Day 1
Wednesday, November 6th @Diamond Hall, The Plaza Hotel (22F), Seoul Program Book Download

09:00~10:00 Registration
Opening Session

Opening Remarks

Byung Gwon Lee President, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST)

Sung-Kwang Yang Yang President, INNOPOLIS Foundation

Welcoming Remarks

Kwangyun Wohn Chairperson, National Research Council of Science & Technology (NST)

Keynote Speech

Chang-yun Lee Director-General, Ministry of Science and ICT

Session I. Governance & Institution

Sunyang Chung Professor, Konkuk University

Presentation I Innovation Culture and Innovation Ecosystem

Johan Ödmark CEO, Electrum Foundation

Presentation II Innovation Clusters: Where We Have Been, Where We Are Going, Organizational Implication

Nicholas S. Vonortas Professor, George Washington University

Presentation III Experience of Innovation Cluster in Korea and Policy Implication

Deok Soon Yim Senior Research Fellow, Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)


Session II Collaboration & Alliance

Kyung Sun Professor, Korea University Medical Center

Presentation I LabCentral: A Case Study in Building an Innovation Ecosystem Through Public and Private Partnership

Maggie O’Toole Chief Operating Officer/ Executive Vice President, LabCentral, Inc.

Presentation II Academia-Industry-Public Collaborative R&D: Practice in Kyoto Area Super Cluster Program

Sei-ichi Nishimoto Chairman, Advanced Science, Technology, and Management Research Institute of KYOTO

Presentation III Biohealth Cluster Innovation Strategy

Gusun Park Chairman, Osong Medical Innovation Foundation

Presentation IV Daedeok Research Complex and Collaboration Activities of Government-funded Research Institutes in Korea

Sunhwa Hahn Director General, National Research Council of Science & Technology (NST)


15:50~16:20Coffee Break
Session III Start-up & Scale-up

Youngseok-Tony Yang Professor, Hanbat National University

Presentation I The Central Role of the Technology Transfer Office in Facilitating Industry/Academia Collaborations and Enhancing Innovation Ecosystems

Steve Cleverley CEO, Oxentia Ltd

Presentation II Forge Ahead in Innovation for 30 Years, Build a World-Class STP of Zhongguancun

Delu Wang Chairman, Greatwall Enterprise Institute

Presentation III Overview and Future Vision of INNOPOLIS

Sung-Kwang Yang President, INNOPOLIS Foundation


18:00~19:30Gala Dinner

Day 2
Thursday, November 7th @Diamond Hall, The Plaza Hotel (22F), Seoul

Wrap-up Session

Presentation Public-private Partnership Strategies for Turning Seoul’s Hongneung Area into a World-class Innovation Cluster

Seok-Jin Yoon Vice-President, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST)

Panel Discussion