Defense Ministers Speak at Shangri-La Dialogue Asia Security Summit in Singapore

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On the first day of the Shangri-La Dialogue Asia security summit in Singapore, defense ministers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and other countries deliver remarks on June 3.


8:30 a.m.–8:35 a.m. local time (8:30 p.m.–8:35 p.m. ET, June 2)
Opening of the summit by Dr. John Chipman, director-general and chief executive of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)

8:35 a.m.–9:30 a.m. local time (8:35 p.m.–9:35 p.m. ET, June 2)
First plenary session: United States’ leadership in the Indo-Pacific, by Lloyd J Austin III, U.S. secretary of defense

9:30 a.m.–11 a.m. local time (9:30 p.m.–11 p.m. ET, June 2)
Second plenary session: Building a stable and balanced Asia-Pacific, by Carlito Galvez Jr., senior undersecretary and officer-in-charge of the Philippines’ Department of National Defense; Ben Wallace, UK secretary of state for defense; and Anita Anand, Canadian minister of national defense

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