Registration

Conference Registration

Early Birds Registration Fee
Closes Monday, 9 November 2020
185 NZ$
Standard Registration Fee
Closes Friday, 11 December 2020
220 NZ$
APRU-Funded Postdocs and Early Career Academics Registration
Closes Monday, 9 November 2020 (see eligibility and selection criteria)
FREE
 GST included where applicable 

 

Registration fees includes:

  • attendance to the whole APRU SCL 2020 conference;
  • participation in a Conference Working Group aligned with your research interest;
  • access to all virtual networking events;
  • access to the PhD Symposium sessions;
  • access to digital PhD Symposium Proceedings.

IMPORTANT: participation in a Working Group is core to this conference and we aim to organise two or three WG meetings prior to the conference. Please send the Expression of Interest Form filled with your information to info.apru2020@auckland.ac.nz by 30 September 2020 in order to join your preferred Working Group. 

 

APRU-FUNDED REGISTRATION FOR POSTDOCS AND EARLY CAREER ACADEMICS

The APRU-SCL Conference and PhD Symposium is an excellent platform to extend networks and start new collaborations with colleagues from across the Pacific Rim. To support academics at the beginning of their careers, there are 14 APRU-funded registrations available in 2020 for:

  • Postdoctoral Researches (Postdocs), who have not yet been appointed in their first academic position; and
  • Early Career Academics, who are within three years from their first appointment.

If you are eligible for the APRU-funded registration for Postdocs and Early Career Academics, please submit the following information to info.apru2020@auckland.ac.nz by 1st October 2020:

  • for all: a brief statement of research interest or previous research aligned with one or more of the Working Groups (max 250 words);
  • for Postdocs: a brief CV outlining all academic activities since receiving the PhD (max 2 pages);
  • for Early Career Academics: a brief CV outlining all academic appointments to date (max 2 pages).

Selected participants for the APRU-funded registration will be contacted by the Conference Organising Committee and must complete the registration before 9th November 2020. All selected participants for the APRU-funded registration must also have been accepted in a Working Group.

 

PhD Symposium Registration

APRU-Funded PhD Student Registration
Closes Monday, 9 November 2020 (see selection criteria)
FREE
Early Birds PHD Student Registration Fee
Closes Monday, 9 November 2020
100 NZ$
Standard PHD Student Registration Fee
Closes Friday, 11 December 2020
125 NZ$
GST included where applicable 

 

Registration fees includes:

  • attendance and presentation at the PhD symposium;
  • attendance to the whole APRU SCL 2020 conference;
  • participation in a Conference Working Group aligned with your research interests;
  • publication of your paper in the refereed digital conference proceedings (subject to successful completion of the review process);
  • access to all virtual networking events;
  • certificate of attendance (upon request).

Registration is mandatory for all those wishing to participate in the PhD Symposium and the APRU 2020 Conference.

PhD students will be assigned to a Working Group based on their paper topic.  At least one meeting with the WG will occur prior to the conference. 

 

APRU-FUNDED REGISTRATION FOR PHD STUDENTS

Based on the quality of the research paper submitted, PhD students may be selected for a free registration to the Conference and PhD Symposium. The quality of papers will be assessed by the Symposium Scientific Committee and the Conference Organising Committee based on the following criteria:

  1. alignment of the research with the topics of the conference and relevant SDGs;
  2. relevance and impact of the research;
  3. originality and quality of the research;
  4. methodological rigour of the research;
  5. scholarly quality of the overall paper.

All submitted papers will be automatically considered for the free APRU-funded registration.
24 APRU-funded registrations are available in 2020 for PhD students and PhDs within 12 months from the submission of their thesis.

Students selected for the APRU-funded registration fee will be contacted by the Symposium Co-ordinators and must complete the registration before 9th November 2020.

Expression of Interest to Join a Working Group

Registration

Programme

Key Dates

• Expressions of interest for Working Groups to be submitted by:
Monday, 31 August 2020
Wednesday 30 September 2020

• PhD papers submission due on: Sunday, 6 September 2020
Wednesday 30 September 2020

• Early birds registrations close on: Monday, 9 November 2020

• Standard registrations close on: Friday, 11 December 2020

Please note that all key dates are in New Zealand Daylight Time (UTC+12).

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.