PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME

TIME SCHEDULE

  • 3(Mon) – 6(Thu) July 2017
  • Nuri Ballroom(6F), Four Seasons Hotel Seoul

MOJ·MOFA

Monday, July 03, 2017 Program Table
Monday, July 03, 2017
  Opening of the HCCH Asia Pacific Week
9:30 a.m. · Opening remarks by the Minister of Justice, Republic of Korea
· Welcome remarks by Christophe Bernasconi, Secretary General of the HCCH
· Celebratory Remarks by Seongdong Kweon, Chairman of the Legislation and Judicairy Committee of the National Assembly
  by Hyun Kim, President of the Korean Bar Association
  by Ikhyeon Rhee, President of the Korean Legislation Research Institute
  Status and Envisaged development of Korean Private International Law
10:00 a.m. · Presentation by Byungsuk Chung, President of Korean Private International Law Association
10:30 a.m. Intermission (incl. group photo)
  Session 1- Experiences in the Hague Conventions in the Asia Pacific Region
10:45 a.m. · Report of Representatives from Australia, China, Japan, Philippines, South Korea, Singapore, USA, Vietnam
· Moderator : Laura Martinez-Mora, Principal Legal Officer of the HCCH
12:00 p.m. Lunch
  Session 2- Child Abduction
1:30 p.m. · Presentation by Victoria Bennett, Judge of Family Court of Australia(Melbourne Registry)
· Moderator : Chul-Won Lee, Attorney of Kim & Chang (Korea)
· Panelist
  1. Minhee Kwak, Professor at Sookmyung Women's University (Korea)
  2. Hajime Ueda, Director of Hague Convention Divison, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Japan)
  3. Mary Sheffield, Chief Judge of the Missouri Court of Appeals (USA)
  4. Sunmi Lee, Judge of Seoul Central District Court (Korea)
  Session 3- Child Adoption
4:00 p.m. · Welcome Remarks by Seunghee Kim, Member of the Health and Welfare Committee of the National Assembly
· Introduction of Korean Adoption History - Susan Cox, Holt International
· Presentation by Kyung-eun Lee, Former Director of the Division of Child Welfare Policy,
  Ministry of Health and Welfare (Korea)

· Presentation by Laura Martinez-Mora, Principal Legal Officer of the HCCH
· Moderator Mary Sheffield, Chief Judge of the Missouri Court of Appeals (USA)
· Panelist
  1. Lisa Ellingson, Vice President of Korean Affairs, International Korean Adoptee Associations (USA)
  2. Hyunhee Han, Judge of Sungnam Branch of Suwon District Court (Korea)
  3. Ana Carolina, Professor at Centeo Universita’rio Moura Lacerda (Brazil)
Tuesday, July 04, 2017 Program Table
Tuesday, July 04, 2017
  Session 4 – Child Protection & Child Support
9:30 a.m. · Presentation by Yuko Nishitani, Professor at Kyoto University (Japan)
· Moderator Byungsuk Chung, President of the Korean Private International Law Association (Korea)
· Panelist
  1. Yongping Xiao, Professor at Wuhan University (China)
  2. Anne-Marie Hutchinson, Partner of Dawson Cornwell (UK)
  3. Marie Vautravers, Judge of French Ministry of Justice (France) - introducing iSupport
  4. Kyungho Choi, Researcher of Korean Legislation Research Institute (Korea)
  Session 5 – Jurisdiction (Revising Korean Private International Law)
11:00 a.m. · Presentation by Kwang Hyun Suk, Professor of Seoul National University School of Law (Korea)
· Moderator Frank Poon, next Representative of Aisa Pacific Regional Office of the HCCH
· Panelist
  1. Taeak Noh, Chief Judge of the Seoul Northern District Court (Korea)
  2. Anselmo Reyes, Representative of Asia Pacific Regional Office of the HCCH
  3. Yuko Nishitani, Professor of Kyoto University (Japan)
12:30 p.m. Lunch
  Session 6 – Apostille & e-APP
2:00 p.m. · Welcome Remarks by Dong Man Han, Ambassador for Overseas Koreans and Consular Affairs (Korea)
· Presentation by Peter Zablud, Professor of Victoria University (Australia)
· Presentation by Gyuho Lee, Professor at Chungang University (Korea)
· Moderator Christophe Bernasconi, Secretary General of the HCCH
· Panelist
  1. Yoonjung Choi, Judge of Goyang Branch Court (Korea)
  2. Changmin Chun, Research Fellow of Korea Capital Market Institute (Korea)
  3. Mayela Celis, Principal Legal Officer of the HCCH
  4. Anselmo Reyes, Representative of Asia Pacific Regional Office of the HCCH
  5. Jiyoung Ha, Deputy Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Korea)
4:30 p.m. City Tour(Foreign participants and Panels only)

JRTI

Wednesday, July 05, 2017 Program Table
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
9:30 a.m. Welcome Remarks by Jae Hyeong Choe, President of the Judicial Research and Training Center
Introductory Remarks by Byungsuk Chung, President of Korean Private International Law Association
  Korea’s 20th Anniversary : Retrospect and Prospect
9:45 a.m. · [Introductory remarks] : Taeak Noh, Chief Judge of the Seoul Northern District Court (Korea)
· [Secondment of Korean Judges to HCCH] : Jiyong Jang, Judge on Secondment to the HCCH
· [Publication of the Hague Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts (Korean Version)] : Hyerang Lee, Judge of Daegu District Court (Korea)
10:40 a.m. Intermission (incl. group photo)
  Session 1
11:00 a.m. Ongoing Issues of the Hague Conference
· Presentation by Christophe Bernasconi, Secretary General of the HCCH
Ongoing Issues of the Asia Pacific Regional Office
· Presentation by Anselmo Reyes, Representative of Asia Pacific Regional Office of the HCCH
12:00 p.m. Lunch
  Session 2 – International Litigation & Information Technology : Service by Electronic Means
1:30 p.m. · Presentation Mayela Celis, Principal Legal Officer of the HCCH
· Moderator Hyungwon Bae, Prisiding Judge of Seoul High Court (Korea)
· Panelist
  1. Junghoon Park, Presiding Judge of Gwangju High Court (Korea)
  2. Marie Vautravers, Judge, French Ministry of Justice (France)
  3. Ian Catlett, Director of Overseas Citizen Services, Office of Legal Affairs (USA)
  4. Pham Ho Huong, Deputy Director General of Department of International Legislation, the Vietnam Ministry of Justice(Vietnam)
  Session 3 – International Litigation & Information Technology : Taking Evidence by Video-Links
3:30 p.m. · Presentation by Byunghee Oh, Presiding Judge of Daegu District Court (Korea)
· Moderator Anselmo Reyes, Representative of Asia Pacific Regional Office of the HCCH
· Panelist
  1. Youngki Kim, Judge of National Court Administration (Korea)
  2. Mayela Celis, Principal Legal Officer of the HCCH
  3. Aera Han, Attorney of Kim & Chang (Korea)
6:00 p.m. Conference Dinner : Hosted by the JRTI
Thursday, July 06, 2017 Program Table
Thursday, July 06, 2017
  Session 4 – Validity of Choice of Court Agreement to Evade an Application of Overriding Mandatory Rules
9:30 a.m. · Presentation by Masato Dogauchi, Professor of Waseda University (Japan)
· Moderator Sangjae You, Chief Professor at Judicial Research & Training Institute (Korea)
· Panelist
  1. Yoonjong Kim, Judge Rearch Division in Supreme Court (Korea)
  2. Gyuho Lee, Professor of Chungang University (Korea)
  3. Yongping Xiao, Professor of Wuhan University (China)
  Session 5 – Hague Judgments Project : Recognition & Enforcement of Foreign Judgments
11:20 a.m. · Presentation by Tiong Min Yeo, Professor at Singapore Management University (Singapore)
· Moderator Kwang Hyun Suk, Professor at Seoul National University School of Law (Korea)
· Panelist
  1. Junhyuk Jang, Professor of Sungkyunwan University (Korea)
  2. Frank Poon, next Representative of Asia Pacific Regional Office of the HCCH
  3. Yuko Nishitani, Professor of Kyoto University (Japan)
  4. Injun Hwang, Judge of Suwon District Court (Korea)
1:00 p.m. Closing Ceremony & Lunch
2:30 p.m. Closed Session – Regional Meeting for Hague Network Judges (open for non-Network Judges)
Moderator Victoria Bennett, Judge of Family Court of Australia (Melbourne Registry)

*The program is subject to change.

※ Your attendance in the conference will be counted as mandatory training hours for korean-licensed lawyers(5 hrs each for Day 1 ~ 3, 3 hrs for Day 4)
    and registering separately by session is possible.
※ Simultaneous interpretation service (Korean - English) will be provided for the Conference.