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Conference on Review and Development Orientation for Journal of Food and Science Technology


On October 12, 2019, Ho Chi Minh City University of Food Industry (HUFI) held a conference on review and development orientation for Journal of Food and Science Technology (JFST) at Nha Trang city, Vietnam.

It had the honor to welcome the leading scientists such as Prof., Dr. Sc. Academic Dang Vu Minh - VUSTA President, Prof. Dr. Sc. Vu Quang Con, Prof. Dr.Sc. Le Huy Ba, Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thanh Thuy, Prof. Dr. Dang Dinh Kim and the delegates represented Ministry of Industry and Trade, universities such as Nha Trang University, Industrial University of Ho Chi Minh City and Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology. On the side of HUFI was Mr Phan Xuan Cuong - Secretary of Party Committee, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Xuan Hoan - HUFI President also Editor-in-chief of JFST, Dr. Vo Tuyen - HUFI Vice President together with members of the Editor Board.

Photo: Dr. Vo Tuyen - HUFI Vice President delivered the opening speech for conference

On behalf of HUFI, Dr. Vo Tuyen - Vice President, warmly welcomed the attendance of all delegates and delivered the opening speech for conference. The conference aimed at exchanging and sharing experiences in attracting many high-quality articles; strengthening research cooperation between scientists, lecturers in and outside the university, with the goal of suggesting some quality improvement solutions for JFST to meet international standards and regulations. This is also a premise for JFST to become a national-standard journal with the aim to meet ACI (ASEAN Citation Index) and Scopus / ISI standards.

In the conference, Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Xuan Hoan stated the report and JFST’s resolution: by 2021, the percentage of articles in English will increase to 50% and by 2024 up to 100%; by 2022, JFST journal online will be published; by 2024, there were at least 07 branches and inter-branches under the Journal will be graded by the Vietnamese State Council for Professorship; in 2027, striving to meet ACI standard (ASEAN Citation Index). Thereby, he also gave some development orientations of the Journal: Appreciation of the proper role and function of the Journal; management of good editorial board, editorial advisory and reviewer as well as forming of satisfactory handing process and regulation on submitted manuscript; policy implementation to attract high-quality scientific manuscript written by the prestigious researchers; promotion on the Journal; expanding cooperation with publication agencies; strengthen connection, cooperation between domestic and foreign scientific journals; building a healthy, independent, and attractive scientific research environment.