Fulbright University Vietnam


February 25th at Fulbright University Vietnam

Site Leader

Stacy Drudy

Stacy Drudy

Site Logistics

Friday Evening Reception Address:

We will gather at the Fulbright School of Public Policy and Management campus for the welcoming dinner on Friday evening. Our campus' address is

Ground Floor, Crescent Plaza, 105 Ton Dat Tien, Tan Phu ward, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

The Friday reception will be from 17.30 - 19.30.

Saturday Competition Address:

We will also be gathering at the Fulbright School of Public Policy and Management campus for the competition.

Ground Floor, Crescent Plaza, 105 Ton Dat Tien, Tan Phu ward, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Saturday After Party Reception:

The after-party will take place around 17.00 at a nearby bistro. The exact location will be shared at the competition.

Hotel Recommendations:

Please use the Saigon Survival Guide which includes hotel recommendations together with hopefully helpful information for getting around and enjoying Saigon.


  • Thi Phi Huong Giang Dang - Fulbright University Vietnam
  • Yeonwook Kang - KDI School
  • Minh Hieu Nguyen - Fulbright University Vietnam
  • Mengran Xu - Zhejiang University
  • Gaochen Xu - Zhejiang University


A very big thank you to all of our volunteer judges. Without them, the simulation competition would not be possible.

  • Mahtani

    Nashin Mahtani

    (she/her) Director (of Yayasan Peta Bencana), Co-founder (of Climate Emergency Software Alliance); Yayasan Peta Bencana (Disaster Map Foundation) & Climate Emergency Software Alliance (CESA)

    Nashin Mahtani is the director of Yayasan Peta Bencana (Disaster Map Foundation), a South-East Asian nonprofit developing humanitarian technologies for community-led climate adaptation. She co-led the expansion of the life-saving platform, from a real-time flood mapping platform serving 50 million people in Indonesia to a multi-hazard mapping platform serving over 350 million people in South East Asia. Supporting the development of one of the largest open-source software projects for climate adaptation, her activism is driven by theory, scholarship and ethnographic research. With a background in architecture, Nashin’s applied and research investigations center around water politics and infrastructures, communication and media philosophies, and epigenetic adaptations. In 2021 she was recognized by Forbes Asia 30 Under 30 for her contributions to the region's social issues. Nashin was also listed as one of the 30 most influential women in Indonesia in 2022 and the same year was recognized by Tatler on their Gen.T Leaders of Tomorrow List. She was one of five global semi-finalists for the prestigious Global Citizen Prize: Cisco Youth Leadership Award in 2019, listed as a Southeast Asian Women Leader by YSEALI in 2020, and recognized as a Women Innovator by the Information Society Innovation Fund in 2018.

  • Nguyen

    Huy Nguyen

    (he/him) Senior Disaster Risk Reduction Specialist; Oxfam International

    Huy Nguyen is a senior advisor to Oxfam International on climate change. He obtained his PhD from Kyoto University Japan with a major in global environmental studies in 2010. His research focuses on disaster risk reduction and climate change. Huy has 20 years of working experience in disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation, nature-based solution, water resource management, and education in emergencies in various countries, including: Vietnam, Indonesia, Pakistan, Japan, Laos, Bangladesh, Marshall Islands, Philippines, and Cambodia.

  • Do Van Nguyet

    Do Van Nguyet

    (she/her) Director/Founder; Live & Learn for Environment and Community

    Do Van Nguyet is the founder and director of Live & Learn for Environment and Community, a Vietnamese NGO. Her NGO has been widely recognized as an innovative organization in youth development and environmental action and active multi-stakeholders engagement for addressing air pollution and urban environmental management. Live & Learn has facilitated and connected local actors (Government of Vietnam, the private sector, social organizations and citizens) to address air pollution in Hanoi and the surrounding. Live & Learn promotes collective actions and facilitates opportunities for scientists, NGOs, companies and government agencies to connect environmental science with environmental protection plans and solutions. Besides, Live & Learn focuses on encouraging the interests and participation of the citizens in air quality management via citizen science programs that contribute to the monitoring and mitigation of urban pollutants, particularly in regions lacking resources and data.

COVID-19 Safety Precautions and Guidelines

The health and safety of all participants are a top priority. Vaccinations, boosters, and masks are not required for competition attendance, however, they are highly recommended. 

To protect not only the NASPAA community but the ones in which we live, let's work together to minimize the spread. Throughout the competition, please follow these safety tips:

  • Before leaving home:
    • Take a COVID test.
    • Consider getting vaccinated and boosted.
    • If you are not feeling well and are exhibiting COVID-like symptoms, consider staying home.
    • Pack clean masks to wear indoors and during travel to the competition site.
  • While traveling:
    • Wear a mask in airports and while on public transportation.
    • Wash your hands frequently.
  • During the competition:
    • Wash your hands frequently.
    • Use hand sanitizer.
    • Wear well-fitted face masks
    • When possible during after-hour events, sit outside and/or practice social distancing.

If you develop symptoms of COVID-19 (runny nose, body aches, loss of smell/taste, cough, chills, fever, etc) during your time at the competition, please isolate yourself and notify your site leaders.