China Forum 2012 slated for July 19
Under the theme “Korea-China, Prospects and Challenges in the Next 20 Years,” nearly 700 distinguished guests from Korea, China and international organizations are expected to attend the event to exchange ideas on fostering better bilateral ties.
They will assess the countries’ relationship over the past years and suggest ways to bolster ties for the future.
On the Korean side, Prime Minister Kim Hwang-sik, Mayor of Seoul Park Won-soon and Chae Wook, president of the Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, will be present at the event.
The Chinese participants will include Zho Jinping from the Department of Foreign Economic Research; Zhu Feng, a Peking University professor; and Pei Changhong, a research fellow at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.
Karin Finkelston, vice president of the International Finance Corp., will deliver a keynote speech to the forum.
A reception from 6 p.m. will follow after the forum ends.
Additional hosts include FORTUNE Korea, and the Seoul Economic Daily.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Ministry of Knowledge Economy, the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency, the Korea International Trade Association and the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry will sponsor the forum. Visit www.china-forum.co.kr for details of the event.