News & Notice
2019 Jeju Forum
- Date2019/05/29 15:05:30
On May 29 (Wed), the KICT hosted a special session on ‘Infrastructure Cooperation for Joint Prosperity on the Korean Peninsula’ and a seminar on ‘Establishing a Korean Infrastructure Forum’ at the 2019 Jeju Forum, held at the International Convention Center Jeju.
At the special session on ‘Infrastructure Cooperation for Joint Prosperity on the Korean Peninsula,’ KICT President Seung Heon Han gave an opening address, which was followed by a presentation by Byung Suk Kim, head of KICT's Korean Peninsula Infrastructure Special Committee, on measures for inter-Korean cooperation in infrastructure construction. This was followed by a presentation on the cases and lessons learned from infrastructure construction during the reunification of Germany, given by Bernd Buthe of the German Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development.
At the seminar on ‘Establishing a Korean Infrastructure Forum,’ a variety of topics were discussed, including the systematic and proactive preparation for inter-Korean economic cooperation in construction. Participants discussed and shared their thoughts on how to coordinate international efforts and finances and how to establish a virtuous cycles to minimize trial and error. They also discussed plans and directions for the operation of such projects.