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2017 YPs@APCS will bring together 100 young professionals from across the region, providing them a once in a lifetime opportunity to join internationally renowned leaders, companies, thinkers and leading cities.

Join the 2017 YPs@APCS

Key highlights of 2017 YPs@APCS include:

  • Jared Cohen, President of Jigsaw (formerly Google Ideas) will join the 2017 YPs@APCS as a speaker
  • dedicated young professionals' sessions throughout the Summit where you can hear from business, city and industry leaders
  • network and connect with fellow young professionals from all over the world
  • engage with the themes of the APCS and share and discuss ideas and city solutions
  • Mayors' and Young Professionals' dinner on 11 September providing an exclusive opportunity for young professionals to meet and network with the Mayors and city leaders from across the Asia Pacific region
  • access to the full 2017APCS program including keynote and plenary sessions, APCS Market Square, networking and social events
  • opportunity to present to a global audience - young professionals will be selected to present to all delegates on the final day of 2017APCS on their urban challenges and solutions
  • invitation to join an online forum to connect with fellow young professionals ahead of 2017APCS and discuss the 2017APCS themes.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for YPs@APCS you must:

  • be between 18-30 years of age
  • have experience in, and passion for, one or more of the Summit program themes

Register now 

Registrations are now open for 2017APCS Young Professionals' Forum. Find out more.

Get involved

  • Join the 2017APCS conversation by using #2017APCS.
  • Like 2017APCS on Facebook.
  • Download the 2017APCS Mobile App for Android or Apple phones.


For enquiries, contact the APCS Secretariat by email.

Video - Young Professionals' Forum testimonial video

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