Invitation
  We cordially invite you to the Inclusive Korea 2020 International Conference, co-hosted by the Presidential Commission on Policy Planning (PCPP) and the National Research Council for Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences (NRC), and organized by the KDI School of Public Policy and Management.

  The conference will be held on 15 December 2020 (Tuesday) with the topic of Korean New Deal: Together Toward a Great Transformation. The event aims to discuss roles and implications of the Korean New Deal to support the country’s recovery from the pandemic crisis and lead the global action against structural changes with the international community.

  We would like to ask for your interest and support for the Inclusive Korea 2020 International Conference to share mid and long-term development strategies and future visions to become a more innovative and inclusive country.

Thank you.
Overview
Title Inclusive Korea 2020 International Conference
Date December 15th (Tue) 2020, 10:00 (Korean Standard Time, UTC+9)
Venue Four seasons Hotel Seoul, Republic of Korea
Theme Korean New Deal: Together Toward a Great Transformation
Hosted by Presidential Commission on Policy Planning (PCPP)
National Research Council for Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences (NRC)
Organized by KDI School of Public Policy and Management
Language Korean & English *Simultaneous interpretation will be provided
Program
10:00-10:30(30’)
Opening Ceremony
Opening Remarks by Dae-Yop Cho(Chairman, The Presidential Commission on Policy Planning)
Welcoming Remarks by Kyoung-Ryung Seong(Chairperson, National Research Council for Economics, Humanities, and Social Sciences)
Congratulatory Remarks by Byeong-Seug Park(Speaker of the 21st National Assembly)
Congratulatory Remarks by Sye-kyun Chung(Prime Minister, Republic of Korea)
10:30-11:30(60’)
Keynote Session
Lessons from COVID-19 on Governance and Sustainable Development
Jeffrey D. Sachs (Professor, Columbia University & President, UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network)
Q&A
Chair: Jong-Il You (Dean, KDI School of Public Policy and Management)
11:30-13:00(90’)
Luncheon
[Session 1] Tackling the COVID-19 Crisis: Balancing between Public Health Protection and its Economic Impact
13:00-14:20(80’)
Chair: Jie-ae Sohn Invited professor at the Graduate School of International Studies at Ewha Womans University
COVID-19 Burden and Distribution: East Asia Exceptionalism?
Gabriel Leung(Chair, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Control, School of Public Health, University of Hong Kong)
COVID-19 and Policy Responses: Does Governance Matter?
M. Jae Moon(Dean, College of Social Sciences, Yonsei University)
COVID-19, Containment, and Path to Recovery
Cyn-Young Park(Director,Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department, Asian Development Bank)
Panel Discussions
Marc Lipsitch(Professor of Epidemiology & Director of Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health)
Bokyeong Park(Adviser to the President for Economic Affairs, Office of the President)
After the panel discussion ends, all presenters and panelists will share thoughts and ideas on the session topic.
14:20-14:30(10’)
Break
[Session 2] Korean New Deal, Growth and Innovation
14:30-15:50(80’)
The Case for the Green New Deal
Ann Pettifor(Author and Director, Policy Research in Macroeconomics) (PRIME)
Case of Innovative Growth of Digital New Deal
Yong-sik Moon(President, National Information Society Agency)
Decentralized Regional Balance New Deal: The Great Transition of National Development Axis
Tae-young Yeom(Mayor of Suwon)
Panel Discussions
Yujin Lee(Research Fellow, Green Transition Institute)
Yong Jin Kim(Professor, Sogang University)
After the panel discussion ends, all presenters and panelists will share thoughts and ideas on the session topic.
15:50-16:00(10’)
Break
[Session 3] Building a More Inclusive Society and Better Social Safety Nets for All
16:00-17:20(80’)
Re-establishment of Social Protection in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Future of Jobs
Richard Baldwin(Professor, International Economics at the Graduate Institute, Geneva)
Collective Cognition and Action: Responding to the Threat of COVID-19
Louise K. Comfort(Professor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh)
When Youth Meets Ecology, Towards a Sustainable Welfare State
Sophia Seung-yoon Lee(Associate Professor of Social Policy at the Department of Social Welfare, Chung-Ang University & Vice Chairperson, Youth Policy Coordination Committee)
Panel Discussions
Hong won Chung (Director, Department of Future Strategies Research, Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs)
Jiyeun Chang (Senior Research Fellow, Korea Labor Institute)
After the panel discussion ends, all presenters and panelists will share thoughts and ideas on the session topic.
17:20-17:30(10’)
Break
17:30-18:30(60’)
Wrap-up Discussion: Key Conditions for the Success of Korean New Deal
Chair: Kyoung-Ryung Seong(Chairperson, National Research Council for Economics, Humanities, and Social Sciences)
Sung-hyun Moon(Chairperson, Economic, Social and Labor Council)
Sa-Youl Ghim (Chairman, Presidential Committee for Balanced National Development)
Jang-pyo Hong(Chairman, The Special Commission on Income-led Growth)
Je-nam Kim(Secretary to the President for Civil and Social Agenda, Office of the President)
Taebeom Yun(Head of National Policy Support Bureau, The Presidential Commission on Policy Planning)
Jaehak Oh(President, The Korea Transport Institute)
Yongsung Cho(President, Korea Energy Economics Institute)
*The program above is subject to change.
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