The following is the anticipated schedule for #KAAN2020. Additional details coming soon. Schedule is subject to change. Final program schedule will be published at the conference.
Side by Side: Out of a South Korean Orphanage and Into the World by Glenn Morey
As part of the conference opening, a viewing of the short film capturing personal memories and experiences of abandonment, relinquishment, orphanages, aging out, and inter-country adoption from South Korea.
SATURDAY MORNING MAINSTAGE
Doing it Wrong: Supremacy, Humility and Transracial Adoptive Parenting with Martha Crawford
Join our morning keynote exploring the appropriate role of adoptive parents in support of the adoptee community.
SATURDAY LUNCH MAINSTAGE
Mixed Koreans: Our Stories
Panel with Cerrissa Kim, Milton Washington, and Mee Kyung Woo Flippen
Join the editors and contributors of Mixed Koreans: Our Stories, a recently published anthology of narratives by Korean adoptees who left Korea shortly after the end of the Korean War.
SATURDAY GALA MAINSTAGE
Documentary Films: Between Goodbyes and A Letter to Sang Ah
with Jota Sosnowski, Emily Strong, and Mina Kim Fitzpatrick
As part of the Gala Dinner entertainment, viewings of two short documentaries followed by a discussion with the filmmakers.
SUNDAY MORNING MAINSTAGE
Redefining Deaf Korean Adoptee Identity with Rania Johnson, Sunny Brysch, and Nickolas Koniak
Panelists will discuss their journey of discovering their Deaf Korean adoptee identity through life experiences.