Let’s Talk Series

Let’s Talk Series

Let’s Talk Series
“Let’s Talk Series” is a series of policy-focused discussions on the U.S.-Republic of Korea alliance, our bilateral relationship.

December 21, 2018 - Speaker: David Wyche, Chief Economic Officer, U.S. Embassy Seoul; Topic: “The United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR): U.S. Leadership in the Fight Against AIDS”

Date: December 21, 2018
Speaker: David Wyche, Chief Economic Officer, U.S. Embassy Seoul
Topic: “The United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR): U.S. Leadership in the Fight Against AIDS”
Venue: American Center Korea

The American Center Korea (ACK) hosted its “Let’s Talk Series,” a program of policy-focused discussions on the U.S.-ROK alliance, with a presentation by David Wyche, Chief Economic Officer, U.S. Embassy Seoul on “The United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR): U.S. Leadership in the Fight Against AIDS.”

December 12, 2018 - Speaker: Professor Sam Potolicchio, Georgetown University; Topic: “U. S. Mid-term Election Results: Its Significance and Impacts”

Date: December 12, 2018
Speaker: Professor Sam Potolicchio, Georgetown University
Topic: “U. S. Mid-term Election Results:  Its Significance and Impacts”
Venue: American Center Korea

The American Center Korea (ACK) invited Professor Sam Potolicchio of Georgetown University to give a presentation on “U. S. Mid-term Election Results: Their Significance and Impact,” and engaged in discussion with university students majoring in international relations, political science, and diplomacy.

Date: October 4, 2018
Speakers: Brad Glosserman, Deputy Director and Visiting Professor, Center for Rule-Making Strategies, Tama University, Japan (Senior Adviser of Pacific Forum); Robert P. Girrier, Rear Admiral, USN (Ret.), President of Pacific Forum; Yang Uk, Research Fellow, Korea Defense and Security Forum
Topic: “U.S.-ROK Alliance: The Dynamics of Changes around the Korean Peninsula”
Venue: American Center Korea

The American Center Korea (ACK) hosted its “Let’s Talk Series,” a program of policy-focused discussions on the U.S.-ROK alliance, with a panel presentation titled “U.S.-ROK Alliance:  The Dynamics of Changes around the Korean Peninsula.”

Date: September 7, 2018
Speaker: Daniel Turnbull, Acting Deputy Public Diplomacy Officer, U.S. Embassy Seoul
Topic: “The 65th Anniversary of U.S.- ROK Alliance”
Venue: American Center Korea

The American Center Korea (ACK) hosted its “Let’s Talk” series with a presentation by Daniel Turnbull, Acting Deputy Public Affairs Officer on “The 65th Anniversary of the U.S.-ROK Alliance” and facilitated an engaging discussion with university students who are majoring in international relations, political science, and diplomacy.

Date: July 20, 2018
Speaker: Amy Ngai, American Instructor
Topic: “World Refugee Day”
Venue: American Center Korea

The American Center Korea (ACK) hosted its “Let’s Talk” series with a presentation by American instructor Amy Ngai gave a presentation on “World Refugee Day,” and facilitated an engaging discussion with university students who are majoring in international relations, political sciences and diplomacy.

Date: July 10, 2018
Speaker: Brad Glosserman, Senior Adviser (Non-resident), Pacific Forum CSIS
Topic: “U.S.-Korea-Japan Security Relations”
Venue: American Center Korea

The American Center Korea (ACK) invited Brad Glosserman, Senior Adviser, Pacific Forum CSIS to give a presentation on “U.S.-ROK-Japan Security Relations” and facilitated an engaging discussion with university students who are majoring in international relations, political science, and diplomacy.

Date: June 26, 2018
Speaker: Elena Augustine, Economic Officer, U.S. Embassy Seoul
Topic: “U.S.-Korea Economic Relationship”
Venue: American Center Korea

The American Center Korea (ACK) invited Economic Officer Elena Augustine to give remarks on the economic relationship between U.S.-ROK as well as the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement to university/graduate school students majoring in international relations, economics, and business administration.

Date: May 31, 2018
Speaker: American Instructor Amy Nagi
Topic: “U.S.-ROK Youth Dialogue: Global Youth Service Day and Volunteerism”
Venue: Venue: American Center Korea

The American Center Korea (ACK) hosted its “Let’s Talk” series with a presentation by American instructor Amy Ngai on “Global Youth Service Day and Volunteerism.” Student panelists also shared their experiences with volunteerism.

Date: May 22, 2018
Speaker: Ms. Alisa Modica, Political Officer, U.S. Embassy Seoul
Topic: “U.S. Security Strategy for the Korean Peninsula”
Venue: American Center Korea

The American Center Korea (ACK) hosted its “Let’s Talk” series with a presentation by Political Officer Alisa Modica on “U.S. Security Strategy for the Korean Peninsula” and facilitated a follow-up discussion with university/graduate school students majoring in international relations, political science, and diplomacy.

Date: May 16, 2018
Speaker: Monica H. Kang, Founder & CEO, InnovatorsBox
Topic: “Equipping Youth with the Skills Needed for the Modern Workforce”
Venue: American Center Korea

The American Center Korea (ACK) hosted its “Let’s Talk” series with a presentation by Monica H. Kang, Founder & CEO, InnovatorsBox, on “Equipping Youth with the Skills Needed for the Modern Workforce.”

Date: April 20, 2018
Speaker: Colonel Chad G. Carroll, Director, CFC/UNC/USFK Public Affairs at Yongsan Army Garrison, Seoul, South Korea
Topic: “Life in the U.S. Military: Serving in Korea, supporting the U.S.- ROK Alliance”
Venue: American Center Korea

The American Center Korea (ACK) invited Colonel Chad G. Carroll, USFK to give a presentation on “Life in the U.S. Military: Serving in Korea, Supporting the U.S.-ROK Alliance,” and facilitated an engaging discussion with university students who are interested in U.S.-ROK security relations.

1st Let’s Talk Series

Date: December 22, 2017
Speaker: Eric Fong, Political Officer, U.S. Embassy Seoul
Topic: “Human Rights Day”
Venue: American Center Korea

The American Center Korea (ACK) launched “Let’s Talk,” a new program of policy-focused discussions on the U.S.-ROK alliance and bilateral relationship.  Political Officer Eric Fong gave a presentation on “Human Rights Day” and facilitated an engaging discussion with university students who are interested in human rights issues.