- Keynote Speakers
"A novel Southern Ocean oceanographic cruise on the Korean icebreaker Araon"
Young-Hyang Park is Physical Oceanographer and Professor at LOCEAN/Univ. Paris 6 and National Museum of Natural Histories, Paris. His researches are mainly on the ocean circulation, in particular in the Southern Ocean, using direct and satellite ocean observations. He received a French Academy Prize “TCHIHATCHEF” awarded by the French Academy of Sciences for recognizing the achievement in the southern Indian Ocean research activities and a NASA Prize “William T. PECORA” awarded by the NASA for recognizing collective contributions to the satellite altimeter mission TOPEX/POSEIDON. He studied at Seoul National University and obtained a Ph.D. from University of Western Brittany, Brest, France.
Dr. Sang Hong Lee (Institute for Information & communications Technology Promotion (IITP), Korea)
"Future Issues and Strategy"
Woo-Sung Jung is an Associate Professor of the Department of Industrial and Management Engineering and the Department of Physics, POSTECH.
"The Paris Agreement and Korea's Carbon Utilization"
Kew-Ho Lee is the president of Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology.
"Changes of Governmental Research Institutes’ Roles in the Era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution"
Seok-Jin Yoon has been serving as Director General for the National Research Council of Science & Technology (NST) since August 2014. Before joining the NST, he was a Director leading Research Planning & Coordination Division, Future Convergence Research Division, and Materials & Devices Division at KIST, while serving as Principal Research Scientist as well. Dr. Yoon’s main research area is the realization of ultrasonic motors for information devices, such as a mobile phone, micro-PDA and digital camera and the modeling, processing, characterization and optimization of solid state ionic devices (sensors, batteries, fuel cells). He received his BS, MS and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering at Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea. He is also a Fellow of the Korean Ceramic Society, Korean Sensor Society, and a Member of Marquis Who’s Who in the World, in the Engineering and in the Asia. Recently, he was elected as the next President of the Korean Institute of Electrical & Electronic Material Engineers (KIEEME).