Council on Korea-U.S. Security Studies and The Institute of World Politics
The Institute of World Politics 1521 16th Street NW Washington, D.C.
June 28, 2018, 9:30 am to 11:00 am
The Council on Korea-U.S. Security Studies and The Institute of World Politics will co-sponsor the COKUSS/CUSKOS 33rd International Security Conference. This year's topic will be The Korean Peninsula Security Challenges: The First Year under President’s Moon and Trump.
Day 1, June 28:
Opening Ceremony and Remarks by Chairmen Gen. (Ret.) John Tilelli and Gen. (Ret.) Byungkwan Kim
9:30 - 11:30 AM Panel 1: Denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula
This panel will look at the role of the ROK-US alliance for denuclearization of North Korea and the international collaboration efforts for denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
with Andrew Scobell, Vice Admiral (Ret.) Tae-Ho Won, and MG (Ret.) Seo Young Lee
Moderated by Gen. (Ret.) Kim Jae Chang
12:00 - 12:30 PM Luncheon Speech with ROK Ambassador to USA
1:30 - 4:00 PM Panel 2: ROK-US Alliance Issues under Moon & Trump
This panel will discuss North Korea's military developments and actions since Moon/Trump elections and nuclear weapons in the ROK.
with David Maxwell and Dong Sun Lee
Moderated by Gen. (Ret.) John Tilelli
Day 2, June 29:
9:00 - 11:30 AM Panel 3 - Deterring and Defending against the North Korean Threat
This panel will discuss China-DPRK Nuclear Collusion and ROK-U.S. Alliance Response and optimal structure for deterrence against the DPRK threat.
with (USA) William Newcomb, (ROK) Ph. D. Jaekap Ryoo, and Ph. D. Nam-Sung Huh
Moderated by Gen. (Ret.) Walter Sharp
Closing Remarks - Co-Chairmen, ROK, USA