Call for Abstracts

Speeches Shim


Dear Sir/Madam:

On behalf of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Vietnam Institute of Economics (VIE), we are delighted to invite you to the 3rd Annual Learning Symposium in Hanoi. The Annual Learning Symposium is unique in its multidisciplinary approach of utilizing monitoring and evaluation (M&E) for management. This year's event will build on the success of the 2017 Symposium and take the opportunity to discuss the main theme "Vietnam's Engines of Sustainable and Inclusive Economic Growth: Using Evidence to Inform Policies and Projects" as well as the following sub-themes:

  • Scaling-up innovation and science and technology as a source of growth
  • Promoting productivity that protects the environment
  • Producing a more inclusive labor force

The Symposium aims to gather researchers, Government of Vietnam officials, the donor community, development practitioners, and students to discuss not only different aspects of research, assessments, and evaluations, but also how to utilize study findings to address Vietnam's emerging issues in order to achieve sustainable and inclusive economic growth.

We invite you to propose one or more abstracts that summarize key results of recently conducted research, assessments and/or evaluations on any of the subjects outlined above. Please refer to the attached documents for instructions.

All abstracts should be submitted via email to with a copy to by July 15, 2018. Submitted abstracts must state "Abstracts SubmissionEvaluation Learning Symposium" in the subject line.

Notifications of accepted abstracts will be emailed directly to the authors. Accepted abstracts will be printed and handed out to all symposium participants. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Hanh Dang at 024-3939-2671 (ext. 105), or email

We would like to thank you in advance for your contribution to the 3rd Annual Learning Symposium and we would appreciate you sharing this invitation with your peers.

Issuing Country 
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 10:15am

Last updated: June 25, 2018