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Official Programme of Events

Eve of Exhibition – 5 May 2024, Sunday

Time

Event/Activity

Location

Remarks

1000 - 1100

Press Walkabout

  •  Minister of Defence

  •  Minister of Home Affairs

Exhibition Halls, MITEC

By invitation and press only

2000 - 2200

DSA 2024 & NATSEC Asia 2024 Official Reception


Hosted by:
- Minister of Defence
- Minister of Home Affairs

Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur

By invitation only

SHOW DAYS – DAILY RECURRING ACTIVITIES / EVENTS

6 – 9 May 2024

DSA 2024 & NATSEC Asia 2024
Venue: Exhibition Halls, MITEC
(Open to Trade Visitors only)

Opening Hours:
6 – 8 May 2024
1000 – 1800

9 May 2024
1000 - 1700

Day 1 – 6 May 2024, Monday

Time

Event/Activity

Location

Remarks

0830 – 1200

Putrajaya Forum

Guests of Honour: Minister of Defence

Theme: TBA

Keynote Address by Minister of Defence

Ballroom 1, Level 3, MITEC

By invitation only

Live event

1000 - 1800

Exhibition Open

MITEC

Trade visitor only

1430 - 1500

Opening Ceremony by YAB Dato’ Seri Anwar Ibrahim Prime Minister of Malaysia followed by Official Tour of Exhibition

Ballroom 1 Level 3, MITEC

By invitation and
Press only

1600 – 1800

Ongoing Courtesy Calls to Malaysian VVIPs

Government Office
Suites

By appointment only

2000 – 2200

Official Counterpart Dinner

Hosted by:

• Minister of Defence, Deputy Minister & Secretary General of the Ministry of Defence (combined)


• Minister of Home Affairs, Secretary General of the Ministry of Home Affairs & Director General of MOHA's agencies (combined)

Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur



Sheraton Imperial Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

By invitation only

Day 2 –7 May 2024, Tuesday

Time

Event/Activity

Location

Remarks

0800 – 1630

Seminar on Cybercrime and Substance Abuse Consciousness by Royal Malaysia Police


Session 1: Cyber Crime

Session2: Narcotics Crime

Ballroom 1 Level 3, MITEC

By invitation only

0900 - 1300

National Security International Seminar


Topic: Enhancing National Security through Good Governance and Credible Partnership: Opportunities and Challenges 


Keynote Address by Minister of Defence


*National Resilience College / National Defence University of Malaysia / DSA

Ballroom 2 Level 3, MITEC

By Invitation only

Hybrid event

1000 - 1100

Chief of Army Meet & Greet

TBA

By invitation only

1000 - 1100

Chief of Navy Meet & Greet

Atrium Level 2, MITEC

By invitation only

1000 - 1800

Exhibition Open

MITEC

Trade visitor only

1230 - 1700

Pocket Talk on Women by National Defence University of Malaysia

Ballroom 2 Level 3, MITEC

By invitation only

1600 – 1800

Ongoing Courtesy Calls to Malaysian VVIPs

Government Office
Suites

By appointment only

2000 – 2200

Official Counterpart Dinner


Hosted by:

• Chief of Defence Force (combined with Service Chiefs)


• Inspector General of Police

Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur


Sheraton Imperial Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

By invitation only

Day 3 – 8 May 2024, Wednesday

Time

Event/Activity

Location

Remarks

0630 - 1345

VIP Recreational Program: Golf Tournament

Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club (KLGCC)

By invitation only

0700 - 1230

VIP Recreational Program: Shooting Competition

Kelab Menembak Sasaran Shapadu (KMSS), Putrajaya

By invitation only

1000 - 1800

Exhibition Open

MITEC

Trade visitor only

1500 - 1700

Contract and MoU Signing by Ministry of Defence, Malaysia

Ballroom 1 Level 3, MITEC

By invitation only

1500 – 1700

Contract and MoU Signing by Ministry of Home Affairs, Malaysia

Ballroom 2 Level 3, MITEC

By invitation only

1600 – 1800

Ongoing Courtesy Calls to Malaysian VVIPs

Government Office
Suites

By appointment only

Day 4 – 9 May 2024, Thursday

Time

Event/Activity

Location

Remarks

0900 - 1200

NAICO - IEM Networking Session

Ballroom 2 Level 3, MITEC

By invitation only

1000 - 1700

Exhibition Open

MITEC

Trade visitor only

1500 - 1545

Thank You Reception and Announcement of DSA & NATSEC Asia 2026


Guests of Honour:
• Minister of Defence
• Minister of Home Affairs

Foyer Level 1, MITEC

All invited

1600 - 1700

Ongoing Courtesy Calls to Malaysian VVIPs

Government Office
Suites

By appointment only

Attire:

  1. For the Official Reception on 5 May 2024
  2. For all other events and activities at the exhibition venue
  • - Lounge Suit
  • - Respective Agency Uniform
  • - Civilian - Lounge Suit

Subject to change as of 27/03/24(V20)/ZM