Malaya at War

(Remembering the Malayan Campaign & Malayan Emergency)

DAY 1 – One full day Conference – Malayan Campaign

8.00am – 8.45am Registration
9.00am – 9.30am Welcome & Keynote address
9.30am – 10.00am Morning tea
10.00am – 10.40am The Invasion of Malaya Speaker: Andrew Barber, Historian & Author (tbc)
10.40am – 11.20am The sinking of HMS Repulse & HMS Prince of Wales
Speaker: Rear Admiral (R) Guy Griffiths (tbc)
Patron, HMS Repulse Survivors Association,
Served on board the HMS Repulse (1941), Former Chief of Naval Personnel, RAN
11.20am – 12.00pm The Battle of Muar 1942 / The Parit Sulong Massacre
Speaker: En. Shaharom Ahmad, Historian (tbc)
12.00pm – 2.00pm Lunch & Militaria exhibition
2.00pm – 2.40pm The Battle of Kampar 1941-42
Speaker: Major (R) Bhagwan Singh Virik, (tbc)
2.40pm – 3.20pm WWII Skit | Cast: Zafrani Arifin & team
3.20pm – 4.00pm Forum on living in Japanese Occupied Malaya (WWII)
Moderator: tba
Panelists: tba
4.00pm – 4.30pm Afternoon tea
4.30pm -5.10pm Japanese Spy in Malaya – The Story of Tani Yutaka
Speaker: George Yong, Historian (tbc)
5.10pm – 5.15pm Closing

DAY 2 – Half day Conference (Malayan Emergency)

9.00am – 9.40am An overview on the Malayan Emergency
Speaker: Seumas Tan (tbc)
9.40am – 10.20am The Bukit Kepong tragedy
Speaker: tba / Tan Sri J J Raj Jr
10.20am – 10.50am Morning tea
10.50am – 11.30am Skit on Malayan Emergency | Cast: Zafrani Arifin & Team
11.30am – 12.10pm Baling Talk
Speaker: tba