ICAS Summer Symposium

965 Clover Court
Blue Bell
PA 19422


Hon Tom Corbett

Hon Bob Casey Jr
US Senator

Hon Pat Toomey
US Senator

Hon Jim Gerlach
US Representative

Hon Allyson Schwartz
US Representative

Hon Mike Nutter

Hon Rudy Garcia
Philadelphia Bar Association

Hon Young M Shin
Korean Bar Association

Hon Matthew Creme
PA Bar Association

Hon Michael Scullin
ICAS Fellow
Hon Consul France


Peter S Baek (12th)
Michael D Cha (9th)
Elliot Kim (8th)
Ji Hoon Kim (11th)
Claire Y Lee (10th)
Andy M Park (11th)
Hayoung Yoo (11th)
Priscilla Yoo (6th)

August 6, 2011 Saturday 9: 30 AM – 4: 30 PM
Calvary Vision Center
550 Township Line Road at Walton Road, Blue Bell, PA 19422

THE KOREAN DIASPORA: Challenges facing The Korean-American Community (KAC):
Identification, Critical Examination, Goal &: Vision, and Strategy
moderatorSang Joo Kim (ICAS Senior Fellow & Executive Vice President)
9: 30 AMWelcome & Opening Remark: What Are the Issues?
Synja P Kim (ICAS Fellow, President and Chairman)
Tim Haahs  (President, Calvary Vision Center)
9: 35 AMICAS Youth Excellence Program: Raising the Bar: Developing Winning Strategy for College and Beyond
Sang Joo Kim
10: 35 AMBreak
11: 00 AMThe Great American Values: The Founding Principles of the USA and Immigrants
John C Rafferty Jr (Senator, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania)
11: 30 AM The Limits of Human Understanding
Peter S Baek (ICAS Volunteer; Winner Qualifier Honourable Mention, ICAS Youth Fellowship Award Contest 2011; Rising 12th grader, Gyeonggi Suwon International School, Suwon, Korea)
12: 00 PM Stem Cells and Nanotechnology
Michael D Cha (ICAS Volunteer; Winner Qualifier Honourable Mention, ICAS Youth Fellowship Award Contest 2011; Rising 9th grader, Pennbrook Middle School, North Wales, PA)
12: 30 PM Lunch
1: 00 PM North Korea’s Human Rights Issue
Andy M Park (Winner Qualifier Honourable Mention, ICAS Youth Fellowship Award Contest 2011; Rising 11th grader, Briar Woods High School, Ashburn, VA)
1: 30 PM Medical Breakthrough of Diabetes and My life with Diabetes
Elliot Kim (Rising 8th grader, Longfellow Middle School, McLean, VA)
2: 00 PM The Class Issues of the Korean-Americans in the American Context
Hayoung Yoo (ICAS Volunteer; Winner Qualifier Honourable Mention, ICAS Youth Fellowship Award Contest 2009; Rising 11th grader, Hatboro-Horsham High School, Horsham, PA)
2: 30 PMBreak
2: 45 PM Korea Beyond Korea: Korean Diaspora and the Role of the Korean–Americans
Young Chan Ro (ICAS Fellow; Professor Chair Religious Studies, Director Korean Studies, George Mason University)
3: 45 PMKorea Today and Its Relevance to the Korean-American Community
Il Hwan Kim (ICAS Director and Vice President for Regional Affairs; Commissioner for ICAS Liberty Golf Classic Invitational)
4: 45 PMAdjourn

Upcoming ICAS Programs

ICAS Tennis Camp
August 21 – 27, 2011, Hilton Head Island, SC

ICAS Liberty Tennis Classic Invitational
September 24, 2011 Saturday 6:45 PM – 11:45 PM
Four Seasons Tennis Club, Fairfax, VA 22116

ICAS Fall Symposium: The Korean Peninsula Issues
October TBA, 2011, Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

ICAS Liberty Foundation seeks to promote the cause of humanity, 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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