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Session 1: The Current State of AI technology
'Greta Thunberg Effect'. Swedish teen environmental activist, Greta Tunberg recently gave a speech at the United Nations: Climate Action Summit. She said to all the world leaders that the whole ecosystem has been destroyed and announced that they should take an action for the climate change.

It is common to see the climate change including the scorching heat that happens frequently in today’s society. According to report from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), as the air pollution is getting severe, 7million people in the world are annually dying. Due to the extreme climate change, people from Alaska have already given up fishing and hunting, and the fire from Amazon has been continuously occurred. Countries around the world are more desperate than ever to establish a U.N. Air Day to cope with climate change.

In this session, Martin Frick, UNFCCC’s Director for Policy and Programme Coordination, Paul Werbos, a Former Program Director of the National Science Foundation, Mark Maslin, Director of the UCL Environment Institute, and other global environmental experts will gather together and discuss upcoming future of climate change including implementing Air Day.
Session 2: How Neuroscience is leading the AI revolution
Opportunity Zone is a Regional Development program implemented in 2017 by the U.S to promote long-term investment in relatively underdeveloped areas. 8,700 underdeveloped cities are covered and private companies and funds will receive tax relief or zero tax if invest in the specified area. The Opportunity Zone, named as the second New Deal, will be transformed into a completely new city that encompasses the fourth industrial revolution technologies, including autonomous vehicles, AI, and the Solar. Firms with large capitals collaborate and invest with governments in abandoned cities. The city, which has been invested with full of energy is being transformed into a completely different DNA city unlike the past. Today, this is how the Opportunity Zone looks like. This session, global financial experts and maker city specialists will discuss the future of the Opportunity Zone. Steve Glickman who implemented the Opportunity Zone serving as the vice-president of the National Economic Council of the White House, John Clippinger, professor of the MIT Media Lab and Peter Hirshberg, the co-founder of the Maker city Project will join and draw a blueprint for the new Smart City.
Session 3: The Bio Revolution, the dream of immortality
Opening a new era of singularity. 2045 is the year that Ray Kurzweil, World renowned futurist, predicted that AI will replace the human’s brain. However, AI has already deeply penetrated into human life.

McKinsey Global Institute announced that AI, the core motivation of Fourth Industrial Revolution, will bring about more than 1.3 billion dollar until 2030 at the report ‘Modeling the Impact of AI on the World Economy’. AI will be actively used in various fields including self-driving car, the development of new pharmaceuticals, the exploration of space, and it will also be immersed in humans’ lives.

How far will artificial intelligence continue to evolve in the future? What will AI change the future of humans’ lives? In this session, Jerry Chen, NVIDIA Director, Martin Ford, author of < AI Mind > and other AI representatives will gather together and talk about AI’s today and future.
Session 4. Blockchain, creating personal economy
Car is not a “car” anymore. Mobility Technology is the core of car revolution.

As Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big data and Cloud have developed, mobility is no longer the exclusive property of car but it is an issue that connects to the diverse industry sector. Because of thedevelopment in digital information technology that combinedwith the smart mobility, future city and the lives of humans are evolving.

Before the car invented, people used to walk a long way for hundreds of years. In other words, it has been no more than 120 years that this ‘mobility’ car has appeared and came into our lives. In 2019, people are making another revolution through making electronic cars, self-driving technology, 5G and with other smart technology.

In this session, Uber, Turo, Grab and other Global Mobility Leaders will discuss how future mobility will change the world.
Session 5. Global Corporations cultivate blockchain
Who is going to take the initiative in the standardization phase of blockchain technology?

What will be the image of blockchain’s present and future that blurs the borders between countries and make everything transparent.

The value of reality and virtual can be integrated through blockchain technology, and blockchain is emerging as a powerful tool to help solve problems facing mankind.

Speaker Brian Belendorf, executive director at Hyperledger, is leading a Hyperledger project, which is a blockchain open source project organized by Linux Foundation. Valery Vavilov who is the founder of The Bitfury Group is building a reliable Blockchain Government System to the region of Africa.

In this session, we are not only going to discuss how Blockchain will go together with today’s society but we are going to focus on how it can be realistically applied to the real structure including country, company, medical and education system.
Session 6. The Era of Makers
The number of air pollution deaths is annually 8.8million people, than that of deaths from smoking. The cause of death was found to be ultrafine dust. What is an ideal solution for ultrafine dust, “number 1 carcinogen”, that is on the way to become a social natural disaster?

Speakers who are known as global scholars in the fields of environment atmospheric and climate change will gather together in Seoul. Scholars have discussed implementing “UN Air Day” on the first day but in this session, global scholars will give practical solutions for how to reduce ultrafine dust.

Oksana Tarasova who is a chief of the Global Atmosphere Watch(GAW) at WMO and Veerabhadran Ramanathan, Professor of Atmospheric and Climate Sciences, Scripps Institution of Oceanography at University of California, San Diego will participate in this forum. Also, Professor Kim Yun-shin from Konkuk University and Professor Xinbiao Gu from Peking University will have discussion.

Special Lecture

Special Lecture 1: AI의 진화와 일자리 정책
< Special Session 1. The Difference in Imagination Makes the Most Difference >

Welby Altidor is the Chief Creative Officer at Cityneon and a former director of the world’s most hit performance, ‘Cirque du Soleil’.

During 16 years of his career at the ’Cirque du Soleil ’, including Las Vegas’s the most popular show, ‘Michael Jackson One’, WelbyAltidor made several works such as < Kooza > and < Quidam >.

He argues that “Artists can be creative but creativity and artistry are not the same thing”, saying that creativity indicates all the attitude of trying and challenging something that has not existed before. His spirit of ‘art’ which separated the stage from the audience, and the style of performing on the audience’s head provided people with the exoticness and sympathy, which helped Altidor to gain a toehold in becoming a Star Director.

Altidor, who is recently taking a position of the general director of ‘Jurassic World’, is providing experiences that do not only give eye enjoyment but also scientific information to the audience. JURRASIC WORLD EXPOSITION was first held in Korea which is meaningful in a way that it took first place in the region of the whole Asia.

In this special session, we are going to hear WelbyAltidor’sstory that has inspired the music, story and imaginationto turn the circus into a state of art.
Special Lecture 2: 기후변화, 어떻게 극복할 것인가?
< Special Session 2 : The Korean Genome Map has been Completed >

“The Korean genetic map” has been completed. As the field of Genome is expanding, it is observed that the ‘Era of Personalized Medicine Science’ is not far away.

Personalized medicine is a way to prevent diseases that a person is prone to get or treating diseases in a way that suits you according to the type of DNA you have. Now that you only have to be careful about your family history, but with the developed Genome map, there is a higher possibility of identifying the disease that you are likely to catch when you are born.

In this special session, Kim Jong-il, head of the Institute of Genomic Medicine of Seoul National University, who deciphered the genes of Korean male in the age of 30s and completed the Korean Genome Map will be present to tell us about the field of Korean Genome. He is going to introduce ‘One Thousand Dollar Era of the diversifying personalized medicine’ and the examples of genetic variations based on his recent Exon Sequencing analysis.
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