IISS Shangri-La Dialogue – Agenda

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All events will take place at the Shangri-La Hotel, 22 Orange Grove Road, Singapore 258350, except for dinner on Saturday night, which will be held at the Istana (by invitation only).

All sessions will be on the record.

Helicopter fly by Mount Fuji

FRIDAY 1 JUNE 2018

All Day

Bilateral Meetings between Defence Ministers and Officials

19.00 – 20.00

Opening Reception

Ministerial Reception

20.00 – 22.15

Keynote Address and Opening Dinner

SATURDAY 2 JUNE 2018

08.30 – 08.35

Opening of the Summit

08.35 – 09.30

First Plenary Session

US LEADERSHIP AND THE CHALLENGES OF INDO-PACIFIC SECURITY

09.30 – 11.00

Second Plenary Session

DE-ESCALATING THE NORTH KOREAN CRISIS

11.00 – 11.30

Coffee Break

11.30 – 13.00

Third Plenary Session

SHAPING ASIA'S EVOLVING SECURITY ORDER

13.00 – 14.30

Ministerial Roundtable

Lunch for All Other Delegates

 
14.45 – 16.15

 
Simultaneous Special Sessions

Session 1: NEW STRATEGIC TECHNOLOGIES AND THE FUTURE OF CONFLICT

Session 2: ENHANCING MARITIME SECURITY: CODES OF CONDUCT AND CONFIDENCE-BUILDING MEASURES

Session 3: THE SECURITY AND HUMANITARIAN CRISIS IN MYANMAR'S RAKHINE STATE

16.15 – 16.45

Coffee Break

16.45 – 18.15

Simultaneous Special Sessions

Session 4: COMPETITION AND COOPERATION IN THE INDIAN OCEAN REGION
Session 5: STRATEGIC IMPLICATIONS OF MILITARY CAPABILITY DEVELOPMENT IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC
Session 6: MANAGING COMPETITION IN REGIONAL SECURITY COOPERATION

19.30 – 22.00

Istana Reception and Dinner (by Invitation Only)

SUNDAY 3 JUNE 2018

09.30 – 11.00

Fourth Plenary Session

NEW DIMENSIONS OF TERRORISM AND COUNTER-TERRORISM


11.00 – 11.30

 
 
Coffee Break

11.30 – 13.00

Fifth Plenary Session

RAISING THE BAR FOR REGIONAL SECURITY COOPERATION

13.00 – 14.30

Ministerial Roundtable

Closing Lunch for All Other Delegates

Southeast Asian Young Leaders’ Programme Lunch

US marines training in Cambodia

IISS Shangri-La Dialogue 2018

The 17th Asia Security Summit will be held in Singapore on 1–3 June 2018.

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