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VIETNAM ENERGY FORUM: Energy Transition to Sustainable Development


VIET NAM ENERGY FORUM: Energy Transition to Sustainable Development

Date: 07 September, 2022

Time: 14:00 PM – 17:00 PM


14:00 – 14:30Overview of PDP8 and National Transition RoadmapMr. Minh Ha-Duong
Science Director, Vietnam Initiative for Energy Transition (VIET)
14:30 – 14:50PDP8 & Auction / Direct Negotiation MechanismMr. Phat Nguyen
Counsel in the Energy Practice, Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers
14:50 – 15:10Wind Power as a Solution – Opportunities and RisksMr. Hung Tran
Head of Finance, UPC Renewables Vietnam
15:10 – 15:55Panel Discussion / Q&A 
15:55 – 16:00Seminar Conclusion and Closing Comments 
16:00 – 17:00Happy Hour Reception 


Mr. Minh Ha-Duong
Science Director
Vietnam Initiative for Energy Transition (VIET)
 Dr. Ha-Duong is a senior scientist with international expertise in energy, climate change, society and economics analysis. He was lead author on Assessment Report 4 and 5 of the IPCC, co-awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace in 2007. He founded the Vietnam Initiative for the Energy Transition (VIET) quasi-independent think tank in August 2018. Dr. Ha-Duong is affiliated with the French National Scientific Research Center (CNRS). His scientific publications are available at http://minh.haduong.com, and his chronicles on Vietnam’s way to a carbon-neutral society are on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/minhhaduongdeparis/.

Mr. Phat Nguyen
Counsel in the Energy Practice, Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers
Mr. Phat is a legal counsel of the Power Engineering Consulting Joint Stock Company 3 (PECC3). Mr. Phat is UK-educated, Vietnamese qualified lawyer having over 7 years of international legal experiences on renewable power projects in the United States, United Kingdom, Japan, Southeast Asia and Vietnam on handling complex M&A, project financing and contract negotiation regarding renewable energy projects. Phat holds his law degree from Keele University (UK).
Mr. Phat is an accredited mediator of Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (UK) and listed mediator specializing in (renewable) energy disputes and a Head of Energy and Infrastructure Working Group of Vietnam International Commercial Mediation Center. Mr. Phat is also a Member of Inspection Committee of Society of Construction Law – Viet Nam (SCLVN).

Mr. Hung Tran
Head of Finance
UPC Renewables Vietnam


Ms. Bich Ngoc
T: +84 28 3622 2588 (ext. 176)
E: [email protected]

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