Explore our activities:
The Stan Kelly Lecture - Dr Craig Emerson
On 28 June 2023, Dr Craig Emerson, Director-General of The Australian APEC Study Centre at RMIT University, delivered the Stan Kelly memorial lecture at a gathering of the Economic Society of Australia's Victorian Branch.
Pathways to gender inclusion in the 4th industrial revolution
This workshop provided an opportunity for APEC members to build ideas on innovative policy approaches to support women's economic empowerment in the digital era.
This briefing provided an overview of the key findings and projections from APERC's APEC Energy Demand and Supply Outlook 2019. The report describes the APEC energy outlook to 2050, and discusses the role of APEC cooperation and trade.
APEC empowerment of women entrepreneurs
This workshop provided technical assistance and guidance to the Philippines’ Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on policy areas to help overcome existing barriers when providing support services to women entrepreneurs.
The Australian APEC Study Centre Lecture with The Hon Dan Tehan MP
The 2021 APEC Study Centre Lecture with the Hon Dan Tehan MP, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment. The Q&A session was facilitated by AASC Director, the Hon Dr Craig Emerson. This event was held virtually.
Papua New Guinean entrepreneurs attended an entrepreneurial bootcamp in Melbourne to build their knowledge and networks to grow their businesses, while learning about contributing to economic development and their local startup ecosystem.
The Malaysian-Australian Best Practices Sharing Session on Gender
This first bilateral dialogue on gender between Australia and Malaysia involved exchanging ideas, perspectives and experiences on developing and implementing gender equity and women's empowerment policies.
The AASC annual lecture
This annual event allows guests from business, government and academia to hear from a high profile speaker on Australia's most critical trade issues and priorities.
Improving digital financial literacy
This workshop focused on how PNG can strengthen consumer digital financial literacy and awareness. Digital financial literacy strategies and initiatives from PNG and other APEC economies were reviewed, to enable policy actions to be identified and prioritised.
Increasing the competitiveness of the telecommunications sector
Funded through Australia's APEC Services Competitiveness Roadmap Initiative, this seminar explored the telecommunications industry, including new technologies and links between the digital economy.
Partnership and workshop
PNG twinning, including FTA capacity building
The AASC assisted PNG's National Research Institute in establishing the PNG APEC Study Centre. Australia also hosted a three day workshop on the economic rationale for participating in RTAs and FTAs, and how to negotiate them.
APEC symposium on services trade
Australia hosted the APEC symposium on services trade primarily to assist developing APEC economies identify and discuss their individual priorities within the APEC Services Competitiveness Roadmap (ASCR).