US Chapter: 4th Seminar & Reception - Denuclearization: What's Next?

This event is open to Regular Member; Honorary Member;
Place of Event Arlington, VA, USA
Date and Time Thu, Nov 08, 2018 09:00 RSVP by Wed, Oct 31, 2018 23:00
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File Attached 2018 KDVA Seminar Program_v3.pdf


Thursday, November 8, 2018

8:00 AM - 6:30 PM 

Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel

900 S Orme St, Arlington, VA 22204




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. 

4th Korea Defense Veterans Association Seminar & Reception Trailer 




Breakfast, lunch and reception included.

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



• 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


Modified Chatham House Rules –

Recording is not permitted. Modified Chatham House rules will take place during the panel discussions.  


Speakers cannot be quoted by name but participants are free to use the information received and the information can be attributed to the “Korea Defense Veterans Association Seminar.” Participants can ask the speakers for direct permission to quote them on the record but without express consent from the speakers they cannot be quoted on the record or have their position and affiliation acknowledged.



Thursday, November 8, 2018 

Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel, Arlington, Virginia, USA

South Ballroom, Lobby Level


8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Registration & Breakfast 


9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Opening Remarks


9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

Keynote Remarks - Ambassador Cho Yoon-je


9:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Panel 1: The Current State of the Denuclearization and Peace Process in Korea

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM 



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


Galaxy Ballroom, 16th Floor








Dress Attire? 

Military - Duty | Civilian - Business


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 - (703) 304-0872