Speaker

Speaker


Keynote Speaker

Wonjae Lee


Wonjae Lee, LAB2050 CEO, is a journalist and an economic policy expert. Lee advises President Moon Jae-In in future social policies as a Member of Presidential Committee on Aging Society and Population Policy in the Korean government. Formerly, Lee led Korean policy think tanks including Hankyoreh Economic Research Institute (HERI) and the Hope Institute.


Keynote Speaker

Byung Gyu Chang


Byung-Gyu Chang  is the Chairman of  Korea’s 4th Industrial Revolution Committee under the Presidential Organization. Chang is a serial entrepreneur, co-founded Neowiz and First Snow, a search engine. He is also a founder of Bon Angeles Venture Partners, a venture capital firm for early-stage startup.


Keynote Speaker

Markus Kanerva


Markus Kanerva is an applied behavioral sciences specialist who has a goal to make field experiments as a standard tool in policy evaluation. He holds a part-time position at the Finnish Prime Minister's Office, teaches at a local applied science university, participates in academic research work and advises private companies. Markus is a founder and Managing Director of Tänk, an independent Finnish think tank that introduced the idea of basic income trial to Finnish decision-makers in 2014. He was part of the task force that prepared the UBI trial for the Finnish government, which later hired him to support the on-going trial.


Session 1

Elizabeth Rhodes


Elizabeth Rhodes is the Research Director for the Basic Income Study at Y Combinator Research. She completed a joint PhD in Social Work and Political Science at the University of Michigan in 2016, where her research focused on health and education provision in informal settlements, workforce development, and poverty prevention and alleviation strategies.


Session 1

Olli E. Kangas


Olli Kangas is Director of Government and Community Relations at KELA, the Social Insurance Institution of Finland and Professor of Practice at the University of Turku. He is also a program leader of the Equal Society research program at the Academy of Finland. His research interests revolve around the comparative political economy of the welfare state-institutions, causes and consequences. He was responsible for designing, with his team, the Basic Income Experiment in Finland, a policy measure designed to reform the Finnish social security system to better correspond with the changes in working life and simplify the complex benefit system.


Session 1

Taylor Jo Isenberg


Taylor Jo Isenberg is the Managing Director of the Economic Security Project. She was previously the Senior Advisor to the CEO & President and Vice President of the National Network at the Roosevelt Institute, an organization working to redefine the rules that guide our social and economic realities.


Session 1

Wonsoon Park


- 2014 Elected as Seoul's 36th mayor 

- 2011 Elected as Seoul's 35th mayor 

- 2001 Executive director of The Beautiful Foundation (2002-2010)


Session 1

Jaemyung Lee


- 2014 Elected as Seongnam city's mayor 

- 2010 Elected as Seongnam city's mayor


Session 2

SunYoung Park


- Performance Evaluation Committee, Ministry of Strategy and Finance 

- Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, KAIST

- The Schoen Fellow, International Center for Finance, Yale University


Session 2

Sonia Park


- Co-Leader, Global Venture/Fellowship, Ashoka 

- Founder and Launch Director, Ashoka Korea 

- Trade Policy Analyst, Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Washington DC


Session 2

Sangyeob Han


- CEO Sopoong


Session 3

Youngjun Choi


- Visiting Fellow, Department of Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bath, UK 

- Assistant/Associate Professor, Department of Public Administration, Korea University 

- Associate Professor, Department of Public Administration, Yonsei University


Session 3

Seungho Baek


- The Catholic University of Korea Seoul, Associate Professor


Session 3

Ju on Kim


- Co-Chair of the Green Party Korea

- Former Proportional Representation Candidate of the Green Party Korea

- Member of BIYN(Basic Income Youth Network)


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Sungmin Cho


- Co-founder and CEO, Glance Co

- Publisher, Startup Weekly






Session 1

Elizabeth Rhodes


Elizabeth Rhodes is the Research Director for the Basic Income Study at Y Combinator Research. She completed a joint PhD in Social Work and Political Science at the University of Michigan in 2016, where her research focused on health and education provision in informal settlements, workforce development, and poverty prevention and alleviation strategies.




Session 1

Wonsoon Park


2014 Elected as Seoul's 36th mayor 2011 Elected as Seoul's 35th mayor 2001 Executive director of The Beautiful Foundation (2002-2010)


Session 1

Jaemyung Lee


2014 Elected as Seongnam city's mayor 

2010 Elected as Seongnam city's mayor


Session 2

SunYoung Park


- Performance Evaluation Committee, Ministry of Strategy 

and Finance 

- Assistant Professor, Department 

of Industrial & Systems Engineering, KAIST 

- The Schoen Fellow, International Center for Finance, Yale University


Session 2

Sonia Park


- Co-Leader, Global Venture/Fellowship, Ashoka 

- Founder and Launch Director, Ashoka Korea 

- Trade Policy Analyst, Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Washington DC


Session 2

Sangyeob Han


- CEO Sopoong


Session 3

Youngjun Choi


- Visiting Fellow, Department of Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bath, UK 

- Assistant/Associate Professor, Department of Public Administration, Korea University 

- Associate Professor, Department of Public Administration, Yonsei University


Session 3

Seungho Baek


- The Catholic University of Korea Seoul, Associate Professor


Session 3

Ju on Kim


- Co-Chair of the Green Party Korea - Former Proportional Representation Candidate of the Green Party Korea

- Member of BIYN(Basic Income Youth Network)



MC

Sungmin Cho


- Co-founder and CEO, Glance Co

- Publisher, Startup Weekly


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