Agenda

Ho Chi Minh City
Hanoi

Friday, July 17 2009

Movenpick Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City
8:30 - 8:40 a.m. Opening Ceremony
8:40 - 8:50 a.m. Keynote speech
Consul General
US General Consulate in Ho Chi Minh City

8:40 - 9:05 a.m. Sponsor’s speech
Henry Nguyen
IDG Ventures Vietnam

9:05 - 9:25 a.m. Panel Discussion - Student Life
Khoa Pham
Bates '07

Tu Ngo
Stanford '09

Thang Le
Wesleyan '05

Khang Nguyen
Princeton '07

An Vo
Mt. Holyoke '12

Tien Tran
Director - Centre Point 

Moderator
9:45 - 10:00 a.m. Panel Discussion - Overview of US Education
Anh Le
Dartmouth '10

Dung Le
Texas Christian University '13
 
Vi Tuong
Mt. Holyoke '13 

Anh Ngo
Trinity University '12 

Moderator
9:45 - 10:00 a.m. Presentation - Financial Aid
Chi Le
Wesleyan '13

Long Phan
Xavier University '10 

10:00 - 10:15 a.m. Presentation - How to Get Visa?
Guest speaker from the US General Consulate in HCMC 

10:15 - 10:30 a.m. Break
Group I
10:30 - 10:55 a.m. Essay panel
Nhu Hoang
Brandeis '12

Viet Nguyen
Amherst '13

Alex Trinh
Cornell

My Do
Swarthmore '05 

Moderator
10:55 -  11:10 a.m. Presentation - High School (School Selection and Admission Procedures)
Phuong Dao
Loomis Chaffee '11

Dung Dang
Verde Valley '11

11:10 -  11:25 a.m. Presentation - Community college (School Selection and Admission Procedures)
Hai Nguyen
California State University, Long Beach '11) 

11:25 -  11:40 a.m. Presentation - What’s Next after High School or Community College?
Thu Truong
Mt. Holyoke '13

Dung Nguyen
University of Oregon '13 

11:40 – 11:50 a.m. Closing Ceremony
Group II
10:30 - 10:50 a.m. Presentation – School Selection Process
Thu Truong
Mt. Holyoke '13

Hoang Nguyen
Wesleyan '11

10:50 - 11:10 a.m. Presentation – Admission Procedures
Dung Nguyen
University of Oregon '13

Thi Pham
Trinity '11

11:10 - 11:40 a.m. Essay panel
Nhu Hoang
Brandeis '12

Viet Nguyen
Amherst '13

Alex Trinh
Cornell

My Do
Swarthmore '05

11:40 - 11:50 a.m. Closing Ceremony
12:00 - 2:00 p.m. Lunch Break
2:00 - 6:00 p.m. College Fair


Saturday, July 18 2009

International Conference Center, Hanoi
8:00 - 8:15 a.m. Opening Ceremony
8:15 - 8:20 a.m. Keynote Speech
Hoa Trinh
BYU '13

8:20 - 8:30 a.m. Remarks for VietAbroader Conference
Mark Ashwill
IIE Vietnam 

8:30 - 8:40 a.m. Michael W. Michalak
U.S. Ambassador to to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam 

8:40 - 8:45 a.m. Break
9:00 - 11:30 a.m
Room 1
General Information
Room 2
Standardized Test
Room 3
Activities & Essay
Room 4
Parents' Corner
Anh Le
Wabash '13

Hung Ho
Colate '06, LSE '09

Trang Nguyen
Vassar '12

Hanh Nguyen
Stanford '13 

Anh Le
Colate '12

Anh Doan
University of Pennsylvania '13

Ngoc Nguyen
Harvard '13

Thao Nguyen
University of Pennsylvania '12

Dung Vu
Brown '12

Hung Tran
Bowdoin '12 
Anh Le
Dartmouth '10 

11:30 - 11:40 a.m Visa Application
Representative from U.S. Embassy 

11:40 - 12:15 a.m College Life
Trang Nguyen
Washington & Lee '12

Diep Nguyen
Stanford '10

Hung Ho
Colgate '06, LSE '09

Huong Dang
Brown '10 

12:15 - 2:00 p.m. Lunch Break

2:00 - 6:00 p.m. College Fair



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