The net discussion board titled, “The Roles and Duties of Universities in a World Disaster,” will probably be livestreamed on Wednesday, that includes a variety of points that have an effect on universities within the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
The 2-hour-long KAIST summit will host presidents of KAIST, MIT, Tokyo Tech and Northwestern College. The keynote audio system are KAIST President Shin Sung-chul, MIT President L. Rafael Reif, Tokyo Tech President Kazuya Masu, and Northwestern College President Morton Schapiro.
Following the keynote speech session, the audio system will participate in a panel dialogue on three subjects: “The Digital Divide,” “Rising Challenges in AI,” and “Social Entrepreneurship and College-Business Collaboration.”
The panel dialogue will contain an in-depth dialog on not solely universities’ function in bridging the digital divide introduced by 4IR disruptions, but additionally moral challenges of AI and robotics. Constructing a robust university-industry cooperation is likely one of the key objectives that every one 4 universities are aiming for.
A Q&A session will probably be adopted afterwards, with an internet viewers consisting of KAIST college, employees, college students in addition to highschool college students in South Korea.
“One factor for certain is that universities can’t return to the best way they used to exist and function,” KAIST President Shin Sung-chul mentioned. Because the 4IR will penetrate into our each day lives, universities ought to take the initiative in pursuing daring and modern steps to proceed on participating with the society, Shin mentioned.
In the course of the summit, Shin additionally plans to roll out a set of strategic innovation plans for KAIST within the 5 areas of training, analysis, expertise commercialization, globalization, and future technique.
The net summit, additionally in celebration of KAIST’s fiftieth anniversary, will probably be broadcast on KAIST’s official YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/c/KAISTofficial), on Wednesday at 10 a.m. native time (Tuesday at 7 p.m. CST).
By Kim Hae-yeon (firstname.lastname@example.org)