K-TECH 2014 invites you to join the global discussion on the future of the Internet of Things, gain insights into cutting-edge innovations from Korea and Silicon Valley, and identify opportunities in cross-border collaboration in IoT.

The Internet of Things will be featured in three panel discussions

Connected Life

The world of digital health is transforming the global healthcare landscape. Innovative wearable devices combined with smartphones and mobile networks are anticipated to be the next big wave in healthcare. “Connected Life” presents speakers to discuss the next moves by key industry players and examine the challenges and opportunities for collaboration with the growth of digital healthcare and wearable deployment.

Connected Home

Connectivity within homes is on the rise. The smart home of the future will have more connected devices integrated into intelligent, interconnected and interoperable systems than ever before.
“Connected Home” gathers experts to preview how homes may look in the coming years and discuss the current gaps in their development that still need to be filled by new innovators or through partnerships with existing players.

Connected City

Smart cities integrate technology into a strategic approach to sustainability, economic development and the well being of inhabitants. “Connected City & Infrastructure” brings together thought leaders from different parts of the process to share notes and examine the future faced for incoming and existing players in the market.

Conference Agenda (Wednesday, September 24th)

Time Event
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

  • Registration
9:30 AM – 9:50 AM

  • Welcoming Remarks: Jong-lok Yoon (Vice-Minister, MSIP)
  • Congratulatory Remarks: Dongman Han (SF Consul General, Republic of Korea)
  • Mistress of Ceremonies: Catherine Jhung (Principal, Energy Tech Team, Hercules Technology Growth Capital)
9:50 AM – 10:50 AM

Keynote Speech
  • Keynote I: Pranav Mistry (VP, Samsung)
  • Keynote II: William McFarland (VP of Technology, Qualcomm Atheros)
10:50 AM – 12:00 PM

Keynote Panel
  • Moderator: Sooyong Park (President & CEO, National IT Industry Promotion Agency (NIPA))
  • Speakers
    - Pranav Mistry (VP, Samsung)
    - Benjamin Wesson (VP, Product Management, Oracle)
    - Shyam Pullela (Director of Engineering, IoT, Cisco)
12:30 PM – 1:20 PM

Fireside Chat
  • Moderator: Brian Wilcove (Partner, Artiman Ventures)
  • Speakers
    - John Suh (Managing Director, Hyundai Ventures)
    - Scott Alberts (Venture Partner, DCM)
    - Jeff Karras (Managing Director, Singtel)
    - Skip Fleshman (Managing Partner, Asset Management Ventures)
1:30 PM – 2:50 PM

Panel I: Connected Life
  • Moderator: Jay Eum (Co-Founder, Translink Capital)
  • Speakers
    - Jaeboong Choi (Professor, Center of Wearable Technologies, SKKU)
    - Jaejun Lee (VP, Software Integration Partnerships, Misfit)
    - Sung Shik Won (SVP and Director, SK Telecom)
    - Joseph Wei (Managing Director, Technology Ventures Group, LLc.)
2:50 PM – 3:00 PM
    Coffee Break
3:00 PM – 4:20 PM

Panel II: Connected Home
  • Moderator: Godfrey Chua (Principal Analyst, Machina Research)
  • Speakers
    - Sang Yong Lee (Managing Director, Creative Innovations Center, LG Electronics)
    - Joaquín García-Baquero (CEO, Net4Things)
    - Kyung Chul Shin (CEO, Yujin Robot)
    - Bharat Vasan (COO, August)
4:20 PM – 4:30 PM
    Coffee Break
4:30 PM – 5:50 PM

Panel III: Connected City
  • Moderator: Haeyoung Noh (Professor, CMU)
  • Speakers
    - June Sup Lee (Head of Software Development, Korea Telecom)
    - Munish Khetrapal (Director, Enterprise and Smart Connected Communities, Cisco)
    - Jong-Woong Choe (CEO and Founder, ENCORED Technologies)
    - Gun Shim (VP, Supply Chain Management, PG&E)
    - Gunso Kim (CIO, City of Seoul, Republic of Korea)
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

K-TECH Networking Reception
  •  K-TECH Networking Reception