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Sweden-Korea: Science and Technology for the Benefit of Society

Piperska Muren
Scheelegatan 14, Stockholm
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June 14, 2019
09:30 - 17:00
Time zone: Stockholm, GMT+02:00
The Swedish Research Council and National Research Foundation of Korea
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Piperska Muren
June 14, 2019
09:30 - 17:00
Time zone: Stockholm, GMT+02:00
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09:30    Registration

10:00    Opening / Welcome Remarks│ Moderator: Ellenor Devine, VR

Jung-Hye Roe  (NRF, President)
Sven Stafström (VR, Director General)

10:20    Special Speech I: Results and Future of Two Countries' R&D

Eva Åkesson (Uppsala University, Vice-Chancellor)
Jin Tack Chung (Korea University, President)

11:00    Keynote speaker

Lars Hultman, Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF)
The Virtues of External Funding Agencies; Promoting Scientific Renewal and Innovation Output.

11:30    Group Photo

11:40    Lunch

Scientific program │ Moderator: Magnus Friberg, VR

13:10    Session 1 Bio & Life Sciences

Peter Swoboda, Karolinska Institutet
From worm nerve cells to human brain conditions (and back)

Junho Lee, Seoul National University

14:10    Session 2 │ Material Sciences

Jonas Ringsberg, Chalmers University of Technology
The Importance of Research within Materials Science for Sustainable Limit State Design of Large Structures - Numerical Modelling, Analyses and Experiments.

Taeghwan Hyeon, Seoul National University

15:10    Coffee break

15:40    Session 3Information and Communications Technology

Ingela Nyström, Uppsala University
Interactive 3D Image Segmentation and Visualization for Medical Applications – where are we now and where do we go from here.
Soo-Mi Choi, Sejong University
16:40   Special Speech I: S&T Policy and Vision

Kong-Joo Lee (S&T Adviser to the President of South Korea) [TBC]
Jonas Björck (Swedish Ministry of Education and Research)

17:00    Summary, wrap-up and Mingle

18:00     Dinner at Piperska Muren, hosted by NRF President.