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DAPA-CSIS Conference 2023: ROK-U.S. Defense Industrial Cooperation for a Resilient Global Supply Chain

March 16, 2023 • 9:30 am – 12:30 pm EDT

Co-Organized by the Center for Strategic and International Studies and the Defense Acquisition Program Administration

Please join us for the DAPA-CSIS 2023 conference, which aims to explore how the U.S. and the Republic of Korea are maturing into greater defense industrial cooperation, the third generation of the U.S.-ROK defense industrial partnership effort. Recent global developments have highlighted the importance of cooperation over production and emerging technology, and the conference will explore opportunities to address barriers to stronger partnership in the U.S.-ROK alliance. This conference is sponsored by the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) and will attract a large audience of industry experts, opinion leaders, and policymakers from the U.S. and Korea.

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

Agenda


Check-In

9:00 am

Opening Session

9:30 am

Opening Remarks:

 

Dr. Cynthia Cook, Director, Defense Industrial Initiatives Group, CSIS

 

Keynote Address and Q&A

9:45 am

Keynote Speakers:

 

Mr. Michael Vaccaro, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Industrial Base Policy

 

Minister Eom, Donghwan, Minister, Defense Acquisition Program Administration

 

Moderator:

 

Dr. Victor Cha, Senior Vice President and Korea Chair, CSIS; D.S. Song-KF Professor of Government and Vice Dean for Faculty and Graduate Affairs, Georgetown University

Public Panel: ROK-U.S. Government-to-Government Policy for Building a Reliable Defense Supply Chain

11:15 am

Moderator:

 

Mr. John Schaus, Senior Fellow, ISP, CSIS

 

Presenters:

 

Mr. Michael Vaccaro, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Industrial Base Policy

 

Mr. Yoon, Changmoon, Director General, International Cooperation Bureau, Defense Acquisition Program Administration

 

Panelists: 

 

Mr. Pat Mason, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Defense Exports & Cooperation, U.S. Army

 

Mr. Karlton Johnson, Chair of the National Space Society, and former Chair of CMMC-AB

 

Mr. Cho, Junhyun, Director,  Director for Defense Acquisition Innovation, Defense Acquisition Program Administration    

 

Mr. Han, Seung Jae, Director, Global Defense Business Division, Korea Research Institute for defense Technology planning and advancement

CONTACT INFORMATION

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Cynthia Cook
Director, Defense-Industrial Initiatives Group and Senior Fellow, International Security Program
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Victor Cha
Senior Vice President for Asia and Korea Chair
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Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Industrial Base Policy Michael J. Vaccaro
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Industrial Base Policy