Professor Miles Hewstone was an invited keynote speaker at the 9th Asia-Pacific Programme for Senior National Security Officers (APPSNO) from 3-8 May 2015, where he was welcomed by the Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore Mr Teo Chee Hean, Coordinating Minister for National Security and Minister for Home Affairs.

The conference was organized in conjunction with the Centre of Excellence for National Security (CENS) at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. 

The conference brings together senior national security officers from the Asia-Pacific and beyond to discuss, deliberate and reflect on various issues related to national security.