[hcs-d] Harvard Korea Society events

Karasek, Keith R kkarasek at seas.harvard.edu
Tue Sep 13 15:46:15 EDT 2016


Harvard Korea Society (HKS) will hold a couple of events on campus next week, as follows. The events will be interesting and inspiring not only for students in business and engineering but also for the entire Harvard community. These are sponsored by KT Corporation, one of the leading telecommunications company in South Korea.

1. IT Exhibition
 - The IT Exhibition will display state-of-the-art technologies in information, communication, and electronics industry, including 5G network, VR (virtual reality), AR (augmented reality), and IoT (Internet of Things). The event is designed as a huge board-game, so attendees will be able to interactively participate in the game and experience cutting-edge devices and technologies.
 - Date/Time: Sep 18th (Sun) 15:00-18:00, 19th (Mon) 9:00 - 19:00
 - Location: Science Center Plaza Tent

2. Special Lecture
 - Dr. Chang-Gyu Hwang, a renowned engineer and entrepreneur, will give a special talk for Harvard students. He is well-known for Hwang's Law, which refuted Moore's Law and re-predicted the rate of advance in semiconductor in early 2000s. As the President of KT Corporation, he is now promoting the company's R&D and bringing it to one of the leading groups in 5G network area. In his talk titled "The Power of Network", Dr. Hwang will be speaking regarding his experiences as an entrepreneur and his views on the future developments in the telecommunications industry.
 - Date/Time: Sep 20th (Tue) 17:00-18:00
 - Location: Memorial Hall Sanders Theatre

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