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  1. KAIST, WEF to Hold Industry 4.0 Forum in Korea in April 2018 notice

    KAIST, WEF to Hold Industry 4.0 Forum in Korea in April 2018

    Yonhap News, (DAEJEON=Yonhap News) Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (KAIST) announced November 13 that it will be holding a forum on the 4th industrial revolution in Korea with the World Economic Forum (WEF) in April 2018. At the Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils hosted by WEF in Dubai on November 11 and 12, KAIST President Shin Sung-Chul had a one-on-one meeting with WEF Chairman Klaus Schwab. At the meeting, Chairman Schwab expressed that he was satisfied with the round table discussion (Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Future Jobs and Inclusive Grow...
    Date2020.02.06
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  2. Professor Young Seok Wins  an Award notice

    Professor Young Seok Wins an Award

    우리 대학 의과학대학원 주영석 교수가 아산사회복지재단(이사장 정몽준)이 선정한 제13회 아산의학상 젊은의학자부문 수상자로 선정됐다. 만 40세 이하의 의과학자를 선정하는 젊은의학자부문에 주 교수는 연세대 의과대학 이용호 교수와 함께 선정됨으로써 5천만 원의 상금을 수여받는다. 아산사회복지재단은 기초의학 및 임상의학 분야에서 뛰어난 업적을 이룬 의과학자를 격려하기 위해 2007년 아산의학상을 제정했다. 심사위원회와 운영위원회의 심사과정을 거쳐 연구의 일관성과 독창성, 해당 연구의 국내외 영향력, 의학발전 기여도, 후진 양성 등을 종합적으로 평가해 제13회 아산의학상 수상자를 선정했다. 주영석 교수는 암유전체 돌연...
    Date2020.01.23
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  3. KPC4IR Plenary Session on Policy for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

    KPC4IR Plenary Session on Policy for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

    Plenary Session on Governance of AI in Korea, Chaired by Prof. Koh Chan Ghee, Director of NUS IPUR The Korea Policy Center for The Fourth Industrial Revolution (KPC4IR) hosted a plenary session on policy for the new era of digital transformation. The session covered on-going research projects of KPC4IR on policy research for blockchain and Artificial intelligence among others. On Blockchain, the plenary session discussed the forthcoming project reports on policy and regulations of blockchain, the status of blockchain standardization and countermeasure strategy, policy strategy for promoting th...
    Date2020.01.10
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  4. A New Era for System Leadership

    A New Era for System Leadership

    Prof. Sang Yup Lee presenting a new vision for system leadership at the recent World Economic Forum's GFC in Dubai Prof. Sang Yup Lee, Distinguished Professor of KAIST and Director of KPC4IR participated in the leadership panel of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Councils in Dubai in October 2019 The World Economic Forum’s Global Future Councils are the world’s foremost interdisciplinary knowledge network dedicated to promoting innovative thinking to shape a sustainable and inclusive future for all. The network convenes more than 700 of the most relevant and knowl...
    Date2020.01.10
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  5. JOINT KAIST  and WEF Workshop: Reimagining Regulation: Pathways to a Blockchain-Ready World

    JOINT KAIST and WEF Workshop: Reimagining Regulation: Pathways to a Blockchain-Ready World

    Prof. So Young Kim, Sandro Rho, Dr. Kibae Kim, and Ms. Sumedha during the panel discussion. KPC4IR Dec 11, 2019 KPC4IR in collaboration with WEF Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (C4IR) held a workshop on reimagining Regulations to create pathways for a Blockchain-Ready World. The workshop which was held at KAIST, Daejeon on Dec 11, convened a select group of experts from the private, public sector and academia to discuss what tools may enable governments to take a more harmonized and forward-looking approaches to blockchain technology. This workshop was a part of the forthcoming WEF...
    Date2020.01.10
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  6. KPC4IR’s Leadership Roundtable on the Fourth Industrial Revolution

    KPC4IR’s Leadership Roundtable on the Fourth Industrial Revolution

    Prof. So Young Kim (Extreme left) Chaired Leadership Roundtable attended by Mr. Sonmez Murat, Managing Director, WEF C4IR, Prof. Sung-Chul Shin, President of KAIST and Presidents of leading Institutions in Korea Date: Dec. 10, 2019 The Korea Policy Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (KPC4IR) hosted its first leadership round table which highlighted the emerging policy and innovation challenges and what areas Korea should focus on to promote emerging technologies and innovation ecosystems. The Leadership roundtable was held as one of the major events of the KPC4IR opening ceremony with...
    Date2020.01.10
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  7. KAIST Launches Korea Policy Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (KPC4IR)

    KAIST Launches Korea Policy Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (KPC4IR)

    Commemorative photo of KPC4IR opening Ceremony Date: Dec 10 2019 The World Economic Forum’s Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution opened its Korean affiliate center at KAIST on December 10. The Korea Policy Center for the 4th Industrial Revolution (KPC4IR) will develop policy norms and frameworks for accelerating the benefits of emerging technologies. Many dignitaries including KAIST President Sung-Chul Shin, National Assemblyman Sang-Min Lee, Daejeon City Mayor Her Tae-Jeong, and Managing Director of the WEF Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Murat Sonmez attended the ope...
    Date2020.01.10
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  8. Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution Future of Jobs and Inclusive Growth in Korea

    Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution Future of Jobs and Inclusive Growth in Korea

    Prof. Sung-Chul Shin, President of KAIST, Mr. Sonmez Murat, Managing Director, WEF C4IR (in middle) and Leaders From Korea Government, Industry and Civil Society The Fourth Industrial Revolution is no longer the stuff of science fiction and is increasingly becoming a reality- with the on-going advancement and convergence of emerging technologies such as Artificial intelligence, Blockchain, 5G, IoT, and Cloud Computing among others. The impact of these technologies is already being felt across industries and nations. In preparing Korea for this new era, KAIST and WEF co-hosted a Leadership roun...
    Date2020.01.10
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  9. Opening Ceremony of KPC4IR

    Opening Ceremony of KPC4IR

    Date2020.01.02
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  10. Opening Ceremony

    Opening Ceremony

    Date2020.01.02
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  11. The Workshop on Reimagining Regulation

    The Workshop on Reimagining Regulation

    Date2020.01.02
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  12. WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM (Prof.Sang Yup Lee)

    WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM (Prof.Sang Yup Lee)

    Date2020.01.02
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  13. 한국4차산업혁명정책센터 개소식 및 리더십라운드테이블

    한국4차산업혁명정책센터 개소식 및 리더십라운드테이블

    Date2020.01.02
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