International Conference 2018 of Baasana - Vietnam Chapter: "Globalization, Innovation, Governance, and Sustainable Development"

16 May 2018
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In two days in May, from 15th to 16th 2018, Foreign Trade University (FTU) collaborated with the Business and Applied Sciences Academy of North America (BAASANA) to organize an international conference on "Globalization, Innovation, Governance, and Sustainable Development".

There was the participant of Prof. Dr. Ruhul Amin - Founder cum President of BAASANA.

On the side of FTU, there was Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dao Thi Thu Giang - Vice President, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Thi Thu Thuy - Vice President, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thu Thuy - Vice President, Prof. Dr. Hoang Van Chau - Former President - Editor in Chief of the External Economies Review, leaders of units with a large number of lecturers and staffs.

On the guest side, there was researchers and lecturers from many universities and institutes in Vietnam as well as foreign universities.


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President of FTU delivered opening remarks at the conference

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President of FTU delivered opening remarks. He said that the conference was "Vietnam Chapter" in BAASANA's annual international conference. The conference are held at the right time when meeting the problem of sustainable development which is laying out the urgent requirements for countries, business communities and academia. There are more than 70 presentations by researchers from different countries, universities and institutes, Assoc. Prof. Bui Anh Tuan believed that the conference would create an open forum to exchange new research results and propose policies. He hoped the conference would also be a to establish an affiliated network of participants in BAASANA conference worldwide.



More than 70 presentations in plenary and parallel sessions were performed

Dr. Nguyen Tu Anh - Deputy Director of the Monetary Policy Department of the State Bank of Vietnam and Dr. Vu Viet Ngoan - Head of Economic Advisory Group of the Prime Minister, Former Chairman of National Financial Supervisory Commission of Vietnam were the two main speakers who gave the presentations on the conference. Speakers from universities, research institutes, state management agencies, domestic and foreign organizations (US, France, Thailand and Indonesia) presented more than 70 presentations in plenary and parallel sessions. The papers focus on a number of theoretical and practical issues related to globalization, international integration, change, creation, corporate governance, macro management, law, university education and sustainable development. Authors and scientists have exchanged new research results and policy implications for countries to achieve sustainable development in the context of globalization and international integration.

The conference has the companion of international and prestigious domestic magazines. The companion of journals helps to improve the ability to publish studies of the authorswho attend the conference. On this occasion, members of the editorial board of these magazines also held a seminar to exchange experiences, methods to publish research papers in prestigious international magazines. The seminar was highly appreciated by many young researchers.

The success of the conference was the basis for FTU and BAASANA to unify to open a chapter in Vietnam of BAASANA and will hold this international conference every two years.

Signing ceremony of cooperation between Foreign Trade University and BAASANA 


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bui Anh Tuan - President of FTU presents gifts to the representatives of BAASANA 

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Foreign Trade University, or FTU, is a university established in 1960, located in Hanoi, Vietnam. FTU is among the most well-known universities in Vietnam, covering a wide range of business courses among which are finance, management, and marketing. The annual admissions test to the university is the most competitive in Vietnam. Students from FTU are recognized as being active and well-qualified.