Asia Institute Seminar on the Future of Korean ICT (February 18, 2014)
The Asia Institute joined with Business Korea and Google Korea to hold a seminar on February 18, 2014, concerning the potential for Korea to make full us of its remarkable assets in the ICT field. The two hour discussion will be released as an article in Business Korea within the next two weeks.
Notable in the discussion was the focus on Korea’s expertise in governance in both government and industry and the importance of Korea’s ability to manage people to its rapid rise in ICT. The discussion considered the technological progress of Korea and its institutional history.
Moreover, there was discussion of network neutrality and new potential for Korea to establish itself as a global player in cyberspace.
Participants included Sir Jae-chul (서재철) a senior researcher at the Korea Internet and Security Agency, Sang Hyun Lee (이상현) of Google Korea, Matthew Weigand of Business Korea, Director Sang Hun Lee (이상훈) of the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, Emanuel Pastreich, director of the Asia Institute and Kyung-Seok Chun (전경석), attorney at Kim & Chang.