Vice President Of Synopsys: Links Established At "Armtech 2007" Will


Noyan Tapan
Aug 07 2007

YEREVAN, AUGUST 7, NOYAN TAPAN. Holding the ArmTech 2007 congress
in San Francisco (US) on July 4-7 proved that information and high
technologies are priorities in Armenia, the director of Synopsys
Armenia company Hovik Musalelian stated at the August 7 press
conference dedicated to the congress results.

In the words of Aram Vardanian, the Armenian co-chairman of the
steering committee of the congress, director general of Viasphere
Technopark, this event showed that Armenia has enough experience for
its developing. He said that during the congress, Armenian companies
reached agrrements on cooperation with foreign companies – event

The director of Industrial Technologies company Patvakan Hakhinian
noted that potential investors showed interest in their company during
ArmTech 2007.

Rich Goldman, the US co-chairman of the steering committee, vice
president for strategic market development and CEO of Synopsys Armenia
CJSC, in his turn stated that the links establishing during ArmTech
2007 will have a continuous character, with the congress-developed
actions being conducive to it. These actions contain Armenian IT and
high-tech-related proposals to the Armenian government.

Garegin Chugaszian, the head of the IT commission of USAID’ Competitive
Armenian Private Sector (CAPS) Program that assisted 11 Armenian
enterprises with the participation in ArmTech 2007, executive director
of IT Foudation, attached importance to organization of a similar
congress by the RA government in Armenia.

A. Vardanian reminded that such congresses will be held every other
year. He considered it expedient that in the period between two
congresses, conferences on Armenian IT and high-tech will take place
in other regions of the world. A conference of this kind is expected
to be held in Venice soon, while the Association of Microelectronics
of Armenia will organize a seminar in the Aghveran resort in September
under the aegis of ArmTech.