Whither Northeast Asia? Security, Strategy, and Politics

2014 JoongAng Ilbo-CSIS Forum
  • Tuesday, May 27, 2014
  • Dr. John Hamre addresses the J-CSIS Forum 2014.

    The JoongAng Ilbo and the Center Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) will hold our fourth annual joint conference with regional experts and scholars featuring discussion on the most imminent regional issues of concern and interest.

    Tuesday, May 27, 2014
    8:50AM - 5:00PM

    Grand Ballroom (1F)
    The Westin Chosun Hotel | Seoul, Korea

    Forum Agenda

    9:15 Opening Remarks

    HONG, Seok-Hyun

    Chairman, JoongAng Ilbo, JTBC

    9:25 Welcoming Remarks

    John Hamre
    President, CEO, and The Pritzker Chair, CSIS

    9:35 Keynote Address

    Joshua Bolten

    Former White House Chief of Staff

    10:20-11:30 Is China Changing Its North Korea Policy?


    MOON, Chung-in
    Professor, Yonsei University


    CHUN, Yung-woo
    Former National Security Adviser

    John Hamre
    President and CEO, and The Pritzker Chair, CSIS

    Stapleton Roy
    Distinguished Scholar and Founding Director Emeritus,
    Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, Woodrow Wilson Center

    YOON, Young-kwan
    Former Minister of Foreign Affairs

    11:40-13:10 Luncheon

    13:20-14:30 Is There a Way Forward in Japan-Korea Relations?


    CHANG, Dal-Joong
    Professor, Seoul National University


    Richard Armitage
    President, Armitage International

    Victor Cha
    Senior Adviser and Korea Chair, CSIS

    SHIN, Kak-soo
    Former Ambassador to Japan

    PARK, Cheol-hee
    Professor, Seoul National University

    14:45-15:55 U.S. Pivot to Asia


    AHN, Chak Hee
    Deputy General Manager, JTBC


    CHOI, Young-jin
    Former Ambassador to the U.S.

    KIL, Jeong-woo
    Member of the National Assembly, Saenuri Party

    Kurt Campbell

    Chairman and CEO, The Asia Group

    Michael Green
    Senior Vice President for Asia and Japan Chair, CSIS

    16:05-17:00 Discussion with the Audience