Pacific Update 2017

Pacific Update 2017


2017 Pacific Update Conference

20-21 June 2017

Japan-Pacific ICT Centre, USP Laucala Campus, Suva, Fiji


The Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Australian National University’s Development Policy Centre, and  The University of the South Pacific (USP) School of Economics are  pleased  to  announce  that  the 2017 Pacific update Conference will be held on June 20-21, 2017, at the University of the South Pacific, Laucala Campus, Suva, Fiji.

The Pacific Update Conference is the premier forum for discussing important issues of public policy in the Pacific. This annual event gathers policymakers, academics and researchers, business people, and development practitioners to present on and discuss economic, social and regional developments in the Pacific. 

Sessions of the two day Conference will be oriented around three main themes of pressing importance to countries in the Pacific region:

Enhancing connectivity (e.g. regional cooperation, trade, infrastructure, and ICT)

• Blue-Green economy (including but not limited to climate change and disaster resilience)

• Labour mobility, job creation, and labour market developments

The conference is open to the public with pre-registration. To register and for more details about the conference, please email Ms. Julie Ann Chua of ADB at or call Josephine Singh of School of Economics on (679) 323 2547. For more information visit the websites of

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