2013

Embassy Speakers Series

The Embassy of the Republic of Korea has been hosting five “Embassy Speakers Series” in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Korea-Canada diplomatic relations.

1st Embassy Speakers Series

Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Topic: The Korean War
Speakers: General Ramsey Withers, former Chief of the Defence Staff, Mr. Jon Jennekens, former President and CEO of the Atomic Energy Control Board, and Mr. Dan Kendrick, member of the Canadian Forces who served 5 years in the Navy, 25 years in the Air Force and retired as Director of Identification Service in National Defence.

 

2nd Embassy Speakers Series

Date: Thursday, April 18, 2013
Topic: World’s eyes on the Korean peninsula
Speaker: Honourable David Kilgour, J.D., Former Secretary of State for Asia-Pacific

 

3rd Embassy Speakers Series

Date: Thursday, May 16, 2013
Topic: Constructive Powers Diplomacy
Speaker: Ambassador Paul Heinbecker (Former UN Ambassador, CIGI Distinguished Fellow)

 

4th Embassy Speakers Series

Date: Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Topic: 50 Years and Counting: Forging a Successful Future Canada-Korea Relationship
Speaker: Mr. Len Edwards, Former Canadian Ambassador to Korea

 

5th Embassy Speakers Series

Date: Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Topic: Arctic Kaleidoscope…The People, Wildlife and Ever-Changing Landscape
Speaker: Ms. Michelle Valberg, a photographer and explorer of the Arctic

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