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Keynote Speech

Title The Korean Industrial Transformation in the Era of Global Value Chains
Speaker

Roberta Rabellotti

Full Professor, University of Pavia (Italy) & University of Aalborg (Denmark)
Professional
Career
  • 2011~ : Full Professor of Economics, Department of Social and Political Studies Università di Pavia, Italy
  • 2017~ : Assigned Professor, University of Aalborg, Denmark
  • April 2019 : Keynote Invited Speech at the 7th Reading – UNCTAD International Business Conference
  • 1995 : PHD - Institute of Development Studies at University of Sussex
  • 1988 : Master of Science in Development Economics University of Oxford, St. Antony’s College

Scale-up Session – Presentation 1

Title Reorganization of GVC and Policies for Promoting Middle Market Enterprises in Materials & Components Industries of Korea
Speaker

Ji Sang Chang

President, KIET (Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade)
Professional
Career
  • April 2018~ : President, KIET (Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade)
  • 2019~ : Delegate, SMEs Policy Council, Ministry of SMEs and Startups
  • 2011-2013 : Dean, Kyungpook National University, College of Economics and Business Administration
  • 1984-1992 : Ph. D. in Economics, Seoul University, Seoul, Korea

Scale-up Session – Presentation 2

Title It's All about Cooperation! Why is the German SME Sector So Successful Worldwide and What can Korean SME Learn from Hidden Champions?
Speaker

Thomas Gries

Director, Institut für Textiltechik (ITA) of RWTH Aachen University (Germany)
Professional
Career
  • 2001~ : Director, Institut für Textiltechik (ITA) of RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  • 2001~ : Professor, RWTH Aachen University for Textile Machinery
  • 2016~ : Chairman of the Supervisory Board Dr. Bock Industries AG, Auetal-Rolfshagen
  • 1992-1995 : Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering at RWTH Aachen University

Scale-up Session – Presentation 3

Title Entrepreneurship and New Growth
Speaker

Chul Joo Hwang

Chairman of the Board & CEO, JUSUNG Engineering Co., Ltd.
Professional
Career
  • 1993~ : Chairman of the Board & CEO, JUSUNG Engineering Co., Ltd.
  • 2015~ : Vice Chairman, KITA (Korea International Trade Association)
  • 2013~ : Honorary President, Korea Venture Business Association
  • 2010-2015, 2018~ : Head of Board, Korea Entrepreneurship Foundation

Scale-up Session – Presentation 4

Title M&A Strategy and Success Stories for Middle Market Enterprises to Secure Global Value Chain
Speaker

Jae Hyuck Choi

President & CEO, Partner One Investment
Professional
Career
  • 2014~ : President & CEO, Partner One Investment
  • 2010~2013: RM (Investment Director), Investment Department 2, Hanwha Investment
  • 2008~2010: RM (Investment Director), PE Department, Eugene Asset Management
  • 2000 : University College London, System Engineering (MSc)