The 25th WORLD KNOWLEDGE FORUM:

Journey towards Coexistence

Sep. 9th~11th, 2024
INSPIRE Entertainment Resort, INCHEON

The 25th WORLD KNOWLEDGE FORUM:

Journey towards Coexistence

Sep. 9th~11th, 2024
INSPIRE Entertainment Resort, INCHEON

The 25th WORLD KNOWLEDGE FORUM:

Journey towards Coexistence

Sep. 9th~11th, 2024
INSPIRE Entertainment Resort, INCHEON

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62,821 Participants
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5,832 Speakers
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82 Countries
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1,830 Sessions
The World Knowledge Forum which is
held by Maekyung Media Group, was launched in 2000 to pursue balanced global
development and prosperity based on knowledge sharing.
PROGRAM

All

Day1
Tuesday, September 12

Day2
Wednesday, September 13

Day3
Thursday, September 14

Day4
Friday, September 15

All

Jangchung

Shilla Hotel

Dynasty A

Dynasty B

Emerald

Ruby

Topaz

Book Signing Event

Garden Stage

DDP

Art Hall 1

Art Hall 2

speaker Title image 08:30 - 09:10
Humanity on the Shoulders of Giants: A Conversation with Steve Wozniak
speaker Title image 09:20 - 10:00
The Future of AI and its Impact on Humanity: Fireside Chat with Sam Altman and Ben Nelson
speaker Title image 10:10 - 11:10
U.S.-led International Order at a Crossroads
speaker Title image 11:00 - 11:30
Conversation with Bob Sternfels
speaker Title image 11:20 - 12:00
Finding New Opportunities in the Asset Market at an Inflection Point
speaker Title image 13:00 - 17:00
Garden Stage Event(*The detailed schedule is available on the detailed page.)
speaker Title image 13:20 - 14:00
Towards Using AI to Improve Business and Society
speaker Title image 13:30 - 14:30
CEO Round Table: What are the Opportunities and Threats of 2024
speaker Title image 13:30 - 14:30
Insight from Former Mossad Director: How to Mitigate Global Cybersecurity Threat with Technologies
speaker Title image 13:30 - 14:30
Exploring New Growth Strategy with Paul Romer
speaker Title image 13:30 - 14:30
AI Ethics Explained: Balancing Innovation and Responsibility
speaker Title image 13:30 - 14:30
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate: Freedom, human rights, and the future of democracy
speaker Title image 14:00 - 14:40
Knowledge Diffusion: Improving Decisions through Patent Analytics
speaker Title image 14:20 - 14:50
Book Signing / Gary Marcus
speaker Title image 14:50 - 15:30
Preparing for the Quantum Threat
speaker Title image 14:50 - 15:50
Leveraging a Cross Sector Approach in PE: Industrials to Tech to Sports. A Fireside Chat with Jose Feliciano and Tom Lawrence
speaker Title image 14:50 - 15:50
Resurgence of Geo-Political Competition: Perspectives from Three Nations
speaker Title image 14:50 - 15:50
The Future of the Global Trade Order amid U.S.-China Strategic Competition
speaker Title image 14:50 - 15:50
Chip War and its Implications for Korea
speaker Title image 15:30 - 16:00
How to Become a Better Leader in Times of Continuous Disruption and the Rising Impact of AI
speaker Title image 16:10 - 16:30
Special Dialogue on Action for Climate Crisis: Perspectives from the World Stage to the Ground
speaker Title image 16:10 - 16:50
What's the Secret of France Becoming a Center of Innovation?
speaker Title image 16:10 - 17:10
Major Global Challenges and Opportunities for Latin America and the Caribbean and its Partnership with Korea
speaker Title image 16:10 - 17:10
Strategizing with AI: The Integration of AI for Unleashing Growth
speaker Title image 16:10 - 17:20
The U.S., China, and the Future of AI
speaker Title image 16:35 - 17:30
Climate Change Adaptation and Community Disaster Resilience: Sharing Lessons from CCA projects in Asia
speaker Title image 16:50 - 17:20
Global Energy Transition: Seizing the Opportunity
speaker Title image 17:30 - 18:30
[Mckinsey&Company]The Economic Potential of Generative AI
speaker Title image 17:30 - 18:30
Korea-India Partnership in Emerging Security-economy Nexus in Indo-Pacific Construct
speaker Title image 17:30 - 18:30
The Second Quantum Revolution: What the Future Holds
speaker Title image 17:30 - 18:40
'Peak China' Facing Turbulence Ahead Or?
speaker Title image 17:40 - 18:30
Strengthening Practice-Policy-Research Linkages in the Era of Climate Change
speaker Title image 08:30 - 09:00
How Data Can Help Religious and Philanthropic Organization Found Their Mission
speaker Title image 08:30 - 09:30
Global Economy Outlook 2024
speaker Title image 08:30 - 09:30
A Conversation with Douglas Diamond: Is a New Banking Crisis Coming?
speaker Title image 08:30 - 09:30
A Conversation with James Mattis: The Future of U.S. Military Supremacy in the Indo-Pacific
speaker Title image 08:30 - 09:40
The Prospects for and Responses to the Fragmented Global Trade Environment
speaker Title image 09:00 - 09:30
Readiness of Indonesian Government in Facing the Global Uncertainty
speaker Title image 09:00 - 09:40
Marketing Strategies Beyond 4th Industry Revolution: Pathways to Sustainable Transformation
speaker Title image 09:00 - 10:00
Yoga and Meditation: Time to Talk to the Senses
speaker Title image 09:30 - 12:50
[WKF&TX] Catch the AI Wave with GENIE Forum
speaker Title image 09:50 - 10:40
[Seoul Mayor's Special Remarks] Global Innovation Hub, Seoul
speaker Title image 09:50 - 10:50
The Future of Inequality
speaker Title image 09:50 - 10:50
Talks with a Wall Street Innovator: The Future of Private Markets
speaker Title image 09:50 - 10:50
The Future of Marketing with Philip Kolter and Hermawan Kartajaya
speaker Title image 09:50 - 10:50
Robots, Harvesters of Tomorrow
speaker Title image 09:50 - 10:50
The Future of Media in the AI Age
speaker Title image 10:00 - 10:30
Henry Stewart Book Signing
speaker Title image 11:10 - 12:10
From 'Office Villain' to 'Multiplier': Creating Joy at Work
speaker Title image 11:10 - 12:10
Energy Transitions Outlook: Roadmap to Net Zero by 2050
speaker Title image 11:10 - 12:10
[NYU Stern MBA] Blockchain Technology, Financial Reporting and Disclosure
speaker Title image 11:10 - 12:10
How has the Pandemic Changed the World? A Conversation with Dr. Fauci
speaker Title image 11:10 - 12:10
Samsung, TSMC and Intel’s "Chip War" - Financing and Organizing Innovation
speaker Title image 11:10 - 12:20
Cloud Security in the Age of AI Hacking
speaker Title image 12:00 - 17:00
Garden Stage Event(*The detailed schedule is available on the detailed page.)
speaker Title image 13:00 - 13:55
[WKF&TX] The Future of Travel in the Post-Pandemic Era
speaker Title image 13:30 - 14:30
Global Money Movement Outlook
speaker Title image 13:30 - 14:30
[Adams Smith Tercentenary] Techno Big Bang and Challenges for Global Economy
speaker Title image 13:30 - 14:30
The secret of innovation introduced by the winner of the "ASEAN Entrepreneurs Award"
speaker Title image 13:30 - 14:30
Virtual Assets and Money Laundering
speaker Title image 13:30 - 14:30
Can Humans Co-exist with Robots? [Powered by Gyeongbuk]
speaker Title image 13:30 - 15:00
Korea-Japan Business Forum: Semiconductor Supply Chain Collaboration between Japan and Korea
speaker Title image 14:00 - 14:30
Paik Young-Jay Book Signing
speaker Title image 14:25 - 15:05
[WKF&TX] Try Everything 2023 Opening Plenary
speaker Title image 14:50 - 15:30
Digital Assets Reimagined: Unlocking the Power of Digital Identity
speaker Title image 14:50 - 15:30
[WKF&TX] Meet the Entrepreneur: Michael Riady, Founder of INDOxyz Coffee
speaker Title image 14:50 - 15:50
The Era of Gourmet: The Charm of Korean Cuisine
speaker Title image 14:50 - 15:50
Robot Industry Hub War [Powered by Gyeongbuk]
speaker Title image 14:50 - 16:50
[IE MBA] Leading Innovative Teams, Managing Diversity and Adapting to VUCA & Virtual Environments
speaker Title image 15:10 - 15:50
The Era of Bespoke Luxury Cars: A Conversation with Roheen Berry
speaker Title image 15:40 - 16:20
[WKF&TX] Lifestyle Investing: Disruptive Tech Platforms for a Changing Global Consumer
speaker Title image 16:10 - 17:10
Future of Manufacturing with AI, Data and Robot
speaker Title image 16:10 - 17:10
The Metaverse: Possibilities of a Safer and More Civil Digital World
speaker Title image 16:10 - 17:10
The Future of Quantum Science and Technology
speaker Title image 16:10 - 17:20
Redefining mobility with disruptive tech in shifting paradigms
speaker Title image 16:30 - 17:20
[WKF&TX] The Future of Work in the Age of AI: Fireside Chat with Carl Benedikt Frey for Startups
speaker Title image 16:50 - 17:20
Satchin Panda Book Signing
speaker Title image 17:10 - 18:10
[IE MBA] Steering Through Risk: A Fresh Take on Corporate Risk Management
speaker Title image 17:30 - 18:30
Finding the "Unicorn": How to Evaluate Innovation
speaker Title image 17:30 - 18:30
Global Competition in Times of Great Uncertainty
speaker Title image 17:30 - 18:30
[CKGSB MBA] Outlook on China-U.S. Relations and a New Economic Model
speaker Title image 17:30 - 18:30
[WKF&TX] The Future of Cross-Border E-commerce and Asset Management: Focusing on the Success of Chinese Platforms and Opportunities for Korean Startup
speaker Title image 18:10 - 20:30
Turkiye: Your Resilient Investment Partner Reception
speaker Title image 18:30 - 20:30
WKF Gala Dinner
speaker Title image 08:30 - 09:30
[Open Session] The Universe Unveiled: The Core of Modern Warfare
speaker Title image 08:30 - 09:30
Global Real Estate Market Outlook
speaker Title image 08:30 - 09:30
Organizations Based on Freedom and Trust, instead of Subordination and Control
speaker Title image 08:30 - 09:30
Thick Data: Uncovering the Hidden Desires of Consumers
speaker Title image 08:30 - 09:30
Surviving the Era of 'Zeitenwende' in Northeast Asia
speaker Title image 08:50 - 09:30
Power Hungry Data Centers are Ignoring the Planet's Plight: How Technology is Solving the Problem
speaker Title image 09:30 - 10:50
[WKF&TX] Navigating the Technological Big Bang: A Startup Survival Guide
speaker Title image 09:50 - 10:50
American Perspectives on the IRA: What Korean companies should know more
speaker Title image 09:50 - 10:50
[Open Session] Think Tank Round Table: Strongmen and Crises of Democracy
speaker Title image 09:50 - 10:50
Fighting Climate Change: The Role of Aluminum Cans in Asia’s Circular Economy and Strategy Going Forward
speaker Title image 09:50 - 10:50
AMCHAM Special Talk with Mayor Eric Adams: Unveiling the U.S.-ROK Alliance in the Heart of the Big Apple
speaker Title image 09:50 - 10:50
K-Entrepreneurship and the Re-Leap of the Korean Economy
speaker Title image 09:50 - 10:50
Commercialization of Quantum Computing [Powered by Sejong]
speaker Title image 11:00 - 11:50
[WKF&TX] Exploring Israel's Innovation Odyssey: Navigating the Path of the Startup Nation
speaker Title image 11:00 - 12:10
The Age of Private-led Space Industry: Low-Earth Orbit Infrastructure and Business Opportunities
speaker Title image 11:10 - 11:40
Hermawan Kartajaya Book Signing
speaker Title image 11:10 - 12:10
[HEC MBA] The Luxury Magic: unpacking luxury’s secret recipe for success
speaker Title image 11:10 - 12:10
Solving Social Problems With AI
speaker Title image 11:10 - 12:10
[Open Session] The Science of Longevity: How to Live Longer and Healthier
speaker Title image 11:10 - 12:10
[IMD MBA] Korea’s Competitiveness and What You Can Do About as a Leader
speaker Title image 11:10 - 12:10
Korea Quantum Technology Ecosystem: Pioneering the Next Industrial Revolution [Powered by Sejong]
speaker Title image 12:00 - 12:30
Book Signing / Dov Moran
speaker Title image 12:00 - 13:00
[WKF&TX] From Crisis to Opportunity: How K-Startups Can Go Global
speaker Title image 13:00 - 17:00
Garden Stage Event(*The detailed schedule is available on the detailed page.)
speaker Title image 13:30 - 14:30
Beyond Infodemic: A Scientific Approach on Food and Tobacco Industry [Powered by Philip Morris]
speaker Title image 13:30 - 14:30
[Open Session] Will AI replace CEOs ?
speaker Title image 13:30 - 14:30
Bridging Farm-to-Table Smarter
speaker Title image 13:30 - 14:30
Clean Energy Technology and Renewables: How to Avoid Climate Disaster
speaker Title image 13:30 - 14:30
Promoting Healthy Longevity Through Diet: Metabolic and Molecular Mechanisms
speaker Title image 13:30 - 14:30
New Cryptography in the Age of Quantum Computers: How Developed Countries are Responding
speaker Title image 14:00 - 15:20
Woman Leaders Forum
speaker Title image 14:00 - 16:00
[WKF&TX] Create a Better Life with Startup 5th
speaker Title image 14:50 - 15:50
How the Super Rich Invest
speaker Title image 14:50 - 15:50
The Future of CCUS Technology: The Key to Achieve Carbon Neutrality
speaker Title image 14:50 - 15:50
[Open Session] Mapping the Future of Gaming and E-Sports with Former League of Legend Producer
speaker Title image 14:50 - 16:20
K-Startups, the Unparalleled Innovators
speaker Title image 15:30 - 17:00
12th Korea Knowledge Management (KKM) Award Ceremony
speaker Title image 16:00 - 18:00
[invitation only] Indonesia-Korea Young Entrepreneur Forum
speaker Title image 16:00 - 18:00
[WKF&TX] IMPACT QUEST Grand Final
speaker Title image 16:10 - 17:00
Automation and the Future of Manufacturing: How Collaborative Robots will Shape the Factories of Tomorrow
speaker Title image 16:10 - 17:10
[Open Session] FRIDA: Promoting Human Creativity Using Robotics
speaker Title image 09:30 - 11:50
[WKF&TX] National Entrepreneurship Audition
speaker Title image 12:00 - 12:50
[WKF&TX] Extraordinary Synergy Between AI and F&B
speaker Title image 13:00 - 13:50
[WKF&TX] Survival Strategies of Fashion Industries to Catch the Gen Z
speaker Title image 14:00 - 16:00
[WKF&TX] Rising Impact with MIRAKLE Lab
WORLD KNOWLEDGE FORUM Main Speakers of 2024
Hun Sen The Senate of Cambodia President
Former Prime Minister
Jonathan Gray Blackstone
President and COO
Naftali Bennett The 13th Prime Minister of Israel
John F. Kelly The 28th White House Chief of Staff
Robert C. O’Brien American Global Strategies LLC
Co-founder and Chairman
Lila Ibrahim Google DeepMind
COO
Arthur B. Laffer The University of Chicago
Professor
Linda G. Mills New York University
President
Chris Miller Tufts University Associate Professor
The Author of “Chip War"
Ian Goldin Oxford University
Professor
Jaroslaw Kutylowski DeepL
CEO and Founder
Kohei Itoh Keio University
President
Dominique Perrault Perrault Architecture
Director and Founder
Todd Buchholz Former White House Director of Economic Policy
Mart Noorma NATO CCDCOE
Director
Gabriel Zucman UC Berkeley
Associate Professor
Michelle Zauner Japanese Breakfast
Musician&Musician
Ben Westhoff Investigative Journalist
′Fentanyl′ Author
Paul Zak Claremont Graduate University
Professor
Oulimata Sarr Former Minister of
Economy, Planning and Cooperation of Senegal
Michael Beckley Associate Professor
Tufts University
Nguyen Ho Nam Bamboo Capital Group
Founder
Miguel Nicolelis Duke School of Medicine
Distinguished Professor
Justin Wolfers University of Michigan
Professor
Fleur Pellerin Korelya Capital
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