KICT Day in Europe

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13:00-16:40 on 27 July 2016 
Organised by Korea Institute of Construction Technology (KICT)


Nine sub-research institutes of KICT have maintained a close relationship with several collaboration partners in EU joint R&D programmes to achieve the world best technology in construction industry. In order to strengthen the relationship with the cooperation partners, KICT is scheduled to hold a forum ‘KICT Day in Europe’ as part of the EKC 2016. This open forum will consist of two sessions: the first will cover collaboration activities between KICT & EU partner, and the second will introduce EU R&D projects participating with KICT.


 Title Programme


Opening & Introduction of attendance

13:10-13:20 Welcoming speech
Congratulatory message
13:30-15:00 2nd K-TAG Europe Steering Committee Meeting
13:20-13:25 Status of international cooperation in scientific technology fields
(S.J. Yoon, Director of Convergence Research, NST)
13:25-13:50 Introduction of KICT & EU cooperation activities (H.Y. Kim, KICT)
13:50-15:10 Session 1: Status of technical cooperation between EU and KICT
 (1) Building and Urban Research Institute-UK BRE
 - Title: KICT-BRE Toward a better world Together (SH Ku, BRE / GH Kim, KICT)
 (2) Fire Research Institute-Denmark DBI
 - Title: Introduction of DBI and collaboration with KICT (Carsten Damggard, DBI)
 (3) Hydro Science and Engineering Research Institute-Netherlands Deltares
 - Title: International Cooperation between KICT and Deltares: Interaction between    vegetation patchiness and river hydraulics (Un Ji, KICT / TBD, Deltares)
15:10-15:30 Coffee Break

Session 2: Introduction of joint research project (KICT-EU)
(1) EU FP7: “Development of sensor-based Citizens’ Observatory Community for improving quality of life in cities (CITI-SENSE)” (JH Yoon, KICT)

(2) EU Horizon 2020: “Demonstration of soft stimulation treatments of geothermal reservoir (DESTRESS)” (Günter Zimmermann, Germany GFZ )(

(3) EU Horizon 2020 Project: KICT’s status of participation and Future plans (Kwang Yeom Kim, KICT)

16:30-16:40 Closing remarks