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"Keynote Address" by YAB Dato’ Sri Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia

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"Special Address" by His Excellency Mr Saleumxay Kommasith, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Lao PDR

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APR@30

APR@30

Programme

Monday, 30 May 2016

1930 - 2000

ARRIVAL OF GUESTS AND NETWORKING RECEPTION

2030 - 2120

ARRIVAL OF THE HONOURABLE DATO’ SRI MOHD NAJIB TUN ABDUL RAZAK, PRIME MINISTER OF MALAYSIA

WELCOMING DINNER

2120 - 2130

WELCOMING REMARKS BY TAN SRI RASTAM MOHD ISA, CHAIRPERSON, ASEAN INSTITUTES OF STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES (ASEAN-ISIS); & CHAIRMAN AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE, INSTITUTE OF STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES (ISIS) MALAYSIA

2130 - 2145

KEYNOTE ADDRESS AND OFFICIAL OPENING BY THE HONOURABLE DATO’ SRI MOHD NAJIB TUN ABDUL RAZAK, PRIME MINISTER OF MALAYSIA

Tuesday, 31 May 2016

0730 - 0845

REGISTRATION

0900 - 1100

PLENARY 1: REGIONAL SECURITY IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC: PRESENT STATE AND FUTURE TRAJECTORIES

1100 - 1115

REFRESHMENTS

1115 - 1245

PLENARY 2: THE ASEAN COMMUNITY: INTEGRATION IN AN AGE OF CONTENDING INTERESTS

1245 - 1415

LUNCH

1415 - 1545

CONCURRENT 1: STRATEGIC UPDATE: NORTHEAST ASIA

CONCURRENT 2: STRATEGIC UPDATE: THE AMERICAS

CONCURRENT 3: STRATEGIC UPDATE: SOUTH ASIA

1545 - 1600

REFRESHMENTS

1600 - 1730

CONCURRENT 4: STRATEGIC UPDATE: SOUTHEAST ASIA AND OCEANIA

CONCURRENT 5: STRATEGIC UPDATE: WEST ASIA AND NORTH AFRICA

CONCURRENT 6: STRATEGIC UPDATE: EUROPE

1845 - 2030

DINNER
Hosted by the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Malaysia

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

0900 – 1030

PLENARY 3: HEARTS AND MINDS: NEW STREATEGIES TO BATTLE IGNORANCE, VIOLENCE AND EXTREMISM

1030 - 1100

REFRESHMENTS

1100 – 1230

PLENARY 4: ENERGY PRICES, CLIMATE CHANGE AND GEOPOLITICS: WHAT’S NEXT?

1230 - 1400

LUNCH
Hosted by the Embassy of Japan in Malaysia

1400 - 1530

PLENARY 5: HUMAN INSECURITY: CONFRONTING DISPLACEMENT AND TRAFFICKING

1530 - 1600

REFRESHMENTS

1600 - 1730

PLENARY 6: SECURITY AND STABILITY IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA: POSSIBILITIES AMID COMPLEXITIES

1730 - 1745

CLOSING REMARKS: Tan Sri RASTAM Mohd Isa

Role Players (Moderators)

Plenary 1 Plenary 2 Concurrent 1


Tan Sri Mohamed JAWHAR Hassan
Chairman, The New Straits Times Press & former Chairman and Chief Executive Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS)
Malaysia


Professor Carolina G HERNANDEZ
Founding President and Vice-Chair of the Board, Institute for Strategic and Development Studies, Inc.; & Professor Emeritus, University of the Philippines-Diliman The Philippines


Professor NGUYEN Vu Tung
Acting President,
Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam

Concurrent 2 Concurrent 3 Concurrent 4


Pengiran Datin SHAZAINAH Pengiran Dato Shariffuddin Representative , Brunei Darussalam Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (BDIPSS)
Brunei Darussalam


U KHIN Maung Lynn
Joint Secretary, Myanmar Institute of Strategic and International Studies (MISIS) Myanmar


Ambassador Pou SOTHIRAK
Executive Director Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace (CICP), Cambodia

Concurrent 5 Concurrent 6 Plenary 3


Madam Clara JOEWONO
Vice Chair Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Foundation, Indonesia


HRH Samdech Norodom SIRIVUDH
Founding Chairman, Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace (CICP) & Privy Counselor to His Majesty the King of Cambodia


Mr Sholto BYRNES - Senior Fellow, Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia

Plenary 4 Plenary 5 Plenary 6


Associate Professor Simon TAY
Chairman Singapore Institute of International Affairs (SIIA)
Singapore


Ambassador Yong CHANTHALANGSY
Director General, Institute of Foreign Affairs (IFA) Lao People’s Democratic Republic


Dr Philips J VERMONTE
Executive Director, Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Indonesia

Role Players (Speakers)

Plenary 1 (Special Address) Plenary 1 Plenary 1


Special Address by
The Honourable Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein, Minister of Defence, Malaysia


Ambassador Shivshankar MENON Distinguished Fellow Brookings Institution & Former National Security Advisor, India

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Dr XU Jian - Senior Fellow, China Institute of International Studies (CIIS) & Chairman, CIIS Academic Council, China

Plenary 1 Plenary 2 (Special Address) Plenary 2

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Dr Seiichiro TAKAGI - Senior Adjunct Fellow, Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA), Japan


HE Mr Saleumxay KOMMASITH Minister of Foreign Affairs, Lao People’s Democratic Republic

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Ambassador ONG Keng Yong Executive Deputy Chairman,
S Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) Nanyang Technological University (NTU) & Ambassador-at-Large, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Singapore

Plenary 2 Plenary 2 Concurrent 1

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Dr THITINAN Pongsudhirak
Director of the Institute of Security and International Studies, Chulalongkorn University
Thailand


Tan Sri Dr MUNIR Majid
Chairman, Bank Muamalat Malaysia & Board Member Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia

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Associate Professor Ryo SAHASHI - Associate Professor of International Politics, Kanagawa University, Yokohama, Japan

Concurrent 1 Concurrent 1 Concurrent 2


Professor ZHU Feng - Director, Collaborative Innovation Center of South China Sea Studies, Nanjing University, China

Mr MA Tong Hui


Mr MA Tong Hui - Director General, Institute for Disarmament and Peace Democratic People’s
Republic of Korea


Mr Ralph COSSA - President, Pacific Forum Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), USA

Concurrent 2 Concurrent 2 Concurrent 3

Mr James Boutilier


Dr James BOUTILIER
Special Advisor, Maritime Forces Pacific, Canada

HE Carlos Felix


HE Ambassador Carlos Felix CORONA - Ambassador of Mexico to Malaysia


Mr Pramit Pal CHAUDHURI Foreign Editor, The Hindustan Times

Concurrent 3 Concurrent 3 Concurrent 4

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Professor William MALEY Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy Australian National University Australia

Dr Iftekhar Ahmed


Ambassador Dr Iftekhar Ahmed CHOWDHURY - Principal Research Fellow, (South Asian Strategic & Multilateral) Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore; & Former Foreign Minister, Bangladesh

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Dr Aries ARUGAY - Executive Director Institute for Strategic and Development Studies (ISDS)
The Philippines

Concurrent 4 Concurrent 4 Concurrent 5

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Dr David CAPIE - Director Centre for Strategic Studies (CSS) Victoria University of Wellington
New Zealand


U KHIN Maung Lynn
Joint Secretary, Myanmar Institute of Strategic and International Studies (MISIS) Myanmar


Dr James M DORSEY
Senior Fellow, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU)
Singapore

Concurrent 5 Concurrent 6 Concurrent 6


Dr NASSER Hadian
Professor of Political Sciences, Faculty of Law and Political Sciences, University of Tehran
Iran


Dr Victor SUMSKY
Director ASEAN Centre, MGIMO University, Russia


Dr May-Britt STUMBAUM
Director NFG Research Group “Asian Perceptions of the EU” Freie Universität, Berlin
Germany

Plenary 3 Plenary 3 Plenary 4

Asrul Daniel


Mr ASRUL Daniel Ahmed
Chief Operating Officer, Global Movement of Moderates Foundation, Malaysia

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Imam FEISAL Abdul Rauf
Chairman,
Cordoba Initiative


Dr Frank UMBACH
Research Director European Centre for Energy and Resource Security (EUCERS), King’s College, London United Kingdom

Plenary 4 Plenary 4 Plenary 5


Ambassador Rae Kwon CHUNG Former Principal Advisor on Climate Chang Executive Office of the Secretary-General
United Nations


Professor Yukari TAKAMURA Professor of International Law, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University
Japan


Ms Simla RAMPHUL
Adviser for Migration in Asia International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Plenary 5 Plenary 5 Plenary 6


Dr Sriprapha PETCHARAMESREE Institute for Human Rights and Peace Studies Mahidol University Thailand

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Professor William MALEY Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy Australian National University Australia


Dr WU Shicun
President National Institute for South China Sea Studies
China

Plenary 6 Plenary 6 Plenary 6


Professor David WELCH – CIGI Chair of Global Security Balsillie School of International Affairs & Professor, Political Science, University of Waterloo, Canada


Major General Steven R RUDDER (USMC) - Director, Strategic Planning and Policy (J5) US Pacific Command, USA


Dr TRAN Truong Thuy
Director, Foundation for East Sea Studies (FESS) & Acting Director, Bien Dong Institute Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam (DAV)

Presentation Papers

Snaptalk Videos


  1. 30th Asia Pacific Roundtable: Snaptalks by Mr Pramit Pal Chaudhuri

  2. 30th Asia Pacific Roundtable: Snaptalks by Associate Professor Ryo Sahashi

  3. 30th Asia Pacific Roundtable: Snaptalks by Dr Frank Umbach

  4. 30th Asia Pacific Roundtable: Snaptalks by Dr Aries Arugay

  5. 30th Asia Pacific Roundtable: Snaptalks by Prof William Maley (1)

  6. 30th Asia Pacific Roundtable: Snaptalks by Dr Victor Sumsky

  7. 30th Asia Pacific Roundtable: Snaptalks by Dr Sriprapha Petcharamesree

  8. 30th Asia Pacific Roundtable: Snaptalks by Dr James Boutilier

  9. 30th Asia Pacific Roundtable: Snaptalks by Prof David Welsh

  10. 30th Asia Pacific Roundtable: Snaptalks by Prof Nasser Hadian

  11. 30th Asia Pacific Roundtable: Snaptalks by Ambassador Shivshankar Menon

  12. 30th Asia Pacific Roundtable: Snaptalks by Prof Zhu Feng

  13. 30th Asia Pacific Roundtable: Snaptalks by Prof William Maley (2)

  14. 30th Asia Pacific Roundtable: Snaptalks by Dr May Britt Stumbaum

  15. 30th Asia Pacific Roundtable: Snaptalks by Ambassador Pou Sothirak

  16. 30th Asia Pacific Roundtable: Snaptalks by Mr Ralph Cossa

  17. 30th Asia Pacific Roundtable: Snaptalks by Dr James Boutilier (2)


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  • Embassy of the Peoples Republic of China in Malaysia
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  • The Japan Foundation
  • New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
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