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APCDA connects career development professionals who work in or are interested in the Asia Pacific region and provides a global forum for sharing career development ideas, research, and techniques that are effective in the Asia Pacific region. To learn more about APCDA, click "About APCDA."


2018 APCDA Conference

Norman Amundson will provide a keynote speech and a professional development institute at the APCDA Conference in May on “Hope-Centered, Actively Engaged Career Development.”  Dr. Amundson is a Full Professor in Counselling Psychology, Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia, Canada.  He speaks often at national and international conferences, has received awards from numerous international associations, and has written 9 books which have been translated into over 15 languages. He has recently revised his book Active Engagement, which explains much of his revolutionary thinking about the field of career counseling and is only available from a small Canadian publisher called Ergon Communications.  Together with our 2015 keynote speaker, Dr. Spencer Niles, Dr. Amundson developed the Hope-Action Career Model. He has also worked extensively with metaphors in career counseling, and will provide a webinar for APCDA titled “The Use of Metaphors in Career Development in March.

Click here for more information about the 2018 Conference in Beijing. See you there!

Dates to Remember

Nov 29-Dec 1, 2017 IAEVG International Conference, Mexico City, Mexico
Nov 30, 2017 APCDA Conference Presentation Proposal Deadline
May 15-19, 2018 APCDA Conference, Tsinghua University and New Elite Development Program, Beijing, China
June 21-23, 2018 NCDA Conference, Phoenix, Arizona
Oct 2-4, 2018 IAEVG International Conference, Gothenburg, Sweden
May 21-25, 2019 APCDA Conference, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Mar 10-15, 2020 APCDA Conference, Delhi, India

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