Yenching Social Innovation Forum 2018 in Beijing, china


Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 4288

Opportunity Description

Deadline: September 10, 2018 (23:59 GMT+8)

Result Notification: Early October, 2018

Forum period: December 7-9, 2018

Location: Yenching Academy of Peking University in Beijing, China

Forum language: English


About the Forum

If you are a young innovator willing to learn, experience new environment and expand your global network, apply to Yenching Social Innovation Forum.

Yenching Social Innovation Forum (YSIF) 2018 is organized to focus on the nature of the cities, economies, and well-being in this rapidly changing world and technology.  The exponential change in technology and economy are effecting the cities and natural resources, as well as the public health of the city residents.  The main purpose of Yenching Social Innovation Forum 2018 is find solution for “ Smarter Living: Cities, jobs, and Health for the Future.

The applicants who have solutions no matter if they are unproven ideas, are welcomed to apply.

Subject to focus for solution not limited to but including:

  • Remote Work
  • Job-seeking and hiring
  • Equitable and accessible Work
  • Movement in cities
  • Workplace productivity
  • Work-life balance
  • Co-working, shared spaces, or renting
  • Air pollution in cities
  • Water quality in cities
  • Urban farming
  • Green architecture or landscaping
  • Eco-friendly design, infrastructure, or construction
  • Community health care
  • Corporate health care


Related: Apply to World Youth Forum in Egypt

Financial Support:

The Yenching Academy will provide the facility to cover:

  • Round trip Transportation
  • Hotel Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Conference materials

Note: The visa expenses are not paid by YSIF.


Who can apply?

  • be between 18-30 years of age
  • be professional or student
  • Nationals of any country can apply
  • Have a potential solution for minimum one of the 3 UN SDGs (Good health & Well-being, Decent Work & Economic Growth, Sustainable Cities & Communities) in the format of campaign, startup, Non-profit, etc. or it can be an idea you like to implement.


Application process


Innovative Applicants can apply online. 

Apply Online

If you have any question, you can ask or visit the website of Yenching Academy.

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