VAST engages itself in the following activities:
- Edition & publication of a quarterly newsletter and magazine to inform all members about news & information which is deemed useful to them.
- Organization of conferences, seminars about all scientific and technical subjects in conformity with the determined objectives of the Society.
- Organization of meetings between VAST members, their friends and families.
- Build a network among professionals and students Vietnamese or non-Vietnamese aiming at job hunting assistance, career advancement promotion, and professional experience exchange.
The 1999 Mekong River Conference Declaration