Event Schedule

          The WTF Presents iACT 2016: Issues in Taekwondo History & Future Directions

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATION SCHEDULE

Saturday, April 2

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

PRESENTATIONS (40 minutes each, including Q & A)

 

9:00 – 9:20 AM

GM Alex Choi & Dr. Ron Dziwenka & Dr. Franjo Prot

Introduction of special guests +
welcome addresses

iACT & WTF Scientific Research Committee

 

 

 
9:20 – 10:00 AM    Dr. Hyeong-Seok Song

 
The controversy concerning Taekwondo’s origin: A critical review of the neo-traditionalist viewpoint

 

 

 
10:05 – 10:45 AM    Dr. Steven Capener

The Making of a Modern Myth: Inventing a Tradition for Taekwondo

 
10:50 – 11:55 AM    Dr. George Vitale

Taekwon-Do is NOT 2000 Years Old!

 

11:55 – 1:10 PM      LUNCH BREAK

 

1:10 – 1:25 PM Dr. John Johnson + GM Alex Choi

 
Special guest congratulatory message +

 
Presentation of commemorative gifts

1:25 – 2:20 PM Keynote Addresses

 

GM Woojin Jung (15 min by teleconference)

Dr. Franjo Prot

 

 

 
2:25 – 3:05 PM Udo Moenig

From Martial Arts to Martial Sports

 

 

 
3:10 – 3:50 PM Allan Bäck

The Future of Taekwondo

 

3:55 – 4:55 PM     All Presenters
Roundtable discussion:   Issues in Taekwondo history

 

4:55 – 5:00 PM     Alexander Choi & Ron Dziwenka

 

Closing address

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martial art / martial sport