• Title: Global HR Forum 2006
  • Theme: Global Talent, Global Prosperity!
  • Date: November 8(Wed) - 10(Fri), 2006
  • Venue: Grand InterContinental Seoul, Korea


  • November 8(Wed)
  • November 9(Thu)
  • November 10(Fri)
Time Program
07:30 ~ 09:00 Registration
09:10 ~ 09:40

Opening Ceremony

Shin-Il Kim Deputy Prime Minister & Minister MOE & HRD (Ministry of Education & Human Resources Development)
Sye-Kyun Chung Minister, MOCIE (Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy)
Sang-Min Shin President and Publisher, The Korea Economic Daily
Won-Duck Lee President, KRIVET(Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training
09:40 ~ 09:50

Opening Address I

Creating a Global Talent Pool- Business Perspective

Bill Gates Chairman, Microsoft
09:50 ~ 10:30

Opening Address II

Global Political and Economic Trends Facing a New Generation of Leaders

Francis Fukuyama Professor, Johns Hopkins University
10:30 ~ 11:00

Opening Address III

Global Talent, Global Prosperity

Kenichi Ohmae President & CEO, Business Breakthrough, Inc.
11:00 ~ 11:20 Coffee Break
11:20 ~ 12:50

Opening Session 1

Dong-sung Cho Professor, Seoul National Univ.
Bertel Haarder Danish Ministry of Education
John J.Haley CEO, Watson Wyatt
Kunihiko Sawa Former CEO, Fuji Electronics
Peter Plympton Assistant Director-General for Education, UNESCO
12:50 ~ 14:30 Luncheon
14:30 ~ 16:00

Opening Session 2

Creating a Global Talent Pool - Higher Education Perspective

Kong Il Sa Chairman & CEO, Institute for Global Economics
Martha C. Piper Former President , University of British Columbia
Jean-Robert Pitte Former President, University of British Columbia
Yoon-Dae Euh President, Korea University
16:00 ~ 16:20 Coffee Break
16:20 ~ 17:30

Opening Session 3

Cooperating to Create a Global Talent Pool

Chang-Young Jung President, YONSEI University
Paul Wolfowitz President, World Bank
Barbara Ischinger Director, Education at OECD
Yong-Ik Kim Chief Secretar, the President for National Policy
19:00 ~ 20:30

Welcome Reception

Time Program
[Session 1]
09:10 ~ 10:40

Track 1 - Our Future, Our World: Views on the Future Needs of Business

Chang-Mo Sung President, Hyosung RNDB Labs
William E. Halal Professor, George Washington University
Jim Dator Professor, University of Hawaii
Steve Tait Director, HR Dept. Asia-Pacific of HSBC

Track 2 - Internationalization of Higher Education

Young-Gil Kim President, Handong Global University
Mariam Assefa President, Association of International Educators
Walter W. McMahon Professor, University of Illinois
Doo-hee Lee Chairman,APAIE (Asia-Pacific Association for International Education)
Jang-Soo Ryu Professor, OECD Regional Coordinator, Pukyong National University
10:40 ~ 11:00 Coffee Break
[Session 2]
11:00 ~ 12:30

Track 1 - Core Competencies : What Does Business Want. How Do the Companies Ensure the Talent

Kwan Rim Chairman, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology
Gary N. McLean Professor, University of Minnesota
Jean-Christophe Iseux Professor, Renmin University of China
Jong-Tae Choi Senior Executive Vice President, POSCO
Jusheng Zhu Vice President, Baoshan Iron & Steel Co, Ltd

Track 2 - Enhancing MBA Programs in the Asia-Pacific Region

Ha-Sung Jang Dean, Business School, Korea University
Kulwant Singh NUS (The National University of Singapore Graduate School of Business)
Zhiwen Yin Dean, School of Management and Financial Institute, Fudan University, China
12:30 ~ 14:00 Luncheon
[Session 3]
14:00 ~ 16:00

Track 1 - The Future Workforce : Impact of the Ageing Demographic Factor

Chuly Lee Vice President and Regional Manager, Watson Wyatt
Koshiro Kitazato Fomer CEO, BT Japan Timothy Lynch, Regional HR Director, Boeing Asia-Pacific Pratik Kumar, Executive Vice President
Wipro Limited Managing Director, Group Head for Strategic Human Resources, AYALA Corporation

Track 2 - Innovating Engineering Education and Promoting Industry-University Cooperation

Doh-Yeun Kim Dean, College of Engineering, Seoul National University
Gary A.Gabriele Dean, College of Engineering, Villanova University
Larry Leifer Director, Center for Design Research Stanford University
Martti Launonen Vice President, Technopolis Plc
Yong-Se Kim Professor, Creative Design Institute, Sungkyunkwan University
16:00 ~ 16:20 Coffee Break
[Session 4]

16:20 ~ 18:00

Track 1 - Learning Organization & Global Talent

Young-Chul Chang Professor, Kyung Hee University
Duck-Jin Lee Vice President, Yuhan-Kimberly
Gary Mathews Director, Investors in People, UK
Harnek Singh Vice President & Director, Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd
Liu Zheng Rong Senior Vice President, LANXESS
Young-Hyun Lee Senior Research Fellow, KRIVET (Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training)

Track 2 - Fostering Certification in Engineering Education

Chan-Mo Park President, POSTECH
Woo-Young Yoon Professor, Korea University
Peter Williams Chief Executive, QAA (Quality Assurance Agency for Highe Education)
George D. Peterson Executive Director, ABET (Accreditation< Board for Engineering and Technology)
19:00 ~

Gala Dinner

Time Program
09:30 ~ 10:00

Closing Address I - Human Capital and Economic Growth

Robert J. Barro Professor, Harvard University, USA
10:00 ~ 10:30

Closing Address II - Realizing the Korean Dream: A Knowledge Driven Economy, Healthy Families & Thriving Communities

Thomas A Kochan, MIT, USA
10:30 ~ 10:40 Coffee Break
10:40 ~ 11:30

Discussion Panel - Discussion Panel

Jung-Taik Hyun President, KDI (Korea Development Institute)
Thomas A Kochan, MIT, USA
Peter Plympton Smith Assistant Director-General for Education, UNESCO
Hyo-Soo Lee Professor, Yeungnam University, Korea
Gary A.Gabriele Dean, College of Engineering, Villanova University
11:30 ~ 11:50