Monday, June 7, 2010

T.H.I.N.K. (Topple Hunger in North Korea) Conference

The Korean American Coalition (KAC) will be hosting the THINK (Topple Hunger in North Korea) Conference on June 25th & 26th, at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles. You can read more about the conference here. The speakers include:

Cheol-Hwan Kang (North Korean Defector; current Journalist in Seoul, Korea)

Dr. Ae-Ran Lee (North Korean Defector; 2010 International Women of Courage Award recipient)

Sang Man (Sam) Han-Schneider (founder of the Han-Schneider International Children's Foundation)

Professor David Kang (USC Korean Studies Institute Director)

Dr. David J. Karl (President of the Asia Strategy Initiative)

Dr. John S. Park (Senior Research Associate at the United States Institute of Peace)

Suzanne Scholte (President of the Defense Forum Foundation)

"With the T.H.I.N.K. Conference, KAC hopes to garner support from the community as well as to educate the general public about the dire situation of the North Korean people. We will be focusing on both the humanitarian crisis within the country in addition to North Korea’s prospects in the near future as well as next few decades. We anticipate over 400 attendees for the conference with expert panel members and experience on North Korean issues."

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