Event news: UK-Korea business seminar

Notice of a seminar arranged jointly by the British Korean Society and the Lord Mayor’s office:

UK-Korea Business Seminar

Mansion House, 23 September 2016

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As follow-up to the Lord Mayor of London’s visit to the Republic of Korea in July, the British Korean Society, jointly with the Lord Mayor’s Office, have arranged a business seminar for the afternoon of Friday 23 September in the Ballroom at Mansion House.

The Lord Mayor tweets from his visit to Busan
The Lord Mayor tweets from his visit to Busan in July

The seminar will run from 15.30 hrs to 17.45 hrs, followed by networking drinks until 18.45 hrs. Registration will be from 15.00 hrs.

The focus will primarily be on themes followed by the Lord Mayor and his party during the visit. These are: The Marine/Maritime sector, Financial Services/Fintech, Bilateral Investment and International Trade Policy post-Brexit. There will be Korean and British speakers, plus time for Q & A. The Lord Mayor will attend at least part of the seminar and reception, as will HE The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea.

The seminar and its networking reception are aimed primarily at those people active in or involved with any of the sectors mentioned above. If, as a BKS member, that includes you and you wish to attend, then please respond as indicated below.

There is no charge for attendance but places for the seminar are strictly limited to 120. Those wishing to attend should please reply to seminar@britishkoreansociety.org.uk as soon as possible, with name, company/organisation, position and email address. Please reply no later than September 15.

A map of the location of Mansion House with access information is available here.
The event is generously supported by KOTRA and Thinking Space Design and Build Ltd.

15:00 Registration Tea / Coffee
15:30 Introduction Mr Warwick Morris
Chairman, British Korean Society
Welcome The Rt Hon The Lord Mayor of London,
Alderman The Lord Mountevans
Congratulatory remarks HE Mr Joonkook Hwang
Ambassador of the Republic of Korea
Congratulatory remarks Dr Eun-Bo Jeong
Vice-Chairman, Financial Services Commission, Republic of Korea
16:00 Maritime
Mr Seungjun (James) Park
and Mr Peter Livey
Managing Director, Hyundai Merchant Marine (Europe) Ltd
Managing Director (GB), Hyundai Merchant Marine (Europe) Ltd
Mr David Browne Sales Director, MAERSK Line UK and Ireland
16:25 Financial Services
Dr Yoo Shin Jung Director of Fintech Centre, Seoul
UK Bank TBC
16:50 Bilateral Investment and Trade Policy
Mr Robert King Vice President of Consumer Electronics, Samsung Electronics UK
Mr Justin Hill and
Mr Jimmy Kim
Director, Thinking Space Design and Build Ltd
Architect, Bruce Henderson International
Mr Yoon Tae Kim Director-General of KOTRA UK
“Investment environment in Korea & Korea-UK Business
Partnership”
Mr Bradley Jones Head of Trade and Investment Korea, British Embassy, Seoul
Mr John Alty Director-General for International Trade, Department for
International Trade
17:35 Q & A and Closing remarks
17:45 Networking Reception
17:45 Close

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