Emerging Leaders' Forum

Applications for the Emerging Leaders’ Forum 2017 are now closed.

Over four days, the Emerging Leaders’ Forum (ELF) will provide an exciting opportunity for emerging leaders from the EU and Australia to help shape the EU-Australia partnership within a bilateral, regional and global context.


The ELF will bring together emerging leaders from Europe and Australia for an exciting 4-day event in Sydney. It will precede the EU-Australia Senior Leaders' Forum (SLF), a high-level gathering of senior leaders from the fields of government, business, academia, media and other sectors who will discuss the future of the EU-Australia relationship. A one day common program for the ELF and SLF will provide an opportunity for participants from both fora to interact.


13 February Applications open
19 March Applications close
23 March Applicants are informed of decisions
31 March Successful applicants confirm participation and provide details for travel booking
2-5 June Emerging Leaders’ Forum, Sydney, Australia