Abstract Listing


Listed below are abstracts of presentations selected for the conference.  They are listed alphabetically by name of the presenting author.  Please note that some abstracts were edited for length and/or clarity.

If there are any discrepancies please contact us at [email protected] immediately.  A booklet containing these abstracts will be provided to conference participants at the time of check-in at the conference.



ADAMS, DEBORAH - Poster: The Argument for Assisting Displaced Persons in Increasingly Insular Societies

ADHIKARYA, RONNY - Impacts of Communication Democratization on Penta-helix Education in the Era of Disruption and Shared-economy

AGOES, IRID - Intercultural Relations in Life, Family and Multinational Business

AHN, CHOONG YONG - Toward an East Asian Economic Community: Prospects and Challenges

ALMEIDA, ROCHELLE - Conflict of Interests: Political Incorrectness and Free Speech in India

ARIANTO, BAMBANG - Poster: Cultural Change Altering Patterns of Disease

BAJRACHARYA, BHISHNA - Can Happy Women Make Happier Cities?

BAJRACHARYA, EDILYN - Can Happy Women Make Happier Cities?

BEISSWENGER, SABINE - Tracing Arrival Neighborhoods in South Korea

CADY, DONA - Gender and the Performance of Personal Cultivation

CHANG, ERIC - Panel Overview: Diverse Arts Programming at the East-West Center

CHIN, MEI LING - Why Leadership Training Program in Companies Could Be a Waste of Time to Develop Next Generation Leadership

DALABAJAN, INESSA NADESHNA - Time- and Labor-saving Equipment as an Approach to Redistributing Unpaid Care Work in the Philippines

DATOR, JAMES ALLEN - New Civilization or No Civilization

DI, XU - Global Ethics Education: Soul Search in Seoul

ENG, ROBERT - When Heaven Burns: The Dreams and Grievances of Hong Kongers

FINCHUM-SUNG, HILARY V. - ‘Bring the Lads by and Let’s Play’: Irish Sessions in Korea

GALLARDO, RITA - Social Innovation in Health Towards Resilient Communities: Policy, Process Recommendations

GANAPATHI, BARANI - Workplace Safety for the Gig Economy in Asia-Pacific

GANAPATHI, JANANI - Open Educational Resources for Mother Tongue Literacy Acquisition

GANAPATHI, NALINA - Understanding Diversity to Achieve Internal Communication in the Workplace

GEZBUL, GONUL - Enhancing Cooperation by Science Diplomacy: The Arctic Model

GORDON, DAVID - Duty First: Pearl S. Buck's Assessments of Japan

HA, JU-YONG - “I’m a New Yorker”: Localization, Globalization and Korean Community Arts in New York City

HARROFF, JOSEPH - Ritual Communities of Interpretation in Confucian Role Ethics

HARTMAN, ANN - Panel Overview: Educating Global Changemakers

HIDASI, JUDIT - The Merits of Multicultural Formations

HONG, SEOK-HYUN - A Road to Peace and Prosperity in Northeast Asia

HUR, CLARA - Humans of East-West Center: a “Human Family”

HYUN, JEIK - Poster: Global Ethics: A Discourse through Korean Won Buddhism

JESPERSEN, CHRISTOPHER - Building an East Asian Program in an Unlikely Location

KARKI, PURNA BAHADUR - Armed Conflict and the Peace Process in Nepal

KHANNA, MONA - Resilience in the Face of Natural Disasters

KILOLU, LAYLA - How to Incorporate Social Equity in Resilience Strategies

KIM, HEE-SIK - Non-Deliverable Currency and Procyclical Capital Flows: Analysis with Australian and Korean Data

KIM, HEE-SUN - From North to South: Diasporic Mediation of Korean Traditional Music

KIM, JAE HAK - Designing Smart Hospitals of the future: A Case of Hospital in Korea

KIM, JINHEE - e-ICON: Promoting Creativity and Collaborative Problem-solving in Today’s

KIM, SOOHYON - What Leads Capital Flow?: Evidence from Korean Bond Market

KNUDSEN, KAREN - Panel Overview: Keeping Up with the News

KWON, KIE WOOK - Features and Significance of 2030 Seoul Community Plan

LAU, FREDERICK - Chinese Rock Music Now: The Case of Second Hand Roses

LEE, BYONGJU - Divergent EME Responses to Global and Domestic Monetary Policy Shocks

LEE, JEONG TAIK - Balanced Notion of Efficiency and Effectiveness as a way forward East-West Intercultural Engagement

LEE, SANG JOON - Implementation Measure for the New Economic Map Initiative of Korea Peninsula

LEE, SUNG WOO - The Ways of Commercialization of Northern Sea Route with 4th Industry Revolution

LIM, SOO KYOUNG - Human-Centered Future Smart City “Solaseado”

LINDSEY, LINDA - Globalization and Gender Equity Patters for Women of Asia

LUI-KWAN, IVAN - Panel Overview: Partnership for Youth: Shaping Community Revitalization and Sustainability

MACLEOD, SCOTT - Panel Overview: Leadership Outreach Initiative (LOI) Information Session

MANICKAM, RADHA AKILANDESHWARI - Novel Method of Training Hearing Impaired Children by Involving the Parents

MANUEL-BARBARICH, ‘OFEINA LANGI - Valuing Culture and Diversity in Building Resilient Communities

MCNALLY, JAMES - Aging in a “Safe” Place: Intelligent Designs for Residential Autonomy

MIYAGI, MAYUMI - Reading Activity for Collaboration and Communication: Developing Students' Collaborative Literacy

MONROE, CHRISTINA - Panel Overview: Meet & Greet the Newest Asia Pacific Leadership Program (APLP) Cohort - Generation 18!

MUNINJAYA, ANAK AGUNG - Tri Hita Karana: Balinese Philosophy in a Global Perspective

NAKACHI, KIYOSHI - Panel Overview: Asia Pacifica Center (APC) Plan in Okinawa

NASREEN, GITIARA - Cinematic Expressions: Migrant experience of Bangladeshi workers in South Korea

NGUYEN, DAVID - Collaborative Adaptation Planning for Coastal Tourism Destinations

NISHIKAWA, TOSHIYUKI - Reviewing Japan’s Unfinished Healthcare Reform: Its Problems and Future Directions

NITTA, FUMITERU - Contemporary Japan at a Crossroad to Multi-ethnic Society?!

OH, JEA SOPHIA - Salim and Women: A Korean Ecofeminist Talk of Empowerment

PARK, JOON - Refining and Exploring Four Pillars of Smart City: ICT, Governance, Sustainability and Decent Urbanization

PENG, YEN-ZHI - Gwangju Uprising in Taiwan’s online discourse: Taiwanese self-reflection about the 228 Massacre in May 18 (2007) and A Taxi Driver (2017)

PETERS, JOSEPH - Rethinking Leadership for Lasting Results

PINZON, MARY JANNETTE - Of Ethnoscapes, Gazes and the Struggle of the Split Self: OFW Inter-cultural Encounters in the Middle East

PULOTU, CHALLIS - Food Resources of the Paradisaea Raggiana along Tropical Forest Corridors within a Savannah Landscape

PURNAMI, NYILO - Developing the Capability on Just Hearing Skill for Leadership Training School

QAZI, ABDUL HAQ YASIR - Poster: Intercultural Rendezvous in the Asia-Pacific Neighborhood through Art & Literature

RAJAMANI, SENGODA GOUNDER - Sustainable Smart City-Development of Wastewater Treatment with Water Recovery

RANGANATHAN, VASANTHI - Years of Korean Tamils Engagement for Economic Development

RAUCHE, ANTHONY T. - Panel Overview: The Global Village Soundscape: A Matrix of Cultural Encounters

RAUCHE, ANTHONY T. - Cultural and Personal Relocation: Music and Identity Today

RAYEJ, MOHAMMAD - Climate Change, Urban Growth and Water Shortages

SAKONG, IL - Korean in the World: Challenges and Opportunities

SCHOEN, ROSLYN - Garments Come to the Village: Geographies of Gender and Regulatory Performativity in a Bangladeshi Garment Factory

SETIABUDHI, TONY - Pancasila (Indonesia Heritage) and Neuro-Science

SHAH, RAHUL - Hall of Entrepreneurship: Office of Half Address

SHEETZ-NGUYEN, JESSICA A. - Flight to Safety among Myanmar’s Ethnic Minority, the Rohingya

SHIBUYA, MOMOYO K. - Communication and Peace in Asia

SHIM, JUNG-SOON - Korean New Women and a Doll’s House in the 1920s

SONG, JUYEON - K-Pop: Not Just Catchy Music, But Driver of Political Change

SUTANTO, JUSUF - Pancasila and Culture of Peace

SUTTON, R. ANDERSON - Style and Value in Performing Arts of the Javanese Courts

TAN, ER-WIN - Looking Past Stereotype Images of North Korean Irrationality

TRIMILLOS, RICARDO D. - Domesticated Religiosity in Pampanga, Philippines: The Lenten Pabasa

TSEVEGJAV, BULGANMURUN - How Green Business Initiatives Practiced Among Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Are Contributing to the Global Agenda on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

TSUTSUMI, JUNICHIRO - Outline of Asia Pacific Center (APC)

WANG, WEIJIA - Towards an Everyday Smart City: Digital Placemaking in Hong Kong

WIDYANTO, ANTON - The Dilemma of Minorities between Sharia and Human Rights: Study on the Future of LGBTQ in Aceh, Indonesia

WOO, YESEUL - Next Generation Leadership: Re-frame of Leadership Within Asia-Pacific

YAMAZATO, KEIKO - Having That Experience at EWC

YEE, CHO CHO - University at Bagan: 11th to 13th Century

YOUNG, JACKIE EURN HAI - The Humanity Gap: Women, Men and Culture




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