U.S.-ROK Relations Conference 2018

U.S.-ROK Relations Conference 2018: New Challenges and Opportunities

A view of the US ROK Conference speakers.
Harry Kazianis of the Center for the National Interest addresses the audience on practical solutions for US foreign policy.

Monday, December 3, 2018
InterContinental LA Downtown
Los Angeles, CA

The U.S.-ROK Relations Conference brought together leading experts and scholars to discuss the future challenges and policy options to achieve a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula and co-prosperity. This event was organized in close cooperation with the Global Policy Institute at Loyola Marymount University and the Center for Transnational Law and Business of USC Gould School of Law.

The conference consisted of two panels:

U.S.–ROK Economic Relations

Moderated by Brian Peck (USC) 

Panelists: Stephen Cheung (World Trade Center-LA)
Sung Sohn (Cal State University-Channel Islands)


North Korea, Denuclearization, and the Future of the Peninsula

Moderated by Gene Park (Director of the Global Policy Institute at LMU)

Panelists: Harry Kazianis (Center for the National Interest)
Jean H. Lee (Wilson Center)
Philip Yun (Ploughshares Fund)