The 3rd SEA² was hosted by Darma Yudha School, Pekanbaru from 5 to 9 September 2016. The theme of the conference was ASEAN Young Leaders.
With Prof T. Daquila from NUS as the keynote speaker, the conference focused on the history and role of ASEAN moving on. A new item introduced by the host school was the identification of the most pressing issues that ASEAN youth has to solve and to vote for a project that all teams could bring home to their respective countries to work on. The issue voted by the student participants was on Food Wastage, which the participants were expected to address in 2017-8.
This conference also showcased the rich cultural art forms of Indonesia and brought in visitors from different parts of Southeast Asia to set up booths on their respective traditional food, artworks and cultural practices.
The conference was an eye-opening experience for all the young leaders who attended it.
- DATE October 10, 2016
- THEME Asean Young Leaders
- DATE 5-9 September 2016
- VENUE Darma Yudha High School Riau, Indonesia