Sat, 15 May | Zoom

2021 Conference

KORUM's inaugural conference hosting speakers from Korea's business, political, art and STEM worlds.
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2021 Conference

Time & Location

15 May, 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm GMT-4

About the Event

Tentative Schedule (All times in Eastern Daylight Time): 

Saturday, May 15, 2021 (EDT)

5pm-5:10pm: Opening Ceremony

5:10pm-5:55pm: Technology and Innovation Panel

  • Alex Chung (CEO and Co-Founder of Giphy)

6-6:45pm: Geopolitics and International Relations Panel

  • Susan A. Thorton (former US Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs)
  • Marc Knapper (former US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Korea and Japan)
  • Victor Cha (Senior Vice President and Korea Chair at CSIS)

6:45-7:25pm: Dinner Break

7:25-8:10pm: Advocacy and Social Justice Panel

  • Todd Henry (Professor at UCSD; Editor of Queer Korea)

8:15-9:00pm: Culture, Arts and Media Panel

  • Julia Kim (Casting Director for Oscar-favorite "Minari")

9:05-9:50pm: Business and Markets Panel

  • Jihoon Rim (Professor at NYU Stern; Former CEO of Kakao, a $45+ Billion Tech Company in Korea)

9:50-10:00pm: Closing Ceremony

*All participants must register via Zoom prior to the conference. This event is open to the general public and free with admission.

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