Upcoming Conference Presentations and Invited Talks

    • [CLOSED] ‘Asia in the GCC: A New Strategic Partner?’ The Middle East Council on Global Affairs (MECGA) & Waseda University, Doha, Qatar (September 18-19, 2022) & Tokyo, Japan (March 2023, scheduled)
    • ‘The Weaponization of Supply Chains in the Contactless Economy under COVID-19: The Role of the U.S.-China Race for Supremacy in AI in the Japan-South Korea Chip War,’ 1) Project on Navigating the Emerging Geoeconomics Order, School of Regulation and Global Governance (REGNET), Australian National University, Canberra, Australia (August 17, 2021); 2) Session on East Asian Diplomacy, Early Career Researchers and Graduate Students Conference, ‘East Asia on the Move: Shifting Dynamics,’ The University of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom (September 2, 2021); 3) Department of Political Science, the Asian Studies Program and the Chinese Studies Program & the Political Economy Program, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN USA (October 12, 2021); 4) Japanese Politics Online Seminar Series (JPOSS)/Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, USA (October 22, 2021); 5) The 13th Annual Convention of Korean International Studies Association (KISA) & the 15th Congress of Asian Political and International Studies Association 2021, “Operationalizing an East Asian Community of Peace and Development: Challenges and Opportunities,” Ewha Womans University, the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and the Korea Foundation (KF) through Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP), Seoul, South Korea and Osaka, Japan (November 26-27, 2021); 6) East Asia Study Group, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom (December 2, 2021); 7) Panel on Technology and Economics at conference, “Uncertainty: The Indo-Pacific Region and American Foreign Policy,” America in the World Consortium (AWC), University of Texas at Austin (March 4, 2022);
      8) Department of Government, Georgetown University (April 8, 2022); 9) [CLOSED] Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP), Sejong, South Korea (July 19, 2022); 10) [CLOSED] Japan Foundation Cultural Center, Seoul, South Korea (July 30, 2022); 11) [CLOSED] Global Asia Initiative, NYU Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (September 12-16, 2022, scheduled)

    Past Conference Presentations and Invited Talks

    • [CLOSED] Session on ‘Privacy and Ethics in the Digital Age,’ Chosun Ilbo-Asian Leadership Conference 2022, The Shilla Seoul, Seoul, South Korea (July 13, 2022)
    • [CLOSED] Roundtable on ‘Framing the Future: U.S.-ROK Tech Cooperation to Achieve Net Zero,’ the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR), Seattle, WA USA (June 14, 2022)
    • The Art of Evasion in the Contactless Economy: Cyber-hacking for Cryptocurrencies and Money Laundering by North Korea under Existing Sanctions,’ in Panel, “Multilateral Sanctions Revisited,” International Studies Association Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN USA (March 30-April 2, 2022)

      • ‘Expertise as a Response to the Limits of Multilateralism: The Case of South Korea’s ‘Vaccine Procurement Task Force’ for COVID-19 Vaccines amid Unequal Access via the COVAX Facility,’ Fung Global Fellows Internal Seminar, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS), Princeton University (February 17, 2022)
      • [CLOSED] Semiconductor Roundtable, Carnegie India Global Technology Summit 2021 (December 16, 2021)
      • [CLOSED] ‘Transitions, Regulations, and Competition: The Limits of U.S.-ROK Energy Cooperation on Climate Change post-COVID-19,’ Levin Lab, Princeton University (December 13, 2021)
      • [CLOSED] Session on ‘Regional Frameworks for Digital Cooperation and Global Standards,’ National Committee on American Foreign Policy (NCAFP), Track II  Videoconference Series on Next Generation Perspectives on Reimagined Multilateralism in the Asia Pacific, New York, NY USA (December 7, 2021)
      • ‘Expertise as a Response to the Limits of Multilateralism: The Case of South Korea’s ‘Vaccine Procurement Task Force’ for COVID-19 Vaccines amid Unequal Access via the COVAX Facility,’ in the 2021 Human Security and Development Forum, ‘From COVID-19 to COVAX: Vaccinating the World from the European and East Asian Perspective,’ KDIS-FUIKS Korea Europe Center, Freie University Berlin, Berlin, Germany (September 29, 2021) 
      • ‘Cyber-hacking as a Means of “Self-reliance”: North Korea’s Cyber Theft for Economic Gains in the Absence of Regulations on Cryptocurrencies in Global Finance,’ Workshop on Understanding North Korea, NCNK and the Wilson Center, Washington, DC USA (September 9, 2021).
      • Expert Panel, ‘Decoupling from China? Managing reputational and compliance risks in global supply chains,’ Aperio Intelligence, London, UK. June 16, 2021. (Flyer Presentation Recording video
      • Korea Policy Forum, ‘How Institutions Matter in Pandemic Responses: The South Korean Case,’ featuring Dr. Celeste Arrington as discussant, the GW Institute for Korea Studies (GWIKS) and the GW East Asia National Resource Center (GW NRC), George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA. April 15, 2021. Open Access E-book (Ch. 6 PDF downloadPresentation Recording video
      • NBR Roundtable, ‘Asia’s Quest for Smarter Cities: What Role for South Korea, the United States, and Others in Leading the Way?’, Washington, DC, USA. March 22, 2021.
      • ‘The Prospects of the US-Korea Economic Relations under the Biden Administration,’ The Sigur Center of Asian Studies and the Organization of Asian Students at George Washington University, Washington DC, USA. March 9, 2021.
      • ‘The Art of Evasion in the Contactless Economy: Cyber-hacking for Cryptocurrencies and Money Laundering by the DPRK under Existing Sanctions,’ Part 2 of the Book Publication Workshop for forthcoming book, ‘Multilateral Sanctions Dissected: Lessons Learned from Margaret Doxey,’ McGill-Queens University Press. February 26, 2021.
      • Institutions Matter in Fighting COVID-19: Public Health, Social Policies and the Control Tower in South Korea,’ Book Launch Lecture for the Korean Studies Center, Nur-Sultan, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan. January 22, 2021.

      Past Conference Presentations and Invited Talks