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2022 APCDA/IAEVG HYBRID Conference

Embracing Lifelong Career Development
May 16 -27, 2022
Lifelong Learning Institute, Singapore

40 CEU Clock Hours Available

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The Asia Pacific Career Development Association (APCDA), which provides an international forum for sharing career development ideas and experience in the Asia Pacific, has partnered with the International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance (IAEVG) which provides global leadership in and advocates for guidance by promoting ethical, socially just, and best practices throughout the world so that career, educational and vocational guidance and counselling is available to all citizens from competent and qualified practitioners. Together, we will offer a double-conference which includes the best from APCDA and IAEVG, both in-person in Singapore and virtually. 

With it’s 70-year history, IAEVG has long focused on the imperative that accessible and inclusive career, educational and vocational guidance services be provided throughout the life span, life-long and life-wide. Join us online or in-person to share and discover research and experience and recharge your intellectual and emotional batteries. Together, through professional and scientific exchanges, we can rise as a community of practice to meet the global challenges of contemporary society.

Conference Sponsors:

Click here for a Sponsorship Flyer. Contact for more information.

Keynote Speakers:

Title: TBA

Ms Lynn Ng, Group Director, Careers Connect Group, Workforce Singapore

Nurturing an Ecosystem for Lifelong Career Development

Riz Ibrahim, Executive Director of CERIC, a Canadian charitable organization that advances education and research in career counselling and career development

Thinking Like an Employer to Help Your Clients Succeed

Elisabeth Sanders-Park, Author, Thought Leader, Speaker, Trainer, and President of WorkNet Solutions


May 16-20: 100% Virtual, 6 simultaneous tracks

Mon May 16 9:30 – 10 am Opening Ceremony

10 am – 6 pm Breakout sessions and other activities
Wed May 18 9 am – 6 pm Breakout sessions and other activities
Fri May 20 9 am – 6 pm Breakout sessions and other activities

May 24-27: In-Person, 1 track, Live-streamed to Virtual Attendees

In-Person Virtual?
Tues May 24 10 am - 1 pm PDI 2: Guiding Principles of Career Development: Career Work in Action Yes

2 – 5 pm Tours of local career services Yes

5 – 7 pm Meetup dinner No
Wed May 25 10 am – 1pm Keynotes by Lynn Ng and Riz Ibrahim plus APCDA Awards Ceremony Yes

2 – 5 pm IAEVG scheduled events Yes

5:00 – 6:00 pm Cultural Gala Yes

6:00 – 7:00 pm Reception No
Thu May 26 10 am – 1pm Keynote by Elisabeth Sanders-Park and Panel Discussion Yes

2 – 5 pm IAEVG scheduled events Yes
Fri May 27 10 am – 1pm PDI 1: 5 Keys to Helping People Start Careers Yes

1 – 5 pm Dim Sum Lunch and Tour of Gardens by the Bay No

6 – 9 pm Food Tour No

Conference Registration (opens January 1)

Prices are shown in USD Through February Through April 15 April 16 & after

In-Person Virtual In-Person Virtual In-Person Virtual
Professional Member $350 $190 $370 $210 $400 $240
Professional Non-Member $370 $210 $390 $230 $420 $260
Student/Retired Member or Presenter $280 $140 $300 $160 $330 $190
Student/Retired Non-Member $300 $160 $320 $180 $350 $210
Vendor Table or Virtual Booth $550 $270 $580 $320 $620 $400
Optional Professional Development Institute (each) $100 $100 $100 $100 N/A N/A
Optional Tour of a Local Career Service $15 N/A $15 N/A N/A N/A
Optional Dim Sum Lunch and Gardens by the Bay Tour $75 N/A $75 N/A N/A N/A
Optional Singapore Food Tour $75 N/A $75 N/A N/A N/A

Group Discounts for APCDA

Number in group


1 – 9


10 – 19


20 - 49


50 or more


Optional Extras:

  • Professional Development Institutes (PDI)
    The two 3-hour PDIs by the keynoters provide a more in-depth learning experience, where you will have the time to really learn the skills and content.
  • Tour of Local Career Services
    Optional tours of local career services such as Enabling village, Center for Future-Ready Graduates at NUS or Singapore Management University Career Center.
  • Morning Tour of Gardens by the Bay with lunch

    Visit the iconic tree-like vertical gardens-Super tree Grove designed with large canopies that provide shade in the day and come alive with special effects of light and sound at night. Next, enjoy a cool leisurely stroll through the Flower Dome and immerse in a world of perpetual spring. Replicating the cool and dry Mediterranean climate, the Flower Dome showcases exotic plants from 5 continents in 9 different gardens. Tour ends with a dim sum lunch.

  • Taste of Singapore Food Tour

    Taste Singapore's rich food heritage and taste fabulous dishes with Malaysian, Chinese and Indian roots.

CEU Clock Hours Available: All presentations at this 2-week conference will be recorded, so you may earn CE Hours by either attending a session or listening to a recorded session. You may earn up to 20 CE Clock Hours.

Refund policy: Registrations that are canceled at least 4 days prior to the event can be refunded.  After that time, there are no refunds. We are happy to provide partial refunds for Converting from In-Person to Virtual.

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