Seoul City Forum

Date and Time – 1:20-3:20 pm, Fri., Aug. 11, 2017

Location: Roosevelt Room

This Seoul City Forum is the 3rd annual event held at the UKC 2017. The City of Seoul and Seoul Business Agency (SBA) are interested in both gathering and sharing the state-of-the-art technologies and trends in regard to developing a sustainable and resilient city. More specifically, technology development for the realization of smart city is one of the key interests. The Seoul City Forum this year focuses on the strategies on how to utilize the 4th industrial revolution technologies, such as IoT and Artificial Intelligence (AI), to make the City of Seoul a smart city. The state-of-the-art technologies will be presented and discussed by experts coming  from various disciplines, including architecture, engineering, computer science, and health sciences. Further, discussed will be the development of an open platform for internationalization of the technologies that can transform a city to a smart city.


Soolyeon Cho



1:20 PM Welcome and Introduction: Buildings, Humans, Energy, & Safety

Dr. Soolyeon Cho (NC State University)

1:35 PM Smart Infrastructure for Smart City

Dr. Brian Park (University of Virginia)

1:50 PM Computer Science, ICT, and Smart City

Dr. Jeho Park (Harvey Mudd College)

2:05 PM Human Comfort and Environment

Dr. Kwangho Lee (Hanbat National University)

2:20 PM IoT and Transportation

Dr. Changsoo Nam (NC State University)

2:35 PM Barriers, Ostacles, and Policies in the Development of Smart City

Mr. Baewon Koh (Innovative Design)

2:50 PM



Panel discussion will follow based on the presentations.

Attendees will have time to ask questions to the panel members.