TALKS

Upcoming Conference Presentations and Invited Talks

  • 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)
  • Taking Actions or Taking Risks: Responding to the U.S.-China High-Tech Decoupling and the Case of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC),’ Korea Economic Institute, Washington, DC USA (TBD, February 2022)
  • ‘Transitions, Regulations, and Competition: The Limits of U.S.-ROK Energy Cooperation on Climate Change post-COVID-19,’ the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, Honolulu, HI USA (TBD, January 2022)
  • ‘DIGITAL TRADE WARS & CURRENCY CONFLICT: China, South Korea and Japan’s Responses to U.S. Protectionism since COVID-19,’ Sustainability GradFUTURES Learning Cohort for Princeton graduate students and Princeton Institute for International and Regional Affairs, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ USA (January 13, 2021)
  • ‘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 International Studies, 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), USA (October 22, 2021); 5) East Asia Study Group, University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom (December 2, 2021)

Past Conference Presentations and Invited Talks

  • ‘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