Hitachi to host “Hitachi ICT Solution Day in Yangon”
– Hitachi’s first ICT event in Yangon –
Yangon, Myanmar, November7, 2016 — Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”) and Hitachi Asia Ltd. announced today that they are hosting the “Hitachi ICT Solution Day in Yangon” for the first time, at Sedona Hotel. This marks the Hitachi Group’s third event in Myanmar.
Through hosted business seminars, the event will showcase Hitachi’s ICT solutions, one of the key drivers in Hitachi’s Social Innovation Business, which combines infrastructure and advanced information technologies.
The Hitachi ICT Solution Day will provide an opportunity to discuss technological answers from an ICT perspective to address various societal issues unique to Myanmar. Delegates can look forward to a keynote speech by U Thein Oo, Chairman of ACE Data Systems, followed by six business presentation sessions, all of which serve to introduce several ICT solutions contributing to Myanmar society’s quality of life. The six presentations will engage participants in areas such big data analytics, digital transformation, data centre operations, ICT platforms and applications.
Hitachi has been actively exploring business opportunities to further contribute to Myanmar’s society with its partners. Till date, Hitachi has been involved in several projects in Myanmar, such as the Port-EDI project which modernizes Myanmar’s industrial port. Under the grant aid by JICA, Hitachi will upgrade the ageing signaling system of the “Yangon-Mandalay” line. In addition, Hitachi is committed to the digitalization of money transfer operations in Myanmar post.
As a responsible corporate citizen, Hitachi has been contributing to the development of IT engineering though the establishment of the Hitachi Myanmar Laboratory at the University of Information & Telecommunications. By leveraging on Hitachi’s holistic capability for both OT and IT, Hitachi’s Social Innovation Business is an initiative that adds value to Myanmar’s societal and economic development directly.
Hitachi aspires to drive innovation alongside its stakeholders to enable positive contributions to society and to inspire a world that provides safety, comfort and convenience to people around the world for current and future generations.
“We are very excited to hold the inaugural Hitachi ICT Solution Day in Yangon. ICT is an integral part of our everyday lives and plays an instrumental role in Myanmar’s economic and urban development. This event will showcase Hitachi’s very best in the various aspects of ICT and how this can contribute to Myanmar’s further growth,” said Mr. Masaaki Otake, Deputy Managing Director of Hitachi Asia Ltd. and General Manager of Hitachi Asia Ltd. Myanmar Branch.
Outline of “Hitachi ICT Solution Day in Yangon”
Hitachi ICT Solution Day in Yangon
December 7, 2016 (Wednesday); 2:00 PM – 5:30 PM
About Hitachi Asia Ltd.
Hitachi Asia Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., is headquartered in Singapore. With offices across seven ASEAN countries – Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam – the company is focused on its Social Innovation Business to answer society’s challenges. Hitachi Asia and its subsidiary companies offer a broad range of information & telecommunication systems, power systems, social infrastructure & industrial systems, electronic systems and equipment, construction machinery, high functional materials and components, automotive systems, home appliances, financial services and others. For more information on Hitachi Asia, please visit the company’s website at https://www.hitachi.com.sg.
About Hitachi, Ltd.
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations that answer society’s challenges. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal 2015 (ended March 31, 2016) totaled 10,034.3 billion yen ($88.8 billion). The Hitachi Group is a global leader in the Social Innovation Business, and it has approximately 335,000 employees worldwide. Through collaborative creation, Hitachi is providing solutions to customers in a broad range of sectors, including Power / Energy, Industry / Distribution / Water, Urban Development, and Finance / Government & Public / Healthcare. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company’s website at http://www.hitachi.com.