Opening Remarks and Keynote Address

IISS Shangri-La Dialogue 2017 Opening Remarks & Keynote Address

  • Opening Remarks: Dr John Chipman

    Dr John Chipman, Director-General and Chief Executive, IISS As Prepared Welcome to the 16th Asia Security Summit, the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue. We are delighted to have again assembled such a large gathering of ministers, military chiefs, intelligence heads, national security professionals, as well as defence industry leaders and independent strategists to advance defence diplomacy. At this Shangri-La Dialogue, we already know, more bilateral, minilateral and multilateral meetings, in more diverse forms, are scheduled...
  • Keynote Address: Malcolm Turnbull

    Malcolm Turnbull, Prime Minister of Australia As Delivered Thank you very much, Dr Chipman. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Ho Ching, honoured guests, ladies and gentlemen, I thank you for the honour of inviting me to deliver this year’s Keynote Address. As always, visiting Singapore is a great pleasure. Indeed, Prime Minister, you and your fellow Singaporeans make all Australians feel at home here, none more so than our son, daughter-in-law...
  • Keynote Address: Q&A

    Dr John Chipman, Director-General and Chief Executive, IISS Prime Minister, thank you so much for those remarks. As is our custom, you have agreed to take two or three questions from the floor before you have a chance to earn your well-deserved dinner. Two or three people have caught my eye and I will not let this extend too long. The first, I think on Table 12, is Senior Colonel Zhao...
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IISS Shangri-La Dialogue 2018

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