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CSIS-DAPA 2024: The Potential for Expanding Defense Cooperation within the ROK-U.S. Alliance

June 27, 2024 • 9:30 am – 12:30 pm EDT

Join the Defense-Industrial Initiatives Group (DIIG) for CSIS-DAPA 2024: The Potential for Expanding Defense Cooperation within the ROK-U.S. Alliance. This is the latest conference in a series with the Republic of Korea's Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) exploring avenues for a more integrated and effective defense cooperation between the Republic of Korea and the United States. 

The conference will open with remarks from Dr. John J. Hamre, CSIS President and CEO, and Langone Chair in American Leadership, and include keynotes from DAPA Minister Seok, JongGun and the Honorable Douglas R. Bush, U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology (ASA(ALT)). The keynote session will be followed by a panel analyzing lessons from the war in Ukraine and the ROK and U.S. industrial strategies created to address the present environment.

This conference is sponsored by the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) of the Republic of Korea.

CSIS-DAPA 2024: Agenda


Opening Remarks

9:30 am

Dr. John J. Hamre, President and CEO, and Langone Chair in Amercian Leadership, CSIS

Keynotes and Moderated Discussion

9:40 am

Moderator: 

Dr. Cynthia R. Cook, Director, Defense-Industrial Initiatives Group and Senior Fellow, International Security Program, CSIS 

 
Keynotes: 

Minister Seok, JongGun, Minister, Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA), Republic of Korea

 

Hon. Douglas R. Bush, U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology (ASA(ALT)) 

Panel: Present Lessons for the Future Fight and Supporting ROK-U.S. Defense Acquisition Policy

11:15 am

Moderator:  

Mr. Gordon Lubold, White House and National Security Reporter, The Wall Street Journal 

 

Panelists

Mr. Jedidiah P. Royal, U.S. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs

 

Dr. Stacie Pettyjohn, Senior Fellow and Director of the Defense Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

 

Mr. Scott A. Sendmeyer, U.S. Acting Director of Policy, Analysis, and Transition, DASD (IBR)

 

Ms. Park, JinA, Director of Defense Industry Advancement Support Division, Defense Industry Promotion Bureau, DAPA 

 

Mr. Han, Seung Jae, Director General for Defense Export Program, Korea Research Institute for Defense Technology Planning and Advancement (KRIT)

Contact Information

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John J. Hamre
CSIS President and CEO, and Langone Chair in American Leadership
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Cynthia Cook
Director, Defense-Industrial Initiatives Group and Senior Fellow, International Security Program

Mr. Gordon Lubold

White House and National Security Reporter, The Wall Street Journal

Mr. Jedidiah P. Royal

U.S. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs

Dr. Stacie Pettyjohn

Senior Fellow and Director of the Defense Program, Center for a New American Security (CNAS)

Mr. Scott A. Sendmeyer

U.S. Acting Director of Policy, Analysis, and Transition, DASD (IBR)

Ms. Park, JinA

Director of Defense Industry Advancement Support Division, Defense Industry Promotion Bureau, DAPA

Mr. Han, Seung Jae

Director General for Defense Export Program, Korea Research Institute for Defense Technology Planning and Advancement (KRIT)