9-10 Jun 2016 Da Nang (Vietnam)


You are cordially invited to submit your research papers for presentation at the 3rd Vietnam International Conference in Finance (VICIF-2016) that will take place on the 9-10 of June 2016 in Da Nang, a ‘must-see’ city with beautiful beaches in Vietnam.

The VICIF-2016 conference, jointly organized by the Vietnam Finance Association International and the Danang University of Economics, and with the participation of the Foreign Trade University and the University of Economics and Law, will be an excellent opportunity for academics, doctoral students, and practitioners to share interests, present new research results, and discuss current and challenging issues in finance and related topics. The conference co-chairs, and the scientific and organizing committees welcome submissions in all the areas of finance for presentation at the conference. 



Professor Henk BerkmanDepartment of Accounting and Finance, the University of Auckland, New Zealand


Henk Berkman is Professor of Finance and Head of Finance in the Department of Accounting and Finance at The University of Auckland Business School (UABS). He completed his PhD at Erasmus University Rotterdam and has held positions at Erasmus and Massey University, and the Universities of Kansas, Maastricht and Sydney. Henk has published in leading journals such as the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and the Journal of Accounting Research. He is on the editorial board of the Pacific Basin Finance Journal, Journal of International Money and Finance, Pacific Accounting Review and Accounting Horizons, and serves as editor for Accounting and Finance. Current research interests are in empirical asset pricing, forensic finance and corporate governance.



Topic: “Vietnamese financial markets’ information environment and development”



The conference will offer one Best Paper Award (US$ 1,000) and one Best PhD Student Paper Award (US$ 500).



  • Nhut Hoang Nguyen, Massey University, New Zealand
  • Anh Thuy Vo, Danang University of Economics, Vietnam



High-quality research papers presented at the conference are eligible to be considered for publication in a special issue of the Research in International Business and Finance, and a special issue of the Pacific Accounting Review on Vietnam financial markets. 

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March 20, 2016: Deadline for paper submission 

April 10, 2016: Notification of acceptance/rejection

May 8, 2016: Registration deadline

June 9-10, 2016: Conference event

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