Call for Papers

The key theme of the Vietnam’s Business, Economics & Resources Conference (VBER2022) is “Where To From Here: The Post-Pandemic Recovery”. The key objective of our VBER2022 is to bring together academics, practitioners and policymakers to discuss ongoing research on a wide range of theoretical and empirical issues related to business, economics and resources. Papers from PhD scholars and masters students are particularly welcome.

Potential topics may include the following areas: (i) Business including Finance, Accounting, Management, Banking, Marketing, Auditing; (ii) Economics including Public Economics, International & Regional Economics, Environmental Economics and others; and (iii) Resources including Natural Resources and Human Resources including Energy and Agriculture.

Keynote Speakers

The VBER2022 warmly welcomes Professor Jacqueline Birt from the University of Western Australia, Australia. She is a Professor of Accounting and also the Head of Department – Accounting and Finance for the UWA Business School. Jac is a member of several external boards including AFAANZ, the IAESB Consultative Advisory Group and BEWA (Business Educators Western Australia). She is a Deputy Editor at the Accounting & Finance Journal and an Associate Editor at the Accounting Research Journal. Jac’s research is predominantly in international accounting and accounting education.

The VBER2022 also invites Professor Merrill Warkentin from Mississippi State University, US to deliver a keynote speech. Merrill Warkentin was recently ranked #15 in the world in articles published in the top six ranked AIS journals, according to AIS and MyVisionResearch. He is the current Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Intellectual Capital (2019 JIF-4.805) and holds editorial positions at another high-ranking journals.

“Sharing is Caring” Session – Preparing Future Generations of Vietnam’s World Class Researchers and Practitioners

This session is unique and it is generally considered as a flagship session to VBER Conference series. Led by world class professors, the keynote speakers of VBER2022 Conference, young and talented local Vietnamese researchers share their own experience to complete their PhD studies overseas and to conduct independent researches to get them published in highly regarded international journals.

Ph.D Scholars Research Forum

The Vietnam’s Business, Economics & Resources Conference (VBER2022) will include a PhD Scholars Forum for Business (Finance, Accounting, Management, Banking, Marketing, Auditing) and Economics Students who are currently working on their dissertation/papers. The one-day forum will offer accepted students the unique opportunity to present their research and have their work discussed by distinguished academics. Throughout the seminar, selected research techniques on conducting a comprehensive literature review and evaluating relevant econometric techniques will be presented. Attendees will be provided with hands-on experience on the topic(s)/research they are currently working on with experienced researchers and they will receive valuable advice.

The PhD Scholars’ Research Forum is held with the focus on discussing: (i) new and significant research streams and directions; (ii) the state-of-the-art quantitative techniques in addressing research questions; and (iii) hands-on experience with demonstration and applications of various econometric techniques in business, economics, and resources studies.

Confirmed guest speakers who are experienced and active researchers include:

  • Dr Chau Le, a PhD from the University of Birmingham, UK; currently at the University of Lincoln, UK.
  • Dr Thang Bach, a PhD from the University of Queensland, Australia, currently at the National Economic University, Vietnam.
  • Mr Anh Vo (soon-to-be Dr) from Concordia University, Canada.
  • Dr Huy Doan, a PhD from the University of New South Wales, Australia; currently at RMIT University, Vietnam.
  • Dr Kien Le, a PhD from Louisiana State University, the US, currently at HCMC Open University.
  • Dr Bach Nguyen, a PhD from Aston University, UK; currently at Aston University, UK.

Registration to attend the PhD Scholars’ Research Forum is complementary to current PhD scholars. However, only 30 PhD scholars, including seven scholars from China and Thailand, are invited to attend this important event. Please email us at vber@ou.edu.vn to register your interest in participation as soon as practical before 15th October 2022.


Best Paper/Presentation Awards

First Awards: VND 5.0 million & VBER2022’s Plaque (2 awards)
Second Awards: VND 3.0 million & Certificate of Excellence (2 awards)

Young Scholar Awards

First Awards: VND 2.0 million & Certificate of Excellence (3 awards)
Second Awards: VND 1.0 million & Certificate of Excellence (3 awards)

Special Awards

VND 5.0 million for the best paper on gender studies or energy economics.

Registration Fee

Standard registration: USD 100 (before Nov 22nd 2022)
USD 500 (after)
Students: Complementary
Online Complementary

VBER2022 Publication opportunities

  • Journal of Intellectual Capital
  • Renewable Energy
  • Annals of Financial Economics
  • Journal of Asia Business Studies

Further information

Contact the VBER2022 Director, Mr Tran Phuoc Bao Minh at email: minh.tpb@ou.edu.vn or telephone: +849 01 39 7651