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ICAS [Spring] Symposium & Reception Dinner

in collaboration with

ASEAN Focus Group Sydney
Philadelphia Bar Association International Law Committee
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May 7, 1999, Friday, 8:30 AM - 9:15 PM



economic, international relations and security issues

Morning session (8: 30 AM - 12: 30 PM)
Rainey Auditorium, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 33rd and Spruce Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6304

8: 30AM REGISTRATION & Continental Breakfast
moderator Sang Joo Kim (ICAS Senior Fellow)
9: 00AM Welcome & Opening Address: What Are the Issues?
Synja P. Kim (ICAS Fellow & President)
9: 05AM China's Place in the New Century: Regional and Global Roles
Jian Chen (Professor of History, Southern Illinois University)
9: 30AM Outlook for Sino-U.S. Relations: Central Issues and Critique on U. S. China Policy
Stephen J. Yates (Senior Policy Analyst, Asian Studies Center, Heritage Foundation)
9: 55AM Japan's Security Interests and Posture: The Constitution and Reality
Akihisa Nagashima (Research Associate, Asian Security Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, Washington, D.C.)
10: 20 AM break
10: 35AM Reform of the Political-Social Culture in the Northeast Asia: Corruption and Government
Yoon Shik Park (Professor of International Banking and Finance, George Washington University)
11: 00 AM State of Affairs in the Korean Peninsula Issues [Keynote Address]
The Hon. Charles Kartman (ICAS Liberty Award Recipient; Ambassador & Special Envoy for the Korean Peace Talks, U. S. Department of State)
11: 30 AM Panel Discussion: Critiques & Questions Enid H. Adler (Co-Chair, Philadelphia Bar Association International Law Committee), Peter Ennis (Editor, The Oriental Economist), Christopher Power (Asian Edition Editor, Business Week)
12: 30PM Lunch Mosaic Gallery, University of Pennsylvania Museum
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Tour of Museum highlights led by Docent
Afternoon session (2:05 PM - 5:45 PM):
2: 05PM U. S. Economic Leadership: Responsibility and Risk
John Weinfurter (President, Congressional Economic Leadership Institute)
2: 30PM Japan's Role in the Asian Economy in the 21st Century
Yoshihito Miyairi (Chief Washington Representative, Export-Import Bank of Japan)
2: 55PM U. S. Trade Policy towards East Asia
Edward B. Gresser (Policy Advisor to Ambassador Charlene Barshefsky, United States Trade Representative)
3: 25PM Prospect for Japan-U. S. Relations: Central Issues and Critique on U. S. Japan Policy
Steve C. Clemons (Executive Vice President, Economic Strategy Institute)
3: 50PM break
4: 05PM Pitching in for North Korea's Economic Development Plan: A WEFA Initiative
Robert W. West (Senior Vice President, International Relations, WEFA Group)
4: 30PM Recovery Prospects for Korean and East Asian Economy [Keynote Address]
Lawrence R. Klein (ICAS Distinguished Fellow & ICAS Liberty Award Recipient; Benjamin Franklin Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Pennsylvania; Nobel Laureate)
5: 05PM Panel Discussion: Critiques & Questions Bang N. Jeon (Associate Professor of Economics, Drexel University), Hye Min Lee (First Secretary, Embassy of Republic of Korea), Masaaki "Mike" Kotabe (Washburn Chair of International Business and Marketing, Temple University), Tae Hee Yoon (Chief Executive Officer, Korea Economic Intelligence)
5: 45PM Closing Remark
Acknowledgement: Anheuser-Busch Companies,Inc., Council for America My Country, Courtesy Travel, Inc., Korean-American Association of Greater Delaware County, Law Firm of David Oh, Law Offices of Young K Park, Pennsylvania-Russia Business Council, Samsung Electronics America, Women's Development Institute International (as of 4/30/99)

ICAS Staff:

Jerry BoucherDirector for Systems Management

Shaun ChoDirector for Logistics

Im Ja P. ChoiDirector for Community Relations

Sang Joo KimExecutive Vice President

Synja P. KimPresident

Dennis M. O'DowdDirector for Development

Sung Won PaekDirector for Volunteer Forces

Xingyi QueDirector for Office Management

ICAS Reception & Dinner

N. B. ICAS Fall Symposium, Shanghai, September 29-30, 1999 Co-sponsors: Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (SASS), WEFA Group

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