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Session 1: Post-Corona, Change of Education Paradigm
Since the spread of COVID-19, a contact-free culture has rapidly spread worldwide, and the era of non-contact education has also opened. According to a survey conducted by UNESCO in April, 91 percent of the world’s students (1.6 billion students) were mandated to take classes online at home due to the outbreak of the pandemic. As a result, the importance of systematic changes in traditional methods of school education and the use of technology as an essential tool are increasing, and demand for diverse non-contact education models is growing accordingly.

In the first session, leaders and experts of global education gather to cultivate the high-dimensional and socio-emotional abilities of students amid the corona pandemic and the 4th Industrial Revolution. Speakers will present and discuss the revolutionary changes in education, including topics related to the use of cutting-edge technologies such as AI(artificial intelligence) and the drastic shift of teachers to instructional designers.
Session 2: AI Education and Disruptive Innovation
A step towards the AI(artificial intelligence) education revolution is crucial in the breakout of the coronavirus crisis. The world has been experimenting with different forms of education systems, and it has been proven that traditional educational system in which teachers and students have class in the same space and classroom is not the only system that works.

Now is the time to take one step further and consider ways to utilize AI-supported ITSs(Intelligent Tutoring Systems) or ALSs(Adaptive Learning Systems). Students can learn at different levels and speeds. Teachers will have less work of conveying basic knowledge with the role of AI and can cooperate with students and work on projects requiring problem-solving. They can focus on student guidance and necessary counseling for each student through building better relationships with each individual.

Session 2 will discuss the educational system and its future direction that the pandemic has shifted with experts who have been leading disruptive educational innovation beyond the existing educational system even before the coronavirus breakout.
Session 3: Post-Corona, Rapid Change of World Economic Leadership
The hegemonic structure of the world has become more complicated. The U.S.-China conflict is ongoing in all directions, from trade to the responsibility of COVID-19. The Yoshihide Suga cabinet of Japan warned of an unstable Korea-Japan relationship, bringing up the issue of Koreans conscripted during the Japanese occupation. For South Korea, which maintains close ties with the U.S., China and Japan, its diplomatic relations has become more complex.

In which path should the Korean economy take under these circumstances? What economic strategy should Korea, which is bound to be easily affected by the world economy plan for the future? Session 3 discusses the direction of the Korean economy based on changing international relations. UC Berkeley Professor Barry Eichengreen, Keio University Professor Fukunari and other scholars representing each country gather to discuss the future of the Korean economy.
Session 4. Precision Medicine and Future of Medical Science
The paradigm of healthcare is changing as the importance of the medical industry is more prominent than ever due to COVID-19. The era of ‘Precision Medicine’ has emerged, in which the information on patients’ genetics and living environment are collected and analyzed comprehensively to provide customized treatment optimized for the individuals.

Precision Medicine stands out as a crucial solution to cancer, which is the No. 1 cause of death in Korea. The field is also expected to make a significant contribution to unsolving the mysteries behind rare diseases still unveiled. Furthermore, it will be possible to predict possible diseases through genetic analysis for prevention as well as post-incident care.

Would we be able to draw a blueprint for the medical industry in the post-corona era, which is expected to be brought about through the rapid development of precision medicine and genetic research?

In Session 4, experts from various fields such as genetics and big data will gather to discuss the future of precision medicine and medicine itself that will turn the tides of medicine as a whole.
Session 5. Bio-Medical, Dream of Prolongation of Life
The human race has taken a step forward to the ultimate goal of 'extending the human lifespan' with the development of medical technology. The average life expectancy of human has been steadily increasing, and medical technology has reached the level of preventing as well as treating diseases. In addition, automated machines inspect and diagnose patients, and robots now perform surgeries. However, various issues such as the conflicts between efficiency and safety are emerging since it is a field dealing with human life. In particular, many changes that recently occurred in the medical field due to the COVID-19 Pandemic have come to the fore. How do we fit into such a drastically changing situation? What other types of medical care should we be prepared for in the future? Session 5 examines the solutions to these problems, and suggests the direction of the global medical profession.
Session 6. Robotic Society, Becoming Reality!
After the outbreak of COVID-19, a genuine “contact-free” era has arrived. Contact-free services that eliminate direct contact between people are already in place rapidly in various fields. In such circumstances, the demand for contact-free robotic services is vastly increasing. The prospect that the COVID-19 Pandemic is accelerating the development of Robotics by more than 10 years and is becoming reality.

Session 6 examines how advances in Robotics affect humanity. Furthermore, problems that might occur between human-robot relationships and possibilities of new businesses created by robotics will be discussed.
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