Friday, November 08, 2019
Lotte Hotel, Cartlon Suite (36Fl.) (Downtown, Sogong-dong)
11:30am - 1:30pm
11:30am - 12:00pm: Registration / Networking
12:00pm - 1:30pm: Lunch / Speech / Q&A
|TOPIC||North Korea: A Coming Crisis?|
KRW 76,000 for members
KRW 76,000 for non-members (My company is an AMCHAM member)
KRW 96,000 for non-members
Noon, Wednesday, November 06, 2019
* No refunds for cancellations after this date and time
Joel S. Wit is a Senior Fellow with the nonpartisan Stimson Center in Washington, DC and Director of its 38 North website, which provides timely and informed expert analysis on North Korea issues. Wit is an internationally recognized expert on Northeast Asia security issues. As a U.S. State Department official, he helped negotiate the 1994 US-DPRK Agreed Framework and was subsequently in charge of its implementation until he left government in 2002, holding countless talks with North Korean officials, including the military and nuclear establishments. He has written extensively in publications ranging from Foreignpolicy.com to the New York Times and is a regular expert guest on television shows including the PBS Newshour, CNN’s The Situation Room and the BBC, as well as radio, such as National Public Radio and BBC Radio.
Wit served as a Senior Fellow at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies US-Korea Institute from 2007-2018, and as a Senior Fellow at CSIS from 2002-2006. He has previously served as a consultant to the National Academy of Science and an Adjunct Senior Researcher at Columbia University’s Weatherhead Institute for Asian Studies. Wit is a co-author (with Robert Gallucci and Daniel Poneman) of Going Critical: The First North Korea Nuclear Crisis, the winner of the American Academy of Diplomacy’s 2004 prize for best book.