The 2020 Vietnam Sustainability Forum (VSF-2020), co-organized by the Association of Vietnamese Scientists and Experts (AVSE Global) and the Academy of Policy and Development, will take place on 23–24 March 2020 in Hanoi, Vietnam. It aims at providing an international exchange platform for global leaders and stakeholders (policymakers, academics, businesses, entrepreneurs, and NGOs) to present and discuss worldwide initiatives, practices and visionary trends about sustainability. The ultimate goal is to achieve the long-lasting development of an inclusive and equitable society whereby prosperous growth goes together with a sustainable environment. 

Researchers and academics are invited to submit their full papers for presentation at the symposium. The Scientific Committee encourages submissions of research and policy-oriented papers on various topics related to sustainability, which include, but not limited to:

  • Climate Change Management and Policy
  • Education and Training Strategies for Sustainable Development
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Energy Transition
  • Social Dimensions of Sustainability



#VSF2020 is honored to welcome two Distinguished Keynote Speakers

Tom Kompas
Professor of Environmental Economics and Biosecurity, Centre for Environmental and Economic Research, University of Melbourne, Australia


World Review of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development (WRSTSD)

The World Review of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development will publish a special issue, under the Guest-editorship of Prof. Duc Khuong Nguyen (IPAG Business School & Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs) and Dr. Anh Minh Tang (Ecole des Ponts ParisTech), on the specific themes of the VSF and the Journal, and particularly "the issues central to the global efforts to implement the United Nations' "Sustainable Development Goals" (SDGs), acting in the nexus between sustainability, science and technology, helping deliver the goals of the UN 2030 Agenda”.

Candidate papers must be presented at the VSF and undergo the normal refereeing process of the Journal.



Deadline for paper submission:

October 30, 2019

Notification of Acceptance:
November 30, 2019

Early-bird registration:
January 15, 2019

Dates of the conference:
March 23-24, 2020


Tom Kompas, University of Melbourne, Australia

Ted Loch-Temzelides, Baker Institute for Public Policy, Rice University, United States

Duc Khuong Nguyen, IPAG Business School, France

Anh Minh Tang, Ecole des Ponts ParisTech, France


Hung Dao Van, Academy of Policy and Development, Vietnam
Thi Thu Thuy Dao, University Paris 8, AVSE Global, France
Thanh Tung Giang, Academy of Policy and Development, Vietnam
Tra Nguyen, CNAM, France
Huyen Nguyen, Le Mans University, France
Nhung Nguyen, Bouygues Bâtiment International, France
Thanh Phuc Nguyen, AVSE Global, Vietnam
Thanh Tung Nguyen, Ecole des Ponts ParisTech, France
Trong Nguyen Tran, Academy of Policy and Development, Vietnam
Xuan Hoai Vo, Academy of Policy and Development, Vietnam

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