The Association of Vietnamese Scientists and Experts (AVSE Global) and the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics, Region II (campus in Ho Chi Minh city) are pleased to announce the 2nd Vietnam Symposium in Leadership and Public Policy (VSLP-2019), which will take place on 28-29 October 2019 in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam.

The VSLP aims at promoting collaborative research initiatives and experiences between Vietnamese experts and their foreign colleagues in both Vietnamese and international contexts. It will provide broadly a platform for academics, practitioners, researchers and policymakers from various fields to exchange knowledge and evolutions of disciplines related to management, leadership, administration, and governance to promote findings esteem and share the latest work. Participants will find an excellent opportunity for presenting new researches, exchanging information and discussing current issues of leadership and public policy.



#VSLP2019 is honored to welcome two Distinguished Keynote Speakers

Naoyuki Yoshino
Dean of the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), Japan
Judith Clifton
Full Professor and Jean Monnet Chair of Economics, University of Cantabria, Editor in Chief, Journal of Economic Policy Reform and Co Editor, Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy & Society.


Contributions on topics related to leadership, public policy, and their interfaces are highly encouraged. The symposium program will include paper presentations, roundtable discussions and case study demonstrations, along with prominent researchers, academics and professionals, policymakers, entrepreneurs, and practitioners from leading universities, institutions and governmental agencies. 

The scientific and organizing committee welcomes submissions in all areas of leadership and public policy. The topics of the conference are (but not limited to):

  • Education, Training and Labor Policy
  • Health Policy
  • Science, Technology and Data Policy
  • Energy and Environment Policy
  • Social Innovation and Social Policy
  • Economic Policy
  • Public Investment (Public Procurements and PPPs)
  • Policy Design, Implementation and Evaluation
  • Leadership, Change and Public Management
  • Inclusive Leadership
  • International Relations and Global/Regional Leadership


Submission deadline for Full papers: 
July 31, 2019

Notification of review results:
August 15, 2019 - August 31, 2019

Registration deadline:
September 30, 2019 

Conference event:
October 28-29, 2019





Journal of Economic and Administrative Sciences 

A Special Issue of Journal of Economic and Administrative Sciences on Public Policy and Leadership under the editorship of Professor Rebecca Abraham (Nova South Eastern University, USA). 

Journal of Economic and Administrative Sciences

Administrative Sciences

A Special Issue of "Administrative Sciences" on "Innovation in the Public Sector: Determinants, Process and Performance Impacts" under the Guest-editorship of Dr. Marco Buso (University of Padova) and Dr. Tra Tran (IPAG Business School).                                          Capture_d_ecran_2018_03_14_a_11.59.22.png


Prof. Xuan Thang Nguyen, President of The Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics, Vietnam

Prof. Duc Khuong Nguyen, IPAG Business School, France & AVSE Global 


Assoc. Prof. Quoc Ly Le, Vice President of The Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics, Vietnam

Dr. Thu Tra Nguyen, Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, France & AVSE Global

Dr. Tan Vinh Nguyen, Vice President of The Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics Region II, Vietnam

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