Innovative Asia Seoul Workshop


On October 30, 2017, NBR and the University of Seoul co-hosted a workshop in Seoul on “Strengthening the U.S.-ROK Alliance for Job Creation and Sustainable Development.” The event featured remarks by a number of senior academics and policy experts. Participants explored President Moon Jae-in’s efforts to strengthen public policy to promote the twin goals of improved public health and economic growth in the Republic of Korea, and discussed how ROK-U.S. leadership in international trade can help achieve these goals.

Agenda

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION

    Se Hyun Ahn, University of Seoul

    Clara Gillispie, The National Bureau of Asian Research

    SPECIAL REMARKS

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany Jr., MD, The National Bureau of Asian Research


PANEL ONE

Advancing the Promise of Innovation: Strengthening Sustainable Development for Promoting Public Health and Job Creation in the Republic of Korea

Moderator

    Clara Gillispie, The National Bureau of Asian Research

Panelists

    June Park, Asia Society; Seoul National University

    Soonim Huh, University of Seoul

    Benjamin Shobert, University of Washington

    Jeonghee Lee, University of Seoul


PANEL TWO

U.S.-Korea Leadership in Promoting High-Standards Trade: Key Opportunities and Challenges in KORUS and Beyond

Moderator

    Clara Gillispie, The National Bureau of Asian Research

Panelists

    Seokwoo Kim , University of Seoul

    Stephen Ezell, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

    Hankyoung Sung, University of Seoul

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