SEAMconference 2016 is now over. Please check out the highlights below for more information.
From May 27th to 30th 2016, the Southeast Asian Movement Conference brought together students (high school/pre-university) from schools across Southeast Asia at the National University of Singapore (NUS) to connect Southeast Asian youth and provoke thoughtful discussion of the issues and challenges that the region faces today. The conference was jointly organized by the NUS USP University Scholars Club and the Yale Student Southeast Asian Movement.
100 students & 10+ featured speakers
National University of Singapore (NUS)
May 27th to 30th 2016
SEAMconference fostered a dialogue on the future of Southeast Asia among Southeast Asian youths. It created a network of students, scholars, professors, professionals, and policy-makers to build a platform for youths to think critically and creatively about the region. By bringing together people from different backgrounds, SEAMconference built a unique conference that raised awareness about regional issues and encouraged participation in policy debates on the future of Southeast Asia.
SEAMconference explored the ASEAN identity by approaching global issues in the context of Southeast Asia and its regional ties.
Click on the information document on the left to view a detailed programme.
Ambassador, U.S. Mission to ASEAN
Ambassador Nina Hachigian was sworn in as the United States Ambassador to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations on September 19, 2014. Previously, she was a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress. Prior to American Progress, Ambassador Hachigian was a senior political scientist at the RAND Corporation and served as the director of the RAND Center for Asia Pacific Policy for four years.
Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth
A prominent advocate of youth initiatives and empowerment in Singapore, Parliamentary Secretary Baey Yam Keng is a politician and Member-of-Parliament for Tampines GRC. He has previously held executive positions in the Economic Development Board and Hill & Knowlton Strategies, a global public relations company.