Date: 30 July 2020

Location: 279 Nguyen Tri Phuong, Ward 5, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City. Room B1.302





Final program, click here.

Final timeline, click here.

Guidelines for Presenters and Session chairs:

Thank you for being a presenter and/or session chair at the School of Banking Conference 2020!  Here are a few general guidelines to help you in preparing your presentations for the parallel sessions.

Guidelines for Presenters:

The maximum amount of time for each presentation is 15 minutes in sessions containing 4 presentations and 20 minutes in those with 3 presentations. The discussion time for each presentation is limited to 5 minutes. Please manage your time when delivering your talks to keep punctuality. 

We use Google Meet as our conference platform for online presentations. The presenters who deliver presentations virtually should visit our website at within 15 minutes before the starting time of each session. The link of Google Meet for each session will be updated there. 

Guidelines for Session Chairs:

Before your session starts,  please review the online program at to determine if there are any changes/cancellations to the session you are chairing.  (Note that there might be some adjustments to our program due to the recent situation of Coronavirus in Vietnam. Please stay tuned for our updates!).

During the session, please start and end on time! Please note that introducing speakers and holding floor discussions are your responsibilities. If you need any further help, please contact a coordinator at your session who will be in charge of timing presentations and dealing with any technical problems.

How to self-record the presentation for SOBC2020 into mp4 video files (click here)

For Online presenters: You will joint Goolge Meet at the links above, also you should use Google Meet (G suite only) to record MP4 video files or you can use any other app to record your videos and send to just in case of any technical error.

WIFI name and password at UEH campus B:

Wifi: UEH-SOBC2020

Password: sobc2020

Barcode for Telegram SOBC2020 group chat:


Date: 30 July 2020

The first conference hosted by the School of Banking, University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City targets to offer an academic forum for exchanging ideas in the application of theory to contemporary issues in banking and finance. This conference brings together academics, practitioners, and policymakers from different countries sharing the same research interest in banking and finance. Contributions with theoretical, empirical, experimental, and comprehensive meta-analysis focus are welcome.

SOB conference is hosted by the School of Banking, University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City and will take place in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.


– Green banking and finance

– Banking studies

– Asset pricing

– Capital market integration

– Environmental finance

Financial Technologies

– Block chain and cryptocurrency

– Innovation in banking & finance

– Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)

– Initial Public Offerings (IPOs)

– Peer-to-peer lending

– Crowdfunding

– Entrepreneurial finance

– Business angels

– Private equity and buyouts

Uncertainties and Risks

– Risk management

– Financial modeling

– Financial econometrics

– Behavioral Finance

– Experimental Finance

– M&A and Corporate Finance

– Emerging markets finance

– International Finance

Invited speaker

Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Associate Editor for the journal Finance Research Letters.

Keynote speaker

University of Akron, United States

Editor-in-Chief for Research in International Business and Finance

Invited speaker

Osaka University, Japan

The Honorary Committee:

Editor-in-Chief for Post-Communist Economies.

Editor-in-Chief fo Asia-Pacific Financial Markets

President of The Japanese Association of Financial Econometrics and Engineering (JAFEE)

Co-editor of Economic Inquiry, the International Journal of Central Banking, the International Review of Finance and the Journal of Financial Services Research, and an associate editor of the Journal of Financial Stability, Economic Notes, the Asian Review of Financial Research, the Journal of Financial Management, Markets and Institutions, and the Journal of Economic and Financial Sciences.

  • A. (Tassos) G. Malliaris, Department of Economics, Loyola University of Chicago, United States

Editor-in-Chief for Journal of Economic Asymmetries.

Editor-in-Chief for Economics and Business Letters.

Editor for the Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Resources Policy.Guest Editor for the Technological Forecasting & Social Changes, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Journal of Environmental Management, and Resources Policy.

  • Muhammad Ali Nasir, Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom

Guest Editor for the journals: Technological Forecasting & Social Changes, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Journal of Environmental Management, and Resources Policy.

  • Angelos Dassios, London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom

Scientific Committee:

Associate Editor for International Review of Financial Analysis,; Journal of International Financial Markets Institutions and Money; Heliyon; Data-in-Brief journals.

Guest Editor for Annals of Operations Research.

HEC Liège – Management School of the University of Liège, Belgium & GEMTEX Laboratory, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts et Industries Textiles, France

  • Erik Hille, HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management

  • Nhat Tan Pham, International University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

  • Vinh Xuan Vo, University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Associate editor for Singapore Economic Review, Editor for Journal of Global Business Advancement, Associate Editor of Journal of Economic Development


Local Committee:

Invited Organizing Committee:

Linh Thi Thuy Nguyen, Monash University, Australia

Chau Le Ho An, Lincoln University, United Kingdom

Please note the following important dates:

15 June 2020: Submission Deadline (abstract/extended abstract or full papers)

01 July 2020: Notification of Acceptance/Rejection

05 July 2020: Conference Registration Deadline

30-31 July 2020: Conference Date

Submission guidance:

Please register and submit your abstract/extended abstract or full papers via our system at here. If you have any trouble to submit, please contact our organizer with the following information.

Submission and registration fee:

  1. There is no submission fee for paper.

  2. The fee includes conference materials, coffee breaks during conference and supports the offsite presentation.

Organizer contact:


If you have problem to submit your manuscript, please send your manuscript and contact directly with the aforementioned information.