The Korean War and Reunification Symposium 2016
Session 1: Canada and the Korean War
The session will focus on topics related to Canada’s role and participation in the Korean War and other topics such as East Asian regional security, Korea’s social, political and economic development, Korea’s international political and economic relations, Canada-Korea relations, and other topics that focus on recent or historical issues of importance in Korea.
Session 2: Korean Reunification: issues and implications
The session will focus on current and emerging issues of importance to the Republic of Korea, its neighbours and international partners (especially Canada). The panelists will share their ideas related to the political, economic and security implications of possible reunification on the Korean Peninsula. Furtheremore, the session will cover nuclear security issues as well.
Free entrance fee, Free Lunch will be provided.
09:30 – 09:50 Registration
10:00 – 11:40
Canada and the Korean War
Moderator: Professor Norman Hillmer
(Chancellor’s Professor of History and International Affairs at Carleton University)
Lt Col (Ret’d) Donahue (Korean War Veteran)
Dr. Andrew Burtch (Historian at Canadian War Museum)
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
12:20 Lunch Time Speaker
Deputy Minister General (Ret’d) Walt Natynczyk (Veterans Affairs Canada)
13:05 – 14:35 Session 2:
Korean Reunification : issues and implications
Moderator: Professor Gerald Wright at NPSIA
Dr. Michael Manulak (DND)
Professor Stephanie Carvin at NPSIA
14:40 Gift and Award Presentation