Schedule

As of 4/8/2022
10:30 am – 11:00 am
  • Registration
11:00 am – 11:10 am
  • Opening Remarks from Hosts
  • Abraham Kim, Executive Director, Council of Korean Americans
  • Eunice Song, Executive Director, Korean American Coalition -Los Angeles
  • Welcome Remarks
  • Youngwan Kim, Consul General, Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Los Angeles
11:10 am – 11:20 am
  • Keynote Remarks
  • The Honorable Eric Garcetti, Mayor, City of Los Angeles
11:20 am – 12:00 pm
  • Plenary | The Korean American Community, Public Services, and Building Bridges: A Conversation with U.S. Representatives
  • The Honorable Andy Kim, U.S. House of Representatives
  • The Honorable Marilyn Strickland, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Moderated by Philip W. Yun, President and CEO, World Affairs Council
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
  • Lunch
12:30 pm – 12:40 pm
  • A Conversation with Joseph Juhn, Producer and Director of JERONIMO and CHOSEN
12:40 pm – 1:40 pm
  • Roundtable Discussion | SAIGU@30: Its Significance, Its Impact, and Opportunities for the Korean American Community
  • Ed Chang, Professor, University of California, Riverside
  • Connie Chung Joe, CEO, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-LA
  • Do Kim, President, The K.W. Lee Center for Leadership
  • Grace Lee, Documentarian, Director and Producer, Asian Americans
  • John Lim, Managing Partner, LimNexus LLP
  • Moderated by Jerry Kang, Professor, University of California, Los Angeles
1:40 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Intermission / Transition
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
  • Breakout Session I
  • Four Breakout Rooms
  • Womentoring: Intergenerational Perspectives of SAIGU@30
  • Tech and Communication: Asian American Voice, Image, and Identity
  • Shaping the Corporate World for Good: Branding, Marketing and the Korean American Identity
  • Health in the Time of COVID: How the Medical/Biotech Fields are Addressing Community Disparities, Inequities, and Challenges
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm
  • Intermission / Transition
3:30 pm – 4:45 pm
  • Breakout Session II
  • Four Breakout Rooms
  • How Korean American Entrepreneurs are Solving Challenging Problems through Innovation
  • Advancing the Asian American Voice, Interest, and Representation in Hollywood
  • Building a Career with a Mission: Storytelling, Bridge-Building, and Social Media
  • Leading with the Law: How Attorneys are Fighting to Protect and Mobilize our Communities
4:45 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Intermission / Transition
5:00 pm – 5:55 pm
  • Networking Session
5:55 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Closing Remarks
  • The Honorable Dave Min, California State Senator (SD37)
  • Abraham Kim, Executive Director, Council of Korean Americans
  • Eunice Song, Executive Director, Korean American Coalition – Los Angeles

10:30 am – 11:00 am

  • Registration

11:00 am – 11:10 am

  • Opening Remarks from Hosts
  • Abraham Kim, Executive Director, Council of Korean Americans
  • Eunice Song, Executive Director, Korean American Coalition -Los Angeles
  • Welcome Remarks
  • Youngwan Kim, Consul General, Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Los Angeles

11:10 am – 11:20 am

  • Keynote Remarks
  • The Honorable Eric Garcetti, Mayor, City of Los Angeles

11:20 am – 12:00 pm

  • Plenary | The Korean American Community, Public Services, and Building Bridges: A Conversation with U.S. Representatives
  • The Honorable Andy Kim, U.S. House of Representatives
  • The Honorable Marilyn Strickland, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Moderated by Philip W. Yun, President and CEO, World Affairs Council

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

  • Lunch

12:30 pm – 12:40 pm

  • A Conversation with Joseph Juhn, Producer and Director of JERONIMO and CHOSEN

12:40 pm – 1:40 pm

  • Roundtable Discussion | SAIGU@30: Its Significance, Its Impact, and Opportunities for the Korean American Community
  • Ed Chang, Professor, University of California, Riverside
  • Connie Chung Joe, CEO, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-LA
  • Do Kim, President, The K.W. Lee Center for Leadership
  • Grace Lee, Documentarian, Director and Producer, Asian Americans
  • John Lim, Managing Partner, LimNexus LLP
  • Moderated by Jerry Kang, Professor, University of California, Los Angeles

1:40 pm – 2:00 pm

  • Intermission / Transition

2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

  • Breakout Session I
  • Four Breakout Rooms
  • Womentoring: Intergenerational Perspectives of SAIGU@30
  • Tech and Communication: Asian American Voice, Image, and Identity
  • Shaping the Corporate World for Good: Branding, Marketing and the Korean American Identity
  • Health in the Time of COVID: How the Medical/Biotech Fields are Addressing Community Disparities, Inequities, and Challenges

3:15 pm – 3:30 pm

  • Intermission / Transition

3:30 pm – 4:45 pm

  • Breakout Session II
  • Four Breakout Rooms
  • How Korean American Entrepreneurs are Solving Challenging Problems through Innovation
  • Advancing the Asian American Voice, Interest, and Representation in Hollywood
  • Building a Career with a Mission: Storytelling, Bridge Building and Social Media
  • Leading with the Law: How Attorneys are Fighting to Protect and Mobilize our Communities

4:45 pm – 5:00 pm

  • Intermission / Transition

5:00 pm – 5:55 pm

  • Networking Session

5:55 pm – 6:00 pm

  • Closing Remarks
  • The Honorable Dave Min, California State Senator (SD37)
  • Abraham Kim, Executive Director, Council of Korean Americans
  • Eunice Song, Executive Director, Korean American Coalition – Los Angeles

The SAIGU@30 Conference will be held at the Line-LA Hotel on April 30th – 11:00 am – 6:00 pm Registration and vaccination cards are required. Seating is limited. Sign up today.

Online pre-registration is strongly recommended.

Young professionals, recent college grads, and college students are welcomed. This event is free of charge.

For questions, please contact membership@councilka.org.

All participants are required to present vaccination cards upon entry. No exceptions.