Lecture and Speaking Engagements of President BIPSS

Upcoming Lecture / Conference Events 2020



Theme / Subject
Conference / Seminar / VenueMonth & Year
1“Gender Based Violence (GBV) during COVID-19 Pandemic”BangladeshDecember


President BIPSS Lectures and Presentation Calendar 2020




Theme / Subject
Conference / Seminar / VenueMonth & Year
1‘Eastern Union: A Brave New World’, an Economic Summit,IndiaJanuary 2020
2Living in An Age of DisorderBIPSSJanuary
3Global Trends 2020BIPSS and The Daily StarFebruary
4Bangladesh : Economic Outlook 2020BIPSSFebruary
5Non Traditional Security Challenges Facing BangladeshBIPSS and The Daily StarMarch
6Indo – Pacific Strategy Conference in ParisMinistry of Foreign Affairs of France and Institute for Higher Studies in National Defence (IHEDN)March
7Localisation Road Map for Rohingya Humanitarian InterventionBIPSSMarch
8“Bangladesh and the Region: Facing the challenges in post COVID world.”International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and BIPSSOctober
9“Bangladesh-China Development Cooperation: Experience and Outlook”CPDOctober
10Mapping the Non Traditional Threat Landscape in Bangladesh and South Asia.’International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and BIPSSNovember
11“The Threat of Religious Extremism in Bangladesh and Ways of Countering the Threat.Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), BangladeshNovember
12Biosecurity Threats: Understanding & Meeting The New ChallengeJinjiang Eastern Forum 2020. The yearly forum arranged by Sichuan University in ChinaNovember


President BIPSS Lectures and Presentation Calendar 2019




Theme / Subject
Conference / Seminar / VenueMonth & Year
1Keynote Speech Harvard ConferenceHarvard University, USAFebruary,2019
2Non Traditional Security SummitSingaporeMarch,2019
3Myanmar – BD Track 1.5 DialogueSingaporeMarch,2019
4NTS ConferenceSingaporeMarch,2019
5BRI ForumBeijing, ChinaApril,2019
6Dialogue of Asian CivilizationBeijingMay,2019
7BRI Media ConferenceNanjing, ChinaMay,2019
8China-South Asia Think Tank Forum 2019Kunming,ChinaJune,2019
9Bilateral Visit to MISIS, MyanmarMyanmarJune,2019
10Mayanmar – BD Track 1.5 DialogueSingaporeJuly 2019
11BIPSS – ISIS, Malaysia MeetingKuala LumpurJuly,2019
12Colombo Defence Seminar 2019Sri LankaAugust,2019
13UN Peace Support Operation ConferenceSingaporeAugust 2019
14Presentation at UN Climate SummitNew York, USASeptember 2019
15Presentation at Valdai Policy clubSochi, RussiaSeptember 2019
16Mayanmar – BD track 1.5 DialogueSingaporeOctober 2019
17Presentation at Xiangshan Security ForamBeijing, ChinaOctober 2019
18Briefings / Presentations at EU Parlament and MFABelgium, BrusselsOctober 2019
19Conference on 70 years of PRCShanghaiNovember 2019
20Presentation at Istanbul Security conferenceIstanbul, TurkeyNovember 2019
21COSATT Planning Meeting held in BangkokBangkok, ThailandNovember 2019


President BIPSS Lectures and Presentation Calendar 2018




Theme / Subject
Conference / Seminar / VenueMonth & Year
1Crisis Management ConferenceKathmandu, NepalJanuary,2018
2Pondicherry UniversityIndiaFebruary,2018
3Track 2 Dialogue in Singapore with Myanmar on the Rohingya issueSingaporeMarch,2018
4International Film Festival and Forum for Human RightsGeneva,SwitzerlandMarch,2018
5Meeting and conferenceKuala Lumpur, MalaysiaApril,2018
6NTS-Asia SummitSingaporeMarch,2018
75th Yunnan – Bangladesh Cooperation DialogueKunming, ChinaApril,2018
8Bangladesh – Myanmar Track 2 DialogueSingaporeJune,2018
96th China – South and South East Asia Think Tank ForumKunming, ChinaJune,2018
10Meeting and conferenceKunming, ChinaAugust,2018
11Led a Think Tank Delegation to ChinaBeijing, Dalian, Shanghai and KunmingAugust,2018
12Colombo Defence Seminar 2018Colombo, Sri LankaSeptember,2018
13International conference on BIMSTEC at 20SingaporeSeptember,2018
14Bangladesh Myanmar Track 2 DialogueSingaporeSeptember,2018
15Energy Security and Market Integration in South AsiaKathmandu, NepalOctober,2018
16Xiangshan Forum – 2018Beijing, ChinaOctober,2018
17Middle East Strategic Future ConferenceDoha, QatarNovember,2018
18BRI ConferenceColomboNovember,2018
19Asian Think Tank SummitBali, IndonesiaNovember,2018
20Bangladesh – Myanmar Track 2 DialogueSingaporeDecember,2018
21INSS Annual ConferenceColombo, Sri LankaDecember,2018
22Horasis Asia SummitHo Chi Minh CityDecember,2018
23Climate Change Summit – Cop24Katowice, PolandDecember,2018


President BIPSS Lectures and Presentation Calendar 2017




Theme / Subject
Conference / Seminar / VenueMonth & Year
1RSIS SeminarsSingaporeJanuary,2017
2Future Force ConferenceNetherlands,HagueFebruary 2017
3Meetings/ ConsultationKuala Lumpur,MalaysiaMarch 2017
4NTS – Asia Conference SingaporeSingaporeMarch 2017
5COSATT ConferenceColombo,SrilankaApril,2017
6Meeting of the UN Security CouncilUN headquarters,USAApril 2017
7Moscow Security ConferenceMoscow, RussiaApril,2017
8One Belt One Road (OBOR)Chengdu,ChinaMay 2017
95th CSSA – TTFKunming,ChinaJune 2017
10CICA ForumBeijing,ChinaJune 2017
11IRAHSS 2017SingaporeJuly 2017
12Re-Energising The SAARC ProcessISAS, National University of SingaporeAugust,2017
13South Asia : Mapping The Strategie LandscapeInstitute of Strategie and International Studies, MalaysiaAugust ,2017
14Meeting The Challenges of Extremism by Advancing Human Security Centered Policies.INSSSL and Near East and South Asia Centre at National Defence University, USA, Conference in ColomboSept 2017
15From Contest to cooperation : A Vision of Shared Prosperity in the Indo-Pacific RegionUnited Services Institute, New Delhi, IndiaNov,2017
16Enriching The Middle East’s Development, Doha, QatarUCLA Center for Middle East Development, Doha, QatarNov,2017
17Strategic India Summit: Looking at the Drivers of strategic Change.Kolkata, IndiaNov 2017
18Planetary Security Conference Analysing Security of Geo-EngineeringThe Hauge, NetherlandsDec 2017


President BIPSS Lectures and Presentation Calendar 2016




Theme / Subject
Conference / Seminar / VenueMonth & Year
1Non-traditional Security and HADR conferenceNTU, SingaporeJanuary,2016
2Raisina DialogueMEA,New Delhi, IndiaFebruary,2016
3Smart BorderORF, New Delhi, IndiaFebruary,2016
4Strategic Studies SummitAnkara, TurkeyMarch,2016
5Moscow Security SummitMoscow, RussiaApril,2016
6COSATT Conference in KathmanduKathmandu, Nepal.May,2016
7Europe-Asia Think-Thanks SummitUlaanbaatar, MongoliaMay,2016
8Resources, Sovereignty and GeopoliticsHong KongMay,2016
9China-South Asia Think-Tank ForumKunming, ChinaJune,2016
10Understanding ChinaBeijing, ChinaJuly,2016
11Regional Conference on Migration and IDPs in South AsiaColombo, SrilankaAugust,2016
12Climate Change and The Maritime EnvironmentVictoria, CanadaOctober,2016
13Emerging Security Architecture in the Asia-Pacific RegionBeijing, ChinaOctober,2016
14Europe-Asia Counter Terrorism Cooperation conferenceSingaporeNovember,2016
15SIAMO-Higher Defence Institute, ParisParisNovember,2016
16COSATT Planning MeetingBangkokNovember,2016
17Climate Change and Security ConferenceThe Chatham House,London,UKDecember,2016
18Climate Security The Threat MapRUSI ,London, UKDecember,2016
19Meeting with Defense Select CommitteeBritish Parliament London, UKDecember,2016
20Brief National Security Strategy CommitteeBritish Parliament London , UKDecember,2016
21Post release Statement of film “The Age of Consequences”London, UKDecember,2016
22Plantary Security ConferenceThe Hague NatherlandsDecember,2016



President BIPSS Lectures and Presentation Calendar 2015




Theme / Subject
Conference/Seminar/VenueMonth & Year
01The Emerging Security Architecture in the Asia-Pacific Region Xiangshan Forum
 January, 2015
02 South Asia: Its Emerging Security DynamicsDefence Academy,

United Kingdom

January, 2015
03 The State of Democracy and Governance in South Asia Hotel Lake Castle, Gulshan, Dhaka January, 2015
04The 21st Century Maritime Silk Route: New Hopes and OpportunitiesXiamen,ChinaFebruary, 2015
05Political Instability in Member States: Its Impact on the SAARC Process’ and ‘Countering Terrorism in South AsiaKathmandu, NepalMarch, 2015
06Non-Traditional Security Threats facing The Islamic CountriesOICThink Tank Forum,
Islamabad, Pakistan
March, 2015
07The Risks of Climate Change to Global Economic Development and SecurityFCO,

Delhi, India

March, 2015
08 Building Strategic PartnershipAntalya, TurkeyMarch, 2015
09Indo-Bangladesh Relations and the Threat of Terrorism and Extremism in the region New Delhi, IndiaApril, 2015
10Maritime issues with the the National Maritime Foundation [NMF]New Delhi, IndiaApril, 2015
11International workshop on Responsibility to Protect (R2P)USI / MEA
New Delhi, India
April, 2015
12Proportionate Response to the Risk of Climate Change FCO,
United Kingdom
April, 2015
13The Role of Leadership in Climate Change ManagementUnited KingdomApril, 2015
14Paris and Beyond- The State of Climate Change DiplomacySeoul, KoreaApril, 2015
15UN ConferenceBonn, GermanyJune, 2015
16Building Belt and Road: Towards A Shared Community Of InterestChina-South Asia Think Tank Forum, Kunming, ChinaJune, 2015
17Road to Paris: EU Climate Diplomacy at WorkWashington DC, USAJune ,2015
18Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) SummitAstana, KazakhstanJuly, 2015
 19 Role of Civil Society in CVEIstanbul, Turkey July, 2015
 20 Indo-Bangladesh Cooperation Dialogue Bangkok, Thailand August, 2015
 21Cybersecurity: Risk Recovery and ResilienceAmerican Security Project (ASP), Washington DC, USASeptember , 2015
22Regional cooperation, Peace and Stability OperationsState Department, USASeptember , 2015
 23Maritime Security in the Indian Ocean Region, CVE, ClimateNational Defense University, USASeptember , 2015
 24 Bangladesh and the RegionCenter for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), USASeptember, 2015
 25 South Asian SecurityUS House of Representatives, USAOctober,  2015
 26South Asian security, CVE, cyber securitySenate Foreign Relations Committee, USAOctober,  2015
27Xiangshan ForumBeijing, ChinaOctober,  2015
28‘Xiangshan Forum ’ Building a Security Architecture for the Asia-Pacific RegionBeijing
October,  2015
29National Security Policies in South Asia: Issues and ChallengesPPG Conference Room (NAC-1058) of North South University
October,  2015
30Planetary Security ConferenceThe Hague
31GMACCC event on Climate ChangeParis
December 2015
32United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP21)Paris
December 2015
33Roundtable on ”The Future of Strategic Competition in the Indian Ocean and its Implications for South Asia”Hotel Lake Castle
December 2015
34Yunnan Bangladesh ForumDhaka, BangladeshDecember,2015



President BIPSS Lectures and Presentation Calendar 2014



ThemeConference/Seminar/VenueDate & Month
01Water Security Simulation GameWashington DCJanuary 2014
02The Strategic Studies SummitBangkokFebruary 2014
03Cooperative Development, Peace and Security in South Asia DownloadKathmandu, NepalFebruary 2014
04Strategic Stability in the Indian Ocean DownloadPort Louis, MauritiusMarch, 2014
05Building Social Harmony: Interfaith Youth DialogueHotel Lake Castle, Gulshan, Dhaka10 March, 2014
06SAARC Region – Security and Threat LandscapeBangladesh Police Staff College19 March, 2014
07South Asia 2025: Taking it to the Next LevelSingapore10-15 April, 2014
08Panel Discussion on ‘Indian Elections 2014: Implications for Bangladesh’Hotel Lake Castle, Dhaka05 May, 2014
09Security Cooperation in Asia Pacific RegionBeijing26-28 May, 2014
10Patchwork Governance: Asian and European Perspectives on Global GovernanceSingapore4 June, 2014
11Political transition in India: What it Means for South Asia and Beyond. BIPSS Eminent Person LectureLakeShore Hotel, Dhaka11 June, 2014
12Computer Simulated Conflict Game as a part of analytical exchange on Global Water security issuesKuala Lumpur, MalaysiaJune, 2014
13National Interest and Vulnerability in the Current NegotiationsYangon2-7 September, 2014
14United Nations Climate Summit eventNew York City22-23 September, 2014
15Bangladesh: A Strategic Maritime NationWashington DC24-25 September, 2014
16Roundtable titled : Bangladesh In FocusAtlantic Council
Washington DC
October 2014
17Conference on BangladeshASP
Washington DC
October 2014
18A Conversation on Bangladesh and the South Asian Security EnvironmentNational Defense University(NDU)
Washington DC
October 2014
19Round Table on South Asian and Bangladesh IssueUSIP
Washington DC
October 2014
20International conference on ‘Conflict and Environment’FOI
October 2014
21Regional Integration  and the role of BCIMCASS
October 2014
22Indo-Bangladesh RelationVIF
New Delhi, India
November  2014
23India’s Neighborhood Policy: Indo-Bangladesh Relation ORF
New Delhi, India
November  2014
24Look East Policy: Commonalities Of Indo-Bangladesh ApproachIPCS
New Delhi, India
November  2014
25India-Bangladesh: Working together for South Asia IntegrationJNU
New Delhi, India
November  2014
26Indian Ocean Security: How To Avoid ConflictUSI
New Delhi, India
November  2014
27Challenges To Asia Pacific Security: Building New Security ArchitectureXiangshan Forum
November  2014
28Climate Security and its impact on national and regional stabilityNational Defense University(NDU)
December 2014

President BIPSS Lectures and Presentation Calendar 2013

SL No.ThemeConference/Seminar /VenueDate & Month

01SAARC Region: Security and ThreatPolice Staff College, DhakaJanuary, 2013
02ICNCairo, EgyptFebruary, 2013
03USI Conference on AfghanistanDelhi
04Climate and Resource Security Conference


Seoul, KoreaMarch, 2013
05International Seminar Climate change and First Security ImplicationNational Defence Studies, Royal Thai Army, Bangkok, ThailandMarch, 2013
06OIC Countries: A Future of Economic SecurityCairo, EgyptMarch, 2013
07Identifying the Global Dimensions of SecurityUS State Department Conference, Washington DCApril, 2013
08Climate Change and Global SecurityAmerican Security Project (ASP),
Washington DC
April, 2013
09Security Implication of Climate Change: Its Impact on national and Regional StabilityPacific Environmental Security Forum. Sydney, AustraliaApril, 2013
10International Security ForumGeneva Center for Security PolicyApril, 2013
11Directors MeetingGenevaApril, 2013
12South Asian SecuritySouth Asian Leaders Engagement Programe. Harvard UniversityMay, 2013
13South Asian Think Tanks (COSATT)Kathmandu, NepalMay, 2013
14South Asia and the MENA region and looks at critical security issuesStrategic Studies Network (SSN), JordanMay, 2013
15Bangladesh China DialougueKunmingJune, 2013
16BudapestHungaryJune, 2013
17South Asia — Vision 2025Kathmandu, Nepal28th to 30th August 2013
18Global Military Advisory Council on Climate Change (GMACCC) policy statement at COP 19 in Warsaw termed ‘Second Call to Action’.Brussels22nd September 2013
19Bangladesh at Cross Roads: A Political and Security OutlookWashington DC, USA1st October 2013
20BBC ShonglapBBC Bangla, Channel I4th November, 2013
21Fifth South Asia Regional Dialogue, South Asia 2025: Common Future, Shared ResponsibilitiesKathmandu, Nepal4th -6thNovember, 2013
22South Asian Strategic and Security issues and the current situation in BangladeshThe Curry Club, Washington, DC19thNovember, 2013
23Subcommittee Hearing: Bangladesh in Turmoil: A Nation on the Brink?US Congress Foreign Affairs Subcommittee, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington D.C20thNovember, 2013
24Humanitarian InterventionsGenevaDecember, 2013
25The Global Humanitarian Summit(UN) Headquarters in New YorkDecember, 2013
26South Asian Water Security and GovernanceKathmandu26th to 30th November
27The 3rd Yunnan-Bangladesh Cooperation DialogueKunming, China31st December

President BIPSS Lectures and Presentation Calendar 2012

SL No.ThemeConference/Seminar /VenueDate&Month
01Identity and Radicalization: The Challenges AheadNational Intelligence University Washington


January 2012
02Climate DisruptionNational Conference on Science & Environment. Washington D.C


January 2012
03Climate Change and National SecurityTerrorism, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center (TraCCC), George Mason University, USAJanuary 2012
04Security Dimension of Climate Change: A Case Study of BangladeshAmerican Association of Advance Science Convention,Vancouver,Canada


February 2012
05Water and Disaster Management in South AsiaInstitute of South Asian Studies, Kathmundu, NepalFebruary 2012
06A Cliamte and Resource Security Dialogue for the 21st CenturyMinistry of Foreign Affairs, British Government, London, UKFebruary 2012
07The Cost of ConflictKalahari Resort, South Africa


March 2012
08Security Implications of Climate Change” and Environmental Security: A Case Study of BangladeshWest Africa Region Environmental Security Conference, GhanaJun 2012
09The Role of Social Media in Influencing Social RevolutionCyber Security Conference organized by US State Department and Center for Excellence in National Security (CENS) in SingaporeAug 2012
10Security Implication of Climate Change: A Comprehensive Case Study of BangladeshNTS-Asia Annual Convention 2012—Policy Roundtable on Asian Non-Traditional Security in Beijing, ChinaAug 2012
11Illicit Trafficking in Maritime Domain: The Security ImplicationsInternational Maritime Security Conference, Rome, ItalySept 2012
12The Environment and Security in the Pacific Islands Region: Priority Risks, Challenges, And Actions for a Secure FutureEnvironment and Security Workshop in Honolulu, HawaiiSept 2012
13Role of Think Tank on South AsiaCOSATT Conference BhutanSep 2012
14Disaster Risk Reduction in the Age of Climate ChangeEuropean Development Day Conference (EDD 12) in BrusselsOct 2012
15Foreign and Development PolicyBeijing ConferenceOct 2012
16Environment and Development linkages for Sustinable FutureAfrican Conference, GabonOct 2012
17Stratigic Studies SummitBangkok ThailandNov 2012
18Security Landscape in the Asia Pacific RegionBeijing ChinaNov 2012
19BIPSS Roundtable on The Role of Social Media in Influencing Social Change: The Social and Security ImplicationsDhaka, BangladeshNov 2012


President BIPSS Lectures and Presentation Calendar 2011

SL No.ThemeConference/Seminar /VenueDate & Month

01Energy and Environmental Security: A cooperative approach in South AsiaKathmandu, NepalJanuary 2011
02Climate induced migration and SecurityCox Bazar, BangladeshMarch 2011
03Climate change adaption and the military‘Pacific Environmental Security Conference (PESC), Hawaii, USAMarch 2011
04Security and Public DiplomacyOIC Conference,

Istanbul, Turkey

March 2011
05Security Studies-Priorities and future directionsMilan ItalyApril 2011
06Water Security in South Asia: Cooperation or ConflictOslo, NorwayApril 2011
07Indian Ocean Rim: Association of Regional CooperationIndian Council of World Affairs Conference, New Delhi, IndiaMay 2011
Climate Change and Bangladesh
Briefing with US National War College delegates in DhakaMay 2011
09Climate Security: The Case of BangladeshBriefing with Royal College of Defence Studies, UK in DhakaMay 2011
10Counter-Terrorism: A Cooperative ApproachTehran University, IranMay 2011
11Nepal-Bangladesh Dialogue: A New HorizonKathmandu, NepalMay 2011
12Energy Security in South AsiaCOSAT Conference, Colombo, Sri LankaJune 2011
13Rising Power and world orderRising Power and world order, Peking University,Beijing, China.June 2011
14Security in the Asia-Pacific AgeAsia-Pacific Roundtable, Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaJune 2011
15EU-South Asia CooperationBerlin, GermanyJuly 2011
16Water Security & Hydro Politics of South AsiaVisiting Fellowship, Oslo, NorwayAugust – September-2011
17A Complex Security Nexus : Water Stress, Security and Migration in South AsiaSpeaking at PRIO,Oslo NorwayAugust – September-2011
18The Security Implications of Climate Change : A Post Security Councial Resolution AnalysisSpeaking at NUPIAugust – September-2011
19South Asian Hydro PoliticsSpeaking at Climate Change Conference in Bergen, NorwayAugust – September-2011
20Indo-Bangladesh Dialogue: Rethinking Bilateral SecurityNew Delhi, IndiaSeptember 2011
21Climate Change: Conflict and Migration


UN University For Peace, Costarica and IES,The Hague,NetherlandsSeptember 2011
22Energy and Environmental Security


US Airforce UniversitySeptember 2011
23Intelligence in the Information AgeMiddle East Geospatial Summit, Doha, QatarSeptember 2011
24Climate Change and SecurityBergen, NorwaySeptember 2011
25Transnational Security ThreatsCATR Conference, Dhaka, BangladeshOctober 2011
26Politicized Identity, Reactive Deportment & Violent Extremism WithinGlobal Futures Forum, SingaporeOctober 2011
27Climate Change : The Impact on the Coastal Belt RegiomClimate Chnage Conference, Berlin, sponsored by German Ministry of Foreign AffiarsOctober 2011
28Strengtheningg Regional Security Cooperation and Capacity in South AsiaOffice of UN Headquarters, New YorkOctober 2011
29The Unpleasant Truth:Sexual Exploitation in UN Peace Keeping OperationsLegacy of Wartime Rape: Concept and Issues, Children Born Out of WarOslo, NorwayOctober 2011
30China-Bangladesh DialogueDhaka, BangladeshNovember 2011
31Energy SecurityMale, MaldivesNovember 2011

Previous Lectures and Presentation 2010

Serial No.ThemeConference/Seminar /VenueDate & Month
01Asian SecurityPublic Seminar at the Tejeros Hall, Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City ,thePhilippines.29 October 2010
02Transnational Security ThreatThe 10th Bi-Annual International Conference of the Council for Asian Transnational Threat Research (CATR), in cooperation with the Institute for Defense Analysis (IDA), in Makati City, the Philippines.26-28 October 2010
03New Challenges to Security in Asia Pacific RegionPLA Academy of Military Science (AMS); Beijing, China.21- 25 October, 2010
04Terrorism in South AsiaThe Asia Pacific Programme for Senior Military Officers (APPMSO) organised by the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS); Singapore.05- 10 August, 2010
05Fighting Small Wars in the 21stCenturySpecial Workshop organised jointly by the Singapore Armed Forces and the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Singapore.10-03 August, 2010
06The Impact of Climate Change: Are Nations Secure?Aspen Environmental Forum 2010 in USA.25- 28July, 2010
07“Post-Crisis Global and Regional Order” &“East Asian Community”MacArthur Asia Security Initiative 2010 Annual Meeting in Seoul, Korea.07-09 July, 2010
08The Role of Small States in Global EconomyThe annual Global India Business Meeting in Madrid, Spain.28-29 June, 2010
09Promoting De-radicalization and Disengagement from Violent Extremism: What Role for the International Community and the UN?Roundtable discussionat IPI’s Trygve Lie Center for Peace, Security & Development, in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway in New York, USA.23 June, 2010
10Bangladesh –GCC Relations –A Future OutlookThe Bahrain Centre of Studies & Research (BCSR),Bahrain Royal Chartered Think Tank, Bahrain.09 June, 2010
11Reassessing the Security Challenges of Climate ChangeThe Shangri-La Dialogue, the 9th IISS Asia Security Summit, Singapore.04- 06 June, 2010
12Country Threats Assessment & Major FindingsConference of the Council for Asian Transnational Threat Research (CATR) in Singapore.17- 19 May, 2010
13Contemporary security issues including maritime piracy, new naval technologies and port security.Fourth biennial maritime security conference, WPNS Maritime Security Challenges Seminar ( WPNS-MSC) in Victoria ,British Columbia, Canada.26- 29 April, 2010
14Asia-Pacific Security and Defence PoliciesIISS International workshop Supported by the MacArthur Foundation’s Asia Security Initiative, Singapore.14 April, 2010
15Countering Violent Extremism: Learning from Deradicalization Programs in Some Muslim Majority StatesConference organized by the International Peace Institute , the Arab Thought Forum and Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Amman, Jordan.16- 17 March, 2010
16Enhancing Soldier C41 CapacityInternational Conference in SingaporeFebruary, 2010.
17Alternative Future of Afghanistan and Southwest AsiaThe World Security Conference and Third Consultation in Brussels, Belgium.17 February, 2010
18Accelerating Responses for Climate SecurityThe 7th Worldwide Security Conference (WSC 7)in Brussels, Belgium.16 February, 2010
19Knowledge for Cooperation“Think Tank Organizations Forum of the Islamic Countries” organized by the Institute of Islamic Countries of TASAM ( Turkish Asian Center for Strategic Studies) in Istanbul , Turkey.28-30 January, 2010
20Climate Security and ResilienceInternational Alert UK, Kathmandu, Nepal.03 September, 2010
21Transnational Security: The Challenge for Nation StatesSangam Institute for Policy Analysis and Strategic Studies, Kathmandu, Nepal.04 September, 2010
22Strategic Forecasting‘Strategic Forecasting ‘ – Global Futures Forum (GFF); Singapore.12- 15 September 2010
23Singapore Global Dialogue,Singapore.23-24 September 2010
24Climate Change and Energy SecurityG- 20 Consultative Meeting; London, UK.October 2010
25Understanding South Asian Water LandscapeSouth Asian Water Summit; New Delhi, India.October 2010
26The Common Challenge of Terrorism in South Asia and Prospects of Regional Cooperation4th IDSA International Conference on South Asiain New Delhi, India.02-03 November 2010
27Climate Security and the Role of the MilitaryEU- ARF Conference, Brussels, Belgium.18- 19 November 2010
28Non- Traditional Security IssueNon- Traditional Security Conference, Singapore.November 2010
29Asia at 2060: A Future StudyTaiwanNovember 2010
30Energy Security in climate changed worldG-20 Pre-Summit Conference, Oxford University, UKNovember 2010
31Benefits of Cooperation in the Himalayan River Basin countries of Bangladesh, China, India and NepalInternational workshop in Singapore02-03 December 2010


Year 2009

SlSubject/ themeVenue/ CountryTime
78International Workshop on “Himalayan Sub-regional Cooperation for Water Security”BIPSS, SFG(India), DhakaJanuary, 2010
77International workshop on “Counter Terrorism Capacity Building (CTCB)”BIPSS, DhakaDecember 2009
76Climate Change and International Security (CCIS)Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA),CopenhagenDecember, 2009
75Security of small states in South AsiaRUSI, London, UKDecember’2009
74“War, Military Security and the Role of Intelligence”International Conference on “National Intelligence Studies”, South Korea,november, 2009
73Non-Tradition Security AsiaRSIS, SingaporeNovember, 2009
72Global Financial Crisis and China’s Responsibilities.Beijing Forum (Peking University), ChinaNovember, 2009
71Soldier Modernisation : Strategic Impacts on the Battle SpaceSoldier Modernisation Conference, Abudhbi, UAEOctober, 2009
70Transnational Threat Assessment: South Asian ScenarioCATR, Seoul, KoreaOctober,2009
69Global Response towards CrisisNational intelligent Studies International Symposium,
South Korea
68Water: Mutual Learning and Trans- Boundary CollaborationStrategic Foresight Group, First International Workshop, Nepal,August, 2009.
67Confidence and Security Building Measures and Confidence Building MeasuresNational Defence CollegeAugust, 2009.
66Climate Change and Conflict in BangladeshBIPSS Roundtable, DhakaJune 2009
65Singapore-Bangladesh Dialogue: Towards closer RelationshipInstitute of South Asian Studies (ISAS),SingaporeMay 2009
64The Prospects and Conditions for Peaceful Development in South AsiaWorld Social Science Forum (WSSF)
Bergen, Norway
May 2009
63Global Security Implications of Climate ChangeInternational Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS),
Washington DC, USA
May 2009
62Maritime Security Challenge in the Asia PacificCATR Bi-annual Conference,
Jakarta, Indonesia
April 2009
61Civil Military Relations in DemocracyNational Defence College, DhakaApril 2009


Bangladesh and it’s place in South AsiaMinistry of Foreign Affairs, Oslo, NorwayApril 2009


Regional Security and Stability in South AsiaPeace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), NorwayApril 2009


State Security and Insecurity in South AsiaNorwegian Defence Research Establishment, NorwayApril 2009


South Asian Security ArchitectureNorwegian Institute of International affairs (NUPI), Norway.April 2009


BDR mutiny: Security implications for Bangladesh and the RegionBIPSS-The Bangladesh Today Roundtable, DhakaMarch 2009


Global Security: Present context and effects on BangladeshPolice Staff College, DhakaMarch 2009


Countering Terrorism: Building a Common Approach in SAARCIPCS, Katmandu, NepalFebruary 2009


Counter Terrorism Strategy for South AsiaInternational Conference for Counter Terrorism Strategy for South Asia.February 2009


Non-conventional threats to Indian SecurityBIPSS Roundtable, DhakaFebruary 2009


China- South Asia Strategic RelationsBIPSS-SIIS Roundtable, Dhaka.February 2009


Bangladesh elections and the future of Bangladesh-India relationsIPCS, New Delhi, IndiaJanuary 2009


Growing Terrorism in South Asia: Evolving common strategiesCenter for Land Warfare Studies, New Delhi, IndiaJanuary 2009


Bangladesh’s Maritime Boundary: Bangladesh PerspectiveNational Maritime Foundation, New Delhi, IndiaJanuary 2009


South Asian SecurityUSI, New Delhi, IndiaJanuary 2009


Weak and Soft States in South Asia: The Security DilemmaBIPSS Roundtable, DhakaJanuary 2009


Year 2008


Subject/ theme

Venue/ Country



Democratic Control of the MilitaryOttawa, CanadaDecember 2008


Meeting with Asia teamRoyal United Services Institute
(RUSI), London, UK
December 2008


Bangladesh elections and prospectsInternational Institute for
Strategic Studies (IISS),
London, UK
December 2008


Bangladesh at the crossroads: democracy
and radicalization amidst emerging security
architecture of South Asia
British Parliament, UKDecember 2008


Nuclear ProliferationIDA (USA) Conference in JapanNovember 2008


Role of Education in Counter TerrorismMinistry of Education, Japan and CATR, TokyoNovember 2008


CATR Board of Governors MeetingCATR Conference, Tokyo, JapanNovember 2008


Counter Terrorism Strategy: In Search of South Asian CooperationSouth Asian Regional Conference, Dhaka.October 2008


Scientific Research for Homeland Security: Fostering International PartnershipsUS Homeland Security Summit, Hawaii, USAOctober 2008


International Risk Assessment and Horizon Scanning ConferenceGovernment of Singapore, SingaporeOctober 2008


New Dimension of Asymmetrical SecurityANU/NUS Joint Conference, SingaporeOctober 2008


Countering The Financing of Terrorism (CFT)Consortium of CFT, Sheraton Hotel, DhakaAugust


New Dimensions of Peace OperationsANU, Canberra, AustraliaJuly


Emerging Security Architecture of South AsiaANU, Canberra, AustraliaJuly


An eGovernment strategy for Bangladesh, eGoverment WorkshopCanberra, AustraliaJuly


US Policy of preemption and its impact on Global Politics.Defence Services Command and Staff College, Dhaka.July


Confidence and Security Building Measures (CSBM) and Confidence Building Measures (CBM).NDC, Mirpur Cantonment, DhakaJuly


Asia Pacific RoundtableCSCAP, Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaJune


UN Peace Support Operation: New Challenges and Realities.National University at Mar Del Plata, ArgentinaJune


Roundtable on South Asian SecurityArgentine Academy for Asian and African Studies, Argentina.June


Rise of Asia and its security architecture.University of Salvador, Argentina.June


Security Landscape in South Asia.University of La Plata, Argentina.June


Rise of Asia and its security architecture.Argentine Council for Foreign Relations, ArgentinaMay


Cyber Terrorism: The New WarCATR Conference, Sydney, AustraliaMay


The Asian Security SummitThe Shaingrila Dialogue, SingaporeMay


Freedom of Press for Functional DemocracyPress Institute, DhakaApril


The Process of Violent Radicalization in Bangladesh: Problems and ChallengesGFF Annual Convention, Vancouver, CanadaApril


Means and Methods of Warfare in Armed Conflict.ICRC-MOFA Training Workshop, DhakaMarch


Civil Military Relation (CMR)National Defence College (NDC), Mirpur Cantonment, DhakaMarch


National Security Perception: Geo Political Aspect and Analysis.Police Staff College, DhakaMarch


Violent Radicalization: The Case of BangladeshGFF-CENS Conference, SingaporeFebruary


The Changing Strategic Landscape: New Challenges and RealitiesBIPSS- German International Seminar, DhakaJanuary


South Asia Think Tanks Director’s ConferenceNew Delhi, IndiaJanuary


Humanitarian Intervention in Fragile StatesBIPSS- ICRC International Seminar, Radisson Hotel, DhakaJanuary


Regional Connectivity for DevelopmentSouth Asian Conference, New Delhi, India.January


Year 2007


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Bangladesh: Democracy at Crossroads.Heritage Foundation, Washington DC, USA.September


Multiplatform Communication Strategy: Getting the extremist messageRajaratnam School of International Studies of Nanyang Technology University, SingaporeNovember


Communication Strategy of Terrorist Groups.CATR Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.November


Confidence and Security Building Measures (CSBM) and Confidence Building Measures (CBM).NDC, Mirpur Cantonment, DhakaAugust


Conference on South Asian SecurityIISS Conference, Muscat, Qatar.August


Information Warfare (IW)National Defence College (NDC), Mirpur Cantonment, DhakaJuly


Asian Security Summit.Shangri-La-Dialogue, Singapore.June


Profiling Terrorist GroupsCATR Conference, Manila, PhilippineMay


Role of China in SAARCShanghai Institute for International Studies, China.April


South Asian Security DimensionDepartment of International Relations, Yangon University, Myanmar.March