August 27-30, 2001
HPAIR 2001 at www.hpair.org
is a proud co-sponsor of the Harvard Project for Asian & International
Relations, "HPAIR 2001."
Singapore - This August, 400 - 500 delegates from
the world's foremost universities were selected through a competitive
worldwide application process.
is pleased to have participated in a partnership with HPAIR to facilitate
the application process.
people, who represent potential leadership and hope for the 21st
century, must join together and collaborate in intellectual efforts.
The international conference you are holding here is therefore an
immensely meaningful and significant event. When young people of
the world deliberate together on the common issues facing humankind,
and share their novel ideas and ways to resolve such issues, the
future of the global village becomes much brighter."
- The Honorable Kim Young Sam, President of the Republic of South
in his address to delegates of HPAIR
1996, held in Seoul, South Korea
The Harvard Project for
Asian and International Relations (HPAIR) is a unique international
conference organization that is dedicated to promoting discourse
on critical issues affecting the Asia-Pacific region.
Since its founding in
1991, HPAIR has brought together top students from every corner
of the globe to learn from renowned experts in the fields of government,
academia, business, and society.
The aim of the conference
is to create a discussion forum where student leaders exchange ideas
on crucial international issues, and build lasting relationships
that transcend national and cultural frontiers.
In HPAIR's 10th Anniversary
Conference, HPAIR aims to provide an open forum for future leaders
to discuss relevant topics in politics, economics, development,
and social change.
HPAIR 2001 will be held
for the first time in Singapore in cooperation with the National
University of Singapore. The theme of the 2001 conference - "Asia
and the Knowledge Economy: Opportunities for Progress" - shall encompass
the discussion of some of the most fascinating consequences of technological
change that has swept the globe in the past decade.
The new philosophy of
information and its associated technological advances have revolutionized
the way we act and think. The conference shall address the consequences
of these wide-ranging changes in six workshops:
- the changing role
of U.S. security in Asia
- strategies to bridge
the digital divide between developed and developing countries
- the impact of technology
on health issues and Asian healthcare systems
- the relevance of the
- the transforming nature
of corporate organization in Asia
- differences in educational
systems across Asian countries and cultures
The conference will convene
at Suntec City in Singapore, where delegates will be welcomed with
an exciting array of speakers and delegates. HPAIR conference speakers
in the past have included heads of state, government ministers,
and senior executives in business and international organizations.
Speakers already confirmed for this year include The Honorable S.
R. Nathan, President of Singapore.
the HPAIR website at www.hpair.org
for more information and to apply, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.