Virtual Conference Platform

The APRU Sustainable Cities and Landscapes 2020 conference will be coming to you on December 14 – 18 via a brand new virtual platform. 

APRU-SCL has engaged in a cutting edge system that is making it possible to deliver all of the elements that you would normally expect from a APRU-SCL conference. Only this time, it’s all online!

You will be able to participate in live panel discussions, set up one-on-one meetings with other attendees, participate in group networking and watch keynotes from renowned presenters. Watch the quick intro video below to get an idea of what you will experience at APRU-SCL 2020.


Your live agenda of sessions and activities in one easy to use screen.



Participate in sessions via Q&A with the presenter, take notes and discuss presentations with other attendees via the Discussion Forum.


A great place to meet, trade contact details and exchange ideas one-on-one with other attendees.


Attend a range of sessions including keynote and invited addresses, panel discussions and Virtual Tours.



Chat or share your screen with one of our Support team to get technical assistance during APRU-SCL 2020.


Participate in small group networking sessions with your fellow attendees.

Register for APRU-SCL 2020

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.