Malaysia Update Conference 2016: Najib’s Malaysia — A Crisis of Confidence?, was held 26 August 2016.
Speakers included: Second Finance Minister, Dato’ Seri Haji Ahmad Husni (UMNO MP), Dato Paduka Ibrahim Ali, leader of the Malay-rights organisation Perkasa, and Zairil Khir Johari (DAP MP); and two women MPs, Hajah Fuziah Salleh (PKR) and Alice Lau Kiong Yieng (DAP). Internationally recognised academics, Professors Terence Gomez (University of Malaya), Bridget Welsh (Senior Research Associate at National Taiwan University and University Fellow Charles Darwin University), James Chin (University of Tasmania), and Shamsul AB (National University of Malaysia). Plus social activist and columnist, Azrul Mohd Khalid.
Since 2018, the update series has been conducted by the ANU Malasia Institute https://malaysiainstitute.anu.edu.au/
The most recent Update was in 2020.