12th Korea Forum: Perceptions of the ASEAN, China and the Philippines

The Ateneo Center for Asian Studies
cordially  invites you to the


12th Korea Forum: Perceptions of the ASEAN, China and the Philippines


August 26, 2011/ 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Case Study Room, Social Sciences Building

Ateneo de Manila University


            9:00-9:30      REGISTRATION


            Moderator: Alma Salvador, Ph.D. (Ateneo de Manila University)


            9:30-9:45      Opening Remarks by Fr. Jose M. Cruz, S.J., Dean, School of Social Sciences, Ateneo de Manila University


        Congratulatory Remarks by H.E. Lee Hye Min, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of the Republic of South Korea


            9:45-10:45      Korea as a Partner of ASEAN: Making Strategic Consensus

                                 Speaker: Lee Jaehyon, Ph.D. (Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security)

                                 Discussant: Meynardo P. Mendoza, Ph.D. (Ateneo de Manila University)


            10:45-11:00    COFFEE BREAK


            Moderator: Ma. Elissa Lao, Ph.D. (Ateneo de Manila University)


            11:00-12:00    China's Rise and Korea's Response: Implications for ASEAN Countries

                                 Speaker: Han Intaek, Ph.D. (Jeju Peace Institute)

                                 Discussant: Lydia N. Yu Jose, Ph.D. (Ateneo de Manila University)


            12:00-1:30    LUNCH BREAK


            Moderator: Noel de Guzman, Ph.D. (Ateneo de Manila University)


            1:30-2:30      Korea-ASEAN Economic Cooperation and FTA

                               Speaker: Park Bun-Soon, Ph.D. (Samsung Economic Research Institute)

                               Discussant: Connie Bakuyan-Dacuycuy, Ph.D. (Ateneo de Manila University)


            2:30-3:30      Performance of South Korea's FTA Policy and its Implications for ASEAN Countries

                               Speaker: Cheong Inkyo, Ph.D. (Inha University)

                               Discussant: Rosalina Palanca-Tan, Ph.D. (Ateneo de Manila University)


            3:30-3:45      COFFEE BREAK


            Moderator: Malu C. Barcillano, Ph.D. (Ateneo de Naga University)


            3:45-4:45      Filipino Perception of Korea: From a Survey in Metro Manila    

                               Speaker: Kim Dong-Yeob, Ph.D. (Pusan University of Foreign Studies)

                               Discussant: Ma. Lourdes Veneracion-Rallonza, Ph.D. (Ateneo de Manila University)


            4:45-5:00      Closing Remarks by Kim Hong Koo, Ph.D. (Director-General of KISEAS; Professor, Pusan University of Foreign Studies)