Plenary Sessions

Opening Ceremony & Keynote Nov. 7 (Mon), 10:30-12:00, Auditorium
Organization WEEF & GEDC 2016, Seoul Organizing Committee
Subtitles Engineering Education for Smart Society

Innovations for a Platinum Society

Hiroshi Komiyama

Former president, University of Tokyo

Smart POSCO, Leading the Smart Industry Initiative

Ohjoon Kwon


The Grand Challenges for Engineering and Grand Challenges Scholars Program

C. D. Mote, Jr.

President, National Academy of Engineering
Plenary I Nov. 7 (Mon),13:00 -14:30, Auditorium
Organization Korea Engineering Deans Council (KEDC) , Global Engineering Deans Council (GEDC)
Subtitles The Emerging Smart Society

Policies for Engineering Education and University-Industry Cooperation in Korea for the 4th Industrial Revolution

Lee Joonsik

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education

Smart Society from a Semiconductor Perspective

Kinam Kim

President, Samsung Electronics

Digital Esperanto

Xavier Fouger

Senior Director, Dassault Systems
Plenary II Nov. 8 (Tue),09:00 -10:10, Auditorium
Organization Korean Society for Engineering Education (KSEE) , International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES)
Subtitles Industrial 4.0, Smart City, and Smart Living

Opportunities and Challenges for Technology Companies

Steve (Tchang Hun) Oh

Senior Vice President, LG Electronics

Major Challenges in the Era of Industry 4.0: Business Models and the Organization of Work

Arnold Picot

Director, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Muenchen

Smart City Technologies and Future Citizens

Tai Sik Lee

President, KICT
Plenary III Nov. 8 (Tue), 13:20 -14:30, Auditorium
Organization Center for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology (WISET)
Subtitles Gender Diversity in Engineering Education

Improvement of mechanical engineering curriculum considering gendered innovation

Wooil Lee

Vice-president, Seoul National University

Women in Engineering (WIE) Programs in Korea: Achievements and Challenges

Myongsook Oh

President, Association of Women in Science, Engineering and Technology

Educating for the future: Socially responsible engineering education

Carmen Leicht-scholten

Carmen Leicht-Scholten Professor, Achen University
Plenary IV Nov. 9 (Wed), 09:00 -10:10, Auditorium
Organization Accreditation Board for Engineering Education of Korea (ABEEK)
Subtitles Practices and Mutual Benchmarking in Accreditation of Engineering Educational Programs Worldwide

The Washington Accord: Past Lessons and Challenges Ahead on Accreditation of Engineering Educational Programs Worldwide

Andrew Wo

Chair, Washington Accord

ABET Experiences: Recent Changes to Governance and Criteria

Michael Milligan


Accreditation of Engineering Educational Programs in Korea: Issues and Solutions

Jung Soo Kim

Vice President, ABEEK
Plenary V 2016 Global University Industry Cooperation Forum Nov. 9 (Wed), 13:20 -14:30, Auditorium
Organization Ministry of Education, Korea

Creativity Inspired Innovation

Peter Kelly

Professor, Finland Aalto University
Plenary VI Nov. 10 (Thu), 14:30 -16:30, KINTEX
Organization Korean Association of Innovation Centers for Engineering Education (KAICEE)

The 4th Generation of Engineers: Is Engineering Education Ready?

Lueny Morell

Founder and Director, InnovaHiEd
Puerto Rico

The 4th Generation of Engineers: Is Engineering Education Ready?

Michael E. Auer

Vice-Rector, Carinthia University of Applied Sciences

The Fourth Industrial Revolution and the Future of Korean Engineers

Seok-Hee Lee

Executive Vice President and DRAM Chief Operating Officer, SK hynix