MIGRATION, DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGE, AND ECONOMIC SUSTAINABILITY IN ASIA

June 5 Monday

Date/time

June 5 - 8, 2017

Loc.

Seoul, Korea

Type

Symposium

Between June 5-8, students from Japan, Korea and China were given the opportunity to exchange their views on the effects of demographic change in the region.

Also available in Deutsch

Programme

Monday, 5th June 2017

During the day Arrival of international participants and Check-In

18:30 – 20:30 Welcome Reception
Venue: Orchid Room 19th Floor

Tuesday, 6th June 2017

Venue: Doraji Room, B1F

08:45 Registration of participants
09:00 Welcome & Opening Remarks
• Stefan SAMSE, Resident Representative, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (Seoul office)

09:10 Introductory Speech
Economic Outlook in South Korea
• Song-Ug YOON, Manager KORUM/PR, KGCCI & DEInternational, South Korea

09:30 Host Country Report
Changing Demographics in South Korea
• Jong-Hwan KO, Pukyong National University, South Korea
Moderator:
• Vladimir KRECK, Associate Professor, Kobe University, Graduate School of Intercultural Studies

09:50 (followed by Q & A Session)
10:10 Coffee Break

10:40 Session 1 Demographic Change in Asia

Political Impact of Demographic Change in China – Necessary Reform

• Maximilian RECH, Programme Director & Assistant Professor in International Affairs, ESSCA School of Management
Impacts of Demographic Change in Korea on Reunification Strategies and Integration

• Sang Sin LEE, Deputy Director of Planning and Coordination Division at Korean Institute for National Unification, Korea

Moderator:
• Vladimir KRECK, Associate Professor, Kobe University, Graduate School of Intercultural Studies

11:20 (followed by Q & A Session)
12:00 Lunch
Venue: Orchid Room, 4F

14:00 Session 2 Tackling Demographic Change in Asia through Migration?

Migration and Socio-Political Issues in Japan
• Kazunari SAKAI, Kobe University, Faculty and Graduate School of Intercultural Studies, Kobe, Japan

Tackling Demographic Change in Korea through Migration
• Kwang-Il YOON, Sookmyung University, Seoul, Department of Political Sicence and International Relations, South Korea

Moderator:
• Vladimir KRECK, Associate Professor, Kobe University, Graduate School of Intercultural Studies

14:50 (followed by Q & A Session)
15:10 Coffee Break

15:40 Session 3 Demographic Change and Sustainable Economic Development in Asia: A Future Outlook

The Roles of Different Stakeholders in Building a Sustainable Future
• Sam LEE, CEO, Inno CSR

Economic Impact of Demographic Change in China – Consumer Behaviour
• Sabine ICHIKAWA, Director of the Luxury and Innovation Institute, ESSCA School of Management

Moderator:
• Vladimir KRECK, Associate Professor, Kobe University, Graduate School of Intercultural Studies

16:20 (followed by Q & A Session)
16:50 Closing Remarks
• Stefan SAMSE, Resident Representative, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (Seoul office)
17:00 (closing of first conference day)
18:00 Bus transfer for participants to dinner location (meeting point: hotel lobby)
18:30 – 20:00 Dinner
Venue: Restaurant Dalgaebi, 3-7, Jung-Dong, Joong-Gu, Seoul-Si

Wednesday, 7th June 2017

Venue: Doraji Room, B1F
09:15 Briefing about further procedures and agenda
09:30 Parallel Workshops

Group A “Economic and Social Challenges of Migration in Asia”
Venue Chardonnay 1, B1F:
• Vladimir KRECK, Associate Professor, Kobe University, Graduate School of Intercultural Studies
• Kazunari SAKAI, Kobe University, Faculty and Graduate School of Intercultural Studies, Kobe, Japan

Group B “Political and Economic Impact of Demographic Change in Asia”
Venue Chardonnay 2, B1F:
• Maximilian RECH, Programme Director & Assistant Professor in International Affairs, ESSCA School of Management
• Sabine ICHIKAWA, Director of the Luxury and Innovation Institute, ESSCA School of Management

Group C “Future Asia: How Countries need to adapt to ensure sustainable development”
Venue: Doraji Room, B1F
• Jong-Hwan KO, Pukyong National University, Korea
• Kwang-Il YOON, Sookmyung University, Seoul, Department of Political Sicence and International Relations, South Korea
• Sang Sin LEE, Deputy Director of Planning and Coordination Division at Korean Institute for National Unification, Korea

12:00 Lunch
Venue: Orchid Room, 4F
13:30 – 14:30 Presentation of Key Results & Closing Remarks
Venue: Doraji Room, B1F
15:15 Excursion (meeting point: hotel lobby and bus transfer)
16:00 CJ Group and Seoul “Creative Economy and Innovation Centre”
17:10 Bus transfer to Understand Avenue
17:45 Tour of Understand Avenue
18:30 – 20:30 Farewell Dinner
Venue Restaurant: Hive, 21, Seoulsup 4-gil, Seongdong-gu, Seoul
20:45 Bus transfer back to the hotel

Thursday, 8th June, 2017

During the day Departure of participants

Contact person

Hannes Bublitz

Associate Researcher

Akim Enomoto

Associate Researcher