Institute for Corean-American Studies, Inc.

presents ....

Philadelphia [Spring] Symposium

in collaboration with
Center for East Asian Studies, Center for Korean Studies,
University of Pennsylvania
May 11, 1998, Monday, 8:30 AM - 5:15 PM

economic issues, International Relations issues, and Security issues

morning session (8:30 AM - 12:30 PM)
Annenberg School of Communications
Room 110, University of Pennsylvania
3620 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA


moderatorSang Joo Kim (ICAS Senior Fellow)

8: 50 AMWelcome and Opening Address
Synja P. Kim (ICAS Fellow; President, ICAS)
9: 00 AMThe Financial Crisis in South Korea: Key Issues and Prospects
Sung Yeung Kwack (Professor of Economics, Howard Univerity)
9: 30 AMThe IMF's Experience with South Korea: 6 Months After, and More to Go
Robert Dekle (Economist on Korea, Japan, and Indonesia, IMF)
10: 00 AMForeign Investment Environment in South Korea
John J. Lee (Senior Vice President, Scudder Kemper Investment/ The Korea Fund)
10: 30 AMbreak
10: 45 AMRule of Law as a Fundamental Basis for Social Justice
The Hon. Lynne Abraham (District Attorney, City of Philadelphia)
11: 15 AMPanel Discussion: Critiques & Questions William B. Brown (Deputy National Intelligence Officer for Economics , National Intelligence Council), Jongmoo Jay Choi (Professor of Finance & International Business, Temple Univ), Lilian Fischer (President, Fischer Financial Architects), Bong Nam Jeon (Assoc Prof Economics, Drexel Univ), Vinay Kansal (Senior Economist, Asia Service, WEFA Group), Synja P. Kim (President, ICAS), Yoshihisa Komori (Editor-at-Large, The Sankei Shimbun Washington), Michael E. Scullin (Partner, Monteverde, McAlee, Fitzpatrick, Tanker & Hurd)

12: 30 PMLunch
3608 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19104

afternoon session (1:45 PM - 5:15 PM)

moderatorSang Joo Kim (ICAS Senior Fellow)

1: 45 PM Has the East Asian Financial Crisis Bottomed-out?
[keynote speech]
Lawrence R. Klein (ICAS Distinguished Fellow; Benjamin Franklin Professor Emeritus Economics, University of Pennsylvania; Nobel Laureate)
2: 15 PMA Strategy for Peace in the Korean Peninsula
Patrick M. Cronin (Director of Research, U. S. Institute of Peace)
2: 45 PM A Perspective on the U. S. - South Korean Relations
[keynote speech]
Richard L. Walker (ICAS Distinguished Fellow; former U. S. Ambassador to South Korea; James F. Byrnes Professor Emeritus and Ambassador-in- Residence, Walker Institute of International Studies, University of South Carolina)
3: 15 PMbreak
3: 30 PM U. S. Policy Towards North and South Korea
[keynote speech]
Charles Kartman (Deputy Assistant Secretary, U. S. Department of State)
4: 00 PMPanel Discussion: Critiques & Questions
Stephen Costello (Washington Representative, Kim Dae Jung Peace Foundation), G. Cameron Hurst III (Professor of Japanese & Korean Studies, University of Pennsylvania), Sang Joo Kim (ICAS Senior Fellow), Whee Gook Kim (President, East-West Research Institute), Christopher Powers (Asian Edition Editor, Business Week), Keith W. Rabin (President, KWR International), Trudy Rubin (Editorial Writer, The Philadelphia Inquirer), Ken Yates (Senior Vice President, Jefferson Waterman International)
5: 15 PMClosing Remark
Sang Joo Kim (ICAS Senior Fellow)
6: 30 PMICAS Dinner in honour of
The Hon. Charles Kartman
The Hon. Lawrence R. Klein
The Hon. Richard L. Walker

Faculty Club, 3rd Floor (Connecticut - Delaware Rooms)

9:00 PMAdjourn

Please also see ICAS 1998 Liberty Award Dinner

Philadelphia [Fall] Symposium, September 29, 1998, Tuesday
Confirmed speakers to date: Francis Fukuyama, Lawrence R. Klein

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