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Title Strong Korea Forum 2017
Writer Hyojin Jang Date 2017-06-07 Hit 320

“Strong Korea Forum 2017” was jointly hosted by Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP), The Korea Economic Daily and organized by KISTEP, Institute for Basic Science (IBS), Korea Intellectual property STrategy Agency (KISTA).

The Strong Korea Forum is one of the annual campaigns hosted by The Korea Economic Daily, with the theme of “Science, Technology, Research & Renovation is Our National Goal”, which has been held for 15 years since 2002. This year, the forum was held on June 1 in Seoul, with the theme of “Basic Science in the 4th Industrial Revolution”.

President Kichul Lim presided over the last session under the theme of “The role of S&T in the next 10 years.”

Dr. Byoung Ho Son (Director General, Office of S&T Policy and Planning, KISTEP) delivered a speech on “The changes in Jobs of S&T field and the 4th industrial revolution and” and stressed the need for innovation in S&T education system to foster S&T talents.