Talk organized by CIS UTAR for visiting students on “Malaysia/ASEAN and Asia-Pacific Security” from East Asian countries : Japan, Myanmar,Vietnam (Foreign Student Delegation organized by Learning Across Borders Program), 5 March 2015, at PH102, UTAR.  

Speaker : Dr Stephen Leong, CIS Director


Participation in Pacific Economic Cooperation Council Survey 2015, organized by Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC), on 17April 2015 at SORT-Survey-Trade-2015.


Presentation at UTAR Research Colloquium, Kampar by Dr Ho Ying Chan, a CIS member on “From a Special Relationship to a Pluralistic Security  Community : A Study of Malaysia-Indonesia Relationsat Kampar Campus, UTAR on 13 June 2015 organized by Institute of Postgraduate Studies, UTAR.


CIS Director as the Moderator at  “Inter-Racial and Inter-Religious Relationship within the Context of Malaysian Constitution Seminar” organized by MCA School of Political Studies, for the Session on "Inter-Religious Relationship in Malaysia" at Wisma MCA, Kuala Lumpur on 28 Jun 2015. 


CIS Director as Master of Ceremony for a UTAR Public Lecture on The Value and Wisdom of Moderation in Leadership” on 30 July 2015 at Multipurpose Hall, Sg Long Campus, UTAR, organized by UTAR and INSAP.

Speaker : Dr Bai XueZhu, Deputy Director General of the Department of Academics at China Executive Leadership Academy Pudong (CELAP).


CIS Director (ISIS Visiting Fellow) as Chair for a ISIS Malaysia Closed-door Roundtable Discussion on “Getting Serious about Maritime Security : The U.S. Department of Defense's Asia Pacific Maritime Security Strategy” organized by ISIS Malaysia on 28 Aug 2015 at ISIS Malaysia Boardroom.

Main American Speaker : Dr Amy Searight, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia Office of the Secretary of Defense, Asian and Pacific Security Affairs, U.S. Department of Defense. 

Closed-door Roundtable Discussion on “Getting Serious about Maritime Security! The US Department of Defense’s Asia Pacific Maritime Security Strategy” Kuala Lumpur, 26 Aug 2015


Visit to Feng Chia University, Taiwan for discussion on possible collaboration with UTAR on Taiwan-Southeast Asia Studies by Dr Ho Ying Chan, a CIS member from 29 Sept – 2 Oct 2015.


CIS Director as the Panel Discussant for Conference on ”ASEAN’s Multilateral Cooperation and Its Lessons for Northeast Asia Peace and Cooperation Initiative (NAPCI)" organized by Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (CSCAP) & Ministry of Foreign Affairs,Korea  from 4th – 5th Oct 2015 at Lotte Hotel, Seoul, Korea.


CIS Director as Moderator for a Talk on “US Presidential Election 2016" organized by Centre for International Studies (CIS), UTAR & Centre for Media & Social Studies (CMSS), UTAR on 18 Nov 2015 at KB205. 

Speaker : Dr Michael Hannahan,University of Massachussets, USA


Interviewed on "Malaysia- Japan Economic Association (MAJECA) 40th Anniversary Book"  by Geoff Andrew, at ISIS Malaysia Boardroom, Kuala Lumpur on 20 Nov 2015.