The 3rd International Conference on Finance, Accounting and Auditing
 (ICFAA 2020)
December 19th, 2020
Hanoi, Vietnam


The International Conference on Finance, Accounting and Auditing (ICFAA) 2020 is the 3rd. in a series of successful conferences on Finance, Accounting and Auditing organized by The National Economics University (NEU, Vietnam) in collaboration with The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW, the United Kingdom) and The Cardiff Metropolitan University (the United Kingdom). The 2020 3rd ICFAA will be held at The National Economics University (NEU), in Hanoi, Vietnam on 19th December 2020 under the theme “Sustainable Development in Accounting, Auditing and Finance”.
The conference provides a platform for local and international researchers, scientists, practitioners and educators from academia and industry to present and discuss the latest trends, experiences and concerns in the field of accounting, auditing and finance. The previous, 2019 2nd ICFAA conference, was successful conducted with about 100 participants from all over the world.
            Mr. Mark Billington
            FCA, Regional Director, ICAEW South East Asia.
Mark has been the Regional Director, South East Asia since 2009. He leads all ICAEW activities across ASEAN and focuses on building out the brand across all markets in the region. After qualifying as an ICAEW Chartered Accountant in 1990, Mark worked in a variety of industry verticals in the Telecoms sector for multi-national, national and start-up companies.
From 2003-2007 Mark was the CEO of O2 (Asia Pacific & Middle East) based in Singapore where he was responsible for the creation of a premium brand in Asia as well as dealing with the supply chain of O2 into Greater China valued at over US$500m. Prior to this Mark was the COO and SVP for O2 (Netherlands) and oversaw one of the largest outsourcing telecoms deals in Europe during that period valued at €1bn. Before joining O2 Mark held a variety of roles in British Telecom plc including responsibility for strategic investments in France valued at over £4bn.
Mark has over twenty years of experience in evaluating and managing large, complex deals and organizations, 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.
            Assoc. Prof. Dr. El’fred Boo
            Nanyang Technological University
El’fred, Associate Professor at Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, is a Chartered Accountant (Singapore) and Chartered Accountant (Australia and New Zealand). He is also a member of the American Accounting Association and a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Directors (FSID).
His core expertise is within the areas of corporate governance, risk management, assurance and ethics. He has taught at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels and was a winner of the Teaching Excellence Award in the Accounting Division. He has published papers in many reputable international journals, including the Abacus, Accounting & Business Research, Accounting & Finance, Accounting Horizons, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Corporate Governance, Journal of Business Ethics and Strategic Risk. El’fred is on the editorial board of the Journal of Accounting and Public Policy and an ad hoc reviewer for several refereed journals. His views and opinions are also sought after by the press, including The Business Times, The Edge, The Financial Times, The Straits Times and Today.
El'fred’s current and past professional contributions include serving as a Judging Panel Member of the Best Annual Report Award, a Member of the Best Managed Board Award Core Committee, the ISCA Auditing and Assurance Standards Committee, the ISCA Corporate Governance and Risk Management Committee, the ISCA Ethics Committee, and the SID Audit Committee Chapter Publications Sub-Committee. He has also served as an Inspector and Technical Reviewer for the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Singapore Qualification Programme (SQP).  He is a member of the Audit Committee of SCELSE (Singapore Centre on Environmental Life Sciences Engineering).
Prospective authors are kindly invited to submit papers related to one or more of the following topic areas (but also not limited to) regarding to Sustainable Development in Accounting, Auditing and Finance:
  • Accounting: Sustainability accounting; Accountability and reporting; Corporate social reporting; Sustainability reporting; Accounting frameworks for sustainable development; Environmental full-cost accounting; Environmental accounting; Green accounting system; Carbon accounting or Greenhouse gas accounting; Accounting standards and regulations; Transparency and accountability; Education in accounting; Accounting and ERP; Risk management and internal control; Ethics in accounting, and Forensic accounting.
  • Auditing: Sustainability auditing and reporting; Social responsibility audit; Green energy audit; Environmental and energy audit; Performance audit; Governmental audit; Financial audit; Internal audit; Auditing standards and regulations; Fraud audit; Information security audit; Audit quality; Ethics in auditing; Education in auditing.
  • Finance: Bankruptcy prediction and determinants; Corporate finance and governance; Corporate debt issues; Finance management; Asset pricing; Sustainable performance measurement; Sustainable investment; Sustainable entrepreneurship; Sustainable financial systems; Sustainable finance framework; Public finance; Corporate finance; Personal finance; International Finance; Green finance; Education in finance; Behavioral finance; Risk management; and Capital markets.
  • Other related issues: Corporate social responsibility; Eco–Management; Environmental management system; Corporate environmental management; Climate and environmental risk management; Stakeholders and sustainability; etc.
  • Official language: English.
  • Papers should have the following structure: Title, Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Literature review and Theoretical Framework, Methodology, Findings and Discussions, Conclusion, and References. Papers should not have more than 6,000 words, submitted in Microsoft Word format, characters Times New Roman 12 pt. and 1.5 line spacing. See more details here.
  • All submitted manuscripts are subject to strict double-blind peer review process. The accepted manuscripts will be published in the 2020 3rd ICFAA proceedings with an ISBN and might be selected for presentation. All accepted full papers will have opportunities to be published in the following indexed journals:  
  • Research Journal of Finance and Accounting
  • The Journal of Economics and Development
  • Accounting and Finance Research
  • Research Journal of Economics
  • Economics World
1. Full Paper Submission Deadline     31st October 2020
2. Notification of Acceptance          25th November 2020
3. Deadline for Camera Ready     10th December 2020
4. Registration Date               30th November 2020
5. Conference Date           19th December 2020
  Early Bird
Before 15th November 2020
Before 30th November 2020
Regular Author USD 100 (VND 2,350,000) USD 150 (VND 3,500,000)
PhD. Student Author USD  50 (VND 1,200,000) USD  75 (VND 1,750,000)
* The conference registration fee includes costs for proceedings, welcome reception, tea break and conference luncheon.
National Economics University
Address: 207 Giai Phong Road, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi, Vietnam
Phone number: (+84) 96 2 539 724 (Ms Doan Thuy Duong)
Email address:

We are looking forward to receiving papers from you.
Thank you very much!