The Vietnamese Professionals of America, Inc
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Sustainable Development in Vietnam
November 13, 2003
University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, U.S.A.
Adele H. Stamp Student Union Building, Prince George's Room (1210)
Prof. Robert A. Scalapino, Robson Research Professor of Government Emeritus, Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California at Berkeley
Dr. Lois T. Vietri, University of Maryland at College Park, Director, The Maryland–Vietnam Partnership.
Sponsoring Organizations and Contacts
- The Office of International Programs, the University of Maryland, College Park, U.S.A.
- The Maryland – Vietnam Partnership, Dr. Lois Vietri
- The Vietnamese Professionals of America, Inc. (VPA), Mr. Thuan V. Truong
8:00 – 9:00: Breakfast
9:00 – 9:15: Opening remarks
9: 30 – 11:00: Panel I
- "The Vietnam Project at Texas Tech," Dr. James R. Reckner, the Vietnam Center, Texas Tech University, U.S.A.
- "Current Dynamics of Vietnamese Society and External Challenges," (revised by author on November 21, 2003); Prof. Carlyle. Thayer, College of Defence and Strategic Studies, Australian Defence College, Australia.
- "Sino-Vietnamese Relations in the 21st Century," Dr. Henry J. Kenny, Center for Strategic Studies, the CNA Corporation, Virginia, U.S.A.
11:00 – 12:00: Discussion
12:00 – 1:15: Lunch
1: 30 – 4:00: Panel II
- "Vietnamese Culture and Economic Development," Do Thong Minh, Mekong Center Co, Tokyo, Japan.
- "Environment and Development in Vietnam," Dr. Mai T. Truyet and Nguyen M. Quan, Vietnamese American Science & Technology Association, California, U.S.A.
- "Education & Economic Development in Vietnam," Dr. Tran-Nam Binh, Faculty of Law, University of South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
- "Towards a Sustainable Rural Development Policy for Vietnam," Nguyen Q. Khai, VPA, U.S.A.
- "Land Reform in Vietnam," Truong V. Thuan, VPA, U.S.A.
4:00 – 5:00: Discussion
5:00 – 6:00: Closing and reception
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