International Conferences

The 10th International Sea Power Symposium

▣ 9. 13(Mon.)

1000-1030  Opening Ceremony

Opening Address : ADM. Kim Sung-chan
(Chief of Naval Operation, ROK Navy)
Congratulatory Address : The Honorable Kim, Tae-young
(The Minister of National Defense)
Keynote Address : ADM. Patrick M. Walsh
(Commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet)

1045-1300  Session 1 : Evaluation of Emerging Threats and Response

Chair : Dr. Lee Sang-woo, Chairman,
National Defense Advancement Commitee

            ◦ Presenter  

ㆍMeasures for International Collaboration to
Counter Maritime Threats in Waters around
the Korean Peninsula: With focus on Energy
SLOC Security
– Dr. Shim Kyung-wook, Senior Research Fellow, KIDA

ㆍThreats from North Korea and Trilateral
Cooperation of ROK, US and Japan for Maritime
– VADM(Ret.) Yoji Koda, Former Japanese
Maritime Self-Defense Fleet Commander

ㆍEmerging Threats to International Maritime
Security and Promote Cooperation for Maritime
Security: With focus on the sinking of ROKS
– VADM(Ret.) William D. Sullivan, Former CNFK

◦ Discussnats

– Prof. Andrew Forbes, Wollongong University, Australia
– Prof. Park, Chul-hui, Seoul National University
– VADM(Ret.) Ahn Gi-seok, Former COMROKFLT

1300-1400  Luncheon

1430-1730  Session 2 : North Korea’s Unprovoked Attack and
Korea’s Maritime Strategy

               Chair : VADM(Ret.) William D. Sullivan, Former CNFK

             ◦ Presenter

ㆍConcept and Development of Modern Maritime Strategy
– Prof. Geoffrey Till, Kings College, UK

ㆍTrends of International Maritime Security
Cooperation and Employment of Naval Forces
– Dr. James A. Boutilier, Asia-Pacific Policy
Advisor, Maritime Forces-Pacific Headquarters, CA

ㆍMaritime Strategy that Korea Needs to Pursue
since the sinking of ROKS Cheonan
– Prof. Noh Kyung-soo, Seoul National University

             ◦ Discussants
– Prof. Han Yong-sup, Korea National Defense University
– Prof. Koo Bon-hak, Hallym Institute of Advanced
International Studies
– VADM(Ret.) Yoji Koda, Former Japanese
Maritime Self-Defense Fleet Commander

▣ 9. 14.(Tue.)

0930-1000  Guest Speech

Investigation Results of the Joint Investigation
Group (JIG) and Follow up Measures
– Dr. Yoon Deok-yong, Former the president of KAIST


1015-1230  Session 3 : North Korea’s Threat and Direction for
Development of ROK Navy

                Chair : Dr. Park Young-ok, Former Vice Minister
of National Defense

    ◦ Presenter

ㆍNorth Korea’s Threat Assessment and Our Response
– Prof. Andrew Forbes, Wollongong University, Australia

ㆍPiracy Threats in the Indian Ocean and
Multilateral Naval Cooperation: With focus on
Chung-Hae task force’s activity
– Prof. Srikanth Kondapalli, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India

ㆍFollow up Measures to the sinking of ROKS
Cheonan and Direction for ROK Navy’s Force
– RADM(Ret.) Kim Jong-min, Former Deputy
Commissioner of DAPA

          ◦ Discussant
– Prof. Kim Ki-jung, Yonsei University & Chairman
of Management Committee, The SLOC Study
– RADM(L) Lee Bum-rim, The Commander of 7th
– LTG(Ret.) Ahn Gwang-chan, BH Foreign Affairs &
National Security Advisory Committee Member

1230-1330  Closing of the Symposium and Luncheon

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