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Event History

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The APCS is held biennially, with the host city alternating between Brisbane and bidding international cities.

Previous host cities

Brisbane is home to the APCS and since its inception in 1996, the Summit has been held in Brisbane six times. The APCS alternates between Brisbane and an international host city. Previous host cities have included Brisbane's sister cities Chongqing and Kaohsiung, as well as Incheon and Seattle.

The table shows the history of APCS.

Year Host City No. of participating cities No. of delegates
2015 Brisbane 135 1303
2013 Kaohsiung 102 2292
2011 Brisbane 115 1160
2009 Incheon 150 1568
2007 Brisbane 104 900
2005 Chongqing 127 900
2003 Brisbane 96 600
2001 Seattle 102 401
1999 Brisbane 70 256
1996 Brisbane 34 128