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ABAC Timeline
2020
Integration, Innovation, Inclusion
  • ABAC IV, APEC CEO Summit and ABAC Dialogue with APEC Leaders
    Nov 6-11, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • ABAC PH Virtual Forum II
    From Physical to Virtual Schools: The Education Sector Response to the Pandemic 
    August 13, Zoom Videoconferencing App
  • ABAC PH Virtual Forum I
    APEC Economic Outlook: How the region is picking up from COVID-19
    August 06, Zoom Videoconferencing App
  • ABAC III (virtual)
    Jul 27-30, Vancouver, Canada
  • ABAC II (virtual)
    Apr 1-4, Manila
  • ABAC I
    Feb 12-15, Sydney, Australia
2019
Connecting People, Building the Future
  • ABAC IV, APEC CEO Summit and ABAC Dialogue with APEC Leaders (cancelled)
    Nov 11-16, Santiago, Chile

    • 2019 Report to Economic Leaders:
      Inclusive and Collaborative Growth in the Digital Era
  • Executive Briefing on APEC-CBPR
    Sep 12, Manila
  • ABAC III
    Jul 22-25, Hangzhou, China
  • ABAC II
    Apr 23-26, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • ABAC I
    Mar 1-4, Atlanta, USA
2018
Harnessing Opportunites, Embracing the Digital Future
  • ABAC IV, APEC CEO Summit and ABAC Dialogue with APEC Leaders
    Nov 13-17, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

    • 2018 Report to Economic Leaders:
      Digitization and Innovation, Advancing Social Harmony
  • ABAC III
    Jul 23-26, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Digital Innovation Forum
    Jul 19-20, Taipei, Chinese Taipei
  • ABAC II
    Apr 16-19, Tokyo, Japan
  • ABAC I
    Feb 1-4, Auckland, New Zealand
2017
Creating New Dynamism, Fostering Shared Future
  • ABAC IV, APEC CEO Summit and ABAC Dialogue with APEC Leaders
    Nov 4-6, Da Nang, Vietnam

    • 2017 Report to Economic Leader:
      Creating New Dynamism, Fostering Shared Future
  • ABAC III
    Jul 24-28, Toronto, Canada
  • ABAC II
    Apr 26-29, Seoul, Korea
  • ABAC I
    Feb 19-23, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Introduction of New ABAC PH Members and First Meeting with APEC Philippines Officials
    Manila, Philippines
2016
Quality Growth and Human Development
  • ABAC IV, APEC CEO Summit and ABAC Dialogue with APEC Leaders
    Nov 14-16, Lima, Peru

    • 2016 Report to Economic Leaders:
      Quality Growth and Human Development
  • ABAC III
    Aug 1-4, Shenzhen, China
  • ABAC II
    Apr 24-27, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
  • ABAC I
    Feb 24-28, San Franciso, USA
2015
Building Inclusive Economies, Building a Better World
  • ABAC Dialogue with Leaders
    Nov 18, Manila
  • SME Summit
    Innovation & Big Ideas: Pushing Boundaries
    Nov 17, Manila
  • APEC CEO Summit
    Creating the Future Better, Stronger, Together
    Nov 16-18, Manila
  • ABAC IV
    Nov 13-16, Manila

    • 2015 Report to Economic Leaders:
      Resilient Inclusive Growth, A Fair Deal for All
  • Energy Ministerial Meeting
    Towards an Energy Resilient APEC Community
    Oct 12-13, Cebu
  • Transport Ministerial Meeting,
    Driving Economic Growth through Inclusive & Sustainable Transport Systems
    Oct 8-9, Cebu
  • APEC Small and Medium, Enterprises Ministerial Meeting
    Mainstreaming MSMEs in the Global Economy
    Sept 24-25, Iloilo
  • Senior Disaster Management Officials Forum
    Sept 22-23, Iloilo
  • Finance Ministers’ Meeting
    Sept 9-11, Cebu

    • Cebu Action Plan
  • APEC City Mayors’ Forum
    Sept 3-4, Cebu
  • Life Sciences Innovation Forum
    Aug 30-31, Cebu
  • ABAC III
    Aug 10-13, Melbourne, Australia
  • ABAC II
    Apr 20-23, Mexico City, Mexico
  • ABAC I
    Jan 27-30, Hong Kong, Hong Kong China
2014
Shaping the Future through Asia-Pacific Partnership
  • ABAC IV, APEC CEO Summit and ABAC Dialogue with APEC Leaders
    Nov 5-8, Beijing, China

    • 2014 Report to Economic Leaders:
      Building Asia-Pacific Community, Mapping Long-Term Prosperity
  • ABAC III
    Jul 7-10, Seattle, USA
  • ABAC II
    May 4-7, Santiago, Chile
  • ABAC I
    Feb 11-14, Auckland, New Zealand
2013
Resilient Asia Pacific, Engine of Global Growth
  • ABAC IV, APEC CEO Summit and ABAC Dialogue with APEC Leaders
    Oct 2-5, Bali, Indonesia
  • ABAC III
    July 8-11, Kyoto, Japan
  • ABAC II
    Apr 3-6, Singapore, Singapore
  • ABAC I
    Jan 20-23, Manila
  • APEC SME Manila Summit:
    Breaking Barriers Through Innovation
    Jan 20, Manila


2012
Integrate to Grow, Innovate to Prosper
  • ABAC IV, APEC CEO Summit and ABAC Dialogue with APEC Leaders
    Sep 3-6, Vladivostok, Russia

    • 2012 Report to Economic Leaders:
      From Aspirations to Reality
  • ABAC III
    Jul 16-19, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
  • ABAC II
    May 21-24, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • ABAC I
    Feb 21-24, Hong Kong, Hong Kong China
2011
21 Economies for the 21st Century
  • ABAC IV, APEC CEO Summit and ABAC Dialogue with APEC Leaders
    Nov 8-13, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

    • 2011 Report to Economic Leaders:
      Employed People & Ideas for Sustained Growth in Asia-Pacific
  • ABAC III
    Aug 21-24, Lima, Peru
  • ABAC II
    Apr 26-29, Seoul, Korea
  • ABAC I
    Feb 14-17, Guangzhou, China
2010
Change and Action
  • ABAC IV, APEC CEO Summit and ABAC Dialogue with APEC Leaders
    Nov 7-10, Yokohama, Japan

    • 2010 Report to Economic Leaders:
      Working Towards Sustainable Growth for All
  • ABAC III
    Aug 24-27, Bangkok, Thailand
  • ABAC II
    May 17-21, Taipei, Chinese Taipei
  • ABAC I
    Feb 9-12, Melbourne, Australia
2009
Sustaining Growth, Connecting the Region
  • ABAC IV, APEC CEO Summit and ABAC Dialogue with APEC Leaders
    Nov 8-11, Singapore, Singapore

    • 2009 Report to Economic Leaders:
      Building Towards the Bogar Goals with One Community
  • ABAC III
    Aug 24-27, Danang, Vietnam
  • ABAC II
    May 11-15, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
  • ABAC I
    Feb 9-12, Wellington, New Zealand
2008
A New Committment to Asia-Pacific Development
  • ABAC IV, APEC CEO Summit and ABAC Dialogue with APEC Leaders
    Nov 17-20, Lima, Peru

    • 2008 Report to Economic Leaders: 
      Mind the Gap: Making Globalization An Opportunity for All
  • ABAC III
    Aug 2-6, Hangzhou, China
  • ABAC II
    May 12-14, Moscow, Russia
  • ABAC I
    Jan 21-23, Jakarta, Indonesia
2007
Strengthening our Community, Building a Sustainable Future
  • ABAC IV, APEC CEO Summit and ABAC Dialogue with APEC Leaders
    Sept 2-8, Sydney, Australia

    • 2007 Report to Economic Leaders:
  • ABAC III
    Sep 2-6, Sydney, Australia
  • ABAC II
    May 29 – Jun 1 , Tokyo, Japan
  • ABAC I
    Feb 25-28, Seattle, USA
2006
Towards a Dynamic Community to Sustainable Development & Prosperity
  • ABAC IV, APEC CEO Summit and ABAC Dialogue with APEC Leaders
    Nov 14-19, Hanoi, Vietnam

    • 2006 Report to Economic Leaders:
      Driving Forward a Prosperous and Harmonized APEC Community
  • ABAC III
    Aug 12-15, Cebu, Philippines                           
  • ABAC II
    May 9-12 , Montreal, Canada
  • ABAC I
    Jan 22-25, Singapore, Singapore
2005
Towards One Community: Meet the Challenge, Make the Challenge
  • ABAC IV, APEC CEO Summit and ABAC Dialogue with APEC Leaders
    Nov 14-19, Busan, Korea

    • 2005 Report to Economic Leaders:
      Networking Asia-Pacific: A Pathway to Common Prosperity
  • ABAC III
    July 31 – Aug 2, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • ABAC II
    May 11-13, Beijing, China
  • ABAC I
    Feb 21-24, Mexico City, Mexico
2004
One Community, Our Future
  • ABAC IV, APEC CEO Summit and ABAC Dialogue with APEC Leaders
    Nov 17-21, Santiago, Chile

    • 2004 Report to Economic Leaders:
      Bridging the Pacific: Coping with the Challenges of Globalization
  • ABAC III
    Aug 18-20, Auckland, New Zealand
  • ABAC II
    May 11-14, Taipei, Chinese Taipei
  • ABAC I
    Feb 3-6, Florida, USA
2003
A World of Differences: Partnership for the Future
  • ABAC IV, APEC CEO Summit and ABAC Dialogue with APEC Leaders
    Oct 17-22, Bangkok, Thailand

    • 2003 Report to Economic Leaders:
      Harmony in Diversity: Achieving Balanced and Equitable Growth
  • ABAC III
    July 30 – Aug 2, Bali, Indonesia
  • ABAC II
    May 13-16, Tokyo, Japan
  • ABAC I
    Mar 2-5, Lima, Peru
2002
Expanding the Benefits of Economic Cooperation for Growth and Development
  • ABAC IV, APEC CEO Summit and ABAC Dialogue with APEC Leaders
    Oct 22-27, Los Cabos, Mexico

    • 2002 Report to Economic Leaders:
      Sharing Development to Reinforce Global Security
  • ABAC III
    Aug 7-10, Hong Kong, China
  • ABAC II
    May 13-16, Sydney, Australia
  • ABAC I
    Feb 6-9, Vancouver, Canada
2001
Meeting New Challenges in the Century: Achieving Common Prosperity through Participation and Cooperation
  • ABAC IV, APEC CEO Summit and ABAC Dialogue with APEC Leaders
    Oct 18-21, Shanghai, China

    • 2001 Report to Economic Leaders:
      Promoting Common Development through Market Opening, Capacity Building, and Full Participation
  • ABAC III
    August , Singapore, Singapore
  • ABAC II
    May 17-19, Moscow, Russia
  • ABAC I
    Feb 14-17, Scottsdale, Arizona
2000
Delivering to the Community
  • ABAC IV, APEC CEO Summit and ABAC Dialogue with APEC Leaders
    Nov 13-15, Bandar Seri Bagawan, Brunei

    • 2000 Report to Economic Leaders:
      Facing Globalization the APEC Way
  • ABAC III
    Aug 25-27, Lima, Peru
  • ABAC II
    May 26-28, Beijing, China
  • ABAC I
    Feb 25-27, Bangkok, Thailand
1999
ABAC 1999
  • ABAC III
    September 10-12, Auckland, New Zealand
  • ABAC II
    May 21-23, Tokyo, Japan
  • ABAC I
    Feb 5-7, Brunei Darussalam
1998
ABAC 1998
  • ABAC IV, APEC CEO Summit and ABAC Dialogue with APEC Leaders
    November 14-17, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 
  • ABAC III
    September 4-6, Taipei, Chinese Taipei
  • ABAC II
    May 1-3, Sydney, Australia
  • ABAC I
    Feb 27 – March 1, Mexico City, Mexico
1997
ABAC 1997
  • ABAC IV, APEC CEO Summit and ABAC Dialogue with APEC Leaders
    November 24, Vancouver, Canada 
  • ABAC III
    September 27-29, Santiago, Chile
  • ABAC II
    May 23-25, Seoul, South Korea
  • ABAC I
    February 21-23, Port Moseby, Papua New Guinea
1996
APEC Means Business: Building Prosperity for our Community
  • APEC Leaders’ Summit
    Nov 24-25, Subic, Philippines

    • Manila Action Plan
  • ABAC Business Forum

    • 1996 Report to Economic Leaders: APEC Means Business: Building Prosperity for our Community
  • Inaugural ABAC Meeting
    Manila, Philippines