The 2017 Asia Pacific Economic and Business History (APEBH) Conference was recently held at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Australia. The theme of the meeting was "Current Trends in Economic and Business History Research." The program is available online. The Noel Butlin Lecture, entitled "Theorizing in Business History," was given by Abe de Jong, professor of corporate finance and corporate governance at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam. The meeting also featured a plenary session, "Current Trends and Future Directions for Economic History in Australia," chaired by Simon Ville. The APEBH conference is organized by the Economic History Society of Australia and New Zealand (EHSANZ).