Korea Club | South Korea-U.S. Relations: Past, Present, Future

Date & Time: 
Wed, 05/10/2017 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Woo Lae Oak Korean Restaurant
8240 Leesburg Pike
Vienna, VA 22182




 Korea Club 
Wednesday |  May 10, 2017
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

 South Korea-U.S. Relations: Past, Present, Future

Guest Speaker: 

His Excellency Ahn Ho-young
Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the United States

Woo Lae Oak Korean Restaurant
8240 Leesburg Pike
Vienna, VA 22182



You are invited to attend a meeting of the Korea Club on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. The event will feature His Excellency Ahn Ho-young, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the United States, who will give a presentation entitled, "South Korea-U.S. Relations: Past, Present, Future."

Ambassador Ho-young Ahn is the Republic of Korea’s Ambassador to the United States. He began his posting in June of 2013. Ambassador Ahn is a career diplomat who has served as the Ambassador to Belgium and the European Union, and as First Vice Foreign Minister.
Ambassador Ahn has a strong background in trade. Previously, Ambassador Ahn worked as Deputy Minister for Trade, the Director-General of the Multilateral Trade Bureau, Director of the International Trade Law Division in the Office of the Minister for Trade, as well as a Counselor at the Republic of Korea’s permanent mission to the United Nations. In 2008, Ambassador Ahn served as the President’s Sherpa for the G-20 and G-8 outreach meetings.
Ambassador Ahn received his BA in International Relations from Seoul National University and an MSc in Foreign Service from Georgetown University.




The reception will begin at 6:30 pm, followed by dinner at 7:00 pm, and the speaker’s presentation and Q & A session. The program will conclude at 9:00 pm. The cost of the dinner is $25.00, payable at the door by either check or cash.

RSVP is required for this program. Seating is limited. To register for this program or for further questions, please e-mail your confirmation to Sang Kim, Director of Public Affairs, at sk@keia.org.


The evening program will be held at Woo Lae Oak Korean restaurant in Tysons Corner—see address above. The program will start at 6:30 pm with a cash bar, set up inside the Korea Club conference room on the 1st floor of the restaurant. For more information on Woo Lae Oak, please take a few minutes to visit the restaurant’s website:  http://www.woolaeoak.com.



Woo Lae Oak is conveniently located in the heart of Tysons Corner. If you need assistance locating the restaurant, please call the restaurant (703-827-7300). Ample free parking is available in the restaurant’s multi-story parking garage.


Silver Line stop at Greensboro Metro Station. The restaurant is located just south of Greensboro Metro Station. Upon arriving at Greensboro Metro Station, please exit using the West Entrance Exit. For step-by-step directions, please use  http://wmata.com.


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              Jim Kelman                            Greg Scarlatoiu                  Sang Kim
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