jun 2024
Podcast Series

Our DigiFrontiers Podcast Series unveils the insights, innovations, and collaborative opportunities shaping the future of both nations' digital economies.

May 2024
DigiFrontiers Forum

Join us at the forefront of the digital revolution as Melbourne, Australia hosts a high-level forum on the digital economy, bringing together senior government officials and business leaders.

Feb'24 Launch
Australia-Vietnam Young Executives Network

Launched on 27th Feb 2024, AVYX is a dynamic platform for collaboration, innovation, and unparalleled growth opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs, seasoned professionals, and companies seeking expansion.

More details →
Feb-Jun 2024
Podcast Series

Our DigiFrontiers Podcast Series unveils the insights, innovations, and collaborative opportunities shaping the future of both nations' digital economies.

May 2024
DigiFrontiers Forum

Join us at the forefront of the digital revolution as Melbourne, Australia hosts a high-level forum on the digital economy, bringing together senior government officials and business leaders.

Feb'24 Launch
Australia-Vietnam Young Executives Network

Launched on 27th Feb 2024, AVYX is a dynamic platform for collaboration, innovation, and unparalleled growth opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs, seasoned professionals, and companies seeking expansion.

DigiFrontiers Podcast

Join our host, Mr. Quoc Khanh Tran, as he guides you through six insightful episodes, featuring thought-provoking conversations with prominent leaders and experts, unraveling the synergies, challenges, and opportunities that define the digital future of both nations.

Special Contest

DigiFrontiers Podcast Reflection Challenge

Watch any episode of the DigiFrontier Podcast, upload a screenshot and pen a 100-word reflection on your favorite insights or takeaways, and post it with hashtags #digifrontiers #avld #digitaleconomy. Your thoughts could win amazing prizes!

Amazon gift card
02 Amazon Gift Cards (200AUD)
Gift card
02 Apple/Google Play Gift Cards (50USD)
3rd prize
05 Signed Copies of 
‘The Bridge Generation of Việt Nam’
Amazon gift card
02 Amazon Gift Cards (200AUD)
2nd prize
02 Apple/Google Play Gift Cards (50AUD)
3rd prize
05 Signed Copies of the book 
‘The Bridge Generation of Việt Nam’
Episode 1
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Vu Tran
Co-founder & CEO, Go1

In this episode, we will discuss the emerging tech landscape between Australia & Vietnam, as well as diving into the great entrepreneurial lessons of GO1.

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Nguyen Trung Dung
CEO, BK Holdings
Dau Thuy Ha
Co-founder & CEO, The Online Management

Our guests cover the education sector of Vietnam, the backdrop of Vietnam's innovation system, the educational challenges in this vast market of 22-23 million learners, and the role of the Aus-Viet Edtech Alliance (AVEU) in connecting opportunities between the two countries.

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Nick Jenkins
Founder & CEO, Language Confidence

Listen to Nick's insights into the English teaching business globally, the “massive opportunities” in the Vietnamese market, and valuable lessons he learned while running Language Confidence.

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Join our host, Quoc Khanh Tran as he guides you through our insightful episodes, featuring thought-provoking conversations with prominent leaders and experts, unraveling the synergies, challenges and opportunities that define the digital future of both nations

DigiFrontiers Forum

Melbourne, May 2-3 2024
Highlights
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160+ government & industry representatives across Australia & Vietnam
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One full day with business matching & networking sessions
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Leading speakers & futurists
Key themes
Innovation
Sustainability
Capacity Building
Key topics
Australia capabilities as the world leader of Digital Transformation
Future of Vietnam Digital Economy &  challenges
Driving the power of digital towards a net-zero economy
Investing in Agritech for sustainability
Edtech Innovation
Critical tech as catalyst for economic growth
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Anders Sörman-Nilsson (Global EMBA / LLB)
He is a futurist and the founder of the think tank and trend analysis firm - Thinque, which provides data-based research, foresight and thought leadership assets for global brands across 4 continents. The company's vision is to disseminate and decode ‘avant-garde ideas which expand minds and inspire a change of heart’, and clients like Microsoft, Apple, Facebook, McKinsey, Jaguar Land Rover, Adobe, MINI, Rugby New Zealand and Lego trust his future guidance. He is an awarded keynote speaker who helps leaders decode trends, decipher what’s next and turn provocative questions into proactive answers. He has published 3 books on digital transformation and innovation including ‘Aftershock’ (2020), ‘Seamless’ (2017) and ‘Digilogue’ (2013), is a member of TEDGlobal, Entrepreneurs Organization where he is the Sydney Chapter's Leadership Impact Chair, and was nominated to the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders in 2019. He is the author of the 2020 Microsoft & Thinque whitepaper "How Artificial Intelligence is powering Australian Retail", is a Brand Ambassador for Adobe and the co-creator of the B2B marketing award-winning Adobe Creative (CQ) Intelligence test, and the host of the 2nd Renaissance Podcast and the Entrepreneurs Organization's Scaling Impact (on the UN Sustainable Development Goals). His futurist thinking has been shared by the Wall Street Journal, Financial Review, Monocle, BBC, South China Morning Post, Esquire and ABC TV.
Forum Agenda
Day 1
May 2, 2024
For all participants
Activity
Topic/ Theme
Opening plenary sessions
Presentation: Australia as the world leader of digital transformation
Presentation: Government support for innovation & entrepreneurship in Vietnam
Presentation: Vietnam's Innovation landscape
Keynote Presentation
Are we ready yet to enter the AI-led era?
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Keynote Speaker:
Anders Sörman-Nilsson (Global EMBA / LLB)
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TEA Break
panel discussion & showcasE
Panel discussion on Fintech - 'Blockchain Business Future'
Fireside chat - Cyber Security
Showcase - Success story from a Fintech startup
Presentation - The next generation of Fintech Technology
Networking lunch
Panel discussion & presentation
Panel discussion: 'Creating net zero, resilient cities: Melbourne and Ho Chi Minh City as climate tech innovation hubs'
Presentation on AU-VN successful collaboration in AgTech
Presentation: Technology and Design Transforming for Sustainability
panel discussion & showcasE
Panel discussion: 'Empowering Vietnamese learners: Breaking barriers with Australia-Vietnam Edtech partnerships'
Showcase 1 - VN-AU collaboration in EdTech
Showcase 2 - VN-AU collaboration in EdTEch
tea break
Fireside chat
Scale up with Australian Landing Pads
Networking cocktail drinks
1-1 Business matching session
Day 1
May 2, 2024
For all participants
Activity
Topic/ Theme
Opening Sessions
Australia as the world leader of Digital Transformation
Unveiling the Present and Future Landscape of Vietnam's Digital Economy - Opportunities & Challenges in Innovation and EntrepreneurshipFuture of Vietnam Digital Economy & regulatory challenges
Keynote Presentations
Critical technologies as catalyst for sustainable economic growth
Are we ready yet to enter the AI-led era?
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Speaker
Anders Sörman-Nilsson (Global EMBA / LLB)
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Technology showcase & panel discussion: VN-AU Collaborations
Panel discussion: Unpacking Trends and Opportunities in Vietnam's FinTech & EdTech Landscape
Showcase: Success Stories in VN-AU Collaboration (Presentations from companies)
Networking lunch
Technology showcase & panel discussion: Australia’s leading critical technologies
Showcase: Investing in AgTech for sustainability (Presentations from Australian companies)
Showcase: Australian net-zero technologies (Presentations from Australian companies)
Panel discussion:  Driving the power of digital economy towards a net-zero economy
1-1 Business matching session
Networking cocktail drinks
Day 1
May 2, 2024
For all participants
Opening Sessions
Australia as the world leader of Digital Transformation
Unveiling the Present and Future Landscape of Vietnam's Digital Economy - Opportunities & Challenges in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Keynote Presentations
Critical technologies as catalyst for sustainable economic growth
Are we ready yet to enter the AI-led era?
Anders's profile photo
Speaker
Anders Sörman-Nilsson (Global EMBA / LLB)
View bio →
Technology showcase & panel discussion: VN-AU Collaborations
Panel discussion: Unpacking Trends and Opportunities in Vietnam's FinTech & EdTech Landscape
Showcase: Success Stories in VN-AU Collaboration (Presentations from companies)
Networking lunch
Technology showcase & panel discussion: Australia’s leading critical technologies
Showcase: Investing in AgTech for sustainability (Presentations from Australian companies)
Showcase: Australian net-zero technologies (Presentations from Australian companies)
Panel discussion:  Driving the power of digital economy towards a net-zero economy
1-1 Business matching session
Networking cocktail drinks
Day 2
May 3, 2024
Only for delegations from Vietnam
Exclusive Briefing & site visits program in Melbourne by Victoria government & City of Melbourne: smart city, innovation centres at universities, etc.
Day 2
May 3, 2024
Only for delegations from Vietnam
Exclusive Briefing & site visits program in Melbourne by Victoria government & City of Melbourne: smart city, innovation centres at universities, etc.
Day 2
May 3, 2024
Only for delegations from Vietnam
Exclusive Briefing & site visits program in Melbourne by Victoria government & City of Melbourne: smart city, innovation centres at universities, etc.

Why Work With Us?

We proudly collaborate with government bodies, educational institutions, corporate entities, and international organizations to cultivate visionary leadership and enhance bilateral relationships.

Audience Reach

The DigiFrontiers initiative offers direct access and engagement with targeted and influential audiences.

Brand Visibility

Your brand will be prominently showcased through podcast series, event signage, online platforms, media exposure, promotional materials, etc.

Community impact

Aligning with our mission will demonstrate your companies commitment to enhancing the growth of Australia and Vietnam.

Audience Reach

The DigiFrontiers initiative offers direct access and engagement with targeted and influential audiences.

Brand Visibility

Your brand will be prominently showcased through podcast series, event signage, online platforms, media exposure, promotional materials, etc.

Community impact

Aligning with our mission will demonstrate your companies commitment to enhancing the growth of Australia and Vietnam.

Join us

Ready to be part of this exciting initiative?

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Got questions? Send us an email at digifrontiers@australiavietnam.org

Meet Our Team

Minh Cao
Project Lead
Dang Nguyen
Community Manager
Carmel Akhavari
Marketing & Communications Manager
Janelle Casey
Senior Industry Advisor
Huong Ngo
Industry Advisor
Thanh (Max) Cao
Community Manager
Tran Lu
Community Manager
Jenny Ha
Industry Advisor
Minh Cao
Project Lead
Dang Nguyen
Community Manager
Carmel Akhavari
Marketing & Communications Manager
Janelle Casey
Senior Industry Advisor
Huong Ngo
Industry Advisor
Thanh (Max) Cao
Community Manager
Tran Lu
Community Manager
Jenny Ha
Industry Advisor
Partners & Sponsors
Headline Sponsor
Government Partner
Government Partner
Airline Partner
Podcast Partner
Communication Partner
Production Partner
Industry Partner
Contest Terms and Conditions:
DigiFrontiers Podcast Reflection Challenge
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Introduction

Welcome to the DigiFrontier Podcast Reflection Challenge sponsored by AVLD. By participating in this contest, you agree to the following terms and conditions.

Contest Period
  • The DigiFrontier Podcast Reflection Challenge will run from March 1st, 2024, to June 30th, 2024 (the "Contest Period").
Eligibility
  • Participants of all nationalities are welcome to enter.
  • Employees of AVLD are not eligible to participate.
How to Enter
  • Watch any episode of the DigiFrontier Podcast during the Contest Period.
  • Post a screenshot/snippet with a 100-word reflection on your favorite insights or takeaways from any episode.
  • Share your reflection on your social media accounts (Facebook and LinkedIn) using the hashtags #digifrontiers, #avld, and #digitaleconomy.
  • Ensure your posts are set to 'public' so we can view them.
Prizes
  • 1st Prize: 2 Amazon gift cards valued at 150 AUD each.
  • 2nd Prize: 3 Apple/Google Play gift cards valued at 100 AUD each.
  • 3rd Prize: Signed Copies of ‘The Bridge Generation of Việt Nam’.
Winner Selection
  • Winners will be selected based on the quality and creativity of their reflections.
  • Winners will be announced by July 30th, 2024, on AVLD's official Facebook and LinkedIn pages.
  • Winners will be contacted via direct message on the social media platform they used for their entry.
Logistic or Shipping Costs
  • Participants are responsible for covering any logistic or shipping costs that may be incurred while claiming their prizes.
General Terms and Conditions
  • All entries must be submitted during the Contest Period.
  • Participants may submit multiple entries, but each entry must be unique.
  • Entries that are incomplete, offensive, or violate any copyright or trademark will be disqualified.
  • By entering the contest, participants grant AVLD the right to share and promote their reflections on its official channels.
  • Prizes are non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash.
  • AVLD reserves the right to modify or cancel the contest at any time without notice.
Privacy Policy
  • Any personal information collected during the contest will be used solely for the purpose of administering the contest and will not be shared with third parties.
Disclaimer
  • This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, Amazon, Apple, Google, Facebook, or LinkedIn.
Contact Information:
  • For any inquiries or concerns related to this contest, please contact us at [Your Contact Email].

By participating in the DigiFrontiers Podcast Reflection Challenge, you acknowledge that you have read and understood these terms and conditions and agree to comply with them. Good luck and happy reflecting!