Prof. Dr. Ming-kai Chin, Founding President of BRICSCESS served as Adviser and keynote speaker at 8th Asia-Pacific Conference on Exercise and Sports Science (APCESS 2017) and the 7th International Conference on Sport and Exercise Science (ICSES 2017), hosted by Faculty of Sports Science, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand on June 14-16, 2017. The conference theme is identified as “Innovation and Healthy Living for Sustainability” with 19 internationally renowned speakers including BoD of BRICSCESS Prof. Dr. GL Khanna, Prof. Dr. Gurmeet, Singh, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Shihui Chen and Teressa Siu and were attended by over 200 delegates of more than 20 countries. APCESS 2017 is the ideal platform for scholars, researchers and university affiliations to interact, examine, and steer future trajectory with collaborative efforts between the Asia Pacific region and the international community such as BRICSCESS to create a global health network.