International Conferences

The Republic of Korea’s Security & the Role of the ROK-US Navies

0900-0910  Welcoming and Opening Remarks by Co-Hosts

Ambassador Song Keun-Ho, President, KIMS
RADM(R.). Michael McDevitt, Vice President & Director, CNA

0910-0925  Keynote Speech

                  ADM. Kim Sung-Chan, CNO, ROK Navy

0925-1050  Panel I: Lessons of the Korean War & Why We
Should Care Today

                  Moderator: Dr Thomas Bowditch, Senior Analyst CNA

     0925-1015 Papers

            What Lessons from United Nations Combined
Operations during the Korean War are Relevant
Today?
– Dr. Edward Marolda, Senior Historian U.S. Naval
History and Heritage Command

Lessons of the ROK-US Naval Operations during the
Korean War and Their Relevance Today
– Dr. Park Chang-Kwoun, Senior Researcher Korea
Institute for Defense Analyses(KIDA)

     1015-1050 Discussants

             Dr. Kim Hyun-Ki, Senior Researcher KIMS
Capt(R.). Peter Swartz, USN, Senior Analyst CNA


1050-1105  Coffee Break

1105-1230  Panel II : The Evolution of North Korean Military
Capabilities and their Current Threat

1105-1155 Papers

             North Korean Conventional Capabilities and Lessons
from the Cheonan’s Sinking
– Capt. Chung Sam-Man (PhD), Prof. ROK Naval War College

A Maritime Perspective on North Korean WMD
Capabilities
– Mr. Ken Gause, Senior Analyst CNA

     1155-1230 Discussants

            RADM(R.). Michael McDevitt, Vice President &
Director, CNA

Dr. Kim Tae-Woo, Consultant KIMS,
Senior Researcher Korea Institute for Defense
Analyses (KIDA)

1230-1340  Luncheon

1345-1650  Panel III : The Republic of Korea’s Future Security
& the Role of the ROK-US Navies

                  Moderator: ADM(R.). An Byoung-Tae, Former CNO

     1340-1430 Papers

             The Role of the ROK-US Navies in Confronting
North Korea’s WMD Threat
– Dr. Terrance Roehrig, Professor, US Naval War College

Possible Roles of the ROK-US Navies in a North
Korean Contingency
– Dr. Lee Choon-Kun, Senior Researcher KIMS,
Professor Ewha Womans University

     1430-1505 Discussants

             Dr. Kim Jong-Min, Consultant KIMS, Prof. Hannam University
Mr. Ken Gause, Senior Analyst CNA

     1505-1520 Coffee Break

1520-1610 Papers

            OPCON Shift Issues and Ways to Enhance ROK-US
Combined Naval Operations
– RADM(R.). William Pendley, USN,
former Commander US Naval Forces Korea

Post-Cheonan Northeast Asian Security and the Role
of Navies
– Dr. Kim Taeho, Senior Researcher KIMS,
Professor Hallym University of Graduate Studies

      1610-1650 Discussants

            RADM Jung Ho-Sup (PhD), Defense Intelligence Agency

Col(R.). William Wesley, USMC, Director, N-5, U.S. Pacific Fleet

1650  Conclusion

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