Korea Going Forward

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 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 is made possible by the generous support of Grosvenor Capital Management L.P. and Amkor Technology.


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June 3, 2015: Address by the Honorable Antony J. Blinken, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State
CSIS will host the Honorable Antony J. Blinken, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, to offer a policy speech on challenges and opportunities in U.S.-ROK relations.

June 3, 2015: Korea Going Forward
A public international conference co-hosted with the Korea Foundation involving senior opinion makers, policy makers and officials to frame the agenda for U.S.-ROK relations going forward. Participants include former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific affairs Kurt Campbell, former U.S. lead negotiator for the 1994 Agreed Framework Robert Gallucci, former U.S. lead negotiator for the 2005 Six Party Talks Christopher Hill, former Senior Envoy for North Korea Stephen Bosworth, former ROK Ambassador to the U.S. Choi Young-jin, and former national security adviser to the President of the Republic of Korea Chun Yung-woo.

June 3-4, 2015: ROK-U.S. Strategic Dialogue
A unique track 1.5, two-day international forum, co-hosted with the Korea Foundation, looking at key issues for the Park Geun-hye government and the Barack Obama administration in the region and around the globe in advance of the Park-Obama summit with participants from think tanks, universities, media, and governments. The forum is by invitation only.

October 2, 2015: Striving for Northeast Asian Peace
A public international conference co-hosted with the Korea Foundation involving senior opinion makers, policy makers and officials to look in-depth at the prospects for regional cooperation among the major powers of East Asia, in advance of the White House summit between the United States and the Republic of Korea.

October 15, 2015: Statesmen's Forum Address by the Honorable Park Geun-hye, President of the Republic of Korea
It is our distinct pleasure to host a Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Statesmen's Forum featuring her Excellency Park Geun-hye, President of the Republic of Korea. On the occasion of her summit visit to the White House, President Park delivered a public address on foreign policy and United States-Korea relations at CSIS. This is an invitation-only event.