The VBER2018 is a comprehensively refereed conference. Two written reports will be provided for each submitted paper. All submitted papers will be refereed by experts working in the same/similar areas of research. Reviewing process is to be conformed with VBER2018’s sponsored journal, Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies (RPBFMP), a Scopus-indexed and Thomson Reuters’ ESCI, and Australia’s ABDC B ranked journal. No submission fee is currently required for any submission to RPBFMP.

Journal of Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, which is an ISI-indexed journal, ranked B in the Australia’s ABDC Journal Ranking List, and also indexed by Scopus (Quarter 2), continues to be a sponsored journal for VBER2018 with a one-off submission fee of US$150 for an entire year. 16 selected papers from the VBER2017 Conference have been undergone a reviewing process for publication on this journal.

Authors are invited to submit full-length papers by the due dates, which are listed below. A selection of best papers will be made presented by the VBER2018 Conference upon recommendations from the Scientific Committee.

Only online submissions will be considered. The full papers must be submitted before or by 31 May 2018.

At least one author of an accepted paper must register and attend the VBER2018 Conference to present the paper. Multiple submissions are welcome. However, each author may present only one paper in the Conference. If multiple submissions are accepted, then a different author will be required to register and present each paper.


Registration will close on 7 July 2018 (22 June 2018 for Early Birds). Participation is not guaranteed until a full payment of the registration fee is received. The fee includes conference materials, morning and afternoon tea & coffee breaks, lunch & Conference’s gala dinner.

All travel and accommodation costs associated with attending the conference are the responsibility of the presenters/listeners.

Standard Registration Fee

Students & Listeners and
VBER2017 returned participants
USD 100 per person (or VND 2.2 million)
Young Researchers
(Early Birds by 22 June 2018)
USD 100 per person (or VND 2.2 million)
Young Researchers USD 150 per person (or VND 3.3 million)
Scholars (Early Birds by 22 June 2018) USD 150 per person (or VND 3.3 million)
Scholars USD 200 per person (or VND 4.4 million)

Additional tickets for the conference dinner can be bought at a cost of USD 50 per person. This must be done at the time of registration.
The conference offers a limited number of registration to fee waivers. Please contact us at for more information about the fee waiver and other questions regarding the registration fee.

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