Opening Ceremony of the FMA 2019 Asia/Pacific Conference

On July 11, 2019, the FMA’s Asia/Pacific Conference opened at Ton Duc Thang University (TDTU).

More than 200 leading experts from the world together with many researchers, lecturers, and international fellows attended the Conference. According to information from the Organizing Committee, there were thousands of scientific articles submitted to the conference, and this is one of the two largest-scale conferences out of 11 FMA Asia/Pacific conferences.

The conference had 49 main discussion sessions and took place on 11 and 12 July. The presentation at the Opening Session, Professor Gordon Phillips, Keynote Speaker, emphasized the importance of corporate finance policy in competition. In addition to the plenary session, the other presentations will focus on macro issues of financial governance as well as specific issues of interest in Vietnam such as virtual currency, online payment and safety of online payment, personal and household finance,  asset pricing, ...

At the conference, TDTU also introduced the database of Vietnamese corporate finance. This is a database developed by the Research and Academic Information Center (RAIC) of TDTU for scientific research purposes.

The FMA’s Asia/Pacific Conference is one of the International Association of Financial Management's annual conferences. Before Vietnam, countries selected by FMA to hold this event include Australia, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Selected universities to host FMA conferences must have strong research capacity as evidenced by the number and quality of international publications, high internationalization and the experience of organizing major academic events.

Some pictures of the conference:


Welcoming delegates and guests to attend the Conference


TDTU students with the welcoming performances


Prof. Le Vinh Danh, President of TDTU, Co-Chair of the Conference delivering the opening speech


Prof. Andrei Simonov, Michigan State University (USA), Co-Chair of the Conference delivering the welcoming speech


Prof. Gordon Phillips, Dartmouth University (United States) in the plenary session


The speakers in presentations and discussions


Scholars attended the Conference




Taking photo at the Opening Ceremony

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