OVERVIEW

The Association of Vietnamese Scientists and Experts (AVSE Global) and the Vietnam Institute of Leadership and Public Policy of Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics (ViLEAP-HCMA) are pleased to announce the 1st Vietnam Symposium on Leadership and Public Policy (VSLP-2018), which will take place on 30th - 31st October 2018 in Hanoi, Vietnam, with a focus on “Policy Innovation and Leadership in the Digital Age”. 

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.

KEYNOTE AND DISTINGUISHED GUEST SPEAKERS

For DAY 1 - ACADEMIC CONFERENCE, we are honored to welcome two keynote speakers: 

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Prof. Jason D. Shaw
Shaw Foundation Chair in Business, Nanyang Business School & Editor of Academy of Management Journal.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prof. Marian Moszoro
George Mason University, Department of Economics Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science. 

For DAY 2 - POLICY FORUM, we are honored to welcome the speakers of the panels on Leadership and Public policy  

Panel Leadership  

 
Prof. Karina Jensen
Practice Director at the Centre for Leadership and Effective Organisations and a Professor of Global Innovation and Leadership at NEOMA Business School in France
 
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Prof. Jason D. Shaw
Shaw Foundation Chair in Business, Nanyang Business School & Editor of Academy of Management Journal.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prof. Vu N. Duong
Professor of School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering and Director of Air Traffic Management Research Institute of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 
 
Professor Tojo Thatchenkery
Ph.D. Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University 
 
Mr. Ngoc Quynh Do
Head of BIDV's Treasury Department  

Panel "Public Policy Innovation"  

 
Professor Xuan Thang Nguyen
President of The Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics 
 
Prof. Marian Moszoro
George Mason University, Department of Economics Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science 
 
Prof. Nguyen Duc Khuong
Deputy Director for Research, IPAG Business School, France  
 
Dr. Jean-Yves Moisseon
Research Director at IRD (Institut de Recherche pour le Développement) 

TOPICS

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):

  • Public and Political Leadership
  • Business and Organization Leadership
  • Academic and Institutional Leadership
  • Cross-cultural Leadership
  • Leadership Development
  • Leading Changes in Organizations
  • Leadership in a Globally Uncertain Context
  • Leading in the Socially Digital Age
  • Leadership and Innovation
  • Public Administration and Governance
  • Public Private Agreements and Value Creation
  • Environmental Issues
  • International Political Economy
  • Regulatory Policy
  • Policy Entrepreneurship
   

IMPORTANT DATES

Submission deadline: August 31, 2018

Notification of review results: from August 20, 2018 to September 10, 2018

Registration deadline: September 30, 2018

Observer registration deadline: October 20, 2018

Conference event: October 30-31, 2018

 

PUBLICATION OPPORTUNITIES

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

 Policy Design and Practice

A selection of papers will be considered for publication in the journal “Policy Design and Practice”. 

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CO-CHAIRS

  • 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 
  • Dr. Phuong Dinh Bui, Director of HCMA-Institute of Leadership and Public Policy, Vietnam
  • Dr. Thu Tra Nguyen, Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, France & AVSE Global
  • Dr. Thanh Thuy Tran, Vice Director of HCMA-Institute of Leadership and Public Policy, Vietnam

ORGANIZERS

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