ASEAN Youth Conference (AYC) 2018 was running in conjunction with the ASEAN Singapore Chairmanship theme of “Resilience and Innovation”. AYC 2018’s main focus was on how economic innovation can be instilled and implemented by young people to fully realise the goal of a mutually beneficial ASEAN Economic Community.
The conference theme is “Unlocking YOUth Potential“ and the program featured online discussion, seminars, roundtables led by ASEAN leading experts, unique social events and an exhibition.
Run by Youth, for Youth, the conference served as a platform to promote the core qualities of ASEAN while also facilitating an open youth led discussion regarding various regional economic issues. One such discussion will be on how Youth can create a positive impact especially in the current growth of technological sectors for the realisation of the ASEAN Economic Community.