Digital Economy Forum 2020 (DEF2020) to be held online on September 11, 2020

By: DEF
 
SEOUL, South Korea - Sept. 4, 2020 - PRLog -- The Digital Economy Forum hosted by the South Korean Ministry of Economy and Finance, and organized by Korea Startup Forum is designed to create a platform to raise awareness of digital transformation and share knowledge through private-public cooperation.

Keynote speeches, panel discussions & sessions

The first keynote speaker, Peter Diamandis is an innovator and entrepreneur, who founded the XPrize Foundation and Singularity University. AT DEF, he will present on "Post-Corona Digital Economy - Accelerating Digital Transformation for Genuine Innovation", which will be followed by a Q&A session. In the afternoon, the second keynote speaker, Andrew Wyckoff, Director of Science, Technology and Innovation at OECD, will share his insights on the solutions and strategies related to the digital economy in the time of digital transformation and contactless economy.

Session 1 on the theme of "Digital Transformation & Policy" will take a look at the changes in the digital economy ecosystem and digital transformation trends after the outbreak of the pandemic and get into details about the right direction of digital economy and 'new deal' policy, which the Korean government announced recently.

Session 2 is under the theme of "The Future of Entertainment and New Media," jointly designed with The Miilk, a media startup which showcases innovative technologies from Silicon Valley.

Session 3 will observe changes caused by technology development when it comes to work life, such as new ways of work and collaboration between humans and robots, under the theme of "Work and Jobs". Veikko Väyrynen, Vice President of Aaltoes; Finnish education startup Claned; Joseph Kim, the Head of Robotics Business at Woowa Brothers; and Donghwan Kim, CEO of 42MARU will take part in the discussion. The 4th session was jointly planned with ITU-WHO focus Group of AI4Health which plays a leading role in the global healthcare sector . Moderated by Sameer Pujari, Co-founder of Be He@lthy Be Mobile Initiative at WHO; and participation from panelists Naomi Lee, Senior Executive Editor of The Lancet; Brandon B, Suh, CEO of Lunit; and Yong Gi Jung, Vice Director of Medical AI Research Center in Samsung Medical Center, the panel will look into the changes and outlook of the healthcare industry after the coronavirus pandemic.

A special session will be held to introduce startups that have come up with various innovative products and services, by rapidly responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Tags:South Korea, Startup
Industry:Technology
Location:Seoul - Seoul - Korea, South
Subject:Events
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