RBITRoyal Brisbane Institute of Technology (RBIT), in association with the Asia Pacific Cities Summit (APCS) & Mayors’ Forum would like to announce the commencement of the International Volunteer Training Program for 2015APCS.

This Volunteer Training Program will train volunteers who potentially will have the opportunity to support the 2015APCS event proceedings and contribute towards the success of this year’s Summit.

These APCS Ambassadors will also be important in representing a cohesive, multi-cultural Brisbane, network with international cities – in light of the 2015APCS and its objectives.

Join the 2015 RBIT-APCS Volunteer Training Program organised by RBIT – the Winner of the 2008 Queensland-China Trade Ambassador Award and organiser of the 2011 APCS Ambassador Training program. RBIT and its project team has skillfully developed the Volunteer Training Program, in order to provide quality Volunteers for the 2015 Asia Pacific Cities Summit & Mayors’ Forum.

The Asia Pacific Cities Summit (APCS) and Mayors’ Forum is an event initiated by Brisbane City Council. It was first held in 1996 and has been held biennially since 1999, the venue alternating between the City of Brisbane and cities awarded to host the event in the Asia Pacific Region.

Recognised as the region’s leading business and government forum for managing cities and urban development, APCS provides a dynamic and interactive platform for participants to exchange knowledge, identify a common agenda, develop shared solutions, imporove city governance across the Asia Pacific region and ensure sustained prosperity.

Now in its 10th summit, the 2015 Asia Pacific Cities Summit and Mayors’ Forum (2015APCS) will be held in Brisane on 5-8 July 2015.

The overarching theme for this year’s Summit is ‘Business Leadership in the Asia Pacific’.

Four program thems will be addressed by a host of international government and business experts on critical issues affecting modern cities including:

Global Cities – cultivating talent, technology and trade
Digital Cities – the science and technology behind cities
Future Cities – developing cities and smart communities
Cities for People – clean, green, accessible and inclusive cities

Further information regarding the Asia Pacific Cities Summit & Mayors’ Forum can be found at www.apcsummit.org

To start the International volunteer journey, and to apply for the training program, please visit https://www.rbic.qld.edu.au/menu_info/volunteers/volunteer_application_form.php

(Please note that the closing date for applications is at 5pm on 24 April 2015)

For more queries regarding the volunteer training program, please contact

RBIT-APCS hotline: 3010 3888

Dr. John Chen, RBIT-APCS Dep. Project Coordinator 0437 119 389 / Ms. Amy Lee, RBIT-APCS Assist Project Coordinator 0418 151 548 / Mr. Young Chae, RBIT-APCS Co-Assist Project of Coordinator 0400 343 597 or RSVP please contact Ms. Sung Hee Seo, Secretary of RBIT-APCS Project Coordinator

 

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