3rd International Conference on Finance and Economics
Ton Duc Thang University, HCM City, Vietnam
June 15th - 17th, 2016
 
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Keynote Speakers

We are pleased to announce that distinguished colleagues will join the conference as keynote speakers:

  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation: Prof. Ari Ginsberg
  • New York University Stern, USA
  • Ari Ginsberg is professor of entrepreneurship and management at New York University's Stern School of Business, and former Chair of the Management and Organizations Department and Director of the Berkley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. He holds an Affiliate Professor appointment in the Technology Innovation and Management Department at NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering, where he currently serves as Academic Director of the Management of Technology Master of Science Program. He has published numerous articles in leading scholarly journals and is the recipient of multiple academic awards for his work on entrepreneurial strategies and the management of innovation and change. He has also served on the editorial boards of the top academic journals in the field of business administration.
  • Accounting: Prof. Indra Abeysekera
  • CQ University, Sydney, Australia; Adjunct professor of Ton Duc Thang University, Vietnam.
  • Professor Indra Abeysekera is Professor of Accounting and Finance at CQUniversity Australia, having previously held academic posts at University of Wollongong, The University of Sydney, and Macquarie University. He has gained academic qualifications from diverse disciplines, bringing richness to intellectual thought. He is also a chartered accountant in Australia, chartered management accountant in the U.K., and CPA in Australia.
    Prior to joining academia, Professor Abeysekera worked in different organisations spanning the private and public sectors, both overseas and in Australia, such as Coopers & Lybrand (now PriceWaterhouseCoopers), Toyota Finance Australia, Unilever Australia. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles across a range of academic disciplines and authored eight books.
  • Economics: Dr. Juraj Sipko
  • Tomas Bata University, Czech Republic.
  • Assoc. Prof. Juraj Sipko is a Director of Institute of Economic Research, Slovak Academy of Science and assoc. professor of Faculty of Management and Economics at Tomas Bata University in Zlin (Czech Republic). He received his Ph.D. from Faculty Commerce and Trade, Economic University, Bratislava and MBA from U.S.Business School v Praha. Prof. Sipko also served in International Monetary Fund and World Bank, Washington,D.C. as an Advisor to the Executive Director, Belgium Constituency, as a director of Ministry of Finance of the Slovak Republic in International Relations Department, as a negotiator for the Slovak membership in the EU and OECD, and as an Advisor to the Governor of National bank of Slovakia. He has published three textbooks as an author, co-author of 10 others, numerous research papers and become key-note speaker in domestic and foreign conferences.
  • Finance & Management: Mr. Mark Billington
    FCA, Regional Director, ICAEW South East Asia.
  • Mark Billington is now the Regional Director, South East Asia at The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). After qualifying as an ICAEW Chartered Accountant in 1990 with BDO Stoy Hayward, he has worked in a variety of industry verticals in the Telecoms sector for multi-national, national and start-up companies.

    He has over fifteen years of experience in evaluating and managing large, complex deals and organisations and is a frequent speaker and commentator in the region. He currently sits on the Singapore Accountancy Commission’s Productivity Advisory Committee having previously sat on the Research Centre and Development Fund Committee.

 

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