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1st Virtual UIA Associations Round Table Asia-Pacific Thursday 17 and Friday 18 September 2020

30 Aug 2020 11:17 AM | Jill Johnson (Administrator)

the Union of International Associations (UIA) cordially invites International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies to participate at its

1st Virtual UIA Associations Round Table Asia-Pacific

Thursday 17 and Friday 18 September 2020 

This 8th UIA Associations Round Table Asia-Pacific had been planned to originally take place in the city of Seoul hosted by our partner Seoul Tourism Organization.


Now, Seoul Tourism Organization will provide the virtual meeting platform where easy access, networking and educational content will combine to provide an engaging and rewarding experience for delegates.


The Union of International Associations is inviting people working in and with international associations,


·      we will virtually meet and attend presentations on common challenges by peers working in international associations

·      we will discuss in workshops and break-out rooms and you will have the chance to ask in-depth questions and to share and exchange knowledge and experience

·      participants will be invited to join mini games individually or in teams, with opportunities to win prizes

·      UIA team members will moderate the sessions throughout, guiding and assisting the delegates

·      the Seoul Tourism Organization Team will assist you in any technical need

·      we will have breaks!

·      and you will have the chance of a Virtual Seoul Tour


See the topics of the programme below –

and watch the Round Table website  for updates and more details!


Thanks to the support of our host,  Seoul Tourism Organization , we will be able to offer a high-level educational programme through a high-level and easy to access technology platform for a low fee of KRW 50,000 / 40 US dollars.


How to register for the 1st virtual UIA Associations Round Table Asia-Pacific:


(1) Go to

(2) Click on “register now” for Round Table Asia-Pacific

(3) Fill in your username XD6558

(4) Fill in your password MDWAFNKL


You can use this username and password to register any number of delegates; each of your delegates will need to log in and register separately. Should you wish to register more than two delegates, please contact us.


UIA is an independent non-profit research institute founded in 1907 which documents and promotes the work of international associations. UIA shares its information on associations through its publications: the Yearbook of International Organizations , and the International Congress Calendar. UIA also promotes the work of associations by organizing educational activities, such as the UIA Associations Round Table.

For over 110 years the UIA has been working to promote and document the work of international associations. We look forward to welcoming you at our  Round Tables this year.



Carol Williams

Union of International Associations



PS. While you are logged in on the UIA website, you may also wish to check your association’s profile in the Yearbook of International Organizations and as well complete our Survey on International Meeting Issues


1st Virtual UIA Associations Round Table Asia-Pacific

Thursday 17 and Friday 18 September 2020 


hosted and powered by our partner  Seoul Tourism Organization


Moderation by UIA team members

Virtual meeting platform and technical support by Seoul Tourism Organization

Speakers and Topics 

·     Opening Keynote

          · by Cyril Ritchie, President of UIA: “ The UN’s 75th Anniversary and your association – why it matters”

          · panel discussion with all speakers and group discussions

·     Presentations / Case Studies / Workshops in break-out rooms

          · Mr John Peackock, Associations Forum:  "Why All Associations Needs Good Structure, Governance and Plans"


          · Dr Christie Chang, Past President, Sakyadhita International Association of Buddhist Women:  “Looking for and negotiating a destination for an association event”


          · Mr Octavio B Peralta, Secretary-General, Asia-Pacific Federation of Association Organizations (APFAO), and Secretary-General, Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP):  “Association Business Model Innovation”


          · Dr Wai Yie Leong, Member of Board of Directors, International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists: “Measuring the impact your association has on the community”


          · Mr Zar Gomez, Regional Coordinator, Caritas Asia:  “Mobilizing resources from within and from outside a federation”


          · Mr Ryan Brubaker, Web Designer, UIA: “Achieving goals, finding partners: UIA’s Global Civil Society Database”


·     And more:

          · Mini games individually or in teams, with opportunities to win prizes

          · Virtual tours of Seoul

The International Society for
Quality-of-Life Studies

P.O. Box 118
Gilbert, Arizona, 85299, USA


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