ICISTS-KAIST 2015

shaping the future

 

SUBTOPICS

  • Robotics
  • Medicine
  • Science Communication

NOTABLE SPEAKERS

Alan Irwin

Professor of the Department of Organization at Copenhagen Business School

Member of Strategy Advisory Board for the Global Food Security

Peter J. Tonellato

Director of the Laboratory for Personalized Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School

Vitalik Buterin

Inventor of Ethereum and Founder of the Ethereum Project

Co-founder of the Bitcoin Magazine

Wendell Wallach

Lecturer at the Yale University Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics

Scholar at the Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics at Arizona State University


ICISTS-KAIST 2014

Does Science Lead Progress?

 

Subtopics

  • Privacy and Cyber Surveillance
  • Algorithm World
  • Sustainability and Environment
  • Privatization of Life
  • Commercialization of Science
  • The GMO Debate
  • Science for Equality
  • Our Images of Science

Notable Speakers

Langdon Winner
Thomas Phelan Endowed Chair of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Stephen Hilgartner
Chair of the Department of Science and Technology Studies at Cornell University

Kee Chang Kim
Director of Open Net Korea

Nick Perkins
Director of SciDev.Net

 

ICISTS-KAIST 2013

The Perfect Alliance:
Coexistence for Human Society

Subtopics

  • New Values
  • Synergetic Resolution
  • Essential Communication

Notable Speakers

David Christian
President of the International Big History Association

Gretchen Kalonji
Assistant Director-General at UNESCO

Sheila Jasanoff
Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies at the Harvard Kennedy School

Walter Bender
Former Executive Director of MIT Media Lab


ICISTS-KAIST 2012

Age of Integration:
Beyond the Borders of Knowledge

 

Subtopics

  • Science X Arts
  • Natural Science X Social Science
  • Science Technology X Human Society

Notable Speakers

Do Yeon Kim
Chairman of National Science & Technology Commission

Hee Sup Shin
Director-General at Center for Neural Science at Korea Institute of Science and Technology

So Young Roh
Director of Art Center Nabi

S. Shyam Sudar
Founding Director of the Media Effects Research Lab at Penn State University

 

ICISTS-KAIST 2011

Metamorphosis:
The Future of Human Society
in the Information Era

Subtopics

  • Digital Sensibility
  • Social Web Revolution
  • New Flow of Society led by Information Technology

Notable Speakers

Amber Case
Cyborg Anthropologist & UX Designer at Vertigo

Kil Nam Chon
Professor of Graduate School of Media and Governance at Keio University

Donald Norman
Former Vice-President of Apple

Don Marinelli
Executive Producer of Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University


ICISTS-KAIST 2010

Designing the Future
through Science and Technology

Workshops

  • Ubitopia
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Space Engineering

Notable Speakers

Jung Uck Seo
Former Minister of Ministry of Science and Technology of Republic of Korea

Jamie Brown
Head of Secretariat at UNEP Sustainable Energy Finance Alliance


ICISTS-KAIST 2009

Powered by diversity, Harnessed by unity

Workshops

  • Climate Change
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Nano Clinic

Notable Speakers

Chan Mo Park
Chief Director of National Research Foundation of Korea

Ray Hammond
Futurist, Technology Analyst, Lecturer and Novelist


ICISTS-KAIST 2008

Powered by diversity, Harnessed by unity

 

Workshops

  • Human-Robot Symbiotic Society
  • Neo-Brain Science
  • Traffimatics

Notable Speakers

Myung Ja Kim
Former Minister of the Ministry of Environment of Republic of Korea

Jim Dator
Director of the Hawaii Research Center for Futures Studies at University of Hawaii

 

ICISTS-KAIST 2007

Design for the Future:
Promising Fields of Science and Technology

Workshops

  • Media Revolution
  • Dreams of Life Extension
  • Utopia, Dreams Come True

Notable Speakers

Kun Mo Chung
President of the Korean Academy of Science and Technology

Zang Hee Cho
Director of the Neuroscience Research Institute at Gachon University

Peter Rogers
Professor of Environmental Engineering and City Planning at Harvard University


ICISTS-KAIST 2006

The First Step to the Future Leader

Workshops

  • Culture Technology
  • Nano Technology
  • Future Automobile

Notable Speakers

Jae Woong Lee
Director of the Daum Communications

Don Marinelli
Executive Producer of Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University

Seung Taik Yang
Former Minister of Ministry of Information and Communication of Republic of Korea


ICISTS-KAIST 2005

Designs for the Future:
Promising Fields of Science & Technology

Workshops

  • Online Culture
  • Paradigm Shift in Biotechnology
  • The Next Generation Life Style

Notable Speakers

Seung Soo Han
56th General Assembly Chair of the United Nations

Jang Wook Lee
Director-General of the World Health Organization

Robert Laughlin
Nobel Laureate in Physics, Former President of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology