|President Moon Jae-In of Korea declared the new southern policy focusing on people, peace and prosperity at the Korea-Indonesia Business Forum held in Jakarta on November 9, 2017. The new southern policy aims to build the community of people where people and hearts are well connected, the community of peace which contributes to the peace of Asia through national security cooperation, and the community of prosperity through reciprocal economic cooperation. Korea strives to build extraordinarily close partnerships with ASEAN countries and India.|
|The center of the global economy is moving to Asia, which is the growth engine of the globe.
Nevertheless, the Asian economy including Korea faces new challenges due to growing global economic uncertainties such as the US-China trade conflict and tightening trends of the advanced economies.
Korea-ASEAN & India Business Week 2021· ASEAN Week 2021 is “the venue for business exchange of Asia” where businesses of Korea and new southern countries can pursue prosperity and economic cooperation through a mix of programs including forums, seminars and one-to-one counseling sessions.
The Asian economy needs to find a new growth engine to overcome current crisis and achieve sustainable growth.
New business opportunities and amazing creativity are emerging in every corner of the new southern area, and especially the trend of the digital economy emerged primarily in the new southern area is spreading all over the world.
|Title||Korea-ASEAN & India Business Week 2021·
ASEAN Week 2021
|Date||Tue, October 5 – Wed, October 6, 2021|
|Venue||Hall C & Conference Rooms, COEX Seoul|
|Host||Presidential Committee on New Southern Policy|
|Organizer||The Korea-South & Southeast Asia Business Coalition,
Korea International Trade Association (KITA)
Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA)
Korea Importers Association (KOIMA)
Asia Culture Center
|Attendees||Companies interested in Korea
ASEAN & India
Officials from the government and related organizations
|Date||14:00 ~ 17:30, Tue, October 5, 2021|
|Venue||#401, COEX Seoul|
|Host||Korea International Trade Association (KITA)|
|14:00 ~ 14:20||Opening Ceremony|
|14:20 ~ 14:50||[Keynote Session] The Era of Post-COVID-19: Inclusive Recovery and the Future of Mutual Prosperity in Korea-ASEAN & India|
|Jeffrey David Sachs (Chair-professor at Columbia University)|
|14:50 ~ 15:35||[Session1] Economic Innovation and Industrial Digital Transformation in ASEAN & India|
|[Speaker] Roberta Rabellotti (Professor at the University of Pavia in Italy)|
|[Moderator] KwangSup Shin (Professor & Dean at Graduate School of Logistics, Incheon National University)|
|[Panelists] Sungil Kwak (Research fellow at Korea Institute for International Economic Policy(KIEP))|
|[Panelists] Solomon Moos (a Director of Eurazeo- Investment Partners Asia based in Seoul)|
|15:35 ~ 15:50||Break|
|15:50 ~ 16:35||[Session2] A Plan to Improve the Connectivity of Startup Ecosystems in ASEAN & India|
|[Speaker] Rishi Kappal (Global Edtech Accelerator)|
|[Moderator] Jongyung Yoon (Managing Director at AI Yangjae Hub and Professor in Graduate School of Software Technology at Kookmin University)|
|[Panelists] Michael Lints (Partner at the Singapore- based venture capital firm Golden Gate Ventures)|
|[Panelists] Suah Lee (CEO of s.Lab Asia Inc.)|
|16:35 ~ 17:20||[Session3] Edu-Tech and the Future of Jobs in Korea-ASEAN & India|
|[Speaker] Paul Vandenberg (Finance Senior Economist at ADB)|
|[Moderator] Yongkul Won (Professor of Department of Economics at the University of Seoul and President of Korea International Finance Association (KIFA))|
|[Panelists] Kabsung Kim (Chief advisor of the Korean Smart City Special committee under the Presiential Committee on the 4th Industrial Revolution, Professor of Yonsei University)|
|[Panelists] Jen Carter (Head of Tech & Volunteering at Google.org; One of the 2021 Women of Influence in Silicon Valley)|
|[Panelists] Anna Kim (City Director at Minerva Schools at KGI)|
Keynote Session: The Era of Post-COVID-19 : Inclusive Recovery and the Future of Mutual Prosperity in Korea-ASEAN & India
▪ President of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network
▪ One of Time magazine’s 100 most influential world leaders
[Session1] Economic Innovation and Industrial Digital Transformation in ASEAN & India
▪ Graduated University of Oxford
[Session2] A Plan to Improve the Connectivity of Startup Ecosystems in ASEAN & India
[Session3] Edu-Tech and the Future of Jobs in Korea-ASEAN & India
① ASEAN Youth Career Mentorship Seminar
② Seminar on Economic Cooperation in Korea-ASEAN & India
③ Seminar on ASEAN Special Economic Zones-Industrial Complex
④ Seminar on Korea-ASEAN & India Market Entry
|ASEAN & India Big Buyer Online Business Meeting||10:00~18:00||Korea International Trade Association
|Certified Trading Company Online Business Meeting|
|ASEAN & India Company Business Partnership Meeting||Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency
|ICT Convergence Solution Business Meeting|
|Startups’ Export Business One-on-one Meeting|
|Edu-tech Business Meeting|
① ASEAN Culture Exhibition
| ASEAN Tourism
|Format||Online (Aired on TV)||On-site||On-site|
|Venue||TV Channel EBS1||East Lobby, 1F, COEX||Hall C, COEX|
|Date||Mon, October 4 – Fri, October 8 (5 days)||"Tue, October 5 – Wed, October 6 (2 days) "|
○ ASEAN Culinary Show introduces 10 ASEAN countries’ food and culinary culture.
○ ASEAN Tourism Photo Exhibition shows virtually and in-person the best tourist destinations chosen by 10 ASEAN countries.
○ Lifestyle Exhibition presents lifestyle design products in ASEAN countries.
② Korea-ASEAN & India Cultural Contents Digital Heritage
Architecture in Asia : Tongkonan
Tongkonan is the traditional ancestral house of the Torajan people, in South Sulawesi, Indonesia, built on elevated wooden platforms. This housing style will be reproduced in VR.
Asia Stupa Road : Takht-i-Bahi
Takht-i-Bahi will show how the Asian cultures have been interacted and converged following the tradition of Stupa passed down so far. It will provide an opportunity to see the past and present of the stupa Takht-i-Bahi, being reproduced in VR.
Pre-registration on the website
Fill out the mobile questionnaire
Receiving a name tag
Entering the venue