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APCDA connects career development professionals who work in or are interested in the Asia Pacific region and provides a global forum for sharing career development ideas, research, and techniques that are effective in the Asia Pacific region. To learn more about APCDA, click "About APCDA."

2017 APCDA Conference

We had a wonderful time at the APCDA Conference at Ateneo University in Manila.  We learned the history of career counseling in the Philippines from Dr. Santamaria, learned about generational differences and their impact on the workforce of the future from Dr. Hechanova, and learned about the latest thinking on the Chaos Theory of Careers from Dr. Bright.  We hear many fascinating presentations, from 16 different countries.  

We made new friends and enjoyed catching up with old friends. Ateneo career center staff did a great job of making sure everything ran smoothly and APPCU did a great job registering attendees.  The food was fabulous and the Silent Auction was quite successful. We will long remember the beautiful folk dancing by the Marikina Dance Guild at the Reception and the attendees who joined in dancing the Tinikling.

Many of us are already planning to be in Beijing for the 2018 Conference.  See you there!

Dates to Remember

Nov 29-Dec 1, 2017 IAEVG International Conference, Mexico City, Mexico
May 15-19, 2018 APCDA Conference, Tsinghua University and New Elite Development Program, Beijing, China
May 21-25, 2019 APCDA Conference, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
March, 2020 APCDA Conference, Delhi, India

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