The 2023 YSEALI Academy Public Policy Seminar on From Geopolitics to Geoeconomics: Southeast Asia in the Whirlwind of Global Competition is a seminar geared towards young professionals who are passionate about tackling global and regional issues, especially in terms of geopolitical and geoeconomic challenges emerging from the global competition affecting Southeast Asia region. The Seminar will provide the unique opportunity for fellows to expand their knowledge about the interplay of economic, political, and security aspects of Southeast Asia development, as well as the issues of economic-security nexus of the region.
The Seminar will be delivered by world-renown scholars and experts in the combination of online engagement sessions and in-person seminar events including lectures, panel discussions, leadership training, field trips and team projects. It will provide a special opportunity for young leaders to build their network, enhance their knowledge and sharpen their skills.
The seminar is conducted in diverse formats to maximize the engagement of participants, including lectures, field trips, panel discussions, team projects (discussed below), and class discussions.
Team project: fellows from at least three nations will work in a team and work on a project related to the seminar theme and topics. They are assigned in groups and start working on the project the week before the seminar. At the end of the seminar, they will deliver a presentation on various issues, from a regional, national, or local perspective. The presentation topics may include, for instance, the economic growth, BRI, FDI, infrastructure, supply chain, the policymaking, regional conflicts, impacts of global challenges...involving one or several Southeast Asian nations or major cities or major industries. Comparative and cross-nation analysis and views are appreciated in these team projects which are expected to add practical, diverse, bottom-up, and updated examples and perspectives of Southeast Asia to the seminar.
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About 35 YSEALI fellows who are young professionals between the ages of 25-40, highly qualified and motivated, from all 10 ASEAN member states and Timor-Leste.
Participants are required to commit at least 4 online hours for pre-seminar tasks (group assignments) from November 20 – 23, 2023, and at least 42 hours to in-person seminar activities in Vietnam from November 27 – December 1, 2023.
Therefore, participants are highly recommended to arrange their work to be fully committed during the period to participate productively in and achieve the most from the seminar.