Call for Papers and Participation
The 2nd VDF Tokyo Conference on the Development of Vietnam
15 July 2006

The second VDF Tokyo Conference on the Development of Vietnam will be held at the GRIPS in Tokyo on the 15th of July 2006. VDF Tokyo promotes exchange of knowledge and ideas in the areas related to the socio-economic development of Vietnam. The Conference welcomes scholars, researchers and practitioners as speakers as well as general participants.


Date: Saturday, 15 July 2006, 09:45-18:00 (Registration from 09:00-)
Place: GRIPS campus (Address: 7-22-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo) MAP
at Conference Room 4A (4th floor)
Sessions: Please see the PROGRAM for details
Language: All papers and presentations should be in English
Submission procedure:


Papers should be submitted by 29 May 2006 by email. They will be reviewed for originality, clarity, style and suitability for the Conference. Submitted paper should not have been published or under consideration for publication elsewhere. The notification of the review result will be sent out via email by 14 June 2006. (Please send your mail to with the subject heading "VDF-Tokyo Conference: Paper")
General participation procedure:


Those wishing to participate in the VDF-Tokyo Conference as an audience member must register in advance. Please send an email to providing your Name, Nationality, Affiliation, Title, Field of study or work, Phone and Email, no later than 07 July 2006. (Please send your email with the subject heading "VDF-Tokyo Conference: Participation")
Registration fee: None
Financial support: Travel grants for paper presenters residing in Japan are available based on demonstrated need. Travel grants are not provided for paper presenters residing outside Japan.
All paper presenters who live outside Tokyo area are eligible for financial support for 2-day stay in Tokyo.
Publication: Good papers will be considered for VDF discussion papers. VDF may consider highly original papers for publication in book form.
One-page Presentation If you want to introduce your current research, please entry to "One-page Presentation" by submitting a single page of PPT. This is a parallel event to the main conference. Anyone can entry! MORE
Contact: Ms Azko Hayashida / Ms Nguyen Thi Xuan Thuy (VDF-Tokyo / GRIPS)
Telephone: 03-6439-6337

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