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  • Thursday February 4th, 2021
  • Friday February 5th, 2021

MASTER OF CEREMONY

  • Semee Yoon

    Professor of Underwood International College, Yonsei University

09:15 – 10:45

FEATURED SESSION 1
Artificial Intelligence for Better Engagement and Empowerment

  • Keeheon Lee

    Professor of Underwood International College, Yonsei University

  • David Rolnick

    Assistant Professor of the School of Computer Science, McGill University

  • Priya L. Donti

    Ph.D. Candidate in Computer Science and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University

  • Chaesub Lee

    Director of ITU Telecommunication
    Standardization Bureau

  • Jung-Woo Ha

    Head of Naver AI

11:00 – 12:30

FEATURED SESSION 2
Creative Solutions for a Sustainable Society

  • Thomas Hongtack Kim

    Founder of 2kg, Visiting Professor of Yonsei University

  • Kevin Swaenepoel

    CEO of One Club

  • Saffaan Qadir

    Creative Director of Paulus

  • Merlee Jayme

    Global President of Dentsu Mcgarrybowen & Chairmom Dentsu Jayme Syfu Philippines

13:00 – 14:30

FEATURED SESSION 3
Safe and Affordable Surgery

  • Shinki An

    Professor and Director of Yonsei Institute for Global Health, Yonsei University Health System

  • John Gerard Meara

    Kletjian Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine in the field of Global Surgery, Professor of Surgery, Harvard University

  • Ifereimi Waqainabete

    Minister of Health, Republic of Fiji

  • Hyunwon Kim

    Director General of Climate Crisis & Pandemic Response Department, Korea International Cooperation Agency

  • Tae-Soo Kim

    Executive Director of Export-Import Bank of Korea

16:00 – 17:30

FEATURED SESSION 4
Future of Higher Education, Higher Education of the Future

  • Hongwon Suh

    Professor of English Literature, Yonsei University

  • Joon Heo

    Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Yonsei University

  • Min Song

    Professor of Library and Information Science, Yonsei University

  • Travis Lovett

    Assistant Dean for Civic Engagement, Harvard University

  • Jae Shin Park

    Vice-President of Korea International Cooperation Agency

  • Joanne Pagèze

    Vice-President for Internationalisation at the University of Bordeaux

21:00~22:30

FEATURED SESSION 5
Global Partnership & Higher Education
“Postgraduate Medical Education in Africa: the status quo and challenges”

  • Chin Pak

    Professor and Director of Medical Mission Center, Yonsei Institute for Global Health in Yonsei University Health System

  • Paul Choi

    Professor and Director of International Program of Medical Mission Center, Yonsei Institute for Global Health in Yonsei University Health System

  • Mike Chupp

    CEO, CMDA; former medical superintendent of Tenwek Hospital, Kenya; and faculty of PAACS

  • Mark Oloo

    General Surgeon of St. Luke Medical Centre, Kenya

  • Dong-Won Kang

    Representative of Africa Future Foundation Zimbabwe; Volunteer Lecturer, Dept. of ClinicalPharmacology, University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences

  • Jin-Kyong Chun

    Medical Director of Africa Future Foundation Zimbabwe; Volunteer Lecturer, Dept. of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences

  • Abbo Kasimo Betty

    Medical officer special grade of Makerere University, Uganda

MASTER OF CEREMONY

  • Semee Yoon

    Professor of Underwood International College, Yonsei University

08:00 – 08:20

Welcome Remarks

  • Seoung Hwan Suh

    President of Yonsei University

  • Heinz Fischer

    the 11th President of Austria & Co-Chair of BKMC for Global Citizens

Congratulatory Remark

  • Kang, Kyung-wha

    Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea

08:20 – 09:00

KEYNOTE SPEECH

  • Amina J. Mohammed

    Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN)

  • Nursultan Abishevich Nazarbayev

    The 1st President, Republic of Kazakhstan

  • Iván Duque Márquez

    The 60th President, Republic of Colombia

  • Jim Yong Kim

    Vice-Chairman of Global Infrastructure Partners & the 12th President of the World Bank (WB)

09:10 – 10:40

ROUND TABLE SESSION
Global Partnership during and post-COVID-19

  • Kim, Donghoon

    Senior Vice President for Administration & Development of Yonsei University

  • Margaret Chan

    the 7th Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO)

  • Jeffrey David Sachs

    University Professor of Columbia University

  • A. K. Abdul Momen

    Foreign Minister of Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh

  • Maria CASTILLO-FERNANDEZ

    EU Ambassador to Republic of Korea

10:40 – 11:10

SPECIAL CONVERSATION WITH A HIGH PROFILE GUEST
Leaving No One Behind in a Post-Pandemic World

  • Ban Ki-moon

    The 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations(UN) & Honorary Chair of IGEE, Yonsei University

  • Angelina Jolie

    UNHCR Special Envoy

13:00 – 14:30

FEATURED SESSION
Redesign Our Future: The UN SDGs, 5 Years and the Next 10 Years

  • Rae Kwon Chung

    Former Ambassador for Climate Change, Republic of Korea

  • Tae Yong Jung

    Professor and Director, Center for Global Sustainability, Yonsei University

  • Jooyoung Kwak

    Professor of School of Business, Yonsei University

  • Tae In Park

    Academic-Industrial Cooperation Professor of Seoul National University

  • Eunhae Jeong

    Director of Green Transformation Policy, Ministry of Environment, Republic of Korea

  • Bernard Woods

    Director of Strategy & Planning Department, Asian Development Bank (ADB)

  • Junichi Fujino

    Programme Director of Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japan

15:00 – 16:30

PLENARY SESSION
Towards Carbon Neutrality for Planetary Sustainability

  • Kim Sook

    Chairman of the Strategic Planning and Coordination, NCCA

  • Patrick V. Verkooijen

    CEO of Global Center on Adaptation

  • Soogil Young

    Chairman of SDSN Korea

  • Bindu N. Lohani

    Chairman of Board, Clean Air Asia

  • Jean Asselborn

    Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, Luxembourg

16:30 – 16:35

Closing Remark

  • Ban Ki-moon

    The 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations(UN) & Honorary Chair of IGEE, Yonsei University