APT Young Professionals and Students Programme (APTYPS)


The APT Young Professional and Students Programme (APTYPS) is to encourage young professionals and students from APT member countries to develop their skills on Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). This programme was established in 2003 and have organized many forums and programmes in the different Member countries till 2008.  After seven years break APT has brought back the programme from the decision of 39th Session of the Management Committee of the APT (MC-39) held in December 2015 in Phra Nakhon Si Ayuthaya, Thailand.


The specific objectives of APTYPS include:

  • To disseminate knowledge about developments in the ICT sector;
  • To facilitate in developing ICT applications;
  • To provide a platform to discuss ICT related issues;
  • To understand the potentials of ICT in solving socio-economic issues;
  • To raise awareness of the APT activities;
  • To encourage them to participate in the APT activities;
  • To encourage women in the ICT and contribute gender mainstreaming.

APTYPS Programmes:

The previous year's programme for APT Young Professional and Student (APTYPS) are as follows:

  • APTYPS 2023: 
    • Industry Guest Lecture Session on Emerging technologies & Capture the Flag (CTF) Challenge in Colleges: Bhutan
    • ICT symposium on Leveraging digital knowledge to young generation: Kiribati
    • Broadcasting training and workshop: Mongolia
    • Thailand Cyber Scout Together for Better Digital Society: Thailand


If you have any query regarding APTYPS please contact to:

APT Secretariat
12/49 Soi 5 Chaeng Watthana Road
Bangkok 10210, Thailand
Phone: +66 2 5730044
[email protected] 


Last updated on 22/09/2023
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