ICAS  Summer Symposium

Institute for Corean-American Studies, Inc.


Senior Advisor

Young Chan Ro


Center for
Korean Studies
George Mason

The Heritage

Korea Times


Steve Chung
Sandra Han
Il Hwan Kim
Don E. Lee


August 8, 2015 Saturday 9:30 - 5:40 PM
Johnson Center Room C
George Mason University
Fairfax Virginia

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

Moderator Sang Joo Kim (ICAS Sr Fellow & Executive Vice President)
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 AMICAS Youth Excellence Program: Raising the Bar
Developing Winning Strategy for College and Beyond: A Value Chain Sang Joo Kim
10: 35 AMThe Little Prince
Olivia Heng (WQ; rising 6th grader, Brigantine North Middle School, Brigantine, NJ)
10: 55 AMBritton Chance, Alexander Fleming, George Palade, and The Innovators
Joey D Kim (WQ; rising 8th grader, Robert Frost Middle School, Rockville, MD)
11: 15 AMGeorge Washington, Cybersecurity, and US National Defense
Min Gu Jang (WQ; rising 11th grader, Upper Dublin High School, Dresher, PA)
11: 35 PMBenjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, and Thomas Jefferson
Andrea Cho (WQ; rising 11th grader, Lenape High School, Medford, NJ)
11: 55 PMLunch
1: 00 PMFounding Principles of America As I Know Them
Hayoung Yoo (ICAS Intern; ICAS Youth Academy; UMDCP; Winner Becky N Dunlop Award for Excellence)
1: 30 PMGetting into Medical School and Developing a Career in Academic Medicine
Chris Chung (ICAS Intern; ICAS Youth Academy; MD; PhD student, University of Pennsylvania Medical School)
2: 00 PMAmerican Values and Good Citizenship
Arthur Milikh (B Kenneth Simon Center for Principles and Politics, The Heritage Foundation)
3: 00 PMPassage from ICAS Volunteer to USMA West Point to US Army 2LT (a video)
Paul Koh (ICAS Intern; ICAS Youth Academy; USMA’15; US Army 2LT)
3: 10 PMThe Disparity of the Successful
David Lee (ICAS Intern; ICAS Youth Academy; University of Pittsburgh)
3: 40 PMKorean-American Church in the 21st Century
Young Chan Ro (ICAS Fellow; Director Center for Korean Studies, George Mason University)
4: 40 PMBriefing 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 College of Arts and Sciences)
5: 40 PMAdjourn
6: 00 PMICAS Liberty Award Dinner

Upcoming ICAS Programs

ICAS Liberty Tennis Classic Invitational
September 26 2015 Saturday 6:45 PM – 11:45 PM
Four Seasons Tennis Club Fairfax VA 22116

ICAS Fall Symposium: The Korean Peninsula Issues
October 2015 Capitol Hill Washington DC

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educational and research activities. It presents ICAS Symposia series as a public service pro bono publico.

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