20 May — Panel Discussion

“Challenges of South Korea in the 4th industrial revolution era”

Introduction in the form of a panel discussion about challenges faced from South Korea and its highly dense populated urban centers in sectors as mobility, healthcare and energy consumption. How the use of artificial intelligence, IoT and management of big data are planned to solve issues and make urban life more sustainable? How local governments plan and what are the policies to facilitate the integrating of new technologies to improve life conditions? What’s the vision of entrepreneurs? What’s the strategy to transform plans in reality through the cooperation between the private and public worlds? What’s the support and initiatives?

  • Moderated by: Li Zhou, UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia Pacific
  • Panelists: Joseph Lee, WFUNA-Seoul Metropolitan Government ; Eun Uk Ahn, CEO Green Cross MS ; Zahin Hussain, Head of HUGE Ventures at Hanyang University Social Innovation Center;

Location: Shilla Stay Hotel Seodaemun, 2F

Time: 17:30-19:00

Closed event for Swiss delegation only