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World Thought-Leaders Gather at 2017 Hello Tomorrow Korea x Asian Leadership Conference, Seoul

SEOUL, South Korea, June 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hello Tomorrow Korea (HTK) is launching its inaugural conference at the Grand Walkerhill Hotel Seoul on July 3rd – 4th, in partnership with the 8th annual Asian Leadership Conference (ALC). The joint conference will gather over 130 speakers and 2,000 participants comprising top policymakers, leaders and entrepreneurs from the business, technology and science sectors to discover innovative solutions for today's global challenges with the goal of building a better tomorrow.

Conference Theme

This year's HTK theme "Convergence of Technologies" aims to explore interdisciplinary convergence within the areas of IoT, VR, AR, AI, HI, Robotics, Nano Tech Health-Tech, Industry 4.0, and Sustainable Technologies. In conjunction with the ALC's theme of "New Leadership in the Era of Hyper-Uncertainty: Towards Cooperation and Prosperity", the international conference aims to galvanize one of the most powerful and influential change-making platforms in the world.

Keynote speakers at the HTK x ALC 2017 include:

  • Barack Obama, Former President of the United States will speak at the ALC
  • David Cameron, Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom will speak at the ALC
  • Yasuo Fukuda, Former Prime Minister of Japan
  • HRH Prince Fahad al Saud, Founder & CEO of NA3AM
  • Bas Lansdorp, CEO of Mars One
  • Bibop Gresta, Founder and Chairman of the Board of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies
  • H.E. Khalfan Belhoul CEO of Dubai Future Ventures and Dubai Future Accelerators
  • Mike Butcher, Editor At Large at TechCrunch
  • Justin Yifu Lin, Honorary Dean of National School of Development at Peking University / Former Chief Economist and Senior Vice President at the World Bank

Full list of speakers available at: http://hellotomorrow.kr/#speakers

The conference will also feature the top 10 finalists of the HTK Startup Challenge, South Korea's first dedicated deep-tech competition that highlights, empowers and connects the most promising startups in the country and serves as a fast-track to enter the Hello Tomorrow Global Summit in Paris. The winner of the HTK Startup Challenge will be awarded a $50,000 Rapid Technology Commercialisation Workshop and travel package to Paris as a Grand Prize, provided by Cambridge Consultants from the UK, a world-renowned technology consultancy.

Ticket prices start at $45.00 for a startup to over $4000 for a full two-day VIP package. To join HTK x ALC 2017 at a sponsored discount rate, participants can take advantage of this limited 50% discount sponsored code: HTKSponsored and visit http://hellotomorrow.kr. On-location / door registration is not available. 

Hello Tomorrow Korea is part of a global non-profit initiative run by science-entrepreneurs for science-entrepreneurs and other entrepreneurial and business leaders. It seeks out promising innovations in South Korea, with the goal of transforming them into impact-driven solutions. To achieve this, HTK gathers highly-skilled changemakers from all scientific, industrial and economic sectors, who share the same ambition to find innovative solutions to the most pressing South Korean and Global issues. This ensures that South Korean innovators can meet the pertinent people at the right time.

Hello Tomorrow Korea

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CONTACT: Carlo Jacobs (+82)-010-4408-9566 

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