Second Korean-Bulgarian Forum: “Peace and Prosperity”

Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Korea in Varna is honored to invite you to the Second Korean-Bulgarian Forum: “Peace and Prosperity”, on 18th of May in Varna hosted by Varna University of Management.

Date: 2018, May 18, Varna, Bulgaria
□ Venue: Varna: University of Management (May 18, Friday)

□ Co-Organizers: Varna University of Management

□ Co-Sponsors: Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Sofia, Varna Municipality

□ Theme:
■ Searching Strategies for inter-Korean Relations Development
■ Sharing the Experience of the Economic Prosperity of Republic of Korea
■ Harnessing the Risks from 4th Industrial Revolution

 General Program(tentative)                                                                                  Venue: VUM, Conference Hall, fl.4

Time Agenda
8:30 9:00 Registration
9:00 9:20 Opening Ceremony

  • Moderator: – Pavel Radev, Marketing Director Varna University of Management
  • Welcoming Speech: (5“) H.E. Mr. SHIN Boonam, Ambassador of the Rep. of Korea
  • Greeting Speech: (5“) Vanina Valcheva, Academic Director, Varna University of Management
  • Keynote Speech: (5“) Prof. Dr. Todor Tanev, Sofia University
9:20 9:50
  • Session 1: Sharing the Experience of the Economic Prosperity of Republic of Korea and Strengthening Regional and Industry-University Cooperation – Part 1
  • Moderator: Dean or Professor from Varna University of Management
  • Presenter: (15“) Prof. Dr. KIM Young-Jin: Professor of School of Management and Economics, Handong University, “The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Boundary Spanning with Digital Convergence”
  • Presenter: (15“) Prof. Dr. Kang Duck-Soo: Vice Rector, HUFS, “Korea-Bulgaria Academic Exchange Plan”
9:50 10:00 Q & A
10:00 10:30 Photo Session & Coffee Break
10:30 11:00 Session 2: Sharing the Experience of the Economic Prosperity of Republic of Korea and Strengthening Regional and Industry-University Cooperation – Part 2

  • Moderator: Pavel Radev, Marketing Director Varna University of Management
  • Presenter 1: (15“) Prof. Dr. CHOI Gong -Pil, KIF, “Improving Logistics and Energy Industry Using Blockchain Technology”
  • Presenter 2: (15”) Christina Armutlieva, Director of International Cooperation at Varna University of Management, “Internationalisation at Home: the Perspective and Experience of Varna University of Management, Bulgaria “
11:00 11:10 Q & A
11:10 11:30 Session 2: Sharing the Experience of the Economic Prosperity of Republic of Korea and Strengthening Regional and Industry-University Cooperation – Part 2 Closing Ceremony

  • Moderator: Mr. Ivo Mihaylov, Honorary Consul in Varna
  • Closing Words: (5“) H.E. Mr. SHIN Boonam, Ambassador of the Rep. of Korea
  • Closing Words: (5“) Vanina Valcheva, Academic Director, Varna University of Management
  • Closing Words: (5“) Prof. Dr. Todor Tanev, Sofia University

□ Attendants:
■ Korean Side
– The Expert on inter-Korean Relation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Rep. Korea
– Prof. Dr. Kang Duck-Soo: Vice Rector, HUFS
– Prof. Dr. KIM Young-Jin: Professor of School of Management and Economics, Handong University
– Prof. Dr. CHOI Gong-Pil : Director of Center for Finance and Technology, KIF
– Dr. Hwang Jong-Woon : Group Leader, KIST Europe
– Mr. JEONG Young-Jong: Director of KOTRA, Sofia
– Prof. CHOI Cho-Hyun: Adjunt Professor of HUFS, CEO of Sammi International
– Mr. Kim Hi-Yong: Honorary Consul of the Republic of Bulgaria in Korea
– Representatives from Korean Business Association (Samsung etc.)

■ Bulgarian Side:
△ Government
– Advisors and Secretaries from the Council of Ministers and Presidency
– H.E Georg Georgiev: Deputy Minister of MoFA
– H.E Plamen Bonchev, General Director of Global Affairs, MoFA
– H.E Angel Orbetsov: Director of AAO, MoFA
– Formal Ambassadors to the Republic of Korea (H.E Kossy Kitipov etc.)
– H. E Dimitar Glavchev, MP, National Assembly
– Mr. Mihail Hristov, the President of Friendship Group Bulgaria-Rep. Korea, NA
– Prof. Ivo Hristov, MP, NA
– Mr. Boris Stanimirov, Head, of International Cooperation Department; EU Affairs and Int’l Cooperation Directorate

△ Business
– Mr. Kalin Damianov: the Chairman of Commercial and Industrial Chamber of the Republic of Bulgaria and thRepublic of Korea
– Mr. Ivo Mihaylov: Honorary Consul of the Rep. Korea in Varna
– Mr. Yosif Spiridonov: Honorary Consul of the Rep. Korea in Burgas

△ Academic
– Prof. Dr. Todor Tanev: Sofia University
– Prof. Dr. Kamen Nam: Sofia University
– Prof. Dr. Alexander Fedotoff: Sofia University
– Prof. Dr. Krassen Stanchev: Sofia University & IME-Bulgaria
– Prof. Dr. Evgeni Evgeniev: University of Finance Business and Entrepreneurship(VUZF)

 

Learn more about some of the connections of the university with the Republic of South Korea and the great opportunities that our students have for mobility programs with the Asian country.