Elevating Tech Ambitions: Highlights from Seoul Innovation Forum

The Seoul Innovation Forum held at CES 2024 recently concluded in Las Vegas, with insights from major players in the global technology industry. The forum, organized by the Seoul Business Agency (SBA), concentrated on expanding the reach of Seoul-based companies and solidifying Seoul’s reputation as a dominant technological hub.

Seoul Innovation Forum – A Confluence of Global Tech Leaders

Over 200 individuals participated in the Seoul Innovation Forum, comprising representatives from South Korea’s major corporations, startups, and academia. The forum highlighted Seoul’s innovation ecosystem and discussed the latest technological trends revolving around artificial intelligence (AI). NCsoft’s CEO, Yoon Song-yi, delivered the keynote speech, emphasizing the advancements beyond Generative AI and the role of AI-native companies in Korea’s future.

Key Highlights from Seoul Innovation Forum at CES 2024

The event featured a panel talk with CEOs of Noom and FiscalNote, Korea’s unicorn companies headquartered in the U.S. They shared the strategies that led to their success in the U.S. market. Topics of discussion varied, covering AI’s significant progress, collaborations between open AI and startups, the development of generative AI, and human security issues. Notably, a lecture by neuroscientist Professor Jang Dong-sun emphasized the development of generative AI concerning human security.

‘Seoul Smart Life Week’ – The Future Tech Gathering

Seoul Mayor, Oh Se-hoon took the opportunity to announce ‘Seoul Smart Life Week.’ Scheduled for October 2024, the global exhibition will bring together technology companies from around the world, including those from CES 2024 to showcase breakthrough products and discuss technological innovations. Mayor Oh emphasized that Seoul’s innovation ecosystem is sufficient to make the event as globally recognized as CES.

In conclusion, the Seoul Innovation Forum successfully provided a platform for technological exchange and networking. The event emphasized Seoul’s drive as an innovative powerhouse. With the announcement of Seoul Smart Life Week, Seoul continues its ambitious stride towards becoming a leading global technology hub.

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