KOPEC KIEP Lee Il HoungDr. Il Houng Lee has been appointed as the new Chair for KOPEC on 5 August 2013 as he assumed his position as the next President of Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP).

Prior to KIEP, Dr. Lee has successively filled the posts of Ambassador for International Cooperation and G20 Sherpa at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea; Advisor at the Asia Pacific Department of the IMF, and the IMF Chief Resident Representative in China. He has earned his Ph. D. in economics from Warwick University (UK), his M.A. in economics from the University of Essex (UK), and his B.A. in economics from the London School of Economics (UK). His full CV is available here.

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PECC&JP Conference


Global Challenges and Regional Solutions:
Engaging Stakeholders
25 April, 2016

Discussion Forum

After the TPP: What’s Next for Canada in Asia?
Hugh Stephens, Vice-chair, CANCPEC

Can Asia transform international investment law?
Stephan W. Schill, Professor, University of Amsterdam

Inclusive Trade and Regional Integration in Asia-Pacific
John West, AUSPECC

APEC 2016: The Role and Influence of Latin America
Camilo Pérez-Restrepo, Professor in Asia-Pacific Studies; Deputy Coordinator of the Asia-Pacific Studies Center at Universidad EAFIT, Colombia

Promoting Inclusiveness of Mega FTAs for Advancing Asia-Pacific Regional Economic Integration
Chien Fu-Lin, President, Taiwan Institute of Economic Research; Chair, CTPECC

Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement as a Vehicle for Revitalizing the Japanese Economy and Rebuilding the World Trade Regime
Shujiro Urata, Faculty Fellow, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (REITI)