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Korea Economic Institute of America Presents:

Political Succession in North Korea and Regional Peace and Security

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Event Date

June 15th 12:00pm - 12:00am EST

Event Description

**Registration is now closed.**

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ICKS-KEI JOINT CONFERENCE 2011

POLITICAL SUCCESSION IN NORTH KOREA
AND REGIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY

Sponsored by
Korea Economic Institute of America (KEI) and
International Council on Korean Studies (ICKS)

08:00 – 08:30 AM Registration

08:30 – 09:00 AM Opening Remarks
Dr. Soon Paik, President, International Council on Korean Studies
Jack Pritchard, Korea Economic Institute of America

09:15 – 10:45 AM Panel I. Political Succession in North Korea and the Future of the Kim Regime

Moderator Dr. Hang Yul Rhee, Shepherd University

Papers
“North Korea's Nuclear Strategy and the Survival of the Kim Regime”
Dr. Young Whan Kihl, Iowa State University

“Kangsung Daegook and Political Succession: Problems and Prospects"
Mr. Greg Scarlatoiu, Korea Economic Institute of America

“The North Korean Economy after the 2009 Currency Reform: Problems and Prospects,”Dr. Dick Nanto, Congressional Research Service

Discussants Dr. Jong O Ra, Hollins University & Virginia Tech. University
Dr. Hang Yul Rhee, Shepherd University

10:45 – 11:00 AM Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30 AM Panel II. Political Succession and North Korea’s Foreign Relations

Moderator Dr. Jong O Ra, Hollins University and Virginia Tech University

Papers
“Inter-Korean Relations under the Lee Myung-Bak Government: Problems and Prospects”
Dr. Hong Nack Kim, West Virginia University

“China’s Recent Relations with North Korea – Look Beyond “Stability”
Dr. Robert Sutter, Georgetown University

“The Obama Administration’s Korea Policy and the Prospects for the Denuclearization of North Korea”
Dr. Larry Niksch, Congressional Research Service & CSIS

Discussants: Dr. Hugo Wheegook Kim, East-West Research Institute
Dr. Young Whan Kihl, Iowa State University

12:30 – 1:45 PM Luncheon

2:00 – 4:00 PM Panel III. Political Economy of the Korean Peninsula

Moderator Dr. Kwang Soo Cheong, Johns Hopkins University

Papers
“The Korean Economy: The Challenges of North-South Economic Cooperation”
Dr. Balbina Hwang, Georgetown University

“Korea’s Future Trade Agenda: The Trans-Pacific Partnership or ASEAN Plus”
Mr. Troy Stangarone, Korea Economic Institute

“The U.S.-Korean Free Trade Agreement: Problems and Prospects”
Dr. William Cooper and Dr. Mark Manyin, Congressional Research Service

“Implications of the 2010 G20 Seoul Summit for the Korean Economy”
Dr. Heenam Choi, Alternative Executive Director of IMF and
Dr. Haeduck Lee, Senior Economist, The World Bank.
Dr. Minsuk Kim, Economist, The International Monetary Fund

Discussants Mr. Joe Winder, Winder International
Dr. Song Yeongkwan, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy

4:00 – 4:15 PM CLOSING REMARKS

Dr. Soon Paik, President, International Council on Korean Studies
Florence Lowe-Lee, Korea Economic Institute of America

4:15 PM End of the Conference