Booking Information


ADB Skills Forum Mission

-Manila, Philippines


11-14 Dec 2017




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2017 Education and Consulting Mission to Asian Development Bank

About event:

Austrade invites Australian education and consultancy services providers to explore international aid opportunities in a targeted mission to the 2017 Asian Development Bank (ADB) Skills Forum in Manila.

Delegates will learn about the latest project and business opportunities from ADB-funded development programs, such as technical assistance in project preparation, sector studies, economic research studies and training.

In addition to the ADB Skills Forum, Austrade will organise briefings, shared knowledge sessions and a networking reception with ADB officers and key local and international stakeholders, as well as optional one-on-one meetings.

In 2016, Australia was the third largest contractor in the ADB in terms of providing services to project loans, grants and technical assistance, having been awarded 14 contracts valued at US$8.86 million, behind the US and the UK.

Who should participate:
  • Australian universities
  • VET providers
  • Centres of excellence
  • Consulting firms
  • Research institutes.
Austrade package:

For detailed information about this event and the participation package, please refer to the event brochure (pdf).

How to apply:

Apply to participate in this event using the register button below.

Acceptance of your application is not confirmed until you have received formal notification from Austrade. Austrade is not bound to accept any application and shall only do so at its sole discretion so as to best facilitate export and foreign direct investment.

Application deadline:

30 November 2017

Travel details:

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Please note:

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