Day-1 Autonomous Vehicles & Smart Cities

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The 3rd SVBF
In Consortium with the 8th IEVE

Silicon Valley 9/7 Tue 16:00-20:00
Jeju, Korea 9/8 Wed 08:00-12:00

16:00 / 08:00
MC’s Remarks → Professor Dan(WC) Choi, Kookmin University

16:05 / 08:05
Opening Remarks → Chairman KH Moon, SVBF Korea/IEVE

16:05 / 08:05
Congratulatory Remarks → Chairman DH Kim, IEVE

16:15 / 08:15 (20’)
Welcome Remarks → Dr. Ossama Hassanein, SVBF/Rising Tide Fund
“The March Towards Smart and Sustainable Cities”

16:35 / 08:35 (25’)
Keynote Speech → Dr. Maha Achour, Metawave
“Key Milestones of Autonomous Vehicles”
Outline:
• Introduction to Metawave
• Ground and aerial mobility dynamics
• From consumer driver-assist to full autonomy: redefining individualmobility with emerging unthinkable perception capabilities.
• ADAS/Safety: Radar essential role
• Perception at the edge: Machine learning fusion platform and AI for real-time classification
• Innovations: Protecting Metawave disruptive technologies
• Evolution of automotive value and supply chain

17:00 / 09:05 (15’)
Keynote Speech → Chairman YK Kang, Edison Motors, Korea
“Autonomous EV Bus by Edison Motors”

17:15 / 09:15 (45’)

Panel-1 Discussion
(45’) Chair → President Eugene Yun*, EOS
* Eugene to discuss panel title and topics with panelists.
→ Dr. Maha Achour, Metawave, USA
→ Chairman YK Kang, Edison Motors, Korea
→ Dr. Ali Izadi, BloombergNEF
→ Professor Dan(WC) Choi, Kookmin University
→ Q&A : Chair → President Eugene Yun, EOS

18:00 / 10:00
Break

18:20 / 10:20 (25’)

Keynote Speech → Dr. Maha Achour, Metawave
“Future of Connected Autonomous Vehicles in Smart Cities!”
Outline:
• Automotive future is electrified, autonomous, shared, and connected
• Role of 5G connectivity in mobility technology ecosystem
• Networking vehicles (V2V)
• Connecting vehicles with transportation infrastructure (V2I)
• Distributed edge compute versus centralized (V2X)
• Seamless and transparent connectivity to riders during their journey
• Next paradigm shifts: convergence between connectivity, mobility, and edge services/compute

18:45 / 10:45 (60’)

Panel-2 Discussion : Chair → Dr. Ali Izadi*, BloombergNEF
→ Dr. Maha Achour, Metawave, USA
→ Mr. Seo(SK) Kim, LG/Sejong Smart City Projects, Korea
→ Professor Dan(WC) Choi, Kookmin University
→ President Eugene Yun, EOS
→ Q&A : Chair → Dr. Ali Izadi*, BloombergNEF

19:45 / 11:45 (10’)

Closing Remarks by Dr. Ossama Hassanein, SVBF/Rising Tide Fund

Day-1 Start-up Ecosystems

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The 3rd SVBF
In Consortium with the 8th IEVE

Silicon Valley 9/8 Wed 16:00-20:00
Jeju, Korea 9/9 Thu 08:00-12:00

16:00 / 08:00
MC’s Remarks → President Eugene Yun, EOS

16:05 / 08:05
Welcome Remarks → Chairman KH Moon, SVBF Korea

16:10 / 08:10 (20’)
Welcome Remarks → Dr. Ossama Hassanein, SVBF
“Entrepreneurship & Start-up Ecosystem”

16:30 / 08:30 (30’)
Keynote Speech → Chairman JH Han, The Asan Nanum Foundation
“Start-up Ecosystems : Strategic Opportunities”

16:55 / 08:55 (25’)
Keynote Speech → CEO & Founder Saeed Amidi, PLUG AND PLAY
“Past, Present and Future of Start-up Ecosystem”
* Key Insights from Silicon Valley USA and China

17:20 / 09:20 (25’)
Keynote Speech → Dr. Dariush Zahedi, UC Berkeley
“Berkeley’s Contribution to Silicon Valley’s Ecosystem and the AI Innovation Institute in South Korea”

17:45 / 09:45 (15’)
Keynote Speech → CEO & Founder Young Ha Go, GoVenture Forum
“A Plan for 1,000 Unicorns by 2030”

18:00 / 10:00
Break

18:15 / 10:15 (80’)
Panel Theme : “Shaping the Innovation Ecosystem –
Role of Universities, Founders, Accelerators, Funders, and the Government”
Panel Chair → Dr. Dariush Zahedi, UC Berkeley
→ Chairman JH Han, The Asan Nanum Foundation
→ CEO & Founder Saeed Amidi, PLUG AND PLAY
→ Dr. Yahya Tabesh, UC Berkely
→ Dean Yoo Taek Lee, Woosong Univ.
→ Dr. JL Yoon, KAIST
“Free Start-up Agreements as an Enabler of Start-up Economy”
→ President Kwang Kim, The Asia Foundation
“Start-up Ecosystem in Asia”

→ Q&A : Chair → Dr. Dariush Zahedi, UC Berkeley

19:35 / 11:35 (20’)
IEVE/SVBF Dialog & Takeaways
→ Dr. Ossama Hassanein, SVBF/Rising Tide Fund
→ Chairman SB Kim, SVBF Korea, Advisory Board
→ Chairman KH Moon, SVBF Korea/IEVE

19:55 / 11:55 (15’)
Closing Remarks – Chairman DH Kim, IEVE / KH Moon, SVBF Korea