The ASEAN Emerging Researchers Conference aims to create a platform for researchers from the ASEAN region and the ASEAN research diaspora to drive research excellence in the region. The ASEAN Emerging Researchers Conference is a flagship programme of the ASEAN Young Scientists Network; the official platform for young researchers.
The specific objectives of the ASEAN Emerging Researchers Conference include:
enhance interdisciplinary knowledge sharing, learning and collaboration between scientists from the ASEAN region and its research diaspora;
identify emerging research niche areas that the ASEAN research community should champion to address local needs and global challenge;
develop strategies to enhance the capacity and access to resources to harness the potential of the ASEAN research community;
promote sustainable research leadership amongst emerging researchers in the ASEAN region.