ACYD 2018 will be held in Melbourne from 2 to 5 November

Applications will open on Monday 11 June

ACYD 2018 will cover a variety of topics and themes, inlcuding

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Delegates will need to be:

  • Citizens of Australia or China (incl. HK, Macau and Taiwan residents)
  • Between the ages of 25 and 40
  • Committed to advancing the Australia-China relationship through their chosen field.  If you have little experience with Australia-China affairs to date, you are still welcome to apply.  You will need to indicate in your application why participating in ACYD will be of benefit to the relationship now or into the future.

On Monday 11 June a link to the application portal will be made available.  You will be required to fill in details about yourself (e.g. name, DOB) and also upload a as one PDF document:

  • A resume (including date of birth and nationality, no more than 2 pages)
  • A statement of interest in letter form (300 words maximum) where the applicant explains why they are committed to the Australia-China Relationship
  • One page reference endorsing you to attend.

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