The Third Viet-Tech International Conference
San Jose State University, California, USA
August 4 - 5, 2000

Organized by VACETS in Collaboration with VESA
The Vietnamese Engineering Student Association at San Jose State University

General Chair:
Thuy T. Le (Fujitsu America, Inc. &
San Jose State University)

Technical Program Chair:
Trung V. Nguyen
(University of Kansas)

Sponsorship Co-Chairs:
Tho T. Vu & Mai-Huong Ho-Le
(Top-Vu Technology, Inc. & SJSU)

Administration Co-Chairs:
Mang Dinh and Tin V. Le
(Alta Vista & Net Images)

Workshop Chair:
Chris Pham
(Cisco & San Jose State University)

Panel & Tutorial Chair:
Boi N. Tran
(Boeing Corporation)

Student Papers Chair:
Huy Ngo
(San Jose State University)

Public Relation Chair:
Phu H. Le (Mar21)

Exhibition Chair:
Thanh Pham (SIIG)

Publication Chair:
James Lap
(New York City Technical College)

Treasury Chair:
Theresa Nguyen
(Digital Medical Systems, Inc.)

Advisory Committee:
Tri Caohuu, Chair (S.J. State Univ.)
Vinh X. Nguyen (Uni. of Michigan)
Xuong H. Nguyen (U.C. San Diego)
Thinh D. Ngo (C.S.U. Sacramento)
Hung M. Nguyen (G.M. University)
Toi V. Vo (Tufts University)
Tien M. Nguyen (Aerospace Corp.)
Diem V. Nguyen (Lockheed Martin)

C/O: Dr. Thuy T. Le
EE Department, ENGR377
San Jose State University
One Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95192-0084


"Technology and Industry: Beginning of A New Era"

The Vietnamese Association for Computing, Engineering, Technology and Science is pleased to announce the third VACETS Technical International Conference, the VTIC2000. The conference will be held on August 4 and 5, 2000 at San Jose State University, San Jose, California, U.S.A.

This year's conference theme is "Technology and Industry: Beginning of A New Era". The conference will concentrate on (but not limit to) the discussions of technologies that are believed to be global commercialized technologies for the new millennium.

VTIC2000 will provide an excellent opportunity for engineers, scientists, academia, students, VACETS members, and investors to meet for technology exchange, networking, friendships, and potential business partnerships. We would like to encourage the participation of professionals and students in all areas as well as the potential participation and cooperation of the start-up and/or high-tech companies.

San Jose is the nation's eleventh largest city and is located in Santa Clara County. Santa Clara Valley, "the Valley of the Heart's Delight", is the tenth largest growing area in the United States. It is also known as the Capital of Silicon Valley, which is the world's leader in innovation and advanced technology. San Jose is about 25 miles long, 10 miles wide, and approximately 45 miles southeast of San Francisco.

Conference Program

I. Technical Presentation

  1. Biomedical and Biochemical Technologies
  2. Computer Systems and Applications
  3. Energy and Environmental Technologies
  4. Microelectronics
  5. Telecommunications and Networking
  6. Other Sciences, Engineering and Technologies

II. Workshop Forum

  1. Expectations From Hiring Managers
  2. Survey results of 21st Century Career
  3. Impact of Hi-Tech on Higher Education
  4. Ventura Capitalists

III. Panel Discussions

  1. The Vietnamese Community and 21st Century Technology
  2. Technology in 21st Century - Telecommunication, Aerospace, Computer and Information
  3. Effective Networking Among Professionals and Students

IV. Tutorials

  1. Electronic Commerce - The new paradigm of Information Society
  2. Digital Communication - PCS

V. Industry Exhibition

Poster panels and exhibitions desks are available for participating companies.

VI. Entertainment

There will be a dinner banquet with guest speakers and entertainment on August 4, 2000

Travel & Hotel Information

Most major airlines have direct flights to San Jose International Airport. Alternatively, San Francisco International Airport is about 40-minute drive north of San Jose. Many hotels are conveniently located within the vicinity of San Jose State University. Other hotel information can be found at

If you are interested in having a room at University Housing, please register ASAP by calling the university housing at 408-924-6192. Information regarding university housing service can be obtained at Since the number of rooms available is limited, please register early and by phone.

If you need assistant in hotel reservation or local matters, please contact the conference Administration Chair, Mr. Mang Dinh at

Local Attractions

San Jose is located midway between San Francisco and the Monterey/Carmel area. San Jose has topped the list of safest big cities in the U.S. and has been ranked as the fifth best place to live in America by Money Magazine. San Francisco, to the North, is known as the most popular tourist destination and Monterey/Carmel for its sunny beaches and mountains. Major attractions include Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Park, Paramount's Great America Theme Park, Santa Cruz Boardwalk, Children's Discovery Museum, Intel Museum, The Tech Museum of Innovation, Youth Science Institute, Monterey Aquarium, etc., just to name a few. Visit for more information.


You can register for the conference online at To qualify for the discount admission, payment must be received by July 15, 2000. Students also need to pre-register for the conference by the same date for free admission. There are no refunds given for "no-shows."

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