ICAS  Summer Symposium

Institute for Corean-American Studies, Inc.

965 Clover Court
Blue Bell
PA 19422


Senior Advisor

Young Chan Ro

Executive Committee

Daniel Aum
Steve Chung
Sandra Han
Il Hwan Kim
Jack Kim
Sang Joo Kim
Don Lee
Grace Liberman


Korean Diaspora

Challenges and Issues Facing the Korean-American Community (KAC)
Identification, Critical Examination, Goal & Vision, and Strategy

August 16, 2014 Saturday 9:30 - 4:40 PM
Johnson Center Room G
George Mason University
Fairfax Virginia

Moderator Sang Joo Kim (ICAS Sr Fellow & Executive Vice President)
9:00 AM Meet & Greet - Breakfast and Coffee
9:30 PM Welcome & Opening Remarks: What are the Issues
Synja P Kim (ICAS Fellow, President and Chairman)
Young Chan Ro (ICAS Fellow, Professor George Mason University)
9:35 AM Stem Cells Research and Nanotechnology
Peter S Baek (ICAS Intern; Sophomore UCLA; ICAS Youth Academy)
10:05 AM The Outliers of the Bell Curve: Society's Fundamental Misconception of
David Lee (ICAS Intern; Rising Sophomore U of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; ICAS Youth Academy)
10:35 AM The Founding Principles of America: The Development and Modern Context
Nathanael Kim (ICAS Intern; Rising sophomore University of Virginia)
11:05 AM break
11:15 AM Role of Technology in Today’s Society
Jedidiah Park (ICAS Volunteer; 10th grader Battlefield High School, Haymarket, VA; ICAS Youth Academy)
11:45 AM Getting into a Medical School
Christopher Chung, M.D. (ICAS Intern; ICAS Youth Academy)
12:15 PM lunch
1:00 PM Interested in US Military Academy West Point?
Paul Koh (ICAS Intern; United States Military Academy ‘2015)
1:30 PM ICAS Delegation to Korea 2014: Korea As I Saw It
Grace Liberman (ICAS Special Assistant)
2:00 PM Koreanness and Korean Identity in the 21st Century
Young Chan Ro (ICAS Fellow; Director Center for Korean Studies, George Mason University)
2:50 PM break
3:00 PM ICAS Youth Excellence Program: Raising the Bar Developing Winning Strategy for College and Beyond: A Value Chain
Jack Kim (ICAS Special Liaison; University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Arts and Sciences)
3:50 PM Briefing on ICAS and What It Strives For
Il Hwan Kim (ICAS Director and Vice President for Regional Affairs; Commissioner for ICAS Liberty Golf Classic Invitational; University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Arts and Sciences)
4:40 PM Adjourn
5:30 PM ICAS Reception & Dinner


Upcoming ICAS Programs

ICAS Liberty Tennis Classic Invitational
September 20 2014 Saturday 6:45 PM – 11:45 PM
Four Seasons Tennis Club Fairfax VA 22116

ICAS Fall Symposium: The Korean Peninsula Issues
October 2014 Capitol Hill Washington DC

  ICAS Liberty Foundation seeks to promote the cause of humanity, liberty, peace, prosperity and security through cultural,
educational and research activities. It presents ICAS Symposia series as a public service pro bono publico.

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