On behalf of the Association of Vietnamese Scientists and Experts (AVSE Global) and the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics Region 2, we would like to invite you to participate in 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-2019 Symposium is honored to welcome two Distinguished Keynote Speakers:

  • Naoyuki Yoshino, Dean of the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), Japan
  • Judith CliftonFull 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.

Our Symposium aims at promoting collaborative research initiatives and experiences between Vietnamese experts and their foreign colleagues. We encourage submissions on various topics such as: 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.

 Paper submission procedure

Authors are invited to submit their papers, preferably in English, in PDF file, no later than July 31, 2019, via the Symposium website: Early submissions are highly encouraged. The scientific program will be available around mid-October, shortly after the Symposium registration is closed.

 Important dates 

  • Submission deadline for Abstracts: May 31, 2019
  • Submission deadline for Full papers: July 31, 2019 
  • Notification of review results: August 15, 2019 - August 31, 2019 
  • Registration deadline: September 30, 2019 
  • Symposium event: October 28-29, 2019 

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