Griffith University is proud to be the main sponsor of the 2015 Asia Pacific Cities Summit Young Professionals ’ Forum, to be held in Brisbane from 5-8 July.
The Young Professionals Forum will this year form part of the Asia Pacific Cities Summit, to give young people and emerging leaders an opportunity to contribute to identifying solutions to urban challenges faced by cities in the Asia Pacific.
As part of the sponsorship, Griffith University will lead and facilitate Young Professionals ’ Forum discussions, and will provide 25 spots for Griffith students and alumni to participate.
As an initiative of the Brisbane City Council , the Asia Pacific Cities Summit and Mayors’ Forum has been held biennially at Brisbane and countries across Asia Pacific since 1996. Over 60 cities will be sending delegations to the summit, including the government and enterprise representatives. It aims to bring more opportunities and facilitate discussions regarding to economic and sustainable cities developments by connecting leaders of government and enterprise across the world.
The overarching theme for 2015 Asia Pacific Cities Summit is ‘business and leadership in the Asia Pacific’, with covering 4 new world city issues:
• Global cities – cultivating cities of talent, creativity and innovation
• Digital cities – the science and technology behind cities
• Future cities – developing cities and smart communities
• Cities for people – clean, green, accessible and inclusive cities
To taking the applications into account, the candidates must be able to demonstrate both interest and commitment to one or more of the 4 conference themes and able to attend the full conference program.
Current students, recent graduates or alumni are encouraged to apply by 23 June 2015.