Expert conference

ISIS PRAXIS Conference

The Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia will be organising the ISIS PRAXIS Conference 2019 with the theme “Malaysia Beyond 2020.” Praxis is the point at which knowledge or thought becomes action and with this framework in mind, the conference is designed to create a conducive environment for robust and constructive discussions meant to equip participants with novel, information-rich analyses in order to assist government and businesses alike to meet the opportunities and face the challenges that lie ahead.


Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, engaging with the participants after giving his keynote address.
Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, engaging with the participants after giving his keynote address.

The ISIS PRAXIS Conference aims to welcome government officials, policymakers, entrepreneurs, private sector representatives, civil society representatives, academicians, students and researchers to engage in robust discussions on a wide range of policy issues. The intention of ISIS PRAXIS Conference is to be the premier event in Malaysia in terms of economics and public policy, in addition to contemporary global issues like sustainability, global geopolitics and technological change. 


  • Challenges and prospects for Malaysia for 2020 and beyond
  • Malaysia’s leadership role in charting APEC 2020 and beyond
  • Navigating turbulent waters: global macro and geopolitical risks in 2020 and beyond
  • The next decade of regional competition, trade and investment in ASEAN
  • Technology, human capital, and upskilling: the Malaysian workforce beyond 2020
  • Financing shared prosperity: government revenue and economic development
  • Achieving Bangsa Malaysia: socio-political considerations beyond 2020
  • Confronting a new scarcity in securing sustainable development
  • Comprehensive social assistance & protection in an ageing Malaysia

Bernama is the official media partner of this event. It is the news agency of the government of Malaysia and the news reports it made for this event were picked up by other news outlet in Malaysia and official government websites of Malaysia. Below are the reports of the conference made by Bernama:

Full transcript of PM's keynote address at ISIS Malaysia Praxis Conference "Malaysia Beyond 2020"


Dr M shares approach in managing multiracial nation


Improve education system to face socio-economic realities


Malaysia prioritises safeguarding flora, fauna - Dr Mahathir


Malaysians shouldn't wait until 2030 to embrace unity


Near miracle Malaysia not bankrupted due to 1MDB monstrosity - Dr Mahathir


Opportunities only for those who produce results - Dr Mahathir


PM reiterates support for BRI


Presence of warships in South China Sea can lead to unnecessary conflicts - Dr Mahathir


Daim hopes to find solution on the middlemen issues


Expose ethnic study since young


Inculcate concern for nature from young age

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  • Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad
    • Prime Minister of Malaysia

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