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Title The 408th Science and Technology Forum
Date 2017.02.02 Hit 1651

Readiness for the Fourth Industrial Revolution by the Intelligent Information Society
The 408th Science and Technology Policy Forum


□ The Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI, President Jong-guk Song) will be hosting the 408th Science and Technology Policy Forum entitled, “Readiness for the Fourth Industrial Revolution by the Intelligence Information Society: Directions of Key Policies in 2017” on February 9th in the SC Convention Hall of the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST) building.

□ This forum has been organized to explore diverse ways by which support might be provided for the future primary policy tasks of the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP). The Ministry is seeking Korea’s further development into an information orientated society, one based on innovations in science, technology and ICT.


 ○ Proceedings will commence with an opening address by STEPI President Jong-guk Song, then a presentation will be given by the First Vice Minister Nam-ki Hong of MSIP, the topic being “Leading the Intelligence Information Society via Innovations in Science, Technology and ICT.”


 ○ Following this, a panel discussion is chaired by Myung-jin Lee, Senior Research Fellow of STEPI. Those participating in this discussion will be Jung-won Lee, Vice President STEPI and Professor Sang-seon Kim, Department of Science & Technology Policy, Hanyang University.


※ Science and Technology Policy Forums are seminars in which professionals in the fields of science and technology are invited to share policy ideas and put forward suggestions regarding what might be the best directions to take in response to, as well as possible alternative solutions for, the issues facing Korea today.


Please visit the STEPI homepage at for further details.