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Australiaโ€“Vietnam
Young Leadership Dialogue

26โ€“30 May 2019

Hanoi & Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Applications close on 30 November

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Become a delegate

After a successful inaugural dialogue in 2017 in Sydney, Australia โ€” AVYLD will be back in 2019 in Vietnam!

Be one of 20 young visionary leaders to participate in the second dialogue. Engage, connect and contribute to greater bilateral relationship and collaboration between Australia and Vietnam.

To apply you must meet the following:

  • Be in the 25-35 age range
  • Have a demonstrated interest in Australia or Vietnam
    (You don't have to be Vietnamese)
  • Have citizenship or permanent residency in the country you choose to represent
  • Fluent in English
  • Able to obtain a visa and travel to Vietnam between 26-30 May 2019

Shape the future ๐Ÿš€

Connect with like-minded Australians and Vietnamese who are passionate about both countries' future. Help Australia become the gateway to Southeast Asia and Vietnam the top Southeast Asian country by 2030.

Up your skills
and knowledge ๐Ÿ’ก

Take part in talks, workshops and fun activities. Learn from leading experts in various fields, share your expertise and experience with fellow delegates and develop your leadership skills.

Make an impact ๐Ÿ’ฅ

Have great business or non-profit ideas? Brainstorm and collaborate with other delegates to launch projects that solve social and economic challenges in both countries.

How do I participate?

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Apply

Enter your email here to go to the application form and fill it out.

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Selection Process

We'll shortlist and interview applicants and select the top 20 to be delegates. See the full selection process.

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Attend

Come to Vietnam in May 2019 for 5 days to attend the dialogue! See the program.

2019 Dialogue

AVYLD will subsidise flights โœˆ๏ธ, accommodation ๐Ÿจ and visa ๐Ÿ›‚.
The program below is a work-in-progress and subject to change.

Arrival day ๐Ÿ›ฌ

26 May

Arrival in Hanoi, program induction and dinner reception

Day 1

27 May

Global Leadership

  • Keynote: Multidimensional Leadership
  • Panel: Leading in the Global Economy
  • Workshop: International Dispute Resolution
  • Cultural Activities
  • Fly to Ho Chi Minh City

Day 2

28 May

Harnessing Opportunities

  • Keynote: The 4th Industrial Revolution
  • Panel: Driving Trade, Investment, Future Industries and the Digital Economy
  • Panel: Entrepreneurial Thinking in the Indo-Pacific
  • Workshop: Design Thinking

Day 3

29 May

Sustaining Our Futures

  • Panel: Where We Are at and the Future of Education
  • Panel: Life-long Learning
  • Q&A: Environmental Sustainability โ€” Responsible Consumption and Production
  • Site visit to a Sustainable Business
  • Public Forum: Meet the Delegates Q&A

Day 4

30 May

Building Momentum

  • Keynote: Vietnam 2030 โ€” Identity, Aspirations and Challenges
  • Keynote: Australia 2030 โ€” Identity, Aspirations and Challenges
  • Project Pitches
  • Reflections and Charter

Day 1

27 May

Global Leadership

  • Keynote: Multidimensional Leadership
  • Panel: Leading in the Global Economy
  • Workshop: International Dispute Resolution
  • Cultural Activities
  • Fly to Ho Chi Minh City

Day 3

29 May

Sustaining Our Futures

  • Panel: Where We Are at and the Future of Education
  • Panel: Life-long Learning
  • Q&A: Environmental Sustainability โ€” Responsible Consumption and Production
  • Site visit to a Sustainable Business
  • Public Forum: Meet the Delegates Q&A

What they said

Nga Le

Nga Le

COO, VBA - VN Delegate 2017

"I love the program and the team, keep doing your good work! I had fun and met new friends. It was also a good opportunity to reflect on myself. Australia is a beautiful country so the overall experience was delightful."

Caroline Vu

Caroline Vu

Chief of Staff, Impact Investment Group - AU Delegate 2017

"If you are open to being inspired as a leader, on the highest level, then AVYLD is for you"

Mark Schultz

Mark Schultz

Senior Consultant, Nous Group - AU Delegate 2017

"The dialogue was a transformative experience. It was a privilege to have such a unique opportunity to build strong connections, with exceptional people, while deeply engaging with the key issues affecting our region. It was also an incredibly valuable investment in building a deeper bilateral relationship between young people in Vietnam and Australia. The work that went into making it happen was exceptional and the results speak for themselves."

Kathryn Michie

Kathryn Michie

Public Sector Partnerships Manager, WWF-Australia - AU Delegate 2017

"What a week! It was amazing to meet so many inspiring people โ€“ not just the other delegates, but the organisers, the presenters and so many other partners who invested their time for us. So grateful to have met so many incredible contacts and friends for life."

Khoi Nguyen

Khoi Nguyen

Filmmaker - VN Delegate 2017

"AVYLD managed to change me inside out."

Nga Le

Nga Le

COO, VBA - VN Delegate 2017

"I love the program and the team, keep doing your good work! I had fun and met new friends. It was also a good opportunity to reflect on myself. Australia is a beautiful country so the overall experience was delightful."

Caroline Vu

Caroline Vu

Chief of Staff, Impact Investment Group - AU Delegate 2017

"If you are open to being inspired as a leader, on the highest level, then AVYLD is for you"

Who's Applying

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Alex Cook

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founder of ABC ltd.

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founder of ABC ltd.

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Partners

Australian Government
ACC
RMIT
Victorian Government
KPMG
UTS
Horwood
UNSW
Allens

More Information

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Become a delegate

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Applications close on 30 November

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