The IISS creates forums for heads of state, ministers, diplomats, business leaders, analysts and the media to discuss prevailing policy issues, assisting in greater international understanding. The Conference and Events department plans, manages and executes all of the Institute’s high-profile international conferences, including the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore and the IISS Manama Dialogue in Bahrain, as well as all of the in-house events at Arundel House.