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Seoul-Washington Forum

Monday, May 14 -
Seoul, South Korea
Falk Auditorium

1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC


The Brookings Institution and the Sejong Institute co-hosted the second session of the Seoul-Washington Forum on May 14 and 15, in Seoul, South Korea. The Forum brought together scholars and former officials from the United States and the Republic of Korea to address the pressing issues facing the Korean peninsula and the U.S.-ROK alliance. Panel topics addressed by senior scholars and former officials from both sides included: the U.S.-ROK alliance; the six-party talks; replacing the armistice; and Korea-U.S. economic cooperation. The Forum was made possible by the generous support of the Korea Foundation.
SCHEDULE
May 14, 2007  

Opening Remarks


Park Kie-duck President,
The Sejong Institute
Strobe Talbott President,
The Brookings Institution

Congratulatory Remarks


Lim Dong-won Chairman,
Seoul-Washington Forum
Yim Sung-jun President,
The Korea Foundation

The Alliance in Transition:
Seeking Political Trust and Adaptability


Hong Soong-yong
Former ROK foreign minister
Chair
James Kelly
CNA Corp.
Presenter
Yang Sung Chul
Former ROK ambassador to the U.S.
Presenter
David Straub
Visiting Scholar,
Seoul National University
Discussant
Yim Yong Soon
Fmr. Dean of Graduate School, Sungkyungwan University
Discussant

Luncheon


Shim Yoon-joe
ROK Deputy Minister of
Foreign Affairs and Trade

Keynote address


The Six-Party Talks: Seeking a Nuclear-Free North Korea


Jack Pritchard
President, Korea Economic Institute
Chair
Robert Einhorn
Senior Advisor, CSIS
Presenter
Paik Haksoon
Senior Fellow, Sejong Institute; Executive Director, Seoul-Washington Forum
Presenter
Robert Carlin
Visiting Scholar, Stanford University
Discussant
Chung Chong-Wook
Former ROK ambassador to China
Discussant
May 15, 2007  

A Peace Process in the Korean Peninsula


Kim Young Hee
Adviser and Senior Columnist,
JoongAng Daily
Chair
Joel Wit
Visiting Scholar, Columbia University
Presenter
Park Kun Young
Professor, Catholic University of Korea
Presenter
Richard Bush
Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution
Discussant
Lee Sang-man
Professor, JoongAng University
Discussant

Luncheon


Alexander Vershbow
Ambassador of the United States
to the ROK
Keynote address

Beyond KORUS FTA:
Toward Mutually Beneficial Economic Relations


Tami Overby
President, American Chamber of Commerce, Korea
Chair
Charles Pritchard
President, Korea Economic Institute
Presenter
Kim Sung-hoon
Former ROK Minister of Agriculture
and Forestry
Presenter
Thomas Hubbard
Kissinger McLarty Associates
Discussant
Cho Kun-ho
Vice Chairman, Federation of Korean Industries
Discussant