AVYLD PROGRAM 2017
The inaugural Australia-Vietnam Young Leadership Dialogue will be held in Sydney between 15-18 May, 2017 (inclusive).
- Aged between 25-35;
- Have a demonstrated interest in Australia or Vietnam;
- English proficiency with a minimum IELTS 6.5 or equivalent; and
- Be able to obtain a visa and travel to Sydney in Australia for 14-18 May, 2017.
Note: You don’t need to be of Vietnamese ethnicity to participate. We are open to anyone with an interest in Australia-Vietnam relations or an interest in Australia-Southeast Asia relations. For further clarifications on the eligibility, please read our FAQ blog post or check out the general FAQ.
Below is an indicative four-day program with topics and content that will be covered.
This draft program is subject to changes.
We still have some limited sponsorship opportunities. If you are interested, please contact us.
|16:00||Facilitated session: program induction|
|18:00||Delegate networking dinner|
History, relations, future between our countries
Australia 2030: identity, aspirations, challenges speech and Q&A with delegates
Vietnam 2030: identity, aspirations, challenges speech and Q&A with delegates
|13:05||NSW Parliament House Tour|
Facilitated workshop with delegates: reflections of national development vision and your role as young leaders
Talk from a Vietnamese Australian about their migration story
|16:30||Sydney Harbour Cruise|
The role of innovative education in the 21st century: disruption in markets and models
Panel Discussion & Q&A: education for an increasingly globalised world
2xTEDx-style talks & Q&A: alternative learning models from the perspective of an entrepreneur and educator
Group workshop: identify the most challenging education issue and proposed solutions including collaboration between Australia and Vietnam
Group presentation on key education issues
|19:30||Cocktail networking evening|
BUSINESS/TRADE + ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Keynote address: trade and investment between Australia and Vietnam, past, present and future
Trade panel discussion: challenges, lessons and success case studies
Corporate panel discussion: corporate case studies
Pitching workshop: championing and pitching ideas effectively
Group session: teams pitch-off
Investor panel: different types of funding models including venture capital, impact investing, crowd-funding and angel funding
Entrepreneur panel: Stories from successful Australian and Vietnamese entrepreneurs
NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND GLOBALISATION
Keynote address: leadership
Panel discussion: leaders who create a culture that support innovation
Speaker: role of diversity in effective leadership
|11:50||Facilitated lunch: leadership in a Vietnamese and Australian context|
Workshop: leadership styles and negotiation tactics
Workshop: social, adpative and authentic leadership and creating impact
Workshop: learnings & where to from here?
|17:00||Closing ceremony and speeches|
|19:00||Informal farewell dinner|