Hanoi University of Science and Technology – School of Economics and Management, University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City, University of Economics and Business - Vietnam National University, Hanoi, National Economics University – Faculty of Business and Management, The University of Danang – University of Economics, Vietnam National University – International School, Foreign Trade University, University of Hertfordshire (UK), AVSE Global (France) and PPM School of Management (Indonesia) will organize The 10th International Conference on Emerging Challenges: Smart Business and Digital Economy in Ninh Binh Province, Vietnam on November 3-4, 2023. We would like to invite you to be a part of the ICECH2023 and submit your research papers for presentation consideration.

The aim of ICECH2023 is to provide a forum for academics and professionals to share research findings, experiences and knowledge for adaptation and business strategy in the world of uncertainties and complexities iin the Asia-Pacific region. We welcome the submissions in Economics, Business, Innovation Management, and Business Law.

Authors of accepted papers will be invited to present their work at the Conference. In addition, authors of best papers will also be invited to submit their papers to a special issue or a regular issue for publication consideration in selected journals. These papers will also be under an official double-blind peer-reviewed process by the journal.

This conference will be organized on the following tracks:


- E-Business and Management Information System

- Corporate Social Responsibility

- Shaping hospitality distribution efficiency

Supply Chain and Operation Management

- Sustainable Supply Chain Management

- Digitalization Supply Chain Management

- Supply Chain Risk Management

- Lean Industry 4.0

Finance and Banking

- Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance and Insurance

- Digital Currency & Cryptocurrency

- International investment flows & Financial Markets

- Exchange rate, fiscal and monetary policies

- Green Banking and Financial Conglomerates

- Bank Diversification and Universal banks

- Analysis and Risk Management of Banking institutions

Innovation and Technology

- Social Innovation

- Strategic Management

- Social Entrepreneurship

- Innovation and Emerging Technologies in the new business world

Accounting and Auditing

- Sustainable Accounting

- Digital Accounting and Auditing

- Creative Accounting

- Public Sector Accounting in the new normal context

Management Information System (MIS)

- IS affordances in managing uncertain supply chain situations,

- IS and agile food supply,

- Big data analytics in agriculture,

- The use of blockchain to reduce uncertainties,

- The roles of e-Government and public sector information systems in times of uncertainty,

- Challenging security issues faced by the nations,

- Digital transformation in the new norms,

- From Big Data to Big Business and its impact to the economy and society



Professor of Strategy & Statistics

Fordham University, US

Benjamin M. Cole, Ph.D., is a Professor of Strategy & Statistics and holds the William J. Loschert Endowed Chair of Entrepreneurship at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business. Dr. Cole is published widely in the fields of technology and innovation, where he has examined the role that audiences play in increasing or decreasing the impact of technologies in the larger world. Dr. Cole’s research is published (or forthcoming) in several FT50 journals, including Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal and the Journal of Business Ethics. Dr. Cole serves on the Editorial Review Board of the Academy of Management Journal, the flagship empirical journal of the Academy of Management, where he has been recognized twice for Exemplary Performance as Best Reviewer (in 2020 and 2016).

Dr. Cole is a sought-after expert on blockchain/ cryptocurrencies. He has been featured in Fortune magazine (here and here) and Fast Company (here), and provided briefings to the likes of the Finance Minister of Luxembourg (H.E. Pierre Gramegna). In 2022, Dr. Cole was inducted as a Fellow of the British Blockchain Association and was invited to serve on the CNBC Disruptor 50 advisory council; he was named a “Top 40 Undergraduate Business Professor” by Poets & Quants in 2018 and a “Favorite Business Professor by the Class of 2022” in 2023. His recognition at the Gabelli School includes: the “Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research” (2023, 2020, 2015), the “Gladys and Henry Crown Award for Faculty Excellence” (2023, 2019, 2015), the “Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence” (2016, 2013, 2009), the “Dean’s Award for Impact” (2022 & 2018), the “Faculty Cura Personalis Award” (2022), the “DEI Achievement in Belonging: Faculty Curriculum & Teaching Award” (2021), and the “Stanley Fuchs Award” (2015).


Professor of Finance

Cardiff Business School, UK

Arman Eshraghi is a Professor of Finance and Chair of Finance and Investment at Cardiff Business School, UK. His academic research spans finance, accounting and psychology with interests including behavioural finance, financial technology and corporate governance. His work is published in some of the leading journals of the field, cited in the media including the Financial Times, Washington Post, Harvard Business Review, Forbes and Bloomberg, and contributed to handbooks published by Cambridge University, Wiley, Springer and Routledge. Professor Eshraghi is an Editor of International Review of Economics and Finance, Senior Editor of Finance Research Letters, Shimomura Fellow of the Development Bank of Japan, Fellow of the Centre for the Study of Decision-Making Uncertainty at UCL, Erskine Fellow at the University of Canterbury, Director of the Cardiff Fintech Research Group, and an Advisory Board Member of Fintech Wales.