2022 Seoul” kicked off on June 16 at COEX in Samseong-dong, which is
an event co-hosted by the Korea International Trade Association and Korea
Development Bank (KDB).
figures, including Gwan-seup Lee, the Vice Chairman of KITA, Seok-hoon Gang,
the Chairman of KDB, So-young Kim, the Vice Chairperson of Financial Services
Commission, Seung-kon Lee, the CEO of Viva Republica, Se-young Jang, the CEO of
DeepBrainAI attended the opening ceremony.
his opening remarks, Vice President Lee mentioned, “The ecosystems for innovation
are going beyond regional boundaries and are being interconnected and expanded”
and added, “Innovative technologies are breaking down the silos among
businesses of our industry and business sectors, and such technologies are
becoming key factors that determine the fate of companies.” He highlighted, “A
failure to aggressively embrace and lead innovation in exchange for avoiding
minor risks can result in missing out on seizing promising opportunities” and
expressed commitment to make NextRise a leading event that expedites innovation
of the Korean economy.