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Business Conference


07 Jul 2016
08:00 - 17:00

New World Saigon Hotel
76 Le Lai, Ben Nghe Ward, Dist.1, Ho Chi Minh City

After the Vietnam Leadership Summit 2016 which discussed about TPP –opportunities and challenges for doing business in Vietnam, "Change for Growth" is an essential conference for C-suite, Business Leaders and Management Boards to gain insights, share knowledge and discuss best practices with Industrial Leaders, Professional Experts and Guru Speakers in Vietnam and the Region. More than that, "Change for Growth" will serve as an instrument for practical business networking and learning about changes needed to resolve current business issues that business leaders confront in Vietnam.

Additionally, this conference will provide you with a clear vision on how to build an innovative company, which requires a lot of changes to the typical mindset because it is the only way that will lead to success. Furthermore, in this conference, you will have opportunities to hear successful business stories of some of the top global brands.




Learn from innovation case studies
featuring successful companies


Business Leaders

Join and network
with international business leaders



Gain business insight
from renowned speakers



We gather you with the Leaders in your nation, your industries, your markets to offer you knowledge, share to you experience and make networking with you

  • Registration

  • Opening Remarks

  • The Future Business: Is your business model “future proof”?

    Ms. Nguyen Huong Quynh

    Managing Director, Nielsen Vietnam
  • Change Process: Managing the change process and Values learnt from the USG Boral Group after the merging JV between USG (USA) and Boral Gypsum Group (Australia)

    Mr. Tran Thanh Sang

    CEO, USG Boral Vietnam
  • Tea Break and Networking

  • The importance of creating value innovation to capture an expanded market base

    Dr. Pete Ooi

    Strategy Advisor, Green Ocean Institute, Vietnam
  • Managing Change through Strategic Innovation

    Mr. Karl B. Theisen

    Managing Director & Chief Representative, Arizona State University (ASU) in Vietnam, Director of Higher Engineering Education Alliance Program (HEEAP)
  • How to Protect Your Innovation upon a Legal Perspective

    Mr. Loc Xuan Le

    Principal, Tilleke & Gibbins (TGVN Law Firm)

  • The 3 levels of energy in Change

    Ms. Carollyn de Faria

    Mental Coach, Mentally Fit Asia

    Mr. Bojan Trivic

    South East Asia Director, The Mentally Fit Institute
  • How to Achieve Excellence in Business Leadership

    Mr. Brian O'Reilly

    CEO, SEA Management Consulting Company
  • Adapting your Organizational Culture to the Age of Free Trade Agreements

    Prof. Loek Hopstaken

    Trainer and Consultant
  • Tea Break and Networking

  • Digital Transformation – How systems of intelligence are driving business transformation and growth

    Mr. Jeremy Showalter

    Marketing and Operations Lead, Microsoft Vietnam
  • The competitive advantage from digital perspective for Vietnamese Companies

    Mr. Tran Nhat Minh

    Deputy CEO cum Chief Digital Officer, Vietnam International Bank (VIB)
  • Panel discussion

    The C level panelist will discuss and answer for these questions:

    1. What is Innovation and how much vital is this factor now to the company’s success in this age?
    2. How to build an innovation company?

    -          Creating Ideas

    -          Motivating Ideas

    -          Leadership and culture of innovation

    1. What need change at this digital age for the companies in Vietnam?
    2. How to change leadership mindset for success, a model for Vietnamese Business Leaders?How to manage this change?
    3. How digital can help you grow your business?
    4. What is the technology trend and investment in the world and region?
    5. How is currently technology used and invested in Vietnam?


    • Mr. Daniel Kerr Carroll

    Vice President of Finance, iCare Benefits Vietnam

    • Mr. Jeremy Showalter

    Marketing and Operations Lead, Microsoft Vietnam

    • Mr. Tran Nhat Minh

    Deputy CEO, Chief Digital Officer, Vietnam International Bank (VIB)

    • Mr. Tran Thanh Sang

    CEO, USG Boral Vietnam


    Mr. Ngo Vi Dong

    President, HPT Vietnam
  • Closing Remarks