Korea Going Forward
This international public conference, co-hosted by CSIS and the Korea Foundation, with senior opinion makers, policy makers, and officials framed the agenda for U.S.-ROK relations going forward in advance of the visit by President Park Geun-hye to the United States.
The distinguished panels examined the broadening scope of U.S.-ROK cooperation around the globe as well as the challenges on the peninsula and in the region with an unprecedented gathering of experts.
This conference is by RSVP only and all remarks are on-the-record.
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Dr. Victor Cha, Senior Adviser and Korea Chair, CSIS and Professor and Director, Asian Studies Program, Georgetown University
Ambassador Ahn Ho-Young, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the United States
The Honorable Daniel R. Russel, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs
SESSION I: U.S.-ROK Alliance and Global Partnership
Dr. Kurt Campbell, Chairman and CEO, The Asia Group; Former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State
Ambassador Richard Armitage, President, Armitage International; Former Deputy Secretary of State, U.S. Department of State
Ambassador Thomas Hubbard, Senior Director, McLarty Associates; Former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea
Ambassador Choi Young Jin, Distinguished Professor, Yonsei University; Former Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the United States
SESSION II: North Korean Challenges and Future of the Korean Peninsula
Ambassador Christopher Hill, Dean, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver; Former Assistant Secretary of State, U.S. Department of State
Ambassador Robert Gallucci, Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy, Georgetown University; Former Ambassador-at-Large and Special Envoy for Nonproliferation, U.S. Department of State
Ambassador Stephen Bosworth, Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University; Former Senior Representative for North Korea Policy, U.S. Department of State
Ambassador Chun Yung-woo, Chairman, Korean Peninsula Future Forum; Former National Security Advisor to the President of the Republic of Korea
The CSIS Korea Chair celebrates the summit meeting of ROK president Park Geun-hye and U.S. president Barack Obama with a series of events in June 2015, titled "Korea Going Forward." Each of these events, involving policymakers, experts, and opinionleaders, help to elevate the level of informed public discussion about U.S.-ROK relations in advance of the meeting of the two presidents.
The "Korea Going Forward" series of events in June is made possible by the generous support of Grosvenor Capital Management L.P. and Amkor Technology.