Overview

  • Title: Global HR Forum 2012
  • Theme: Better Education, The Best Welfare
  • Date: October 24(Wed) to 25(Thu), 2012
  • Venue: Lotte Hotel Seoul, Korea

Program

  • October 24(Wed)
  • October 25(Thu)
Time Program
08:30 ~ 09:00 Opening Ceremony
09:00 ~ 10:20

Keynote Speech I

Overcoming the Global Economic Crisis by Increasing International Cooperation

speaker
Gordon Brown Former Prime Minister, The United Kingdom
Interlocutor
Taesik Lee Senior Advisor of SK Energy /Former Ambassador to the US and UK

Keynote Speech II

Negotiating to Change the World

speaker
Daniel Shapiro Founder and Director, Harvard International Negotiation Program
10:20 ~ 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 ~ 12:00

Plenary Session I

The Global Economy in Transition, Looking for the Next Source of Growth

Moderator
Junyoung Kim President, Sungkyunkwan Univ.
Speakers
Richard B. Freeman Professor of Economics, Harvard Univ.
Speakers
Anne Krueger Research Professor of International Economics, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins Univ. / Former First Deputy Managing Director, IMF

Special Session Ⅱ

The Social Challenge of Job Creation

Moderator
Jongtae Choi Chairman, Economic and Social Development Commission
Speakers
Takao Kato Professor of Economics, Colgate Univ.
Speakers
Mmantsetsa Marope Director, Division for Basic to Higher Education and Leaning, UNESCO
Discussants
Jaewoo Ryoo Professor of Economics, Kookmin Univ.
Discussants
Daebong Kwon Professor of HR Development and Lifelong Education, Korea Univ.
12:00 ~ 13:00 Luncheon
13:00 ~ 14:20

Plenary Session Ⅱ

Harnessing Creative Talent for Corporate Change

Moderator
Joohyun Kim President, Hyundai Research Institute
Speakers
Sujitha Karnad Head of Human Resources, Tech Mahindra Ltd.
Speakers
Toyohiko Aoki President, Aoki Co., LTD
Discussants
Hyojoon Kim President, BMW Group Korea
Discussants
Pat Gaines President of Boeing Korea

Special Session II

The Global Financial Crisis and the Future of the World Economy

Moderator
Kyttack Hong Professor of Economics, Chung-Ang Univ.
Speakers
Richard Jerram Chief Economist, Bank of Singapore
Speakers
David Fernandez Managing Director, Emerging Asia Research, JP Morgan-Asia
14:20 ~ 14:50 Coffee Break
14:50 ~ 16:10

Plenary Session III

The Role of Universities as Centers for Knowledge Creation; How They Change Companies and Communities

Moderator
Seoungyong Hong Vice-Chairman, Presidential Advisory Council on Education, Science & Technology
Speakers
Feridun Hamdullahpur President, Univ. of Waterloo
Discussants
Hyosoo Lee, President Yeungnam Univ.
Discussants
Sangchul Jung, President Chungnam National Univ.

Special Session III

Human Talent Development in the Era of China-Japan-Korea FTA

Moderator
Jisun Chung Director, Center for Global Cooperation, KRIVET
Speakers
Philip Martin Professor, Univ. of California - Davis
Speakers
Sunghoon Park Dean, The Graduate School of International Studies, Korea Univ.
Discussants
Anne Krueger Research Professor of International Economics, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins Univ. / Former First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Discussants
Jaeho Kim Partner in Charge, Heidrick & Struggles
16:10 ~ 16:40 Coffee Break
16:40 ~ 18:00

Plenary Session IV

The New Era of Competence: Connecting Learning and Employment

Moderator
Youngbum Park President, Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training (KRIVET)
Speakers
Juerg Schweri Research Director, Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (SFIVET), Switzerland
Speakers
Hiromi Sasai Senior Researcher, National Institute for Educational Policy Research (NIER), Japan
Discussants
Gwangjo Kim Director, UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education
Discussants
Jooseop, Kim Senior Fellow, Korea Labor Institute.
Time Program
07:30~09:00 Registration
09:00~10:30

Session 1

TRACK A - Better Early-Childhood Education for Cultivating Future Talents

Moderator
Wonyoung Rhee Professor Emeritus, Chung-Ang Univ.
Speakers
W. Steven Barnett Director of National Institute for Early Education Research, Rutgers Univ.
Speakers
Elisabet Dahle Deputy Minister, Ministry of Education and Research, Norway
Discussants
Eunhye Park Professor of Early Childhood Education, Ehwa Women"s Univ.
Discussants
Eunsoo Shin Professor, Duksung Women"s Univ.

TRACK B - Talent Management: How Corporate Universities Educate & Train Global Leaders

Moderator
Kwanhee Yoo Professor, Korea Univ.
Speakers
Laurie F. Bevier Executive Development Leader, GE Global Growth & Operation
Discussants
Jeongtaek Kong Senior Vice President, Samsung Institute of Technology
Discussants
Jaiman Pi Executive Director, SPC College of Food Science 

TRACK C - The Berklee College of Music, Leader of Contemporary Music Education

Moderator
Sungsoo Choi President, Korean Alumni Association, Berklee College of Music
Speakers
Roger H. Brown President, Berklee College of Music
Speakers
Byeongjoon Hwang President, Soundmirror Korea (The 54th Grammy Award - Best Engineered Album, Classical)
Discussants
Yeonjung Kim Music Producer, SM Entertainment
Discussants
Tak Seomoon Singer
10:30 ~ 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00~12:30

Session 2

TRACK A - The Innovation of Education through Smart Education

Moderator
Seyeoung Chun Professor of Education, Chungnam National Univ.
Speakers
Kristina Kumpulainen Professor in Education, Univ. of Helsinki, Finland
Speakers
Jinsook Kim Director of Smart Education R&D Division, Korea Education and Research Information Service
Discussants
Youngsoo Kim Dean of Graduate School of Education, Ewha Womans Univ.
Discussants
Nakyang Seong CEO, Doosan Dong-A.

TRACK B - Practical Education Based on Industry-Univ. Collaboration

Moderator
Jongkoo Park Chairman, Korea Polytechnics
Speakers
Feridun Hamdullahpur President, Univ. of Waterloo
Speakers
Sangchul Park Professor, Korea Polytechnic Univ.

TRACK C - Education by Le Cordon Bleu : Answers to Global Trends and Tourism Expansion

Moderator
Gwangjo Kim Director, UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education
Speakers
Andre J. Cointreau President, Le Cordon Bleu International
Discussants
Heajung Chung President, Creative Culinary Institute of Korea (CCIK)
Discussants
Keumseok Cho Principal, Seoul Tourism High School
12:30 ~ 14:00 Luncheon
14:00~15:30

Session 3

TRACK A - Official Development Assistance (ODA) and the Role of Korea in Human Resources Development (HRD)

Moderator
Peck Cho Distinguished Professor, Dongguk Univ.
Speakers
Cheonsik Woo Senior Fellow, Korea Development Institution (KDI)
Speakers
Rupert Maclean Professor, Hong Kong Institute of Education
Speakers
Thomas Schroeder Director, Regional Co-operation Platform for Vocational Teacher Training and Education in Asia (RCP) , Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

TRACK B - Youth Startups: Developing Innovative and Creative Human Talents

Moderator
Wooil Lee, Dean College of Engineering, Seoul National Univ.
Speakers
Bonnie Cramond Director, Torrance Center for Creativity and Talent Development, Georgia Univ.
Speakers
Sirgoo Lee Co-CEO, Kakao Corporation
Discussants
Sungaie Choi Director, HD Family Clinic
Discussants
Hyunjin Kim CEO, Rain.D
Discussants
Kwangsoo Kim Professor, Pohang Univ. of Science and Technology (POSTECH)

TRACK C - Parsons The New School for Design

Moderator
Jisoo Ha Professor, Seoul National Univ.
Speakers
Simon Collins Dean of Fashion, Parsons The New School for Design
Discussants
Sunghyon Kim Assistant Professor, Samsung Art & Design Institute (SADI)
Discussants
Eunhyuk Yim Professor of Fashion Design, Sungkyunkwan Univ.
15:30 ~ 16:00 Break
16:00~17:30

Session 3

TRACK A - HRST (Human Resources in S&T), The Force to change our Future

Moderator
Zanghee Cho Director of Neuroscience Research Institute, Gachon Univ.
Speakers
Sejung Oh President, Institute for Basic Science
Speakers
Kenji Oeda Executive Director, RIKEN (Institute of Physical and Chemical Research)
Discussants
Yongmin Kim President, Pohang Univ. of Science and Technology (POSTECH)
Discussants
Heegook Lee President, LG Corporation Technology Council
Discussants
Urszula Dettlaff-Weglikowska Professor, Korea Univ.

TRACK B - Donation for Education as Educational Welfare through Sharing

Moderator
Hyeryun Kang President, Korea Foundation for the Advancement of Science and Creativity (KOFAC)
Speakers
Kapsoo Lee Research Fellow, Samsung Economic Research Institute (SERI)
Speakers
Junghoon Chun Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Speakers
Julia Hawkins Deputy Director, Millennium Mathematics Project, Univ. of Cambridge
Discussants
Kunihiko Ushiyama Professor, Meiji University

TRACK C - Summerhill School, Where Students are Free to Learn

Moderator
Sanghoon Bae Professor of Education, Sungkyunkwan Univ.
Speakers
Henry Readhead Member of Summerhill School Management Team Specializing in External Affairs, Summerhill School
Discussants
Jeongseob Choi Principal, Incheon Wee School (Haemil School)
Discussants
Inseop Choi Senior Educational Researcher, Chungnam Wee School (Chungmoo Educational institute)
17:30 ~ 18:00 Wrap-Up (Seoul Initiative & Discussion)