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International Conference of Sahmyook University to be Held in 2021
October 12, 2021

 In commemoration of the 115th anniversary of its establishment, Sahmyook University will be organizing The International Virtual Conference of Sahmyook University, “ICSU 2021,” with Seventh-day Adventist Church universities around the world for academic exchange. The international academic conference will be held for two days, November 17 and 18, 2021, and will be operated as a virtual conference in the consideration of the global spread of COVID-19. There will be 12 sessions with the overall theme of “Sharing Mission, Vision and Passion with the World,” divided into five categories: Religion and Theology, Humanities and Social Sciences, Healthcare, Science and Technology, and Culture and Arts. About 60 experts from 15 countries will be invited as speakers to present and hold question and answer sessions.  

The official opening of the event will be held on November 17th at 7 p.m., at Hong MyungGi Hall with a combination of virtual and face-to-face interaction for the conference. The General Conference, Divisions, the Korean Union Conference, officials from Adventist universities around the world, and participants from the academic conference will share congratulatory speeches and cultural performances.

Kim IlMok, president of Sahmyook University, said, “Beyond the limitations of time and space, through this international conference, professors, researchers, and students from Adventist universities from around the world will be able to present research results, discuss various interests, and exchange ideas and information. We look forward to promoting and developing mutual friendship through international exchanges between individuals and organizations participating in the ICSU 2021.”