KASCON 27 focuses on bringing together passionate, enthusiastic students to meet each other as well as world-class Korean / Korean-American leaders in various industries and create lifelong relationships.
The 27th Korean American Students Conference (KASCON 27) is a two-day gathering of hundreds of current undergraduate students who seek to broaden their perspectives of the world and strengthen the value of the Korean-American community in an increasingly global era. Students will be joined by some of the world's most influential Korean / Korean-American leaders in finance, law, government, business, fashion, tech, communication, the arts, and more, and will have the opportunity to have personal discussions and forge meaningful relationships.
CURRENTLY REVEALED SPEAKERS (last name alphabetical order):
1. Juju Chang - Emmy Award-winning co-anchor of ABC News' Nightline
2. YoungSuk (Y.S.) Chi - Chairman of Elsevier and Past President of the International Publishers Association (IPA)
3. Dennis Hong - Professor and Founding Director of RoMeLa (Robotics & Mechanisms Laboratory) at UCLA
4. Saeju Jeong - Co-founder and CEO of Noom, Inc.
5. Hooni Kim - chef and proprietor of Danji and Hanjan
6. Dr. Jim Yong Kim - President of World Bank Group (Remarks via video)
7. Martin Kim - International Corporate Partnerships at Los Angeles Dodgers
8. Khee Lee - Founding Partner of LH2 Ventures and former Head of Agency Business Development at Google
9. Carol Lim - founder of Opening Ceremony and Creative Director of Kenzo
10. Joon Oh - Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations in New York
11. Theresa Rah - Oratio Co-partner and former Communications Director of the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics Bid Committee
12. Hannah Song - President & CEO of Liberty in North Korea (LiNK)
Artists to perform at KASCON 27:
*More speakers and artists will be announced soon!
KASCON 27 will take place in various venues in midtown New York City (exact venues TBA) on March 18-19, 2016.
OFFICIAL WEBSITE: www.kascon27.com