Call for papers

In Celebration of the 15th Anniversary of Thai Nguyen University of Economics and Business Administration, we are pleased to invite you to submit your papers for the International Conference which will be held at TUEBA on October 03-04, 2019

Program Highlights:

This two-day international conference focuses on the challenges associated with achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Fourth Industrial Revolution featuring one full day of presentations, a forum with higher education experts and thought leaders, a general reception, networking events and a tour of local tea and handicraft villages.


Topics include but are not limited to:

Economic, Environment and Tourism Sustainability

The economics of sustainable development
Business cases: the cost and value of sustainability
Market and political failures and public economics
Biodiversity, conservation and sustainable development
Governance and sustainability
The effects of sharing economy
Poverty and its eradication
Tourism as an element in sustainable development
Gender and sustainability
Waste and waste management
Population growth and its consequences
Corporate responsibility and corporate sustainability
Social entrepreneurship
Free trade and fair trade
Urbanization and smart urban futures

Higher Education Sustainability

Teaching and learning in the new era of IR 4.0
Curriculum development and delivery
Pedagogic research and innovation
University governance
Teaching and learning sustainability
Higher education sustainability initiatives
Sustainability at universities: opportunities, challenges and trends
Impacts of higher education institutions on sustainable development

Policy and Practice Sustainability

Global sustainability policies
Corporate sustainability initiatives
Sustainability and community participation
The sources of sustainable innovation
Planning for sustainability
Moving towards sustainable policy and practice

Guidelines for Submission:

  • Official language: English and Vietnamese;
  • 250-word (max 300 words) abstract in Vietnamese and English shall be submitted electronically and clearly indicate the topic and innovation of the proposed paper;
  • Final papers must be submitted in MS Word format using Times New Roman font; font size: 13, line spacing: 1.3; Unicode encoding; A4 paper size; left margin 3 cm; upper margin, lower margin, right margin: 2 cm;
  • The maximum full paper length is 12 pages (3000 to 8000 words excluding references);
  • The article should be structured with the following contents:
    • Title of the article;
    • About the author: Author’s name, co-author, business unit, phone, email;
    • Summary of articles in Vietnamese and English (no more than 250 words per language), keywords: 3-5 words;
    • Content of the article (small headings are numbered 1,2,3 … and in bold);
    • List of references (cited in the APA format).
  • Submitted manuscripts will be peer-reviewed, and accepted papers will be included in proceedings (with an ISBN) and may be selected for presentation;
  • The lead author is the main contact.

Important Dates

Organizing Committee

  • Chairman: Assoc. Prof. Tran Quang Huy, The Rector of Thai Nguyen University of Economics and Business Administration, Vietnam.
  • Secretary of Selection Committee: Assoc. Prof. Tran Van Quyet, Thai Nguyen University of Economics and Business Administration, Vietnam; Tel: + 84966.553.579; Email:

Conference Venue

Venue: Thai Nguyen University of Economics and Business Administration

Address:  Tan Thinh Ward, Thai Nguyen City, Thai Nguyen Province, Vietnam

Contact for Queries

For any enquiries regarding the conference, please contact: 

Dr. Nguyen Bich Hong


Tel: +842083.647.683

Cellphone: +84914.527.585

Fax: +842083.647.684


For all general enquiries, please contact: