EWC/EWCA International Conference

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The East-West Center Association will be holding the next international conference in August 2018, in Seoul, Korea.

The theme of the conference is “Intercultural Engagement in the Asia-Pacific Community”.  The theme is purposefully broad to encompass the wide range of professional interests of our members. The conference will focus on broad issues of concern to the region and bring together EWC Alumni and Associates to expand our network and energize our EWCA Chapters.

Papers are being solicited for the following sub-themes:

  • Negotiating Inter-generational Cultural Differences
  • What is/How Do We Achieve Common Prosperity in the Asia-Pacific Community?
  • Reducing Conflict, Enhancing Cooperation and Promotion of a Culture of Peace
  • Strategies for Creating More Resilient Communities
  • How to Create Jobs and to Encourage Economic Development?
  • New Approaches and Technologies for Education
  • Healthy Aging: Designing New Approaches for Long Term Care for the Elderly
  • Next Generation Leadership
  • Empowering Women: Strategies for the Home, Workplace and Community
  • Arts, Language, Culture, History and Identity
  • Made in Korea:  IT and Innovations
  • Entertainment Industry (Pop Culture)/ K-drama
  • Smart Cities and Urban Issues
  • Sustainable Growth

Program speakers will include leaders from the government, education, and business sectors. Conference participants are encouraged to submit abstracts for inclusion in panels, discussion, and poster/exhibition sessions.


Please check the conference website for updates.