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5G Forum aims to become the leading force in the development of next-generation communications technology and contribute to the momentum of economic growth through the development of ICT industry In efforts to actualize the new administration’s agenda of the creative economy.

 5G Forum aims to become the leading force in the development of next-generation communications technology and contribute to the momentum of economic growth through the development of ICT industry In efforts to actualize the new administration’s agenda of the creative economy.

 5G Forum will seek innovation through mutual collaboration among all interested parties of the new mobile communications infrastructure, including those in the IoT/Cloud/Big Data/Mobile fields, industry-academic-research institutions, as well as the manufacturers and service providers.

5G Forum aims to become the leading force in the development of next-generation communications technology and contribute to the momentum of economic growth through the development of ICT industry In efforts to actualize the new administration’s agenda of the creative economy.

Speakers & Moderator

1)  Position


President, Giga Korea Foundation    
    

2)  Career

Dr. Suncheol Gweon joined the Giga Korea Foundation as a position of President in 2015. He received his MS and PhD in Electronic Engineering from Seoul National University, in 1985 and EE from Texas A&M University in 1990 respectively. He had been working for KT since 1991, and led the research on optical access network including a development of FLC (Fiber Loop Carrier) projects and broadband wireless project. He led the Network Engineering in charge of network planning and deployment. He was the Head of Network R&D Laboratory (2009), Network Strategy and Engineering (2004-2008), and Optical Transport (2003-2004) in KT. He served as Secretary of CEO office, and Group Synergy, Investment Management, and New Business Strategy in Corporate Center, KT in 2010-2014. He has been an adjunct professor of Korea University and Soongsil University since 2014.

Dr. Suncheol GWEON (Moderator)

KOREA, Republic of

KOREA, Republic of

Mr. SangJin OH

1)  Topic

Olympics, ICT and 5G

2)  Position


Director General, Technology Bureau, The PyeongChang Organizing Committee
    

3)  Career

Sang Jin OH works as a director general in organizing committee for 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Games. In 2014, he joined the committee to prepare ICT services, such as communications infrastructure, SW, ICT devices, data centers and cutting edge services including 5G technology services. He has worked as a public employee in Korean government for ICT promotion since 1993. He studied electrical engineering in Hanyang University in Seoul (’89 ~ ’93) and received MBA from University of Oregon, US (’03 ~ ’05).

Guide Book

1)  Topic

KT: Closer than ever before to bring 5G into reality

2)  Position


Senior Vice President of Network Strategy Business Unit, KT  
    

3)  Career

YongGyoo Lee is Senior Vice President of Network Strategy Business Unit of KT. In this role he is in charge of developing network strategy which includes formation of future-proof network architecture, roadmap for next-generation evolution of KT’s network, spectrum strategy as well as standardization. He has been worked as Alternate Board Member of KT for NGMN since 2015. 

Currently, he is in charge of the development of KT’s 5G pre-commercial system for 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games and 5G commercial service system. He has successfully coordinated KT 5G activities since January 2015. 

He had major role in LTE technology development activity since 2011. Under his engagement, KT has commercialized innovative features in LTE for the first time in the world, such as virtualized network based CoMP, wideband carrier aggregation etc. and has deployed LTE small cell at hotspot area in main urban region. He also has been working on securing technical competitiveness of KT’s service by introducing new series of LTE functions.

Mr. YongGyoo LEE

KOREA, Republic of

KOREA, Republic of

Mr. SangHeon LEE

1)  Topic

Network Architecture for 5G Services

2)  Position


Head of 5G Development Unit, LGU+
    

3)  Career

 2017. 9 ~ Head of 5G Development Unit, LG Uplus
 2017.1 ~ 2017.9 E2E Customer Solution Architect, Nokia
 1998.8 ~ 2016.12 System Architect, Samsung Electronics
 
 1998. 8.  Yonsei University, Electrical Engineering (Ph.D)
 1994. 2.  Yonsei University, Electrical Engineering (MS)
 1992. 2.  Yonsei University, Electrical Engineering (BS)

1)  Topic

 

 5G Representative Convergence Services in Korea

2)  Position


Chairman, Convergence Services Committee of 5G Forum, Yeungnam University    
    

3)  Career

Prof. Park received the B.E. and M.E. degree in Electrical Engineering from Kyungpook National University, Daegu Korea, in 1982 and 1984, respectively, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from State University of New York at Buffalo, U.S.A, in 1989 and 1992, respectively. He joined the California Institute of Technology as a research fellow from 1992 to 1993. From 1994 to 1996, he has served as a chief researcher for developing IMT-2000 system at SK Telecom, Korea. Since September 1996, he has been a Professor of Information and Communication Engineering at Yeungnam University, Korea. From Jan. to Feb. of 2000, he was an invited Professor at NTT Mobile Communications Network Inc. (NTT DoCoMo) Wireless Lab, Japan. He was also a visiting Professor at UC Irvine, U.S.A, in 2003. From 2008 to 2009, He also serves as the president of IEEE VTS Seoul Chapter. He is serving as a vice president of Institute of Embedded Engineering of Korea and chair of 5G Forum convergence service committee of Korea. He also served as the president of Gyeongbuk Institute of IT Convergence Industry Technology (GITC) from 2009-2017. His current research areas of interest include Mobile/Wireless Communication Systems, Indoor LBS in wireless communication and Smart Car/sensor Technology, etc.

Prof. YongWan PARK

KOREA, Republic of