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70th Anniversary of Seoul National University 2015 International Forum for Crane Conservation in Korean Peninsula

  • December 18, 2015 ~ December 18, 2015
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70th Anniversary of Seoul National University
2015 International Forum for Crane Conservation in Korean Peninsula
“Let’s Think about Cranes Again, the Symbol of Seoul National University”

◆ Time : December 18th 2015 (Friday) 12:00-20:00
◆ Venue : Middle Auditorium, Seoul National University Cultural Center
◆ Organizers : Seoul National University, National Institute of Ecology
◆ Managing Organizers : SNU Wild Bird Study Group, Korea Crane Network
◆ Supporters : Ministry of Environment, International Crane Foundation, Hanns-Seidel Foundation, SNU Research Institute of Unification and Peace, National Institute of Biological Resources,
WWF-Korea,andCanadian Embassy in Korea, UGGS National Wildlife Health Center


Pre-Forum Event (12:00-20:00 Lobby, Middle Auditorium, SNU Cultural Center) Exhibition of Crane Photos, Pictures and Specimens

Forum (14:00-18:00 Middle Auditorium, SNU Cultural Center) <Opening Ceremony>

13:30-14:00 Registration
14:00-14:20 Opening Remarks: Woo-Shin Lee, Professor, Seoul National University (Wildlife Science)
Welcoming Remarks: Nak-in Sung, President, Seoul National University
Congratulatory address 1: Jeong-Hwa Seo (President, SNU Alumni Association)
Congratulatory address 2: Sang-Bae Kim (President, National Institute of Biological Resources)
14:20-14:50 Celebratory Performance: Traditional Korean Crane Dance
- Performed by Students Majoring in Traditional Korean Dance, SNU Department of Physical Education
- Explanation: Dr. Kyung-Sook Kim, Lecturer, SNU Department of Physical Education
14:50-15:00 Group Photo


Chair: Dr. Hang Lee, Professor, SNU College of Veterinary Medicine
15:00-15:30 [Plenary lecture 1] “The Crane, Seoul National University and Korean Culture” (Prof. Lee, Woo-shin)
15:30-16:00 [Plenary lecture 2] “Cranes and Humans” (Dr. George Archibald, International Crane Foundation)
16:00-16:15 “Crane status in Korean Peninsula in winter, 2014-2015” (Dr. Kisup Lee, Waterbird Network Korea)
16:15-16:30 Coffee Break
16:30-16:45 “Conservation of Crane Population in Cheorwon” (Dr. Seungwha Yoo, National Institute of Ecology)
16:45-17:05 “Cranes and Agriculture in North Korea” (Mr. Hall Healy, International Crane Foundation)
17:05-17:20 “Management of Health and Disease of Cranes” (Dr. Jonathan M. Sleeman, USGS National Wildlife Health Center and Adjunct Professor, SNU College of Veterinary Medicine)

Panel Discussion (17:20-18:20) Chair: Dr. Donguk Han (Executive director, NIE; Adjunct Prof. of Kongju Unv.)
Prof. Sang-In Jeon (SNU Graduate School of Environmental Studies)
Prof. Youngbae Suh (SNU College of Pharmacy; President, Korea National Committee for IUCN)
Dr. Sung-Ryong Kang (National Institute of Ecology)
Dr. Jin-Han Kim (National Institute of Biological Resources)
Mr. Simon Yoon (CEO, WWF-Korea)
Prof. Woo-Shin Lee (SNU College of Agriculture and Life Science)
Prof. Hang Lee (SNU College of Veterinary Medicine)
Dr. Bernhard Seliger (Hanns-Seidel Foundation Korea Office)

* 18:20-20:00 Reception

Inquiry : SNU Vet School KIM Jun (

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