Applications for AIYD 2017 are now open

Applications for AIYD 2017 are now open



The Australia India Youth Dialogue (AIYD) is excited to announce that applications for AIYD 2017 are now open.

The AIYD annual conference hosts 30 emerging young leaders from Australia and India over four days to engage on issue that are of significance to the Australia-India relationship. The conference is aimed at developing new avenues for collaboration and partnership between young leaders in Australia and India, and strengthening ties.

The fourth conference of the AIYD will be hosted in Australia from 15 – 18 February 2016, in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia. Discussions during the conference will focus on Innovation, Health and Skills. We are particularly looking for delegates with experience and/or interest in one or more of these fields and, and a strong interest in enhancing the bilateral relationship.

A total of 15 delegates from Australia and 15 delegates from India will be selected to take part in AIYD 2017. If you would like to be a delegate for AIYD 2017, please visit our website for further information.

Take a look at what some of our previous delegates have said about their AIYD experience:

“AIYD was an enriching experience that opened my eyes to the great work being done by talented professionals in Australia and India.”

  • Chris O’Niell, 2014 Australian Delegate, Director, Hydronumerics

“AIYD was a unique opportunity to meet an eclectic group of young leaders from diverse fields in India and Australia.  AIYD is a platform, unlike any other, to discuss and ideate, simply put, AIYD is multiculturalism in action. But above all, I know I’ve made friends for life. That for me, has been the single biggest takeaway.”

  • Neha Khanna, 2013 Indian Delegate, Journalist, News Anchor with NDTV

If you would like to apply for AIYD 2017, please use this online application form.

Applications will close on 11:59pm IST, 30 September 2016. More information is available here.