International Conferences

The 24nd Annual Conference Council on Korea-U.S. Security Studies

◎ 29 October

▲ 09:00~09:20    Opening Remarks

◦ Gen.(Ret.) Jae-Chang Kim, Council Co-Chairman
◦ Gen.(Ret.) John H. Tilelli, Council Co-Chairman


▲ 09:20~12:00    Panel I (International Politics):
“The Financial Crisis and Prospects
of the Four-Power Relations on
the Korean Peninsula”

◦ Chair: Dr. Yong Sonn Yim,
Frm. Prof. of Sungkunkwan Univ.

◦ Presenters:

ㆍChina’s Relations with Other Powers on
the Korean Peninsula in the Global Financial
Crisis
– Dr. Andrew Scobell,
Prof. of Texas A&M Univ.

ㆍU.S. Relations with Other Powers on
the Korean Peninsula in the Global Financial
Crisis
– Dr. David C. Kang, Prof.,
Univ. of Southern California

ㆍKorea’s Relations with Four Powers in
the Global Financial Crisis
– Dr. John Endicott,
President of  Woosong Univ.

◦ Discussnats:
– Dr. Kisoo Kim,
Sen. Researcher, The Sejong Institute
– Dr. Edward A. Olsen,
Prof. of U.S. Naval Postgraduate School


▲ 12:10~13:50    Luncheon

                           ◦ Policy Speech: Hon. Mark Tokola,
Deputy Chief of Mission,
U.S. Embassy

◦ Host :
ㆍGen.(Ret.) Chul-Soo Han,
President, Korean American Friend Society
ㆍMr. Hyong Nam Bhang, Director,
The Hwajeong Peace Foundation & Peace 21


▲ 14:00~16:00    Panel II (Inter-Korean Relations):
“Prospects of U.S. and Korea’s
New Polices towards North Korea”

◦ Chair : Dr. Il Hwa Jung,
Visiting Prof., Daejin Univ.

◦ Presenters:

ㆍU.S. Policies towards North Korea under
the Obama Government
– Dr. Edward A. Olsen, Prof.,
U.S. Naval Postgraduate School

ㆍProspects of Inter-Korean Relations
under the Global Financial Crisis
– Dr. Tae-Woo Park, Visiting Prof.,
National Chengchi University, ROC

ㆍTerritorial Dispute on Dokdo/Takesima
between Korea and Japan:
an Inter-Korean Perspectives
– Dr. Hong Nack Kim, Prof.,
West Virginia University

◦ Discussants:
ㆍDr. Seong Whun Cheon,
Sen. Researcher, Korea Institute of
National Unification
ㆍDr. Andrew Scobell, Prof.,
Texas A&M University


▲ 16:20~18:30    Panel III (National Security):
U.S.-Korea Security Alliance under
the Obama Government

                         ◦ Chair : General John H. Tilelli, Jr.,
Co-Chairman, COKUSS

◦ Presenters:

ㆍThe U.S.-Korea Comprehensive Security
Alliance under the MB Government
– Dr. Kyudok Hong, Prof. of Sookmyung
Women’s University

ㆍThe U.S.-Korea Comprehensive Security
Alliance under the Obama Government
– Dr. Mel Gurtov, Prof.,
Portland State University

ㆍProspects of CFC, OPCON, and
Contingency Plan:
Problems and Remedies
– Dr. Bruce E. Bechtol, Jr.,
Prof of U.S. Marine Corps Command
and Staff College

◦ Discussants:
ㆍDr. Terence J. Roehrig, Prof.,
U.S. Naval War College
ㆍDr. Choon Kun Lee,
Visiting Research Fellow of KINU


▲ 18:40~21:00    Dinner

                        ◦ Host : Hon. Tae-Young Kim,
ROK Defense Minister
◦ Policy Speech : Defense Policy Director


◎ 30 October

▲ 09:00~11:45    Panel IV (Maritime Cooperation):
“Comprehensive Maritime Cooperation
for Peace and Security in the Sea Lane”

                         ◦ Chair : VADM(retired) Yun Yon,
Former Commander, ROK Fleet,
Senior Research Fellow of KIMS

◦ Presenters:

ㆍROK-U.S. Cooperation for SLOC Security
and Counter Piracy
– Dr. Chung Sam-Man, Prof.,
ROK Naval War College

ㆍGlobal Cooperation for Maritime Peace
and Security: The Role of ROK and U.S.
– Dr. Terence J. Roehrig, Prof.,
U.S. Naval War College

◦ Discussants:
ㆍDr. Bruce E. Bechtol, Jr., Prof. of U.S.
Marine Corps Command and Staff College
ㆍDr. Park In-Hwi, Prof.,
Ewha Women’s University
ㆍDr. Choong Nam Kim, Visiting Fellow,
The Sejong Institute


▲ 12:00~13:50    Luncheon

                        ◦ Host : Eui-Sung Chung, Chairman of KIMS
◦ Policy Speech : Gen. Walter L. Sharp,
Commander, UNC/CFC/USFK


▲ 14:00~17:00    Panel V (Economy & Socio-Culture):
“Korea-U.S. Economic and Socio-Cultural
Cooperation in the Global Financial Crisis”

                         ◦ Chair : Dr. Soon Paik, Sen. Economic Analyst,
U.S. Dept. of Labor

◦ Presenters:

ㆍThe Impact of the Global Financial Crisis
on Regional Economic Integration
– Dr. Chang-Hyun Yun, Prof.,
University of Seoul

ㆍThe Global Financial Crisis and U.S.-
Korea Trade and Investment:
A Perspective
– Dr. Dick Nanto, Senior Researcher of
U.S. Congressional Research Service

ㆍThe Impact of the Global Financial Crisis
on CORUS FTA: A Korean Perspective
– Dr. Won-Mog Choi, Prof.,
Ewha Women’s University

ㆍThe Future of Socio-Cultural Relations
between Korea and the United States
– Dr. John I Goulde, Prof. of Sweet Briar College

◦ Discussants:

ㆍDr. Hugo Wheegook Kim, President,
East-West Research Institute, Washington D.C.
ㆍDr. Eui-Gak Hwang,
Emeritus Prof. of Korea University
ㆍMr. Scott A. Snyder, Senior Fellow and Director,
Asian Foundation


▲ 17:00-17:20     Closing Remarks : Council Co-Chairman

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