Time: 8:30 AM – 4 PM (UTC+7), October 31st, 2023

Discussion Topics

Workforce & Social Impact in Game Development

Global Investment Trends in Game Industry

The future of Vietnam Gaming Ecosystem



09:00 - 09:10

Opening remarks:
Vice Minister of Ministry of Information and Communication

9:15 - 9:30

Keynote #1:
Vietnam's journey to become a great gaming nation

9:35 - 9:50

Keynote #2:
Vietnam: The next destination for global gaming investment

09:55 – 10:35

Featured panel #1:
Enablers for investment in Vietnam's gaming industry

10:55 – 11:10

Keynote #3:
Empowering the next generation of game developers in Vietnam

11:15 – 11:55

Featured panel #2:
Games for Good - Shifting perspectives on gaming and esports in Vietnam

12:15 - 12:45

Gaming hackathon:
Award ceremony for homegrown game development talents and projects

14:00 - 16:00

Breakout session:
Game and workforce development

15:00 - 20:00

eSports activities:
Vietnam EAFC 24 Championship 2023 - Final Stage



Esports tournament ACTIVITIES



With the aim of creating opportunities for potential interactions in an exciting Esports environment, visitors representing businesses can register at the link https://bit.ly/4093HY4 for friendly matches and competitions in electronic football.

Time: Daily from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM and from 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM. Format: Players will compete in a single-elimination format, with a maximum of 12 players per qualifier round.





Immerse yourself in the thrilling world of mobile car racing games when experiencing Asphalt 9: Legends. This game offers stunning visuals, realistic physics, and a diverse range of iconic cars, allowing players to unleash their racing prowess. Each race involves six individuals, where victory is determined not only by speed but also by tactics, skills, and determination. Excitingly, attractive rewards await the winners.

Join us at Esports Arena: 9h00 – 17h00 on 31/10/2023.



You can fully test your piloting skills with a modern system, including high-quality controls and screens. You will experience the exciting sensations of taking off, flying, and landing as if it were real. You can choose from various types of airplanes and fly over impressive scenic locations worldwide.





The Golf Simulator technology accurately replicates the ball’s trajectory, combined with 6D technology to provide a lifelike experience as if you were directly playing outdoor golf. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned golfer, we offer a unique and exciting golf experience.

Additionally, on October 29th and 30th, 2023, a friendly tournament between businesses is organized to create a competitive arena and bring the 3D golf model closer to everyone.



You’ll have the opportunity to experience simulated car driving with a lifelike simulation system.

Key activities include: (1) Touring and experiencing simulator car driving for 5 days (from 28/10/2023 to 1/11/2023); (2) Friendly competitions among players; (3) Vietnam Sim Racing Championship (1/11/2023)




More than 100 VR games used in education and sports (tennis, badminton, table tennis…) and VR STEAM applications such as ocean exploration, space exploration… Here, you will step into vibrant adventures, where everything becomes possible.


Powered by the Speaker SPEAKERS

Brian Nguyen
Marketing Manager at GIANTY
Gaby Hien
Business Development Manager at Google
Tran Dinh Dung
Vice President at Miracle Games Group
Nguyen Hoai Nam
General Manager at Glass Egg - a Virtuos Studio
Nguyen Dinh Bach
Human Resource Manager at Glass Egg - a Virtuos Studio
Tuyet Vu
Senior Advisor at MPI/NIC
Nguyen Dinh Khanh
CEO at Wolffun Game
Kevin Hoang
Co-Founder & CEO at AcadArena
Nguyen Duc Hoang
Lecturer at Posts and Telecommunications Institute of Technology
Ngo Nhat Quang Minh
Talent Acquisition Manager at Sparx* - a Virtuos Studio
Chris Liu
Director of Games Investment at VNG
Jason Ng
Vice President at Garena
Professor Rick Bennett
Deputy Vice Chancellor and Vice President at British University Vietnam
Hoang Bao Long
CEO at Lạc Bird
Dao Viet Anh
Startup & Developer Evangelist at Microsoft Vietnam
Pham Van Thanh
Director at VTC Games
Nguyen Hoai Phuong
CEO at Nam Đế Games
Chris Tran
Former Esports Manager at Riot Games SEA
Fraser Harrison
Discipline Lead at British University Vietnam
Nguyen Xuan Cuong
President at Vietnam Recreational and Electronics Sports Association
Jin Oh
Partner at BITKRAFT Ventures
Nguyen Tien Huy
CEO at Pencil Group
Alexis Argyriou
CEO at Bureau
Elena Argyriou
Chief Operating Officer at the Bureau


Vietnam National Innovation Center is a unit under the Ministry of Planning and Investment, established by the Prime Minister in Decision No.1269/QD-TTg dated October 2, 2019 with the function of supporting and developing Vietnam’s startup and innovation ecosystem, contributing to renewing the growth model based on science and technology.

Contact us

Tel: 08044838

Email: info@nic.gov.vn

Website: https://nic.gov.vn/

“Game for Good Foundation” appears to be an initiative aimed at enhancing the game development community in Vietnam. It seeks to create more meaningful and structured activities, fostering deeper connections among game developers. The foundation’s goal is to contribute positively to the Vietnamese game development industry by collaborating with existing communities and key industry partners.

Contact us

Email: hello@gfgfoundation



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Frequently asked questions FAQS

The Vietnam Game Maker Conference is a significant event held within the Opening Week of NIC Hoa Lac Campus and the Vietnam International Innovation Expo 23 (VIIE 2023). It is organized by the Vietnam Innovation Center, which is a unit under the Vietnam Ministry of Planning and Investment. The Opening Week spans five days, commencing on October 28 and concluding on November 01.

The Vietnam Game Maker Conference warmly welcomes a diverse range of participants. This includes seasoned industry experts, game developers, investors, entrepreneurs, as well as students with a keen interest in contributing to the landscape of the Vietnam game industry. This event is designed to be inclusive, fostering a collaborative environment for professionals and enthusiasts alike to engage in meaningful discussions and share their expertise.

Certainly! You have several convenient options to reach Hanoi, Vietnam. The primary gateway is Noi Bai International Airport, located approximately 28 kilometers north of the city center. It boasts modern facilities and efficient services. With a variety of airlines operating, accessing Hanoi through Noi Bai Airport is both straightforward and hassle-free.

To reach Hoa Lac for VIIE 2023, we recommend several options: By Car: You can travel to Hoa Lac by car from major cities like Hanoi, Da Nang, or Ho Chi Minh City. By Bus: Another viable option is to take a bus. For more detailed information on bus routes, please visit: Expo Website

Hoa Lac and its surrounding areas boast a burgeoning urban landscape, complete with a growing selection of hotels and resorts ready to cater to visitors attending VIIE 2023. To explore some recommended accommodation options, we invite you to visit the official Expo website for further details. We offer a curated list of establishments that ensure a comfortable and convenient stay during your time at the event.







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