What is the Asia Pacific Conference?
The Asia Pacific Conference began in 2003. Every year, the conference features keynote speeches from well-known researchers and prominent individuals on cutting-edge research and current development issues in the Asia Pacific region. Panel session presentations also encompass a wide range of topics. During the Asia Pacific Conference 2016, about 500 participants came from 20 different countries and regions. We are currently calling for presenters for the 15th Asia Pacific Conference (which has the theme Global Perspectives in Changing Local Landscapes).
|Date:||Saturday, November 11, 2017 - Sunday, November 12, 2017|
|Place:||Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University|
|Conference Theme:||Global Perspectives in Changing Local Landscapes|
|Language:||English (some panel sessions will be held in Japanese)|
|Abstract Submission Deadline:||Wednesday, May 31, 2017|
Admission to the conference is free. Audience members may attend the lunches and reception for a fee.
Audience registration will open on the RCAPS Website at a later date.
The Conference welcomes individual papers and invites organizers and conveners for roundtable discussions and panel presentations on relevant topics such as the following:
Anyone is able to apply, including undergraduate students, graduate students, researchers, and corporate researchers.
- Aging Population and Population Movements in the Asia Pacific
- Disruptive Technologies in a Changing Local Landscape
- Emerging Markets: Growth and Prospects in the AP Region
- Urbanization and Globalization
- Environment and Natural Resources Management
- Climate Change, Risk and Disaster Preparedness and Management
- Poverty, Inequality and Food Security
- Regional Integration and Cooperation
- Peace, Conflict and Security
- Institutions and Governance in Changing Local Landscapes
- Global Education Trends and Challenges
- Economics and Finance in a Competitive and Changing Business Environment
- Sustainable Consumption and Production
- The Asia Pacific in the Era of the SDGs 2030
- Language, Literature and Humanities in a Changing Asia Pacific
- Changing Politics and Politics for Change in a Global Society
- Business for Sustainability
- Local Community Resilience amidst Climate Change and Globalization
- Health, Leisure, Media and Entertainment
RCAPS will conduct screening based on the materials submitted. RCAPS will send notifications of the screening results by email. Please apply through the RCAPS website.
There may be separate sessions for master’s students depending on the contents.
Regarding undergraduate sessions, the chairs will decide who will make oral presentations and who will make poster presentations after screening.
14th AP Conference（AY2016）