Eligibility and Selection

PhD students at any stage of their PhD studies.
Proof of enrolment in a PhD Programme will be requested at the time of Registration.
If you require a letter of invitation for visa purposes, please contact symposium.apru2020@auckland.ac.nz.

Research papers will be selected for the oral presentation and the publication in the refereed digital conference proceedings based of their alignment with the Symposium topics and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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Key Dates

• PhD papers submission due on: new date to be advised

• Early birds registrations close on: new date to be advised

• Expressions of interest for Working Groups to be submitted by: new date to be advised

• Standard registrations close on: new date to be advised

About APRU

As a network of leading universities linking the Americas, Asia and Australasia, the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) is the Voice of Knowledge and Innovation for the Asia-Pacific region. We bring together thought leaders, researchers, and policy-makers to exchange ideas and collaborate on effective solutions to the challenges of the 21st century.

We leverage collective education and research capabilities of our members into the international public policy process. Our primary research areas include natural hazards & disaster risk reduction, women in leadership, population aging, global health, sustainable cities, artificial intelligence & the future of work, the Pacific Ocean, and labor mobility.