Annual FAEA Conferences

The FAEA is one of oldest ASEAN Associations, being set up in 1967 at Prapat, North Sumatera, Indonesia. It is a union of economic societies and associations in Southeast Asia and currently comprises the respective Economic Societies of Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippiines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Through the Federation, economic associations of ASEAN countries work together to advance knowledge on economic issues in the ASEAN region. A key activity of this Federation is the FAEA conference, convened annually. ASEAN countries take turns to host the conference, rotation following the ASEAN practice of alphabetical order.

Websites of the FAEA Member Organizations:

  • Cambodia Economic Association -
  • Indonesian Economists Association - www.isei.or.id
  • Malaysian Economic Association - www.pem.org.my
  • Philippine Economic Society -
  • Economic Society of Singapore - www.ess.org.sg
  • Economic Society of Thailand -
  • Vietnam Economic Association - www.vnea.org

The themes of the past FAEA conferences:

31st FAEA CONFERENCE
Venue: Singapore
Date: December 2006
THEME: “Cities in the Asian Economy”.

32nd FAEA CONFERENCE
Venue: Bangkok, Thailand
Date: 07-08 December 2007
THEME: “Politics & Economic Development of ASEAN”.

33rd FAEA CONFERENCE
Venue: Vietnam
Date: 27-28 November 2008
THEME: “ASEAN’S Co-operation for Agricultural and Rural Development in the Globalisation”

34th FAEA CONFERENCE
Venue: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Date: 15-16 December 2009
THEME: “The Impact of the Global Economic Downturn on the ASEAN Countries and How to Mitigate the Impact on the Poor

35th FAEA CONFERENCE
Venue: Bali, Indonesia
Date: 1-3 December 2010
THEME: “Towards Stronger ASEAN Economic Cooperation

36th FAEA CONFERENCE
Venue: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Date: 24-25 November 2011
THEME: “ASEAN after the Global Crisis: Management and Change

37th FAEA CONFERENCE
Venue: Manila, Philippines
Date: 28-29 November 2012
THEME: “Towards Inclusive ASEAN Economic Growth”

38th FAEA CONFERENCE
Venue: Singapore
Date: 28-29 November 2013
THEME: The ASEAN Community : Integrating Sustainable Urban and Rural Development

39th FAEA CONFERENCE
Venue: Thailand
Date: 20/03/2015 - 21/03/2014
THEME: Beyond AEC 2015

40th FAEA Conference
Venue : Vietnam
Date : 20-21 November 2015
Theme : Asean Economic Community: Opportunities and Challenges in the Post-Foundation Period

41th FAEA Conference
Venue : Yogyakarta
Date : 23-25 November 2016
Theme : Four Pillars of Asean Economic Community : Implementation , Prospects and Challenges

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