Korea Defense Veterans Association Seminar - Denuclearization: What's Next?

Korea Defense Veterans Association (KDVA)

Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel, 900 South Orme Street, Arlington, VA 22204

November 8, 2018, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

The 4th Korea Defense Veterans Association's (KDVA) Seminar is a premier international seminar where U.S. and ROK defense leaders and experts come together to discuss and provide possible solutions for the pressing issues that ROK-US Alliance faces today.

Panel Topics

  • Current State of the Denuclearization & Peace Process in Korea
  • ROK-U.S. Alliance Beyond Denuclearization
  • OPCON Transfer: Required Conditions in Today’s Environment


  • KDVA Members
  • Former and current U.S. Military and DoD Personnel who served in U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) or Combined Forces Command (CFC) Headquarters and Korean Augmentation To United States Army (KATUSA) Veterans.
  • Individuals that work to support the ROK – U.S. Alliance (DOD, DOS, NSC and Think Tanks)
  • Press

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/korea-defense-veterans-association-seminar-...


8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Registration & Breakfast

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Opening Remarks

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Panel 1: The Current State of the Denuclearization and Peace Process in Korea

11:15 AM - 12:30 PM Luncheon & Keynote

12:45 PM - 2:15 PM Panel 2: ROK – U.S. Alliance Beyond Denuclearization

2:25 PM - 3:50 PM Panel 3: OPCON Transfer: Required Conditions in Today’s Environment

4:00 PM - 6:30 PM Reception, Galaxy Ballroom, 15th Floor


BG Se Woo Pyo, ROK Army, Defense Attache to the United States

Bonnie Glaser, Senior Advisor for ASia, Directo,  China Power Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Bruce Klingner, Senior Research Fellow, Hertiage Foundation

Gen. Walter L. Sharp, USA Ret., Chairman and President of KDVA, Former Commander, UNC, ROK-US CFC and USFK

LTG Scott D. Berrier, USA, Deputy Chief of Staff, G-2 United States Army

The Honorable Cho Yoon-je, Republic of Korea Ambassador to the United States


Dress Attire? Military - Duty | Civilian - Busines

What are my transportation/parking options?

  • Parking - Complimentary parking at the Sheraton for attendees. Please ask for a parking voucher at the Seminar registration check-in desk.
  • Metro -Closes metro station is Pentagon City Metro Station. (Blue, Yellow Line) - 0.8 miles from hotel

How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Amy Fisher - [email protected] (703) 304-0872

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