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New Hope, New Paradigm

DateMay 12, 2021 Wed. 09:00 ~ 17:00

VenueGrand Ballroom of KCCI Building, Jung-Gu, Seoul

OrganizersNews1, The UN Future Forum




OpeningEvents and Remarks Celebrating NEWS1’s 10th Anniversary

[Morning Session] Innovation and Hope


Keynote Speech 1Shaping the Futures – Kakao Corp’s Mobile Business Innovations

Min-soo YEOCo-CEO of Kakao Corp.


Keynote Speech 2Searching for Hopes to Rebuild Korea

Gwang-jae LEEMember of the National Assembly, Democratic Party


Keynote Speech 3Professional Human Resource Matters : Building Semiconductor ·Data Powerhouse, Korea

Sang-kyun CHA, Ph.DFounding Dean of SNU Graduate School of Data Science


Congratulatory Speech and Vision Announcement

Se-hoon OHMayor of Seoul


Special Lecture 1The Futures of e-Commerce and Coupang’s Innovations

Dae-joon PARKCo-CEO and Head of Coupang’s New Business Division


Video Message from Singapore : Singapore, Food and Post Corona World

Bong-jin KIMWoowa Brothers Founder


Special Lecture 2Beyond Generational Transition, Toward Epochal Shift : Politics for Reform, Integration, and Future

Yong-jin PARKMember of the National Assembly, Democratic Party



[Afternoon Session] New Paradigms for the Future

Climate Change and ESG Management


Keynote SpeechBiden Administration Climate Change Policies and the Future of Sustainability (Live Video conferencing)

Steve GLICKMANFormer Senior Economic Advisor to President Obama


Lecture ESG Management: the Past, the Present, and the Future

Suk-Kwon NAPresident of the Center for Social Value Enhancement Studies



- Is Fully Autonomous Driving Possible?
- Flying Taxis are Coming, The Total Solutions for Urban Air Mobility Being Shaped by HanWha Systems
- How Long Until a Hyperloop Bullet Train is here? Global Competition for Development (Live Video conferencing)
- Development of HyperLoop Technology in Korea

Doowon CHA, Ph.DHead of Doowon Cha Mobility Institute

Seok-kyun KIMHead of UAM Business Unit at Hanwha Systems

Daryl OSTERFounder and CEO of ET3 Global Alliance

Jaeseon LEE, Ph,DProfessor of UNIST, Department of Mechanical Engineering

DiscussionIssues Challenging Full-Scaled Mobility Innovations in S. Korea

Doowon CHA(Chairperson) · Seok-kyun KIM · Jaeseon LEE

Information Technology and Investment


- 1517 Fund’s Unique Investment Philosophies and Success Story for Luminar Tech, a Lidar Sensor Maker (Live Video conferencing)
- Key Themes and Promising Sectors for Investors to Watch in the Post-COVID 19 Era
- Made-in-Korea AI-driven ETFs Competing in the US Stock Markets

Michael GIBSONCo-Founder and Co-CEO of 1517 Fund

Man-soon HWANGCEO of Korea Investment Partners Co.

Hyung-sik KIMFounder and CEO of Qraft Technologies

Concluding TalksFostering Startups and Engineering Schemes for Successful Investments

Tiger KANG, Editor of News1(Chairperson) · Man-soon HWANG · Hyung-sik KIM


※ The above schedule is subject to change.
※ Simultaneous interpretation is provided.