Vietnam CFO Forum 2015: “Financial Management Faces Current Currency Context”

HO CHI MINH CITY – International and Vietnamese financial professionals will gather in Ho Chi Minh City on November 24, 2015 to discuss financial management strategies as the threat of a currency war looms over the region.

The forum will be held on the theme of “FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT FACES CURRENT CURRENCY CONTEXT” and is hosted by Vietnam Financial Officers (VCFO) with the support of Japan Association for CFOs (JACFO), and the Association of Certified Accountants UK (ACCA).

The Vietnam CFO Forum 2015 will welcome 300 delegates, including Chief Financial Officers, Senior Financial Analysts who are members of VCFO, JACFO, ACCA and the International Association of Financial Executives Institutes (IAFEI). There will be experts from domestic and international financial institutions, Chairmen and Chief Executive Officers of top enterprises in Vietnam. The forum will be held at Sheraton Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City on November 24, 2015.

In 2015, global financial markets saw high volatility with monetary policy changes by the Federal Reserve and the devaluation of the Chinese Yuan added to fears of a third global Currency War. In this background, Vietnamese enterprises financed with a high proportion of foreign currency loans in the manufacturing and exporting industries without Financial Management Optimization Strategies can face substantial challenges and be driven to the verge of bankruptcy.

At the Vietnam CFO Forum 2015, local and international experts will share their experience and practices to help attendees gain a broad understanding of the underlying causes as well as potential solution to managing the fallout from the current economic environment, especially from a Currency War.

After all, the participants will be able to improve decision-making on management, investment, capital mobilization and risk controls, in moving towards sustainable enterprise development with sufficient financial power as Vietnam and the region poised on the threshold of greater international integration.



Hosted by Vietnam CFO Club (VCFO), Japan Association for CFOs (JACFO) and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Vietnam.

Date: November 24, 2015

Venue: Sheraton Hotel, 88 Dong Khoi Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
English and Vietnamese (simultaneous interpretation available)

Invitation only: CFOs, Controllers, Treasurers, Financial Executives, CEO, Business Leaders

Program Content:

13:00          Registration & Welcome Coffee

13:30          Introduction: Guests of Honor and Agenda

13:35          Opening Speech                

Madam Conchita Manabat – Chairperson, the IAFEI Advisory Council

13:45          “Asia & Vietnam Economic Outlook 2016”

Mr. Nguyen Xuan Thanh – Director, Fulbright Economics Teaching Program

14:15          “Are You Prepared for Exchange Rate Fluctuation?”

Ms. Josephine Yei – CEO, Saigon Bank Berjaya Securities

14:30          “The Best Practice for Effective Management”

Mr. Tran Xuan Nam – CFO, Saigon Paper Corporation

14:50          Panel discussion 1

15:20          Coffee and Networking Break

15:40          “The CFO’s Role in Business Development Strategy”

Mr. Benjamin Pwee – Managing Director, E-Deo Asia

16:00          “Smart Finance Function in Today’s Complex World”

Mr. Joseph Alfred – Head of Policy and Technical, ACCA Singapore
          Panel discussion 2

16:50          Closing Speech

                     Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Bach – Director, Vietnam CFO Club

For further information on the Forum and registration, please contact:

Hotline: 08 3503 3250

Click HERE for registration 

Ms. Huynh Thi Ngoc Quynh
Mobile: 0120 312 1992

Sponsorship information: 

Mr. Nguyen Huu Thanh – Chief of Organizing Board
Mobile: 0918 413 420

506 Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street, District 3, Hochiminh City, Vietnam
Hotline: 08 6290 3568
Fax: 08 6290 3563

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