SeouLA 2017
Global Los Angeles

Park Keun Hyung

March 31, 2017
12:00pm to 6:00pm

SeouLA 2017, made possible by the generous support of the Korea Foundation, convenes dynamic business, civic, government, and academic leaders from the United States and South Korea to exchange ideas and discuss key bridges in the U.S.-Korean relationship, including trade policy, innovation, and economic and cultural ties. Review the forum program.

Read a report on SeouLA and summaries of the keynote address, first session, and second session.


Welcome and Lunch - 12:00PM

The Honorable Mickey Kantor
Partner, Mayer Brown LLP; U.S. Secretary of Commerce (1996-1997); U.S. Trade Representative (1993-1996)

Ambassador Sihyung Lee
President, The Korea Foundation

Ambassador Key-cheol Lee
Consul General, Korean Consulate General in L.A.

Keynote Interview - 1:00PM

Mr. Tony Seba
Instructor of Entrepreneurship, Disruption, and Clean Energy, Stanford University

Moderated by Ms. Jennifer Faust, Executive Director, Pacific Council on International Policy

Economic Revitalization Through New Technology Between the U.S. and Korea - 2:00PM

Dr. Sangkyun Cha
Director, Big Data Institute, Seoul National University

Mr. Jay Eum
Co-Founder & Managing Director, TransLink Capital

Ms. Kate Gordon
Senior Advisor, Paulson Institute

Dr. Jinhyung Kim
President & CEO, A.I. Research Institute

Moderated by Dr. Angelov Farooq, Founding Director, UC Riverside Center for Economic Development & Innovation

The Status of U.S.-Korea Free Trade - 4:00PM

Dr. Taeho Bark
Professor, Seoul National University

Dr. Byung-il Choi
Professor, Ewha Women's University

Ms. Clara Gillispie
Senior Director of Trade, Economic and Energy Affairs, The National Bureau of Asian Research

Dr. Yong Suk Lee
Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies

Dr. Yunjong Wang
Adjunct Professor, Catholic University of Korea

Moderated by Dr. Wook Chae, Professor, Kyung Hee University

Closing Remarks - 6:00PM

Dr. Jerrold D. Green
President & CEO, Pacific Council on International Policy

Ambassador Sihyung Lee
President, The Korea Foundation

Reception - 6:30PM

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