Vietnam Forecast Dinner 2017

The flagship event features a panel of experts from Vietnam and Asia-Pacific region who discusses and debates on forecast of the Vietnam economy and capital market in 2017.

CFA Institute is pleased to invite you to the first event of the Year 2017 in Vietnam: 2nd Annual Vietnam Forecast Dinner in Ho Chi Minh City on 22 February. With the success from last year in attracting more than 80 senior investment professionals and featuring a regional lineup of speakers, this flagship event offers a unique opportunity for delegates to gain firsthand insights from leading experts, network with like-minded peers of the highest caliber as well as interactions with the panelists on their forecasts.


Date: Feburary 22, 2017

Venue: Novotel Saigon Centre Hotel, 167 Hai Ba Trung St, Dist 3, HCMC

This year we are excited to invite the following respected experts from Vietnam and Asia-Pacific region to give their consensus and debatable forecast on Vietnam’s economy and capital market in 2017 including the GDP growth rate, CPI, USD/VND exchange rate, the VN-Index; as well as the general outlook of key industries such as real estate, banking, and exports.

Joining the Vietnam Forecast Dinner 2017, you will have chance to give your own forecast via our Forecast Quiz (the most precise forecasts will be selected for awards next year). The winners for the forecast last year will be awarded with prizes at the event too.

Our panel for the Forecast Dinner 2017 includes the following experts:

– Mr. Fiachra MacCana – Managing Director, Co-Head of Institutional Division, Ho Chi Minh City Securities Corporation (HSC)
– Dr. Nguyen Duc Thanh – President of VEPR, Member of Advisory Group to Prime Minister, Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research
– Ms. Trinh Nguyen – Senior Economist, Emerging Asia, Natixis, Hong Kong
The panel will be moderated by Ms. Nguyen Hoai Thu, CFA – Managing Director, Capital Markets of Vinacapital.
6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Registration and Reception
* Please provide your name card at the reception desk for verification.
6:30 p.m. – 7:20 p.m. 2016 Macro-economic recaps & moderated panel discussion
* The discussion is conducted in English.
7:20 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Q&A with audience
8:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m. Networking
* Buffet dinner is available throughout the event.
8:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Awards of Forecast Dinner winners in 2016
Attire: Formal Business
Fee structure:
Nonmembers will pay a standard fee of USD22 (or VND500,000) per seat. We offer special rates for CFA Institute members and CFA Program candidates.
· CFA Institute members: USD10 (or VND230,000) per pax.
· CFA level 3 candidates or charterpendings: USD15 (or VND350,000) per pax.
· We now open the event to CFA level 1& 2 candidate, CFA level 1 & 2 passer or CFA lapsed member: USD 15 (or VND350,000) per pax.
. Non-member, non-candidate: USD 22 (or VND500,000) per pax.
In order to reserve a seat, you must pay in advance at the provided link. Seats are limited and will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Please complete registration early to avoid disappointment.
Please register here

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