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[AMCHAM Insights] Biden vs Trump: Implications for Korean Peninsula and Region

Thursday, March 28, 2024

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

11:30am - 12:00pm: Registration / Networking
12:00pm - 1:30pm: Lunch / Fireside Chat / Q&A


Grand Hyatt Seoul, Namsan 2 (2 Fl.)

AMCHAM will be hosting an AMCHAM Insights session with Ambassador Joseph Yun on March 28. During this exclusive luncheon meeting, Ambassador Yun will share his insights on the upcoming 2024 U.S. presidential election and potential political and economic dynamics leading up to the election, as well as its potential impact on Korea and the Asia Pacific region.

*Simultaneous interpretation will be provided.


TOPIC [AMCHAM Insights] Biden vs Trump: Implications for the Korean Peninsula and the Region
COST KRW 114,000 for members
KRW 114,000 for non-members (My company is an AMCHAM-Member)
KRW 136,000 for non-members
Noon, Tuesday, March 26, 2024

* No refunds or cancellations after this date and time
* Please register in advance. No walk-ins or payments accepted at the door
* The attendance fees apply to all members, including Premium members.

About the Speaker

Ambassador Joseph Yun, Senior Advisor at The Asia Group

Ambassador Joseph Y. Yun is a Senior Advisor at The Asia Group. Widely recognized as one of the leading experts on U.S. relations with North Korea, as well as Washington’s broader approach to the Asia-Pacific, he brings over three decades of insights and expertise to bolster the firm’s Korea and Southeast Asia portfolios.

Ambassador Yun previously served as the Special Representative for North Korea Policy from October 2016 to May 2018. He played an instrumental role in reopening the “New York channel,” a direct communication line with officials from Pyongyang. During this time, he concurrently held the position of Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Korea and Japan, responsible for all aspects of bilateral relations with the two treaty allies.

From 2011 to 2013, Ambassador Yun served as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs and led efforts to normalize diplomatic relations with Myanmar. His previous assignments also included Deputy Assistant Secretary for Southeast Asian Affairs, Counselor for Political Affairs in the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, Economic Counselor in the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok, as well as earlier assignments in South Korea, Indonesia, Hong Kong, and France. Ambassador Yun is the recipient of a Presidential Meritorious Service Award, four Superior Honors Awards, and nine Foreign Service Performance Awards from the U.S. State Department.

Ambassador Yun holds degrees from the London School of Economics and the University of Wales.


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