Upcoming Events for the Public at the American Center Hanoi

American Center Hanoi’s Events for the Public

All events take place at 1st Floor of the Rose Garden Tower at 170 Ngoc Khanh Street, Hanoi, except those noted otherwise. Remember to bring your ID with you. Members of the media are welcome to attend public events at the American Center. However, if you intend to being in still or video cameras‎, please contact the Media Team at least 24 hours in advance so we can determine whether the speaker is comfortable and, if so, request security access for your equipment. Please note that not all speakers will want to be filmed and interviewed. Thanks for your understanding and cooperation.

All of the below events are open free of charge to the public. We would like you to plan carefully before registering with us so that we have enough seats for participants. If you register for our events but change your plan, kindly notify us by email. If you would like to be an American Center member, please register.

***REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL EVENTS EXCEPT THOSE NOTED OTHERWISE. Register HERE. You can also check out our Facebook page to see event schedule and click “Join” to register with us.***



11/29/2019, 17:00 – 19:00 Get-in-Tech: Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning #1 Register here Manh Luong, Chuong Huynh – VinAI
12/3/2019, 17:15 – 18:30 American Folk Music The Americans
12/4/2019, 17:00 – 18:30 The Climate Limbo – Film screening and discussion Mark Brown
12/4/2019, 17:00 – 18:30 Academic Writing #1 – What is a Claim? Alex Yates
12/6/2019, 17:00 – 19:00 Get-in-Tech: Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning #2 Register here Manh Luong, Chuong Huynh – VinAI
12/6/2019, 17:00 – 19:00 America and Beyond, A Musical Journey Avery Waite and Kim Mai Nguyen
12/9/2019, 14:00 – 17:00 Future Leaders Camp #1 The American Center Hanoi.
12/9/2019, 17:30 – 19:00 Mastering Soft-skills for Work Success #4 – Problem Solving Cynthia McKinney.
12/10/2019, 15:30 – 18:30 Media Literacy Workshop, session 1 The American Center Hanoi.
12/11/2019, 17:00 – 18:30 Academic Writing #2 – Understanding your Audience Alex Yates
12/12/2019, 17:00 – 19:00 Build your own chatbot with NLP Junction X
12/13/2019, 17:00 – 18:30 Academic Writing #3 – Drawing Conclusions from Evidence Alex Yates
12/16/2019, 17:00 – 19:00 Mastering Soft-skills for Work Success #5 – Professionalism Cynthia McKinney
12/17/2019, 14:00 – 15:30 American English Club: Christmas Holiday American Center Interns
12/17/2019, 16:00 – 17:30 Exploring Solutions for Trash Free Seas
(register at https://goo.gl/cNznmy) (PDF-5MB)
A Panel Discussion with Experts
12/18/2019, 15:00 – 16:30 Debate Club: Is Technology Limiting Creativity? American Center Interns
12/18/2019, 17:00 – 18:30 Academic Writing #4 – The elements of Argument Alex Yates
12/20/2019, 17:00 – 18:30 Academic Writing #5 – Using arguments in Negotiation Alex Yates
12/27/2019, 9:00 – 1:30 Model East Asia Summit 2019. Register at: http://bit.ly/2DwM8rq by December 15, 2019 American Center Hanoi
12/27/2019, 17:00 – 19:00 Get-in-Tech: Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning #3 Register here Manh Luong, Chuong Huynh – VinAI


Please Note:

  • All visitors to the American Center (AC) in Hanoi must ‎undergo additional security checks of their personal electronic devices (laptops, cell phones, fitness trackers, etc.). These new procedures are being implemented worldwide to enhance the security of U.S. Embassy buildings. Please note that these new security screening requirements, which includes powering on the equipment in front of the guards, will lengthen the ‎wait times for guests entering the AC. Guests should plan to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to an event to ensure they can get through the screening procedures in time. We recommend you consider using the U.S. Embassy’s equipment and leaving your devices at home to shorten the screening time for all guests. In the meantime, if you plan to bring this or other electronic equipment to the AC, please allow more time for these new screening procedures. Thank you for your assistance and patience.
  • In the American Center (AC), we usually record, film and photograph our programs and activities to promote the AC and the work the U.S. Embassy does in Vietnam. We regularly use and post these images on our social media platforms. When participating in American Center programs, you provide your tacit consent for your image to be used in this way. If you prefer that your image not be used for non-commercial publicity reasons, please provide your request in writing to a staff member at the Help Desk. Thank you!

Exploring Solutions for Trash Free Seas

Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., December 17, 2019
Venue: American Center, U.S. Embassy, 170 Ngoc Khanh Street, Hanoi

“Did you know that Vietnam is the fourth-largest contributor to marine plastic pollution globally, and its per capita plastic waste is the third highest in Southeast Asia, behind only Malaysia and Thailand? Reducing marine plastic debris will require a comprehensive effort from government, industry, and citizens. What steps can we take now to reduce our contribution to ocean plastics pollution? Please join the U.S. Embassy for an expert panel presentation and Q&A session!”