Main program

seoulforum2023

Day 1

  • Time
  • Session
  • Speaker
    • Opening Session

17:30~18:20
    • Welcoming Address

    • Son Dong-young

      CEO of The Seoul Economic Daily

    • Opening

    • Thematic performance on bio-healthcare

    • Congratulatory Remarks

    • Congratulatory message from President Yoon Seok-yeol


      Kim Gi-hyeon

      Chairperson of the People's Power Party

      Park Kwang-on

      Floor Leader of the Democratic Party of Korea

      Choo Kyung-ho

      Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs

      & Minister of Strategy and Finance

    • Vision Declaration

    • Group photo with slogan banner

    • Public Briefing

    • Cho Kyu-hong

      Minister of Health and Welfare

    • Special Speech

    • Kwang Hyung Lee

      President of KAIST

18:20~18:45
    • Keynote Speech 1

    • Subra Suresh

      President of Global Learning Council

      / Former Director of National Science Foundation(NSF)

      -Technology, Biomedicine and Humanity

    • Keynote Speech 2

    • Jeffrey Glenn

      Professor at Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford University

      -Future Pandemics and Sustainable Advanced Biotech

18:45~20:00
    • Special Dialogue

    • Moderator

      Nam-Joon Cho

      MRS-Singapore Chair Professor at Nanyang Technological University

      Panelists

      Subra Suresh

      President of Global Learning Council

      / Former Director of National Science Foundation

      Jeffrey Glenn

      Professor at Stanford School of Medicine

      Paul Liu

      Deputy Scientific Director at the National Human Genome Research Institute,

      National Institutes of Health

      Shaun Patel

      CEO of REACT Neuro

      Gerrit Storm

      Professor at Utrecht University, Twente University, and National

      University Hospital of Singapore

      Mordechai Sheves

      Professor at the Dept. of Molecular Chemistry and Materials

      Science, Weizmann Institute of Science

      Rowland Illing

      Chief Medical Officer & Director of International Public Sector Health,

      Amazon Web Services

      Mark Cohen

      Dean of Carle Illinois College of Medicine,

      University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

      Uzi Sofer

      CEO of Alpha Tau Medical

※ Please note that the program timetable may be subject to change

Day 2

  • Time
  • Details
08:20~08:23

Opening remarks

Son Dong-young

CEO of The Seoul Economic Daily

08:23~08:27

Congratulatory remarks1

Kim Moo Hwan

President of POSTECH

08:27~08:30

Congratulatory remarks2

Wang Kyu-Chang

President of The National Academy of Medicine of Korea

08:30~08:34

Congratulatory remarks3

Suh Pann-Ghill

President of KBRI

08:34~08:50

Special Lecture

Shaun Patel

CEO of REACT Neuro

-Lessons from Boston's Life Sciences Ecosystem: Inspiring South Korea's Digital Health Innovation

08:50~10:20

Session 1 HOW TO OVERCOME CANCER, ALZHEIMER’s, AND AGING

Speaker

Gerrit Storm

Professor at Utrecht University, Twente University, and National University Hospital of Singapore

-Nanotechnology: A Paradigm Shift in Drug Development

Mark Cohen

Dean of Carle Illinois College of Medicine, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

-Enhancing Cancer Care and Aging Complications with Tissue Engineering and Drug Delivery

Moderator & Panelist

Jeffrey Glenn

Professor at Stanford School of Medicine

-Future Pandemics and Sustainable Advanced Biotech

Panelist

Orlando Scharer

Associate Director of Institute for Basic Science / Distinguished Professor at UNIST

Young Seok Ju

Associate Professor KAIST / Genomics co-founderGenome Insight Inc.

10:20~10:30

Coffee Break

10:30~12:00

Session 2 DIGITAL HEALTHCARE & ADVANCED BIOTECHNOLOGY

Speaker

Rowland Illing

Chief Medical Officer & Director of International Public Sector Health, Amazon Web Services

-Changes in Global Megatrends toward Digital Healthcare

Ronen Segal

CTO of Alpha Tau Medical

-Current Status and Challenges of Israel’s Digital and Other Advanced Biotechnology

Moderator & Panelist

Shaun Patel

CEO of REACT Neuro

Panelist

Davidi Vortman

CEO of UltraSight

Seok hwan You

Chairman/CEO ROKIT Healthcare

Woong-jo Woo

Executive General Manager Lotte Healthcare

12:00~13:30

Lunch & Round Table

13:30~15:10

Session 3 GREEN-BIO AND WHITE-BIO: THE SOLUTION OF FOOD & CLIMATE CRISIS

Speaker

Nam-Joon Cho

MRS-Singapore Chair Professor at Nanyang Technological University

-Beyond the Circular Economy: Preparing for Tomorrow with Materials Today

Ki Won Lee

Co-president of FoodTech in Seoul National University & Chair of Korea FoodTech Council

-Korean Green Biotech R&D and Industry trends

Rodney Ruoff

Director of Institute for Basic Science CMCM & Distinguished Professor at UNIST

-Self-sufficiency & Self-reliance?Always the Allies of Humanity

Sang Yup Lee

Senior Vice President for Research & Distinguished Professor KAIST

-The Era of Biochemistry and Biomanufacturing

Moderator & Panelist

Ming Dao

Director of Nanomechanics Lab at MIT & Nanyang Technological University

-Technology, Biomedicine and Humanity

Panelist

Uzi Sofer

CEO of Alpha Tau Medical

David Churchill

Professor of Chemistry at KAIST

Han soo Park

CEO Genome & Co, Professor GIST

15:10~15:20

Coffee Break

15:20~17:00

Session 4 THE STRATEGIES TO BUILD INNOVATIVE BIO ECOSYSTEM

Speaker

Paul Liu

Deputy Scientific Director at the National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health

-How NIH Fosters Innovative & Collaborative Bio-healthcare Ecosystem in the US

Mordechai Sheves

Professor at the Dept. of Molecular Chemistry and Materials Science, Weizmann Institute of Science

-Israel’s Innovative Bio-healthcare Ecosystem and Ways to Improve Its Advanced Biotech Domain

Moderator & Panelist

Subra Suresh

President of Global Learning Council / Former Director of National Science Foundation(NSF)

Panelist

Seok Jin Yoon

President of (KIST)

Kyu Chang Wang

President of the National Academy of Medicine of Korea

Seung Kyou Lee

Vice President of Korea Biotechnology Industry Org.

Yong Hoon Lee

President UNIST

※ Please note that the program timetable may be subject to change