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Summit Check-In

The IISS Shangri-La Dialogue will take place in a secured zone at the Shangri-La Hotel and entry will only be granted to those with an official IISS security ID tag.
ID tags should be collected in person at the summit check-in desk. To pick up your badge, you must present your press credentials along with photo identification. Check-in for all press participants will take place on the Mezzanine Floor of the Shangri-La Hotel from Friday 1 June at 10:00.

Dossier Launch and Mandatory Press Briefing

Information about our mandatory press briefing and press launches of IISS publications will be published here as soon as it is available.

IISS Shangri-la Dialogue 2018 Agenda

See what the region's top policymakers will be debating at #SLD18.

Online registration for media delegates is now open

For further information, please contact the Press and Communications Office:

[email protected] 

+44 207 7379 7676

Media Policy

Coverage of the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue by the media is carried out on the understanding that the IISS reserves the right to reproduce articles and images published as a result of attendance at the Dialogue, in its publications and on its website.   

The IISS, based in London, is both a limited company in UK law and a registered charity. It has offices in the US, Singapore and Bahrain with charitable status in each jurisdiction. 

Interview Requests

In advance of the Dialogue, media may request interviews with IISS staff who will be present at the summit.

IISS Experts attending Shangri-La

During the Dialogue, IISS press officers will endeavour to make available the details of the public affairs or press officer travelling with the delegations to facilitate the arrangement of interviews where possible.

Media are otherwise encouraged to request interviews directly with delegates, but notify the Press Office ([email protected]) if an interview has been scheduled.

Should you need assistance with a location for your interview the press officer can book you into a dedicated interview room, subject to availability.

Journalists who manage to obtain interviews with summit participants are free to report statements provided they have the full understanding and agreement of the interviewee.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about media participation in the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue please contact the Press & Communications Office: [email protected]   

Ways to Follow

IISS VOICES > Latest blogs by IISS analysts at the summit


IISS ON FLICKR > Photographs from the Dialogue

Regional Security Assessment 2017

Key developments in Asia-Pacific security

This dossier assesses a range of Asia-Pacific regional strategic, geopolitical, economic, military and security topics.