Conference

2021 HARVARD UNDERGRADUATE KORUM CONFERENCE

"Building Resilience in the New World"
May 15, 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT
Zoom Event

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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Saturday, May 15, 2021

All times in EDT. There will be a five minute break between sessions.

OPENING CEREMONY

5:00 - 5:10 PM

Opening remarks from HI-SUN KIM, Director of the Korean Language Program, Harvard University

TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

5:10 - 5:55 PM

Featured Speaker:

ALEX CHUNG, Co-Founder and CEO of Giphy

GEOPOLITICS AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

6:00 - 7:00 PM

Featured Speakers:

SUSAN THORNTON, former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs

MARC KNAPPER, incumbent Deputy Assistant Secretary for Korea and Japan; former US Amb. to ROK

VICTOR CHA, Senior VP and Korea Chair, CSIS; former Director for Asian Affairs, National Security Council

DINNER BREAK

7:00 - 7:25 PM

Break

ADVOCACY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

7:25 - 8:10 PM

Featured Speaker:

TODD HENRY, Editor of Queer Korea and Associate Professor of History, University of California, San Diego 

CULTURE, ARTS AND MEDIA

8:15 - 9:00 PM

Featured Speaker:

JULIA KIM, independent casting director of award-winning film, Minari

BUSINESS AND MARKETS

9:05 - 9:50 PM

Featured Speaker:

JIHOON RIM, Professor at NYU Stern School of Business; former CEO of Kakao

CLOSING CEREMONY

9:50 - 10:00 PM

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