Ninth Asian Regional Conference of the Valdai Discussion Club. Speakers
Kuala-Lumpur, Malaysia

The Ninth Asian Regional Conference of the Valdai Discussion Club, titled “A Changing Asia in a Transforming World,” will be held in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur on November 21-22, 2018, on the heels of the meetings of ASEAN, APEC and the East Asian Summit.

  1. ABIRU Taisuke, Senior Representative, Representative Office in Moscow, Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC)
  2. AFONTSEV Sergey, Corresponding Member, Russian Academy of Sciences; Head of the Department of Economic Theory, Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO)

  3. BAVIERA Aileen, President and CEO, Asia Pacific Pathways to Progress Foundation, Inc

  4. BORDACHEV Timofey, Programme Director, Valdai Discussion Club; Director, Centre for Comprehensive European and International Studies, National Research University Higher School of Economics

  5. BYSTRITSKIY Andrey, Chairman of the Board, Foundation for Development and Support of the Valdai Discussion Club

  6. CHO Choongjae, Senior Director General, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP)

  7. FROLOV Andrey, Editor-in-chief of the “Arms export” magazine

  8. GAO Fei, Assistant President and Academic Dean of China Foreign Affairs University

  9. HAMZAH B A, Director, Centre for Defence and International Security Studies, National Defence University (UPNM)

  10. HAN Hongyul, Professor, Deptartment of Economics, Hanyang University

  11. KUIK Cheng-Chwee, Associate Professor, Strategic Studies and International Relations Program, National University of Malaysia (UKM)

  12. KUPRIYANOV Alexei, Researcher of the Sector of International Organizations and Global Political Regulation of the Department of International Political Problems, IMEMO

  13. LISSOVOLIK Yaroslav, Programme Director, Valdai Discussion Club

  14. MARZUKI Yahya, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia

  15. MOHD ISA Tan Sri Rastam, Chairman and Chief Executive, Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia

  16. NGUYEN Vu Tung, President, Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam

  17. NAUMOVA Tatiana, Deputy Head, Federal Agency for Press and Mass Media 

  18. ORTIZ Alan, President, Philippine Council on Foreign Relations

  19. RAGHAVAN PS, Convenor, National Security Advisory Board, Government of India

  20. ROY Anthony Rogers, Head, Department of International and Strategic Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya

  21. SALIK Muhammad Samrez, Director General Institute for Strategic Studies, Research and Analysis, National Defence University

  22. SUMSKY Viktor, Director of the ASEAN Center MGIMO University

  23. TOLORAYA Georgy, Executive Director, Russian National Committee on BRICS Research; Director, Asian Strategy Center, Institute of Economics, Russian Academy of Sciences

  24. U KHIN Maung Lynn, Joint Secretary, Myanmar ISIS

  25. UNNIKRISHNAN Nandan, Vice President, Senior Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi

  26. VOLIN Alexey, Deputy Minister of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation

  27. WONG Steven, Deputy Chief Executive, ISIS Malaysia

  28. ZAKARIA Haji Ahmad, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research), HELP University Malaysia

  29. ZHAO Huasheng, Professor, The Institute for International Studies, Fudan University