Climate Energy Summit Seoul 2022
Keynote Gabriela Prata Dias
Copenhagen Centre on Energy Efficiency
(UNEP Copenhagen Climate Centre)
Gabriela Prata Dias is Head of the Copenhagen Center on Energy Efficiency and Head of Section on Business Models and Markets for the UNEP Copenhagen Climate Centre. Previously, she was at ADENE, where she was the CEO. She has a master’s degree in energy and environmental economics and policy, together with a very wide and long experience in energy efficiency, including with the Energy Charter Secretariat in Brussels, in the private sector and as a researcher.
Keynote Eui Joon, Yoon
Korea University of Energy Technology
President Eui Joon, Yoon was inaugurated as the Founding President of Korea Institute of Energy Technology (KENTECH) in May 2021. From July 2020 to May 2021, he served as a chair of university foundation committee.
He received Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree from Seoul National University in 1983 and 1985, respectively, and received PhD in Electronic Materials from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA, USA in 1990. After postdoctoral research at AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ, USA, he joined Seoul National University as a faculty member in 1992. While he was at SNU, he served as a Director of External Cooperation, College of Engineering, as a Founding Associate Dean of Graduate School of Convergence Technology, as President of Advanced Institute of Convergence Technology, SNU, as a Dean of Research Affairs, and Head of SNU R&BD Foundation. From 2013 to 2016, he worked as Managing Director of Manufacturing Industry, Office of Strategic R&D Planning under Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, Korea.
He had served as President of the Korean LED Optoelectronic Society, and Vice President of The Korea Institute of Metals and Materials. He is currently a Fellow of National Academy of Engineering of Korea.
Session 1 / Moderator Ho Jeong, Park
Department of Food and Resource Economics,
Ho Jeong, Park is Professor at Korea University and served as president of Korea Resource Economics Association. He graduated from Seoul National University and University of Maryland, particularly focusing on resource and climate change economics. He is a member of various government committees for electricity market and emission trading programs.
Session 1 George Kamiya
Energy Policy Analyst
International Energy Agency(IEA)
George leads the IEA s analysis on the energy and climate impacts of digitalisation, and was a lead author of the
agency s 2017 Digitalization & Energy repo rt. He also works on modelling and policy aspects of other emerging topics,
including critical minerals, cybersecurity, and new mobility services. As part of the World Energy Outlook team, he
contributes to the World Energy Outlook, World Energy Investment , and special reports including the 2022 Southeast
Asia Energy Outlook. He previously coordinated the IEA s first web only flagship publication, Tracking Clean Energy
Progress. He participates in various research and advisory groups on the sustainability o f digital technologies, including
the Research Coordination Network on the Digital Economy and the Environment and the European Green Digital
Coalition Advisory Group.
Before the IEA, George worked on environmental management and policy issues at the Gove rnment of Canada
(Environment Canada; Health Canada) and the Vancouver International Airport. George has a Masters in Resource
Management (Energy and Transport) from Simon Fraser University (Canada) and a BSc in Marine Biology from the
University of Britis h Columbia.
Session 1 Bong Gyun, Kim
Tech to Market Division,
Korea Institute of Technology Evaluation and Planning
Bong Gyun, Kim is Director of Tech to Market Division at Korea Institute of Energy Technology Evaluation and Planning (KETEP).
Before joining KETEP in 2009, Dr. KIM was principal researcher at Korea Institute for Advancement of Technolog(KIAT) and received M.S in Civil and Environmental Engineering from U.C. Berkeley and Ph.D. degrees in Energy and Environmental Technology Policy from Korea University.
Dr. KIM has worked in technology strategy planning and decision making process on the government’s R&D funding specially in a complex system and conducted a main role in aerospace industry technology roadmapping and energy system technology planning for Korean government. The research agenda is strategic niche management in emerging energy technology and energy transition strategy. Adducting Strategic Niche Management, he diagnoses the obstructive factors in the initial stage of niche technology experiment and found the way how niche energy technology success in real business world.
Recently Dr. KIM focus on the journey of energy ventures growth and theirs niche technology strategy to solve real world problem. Dr. KIM’s research works can be classified into four areas; energy venture, energy technology valuation and finance, technology planning and roadmapping.
Session 1 Wan Ki, Park
Energy ICT Research Section,
Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute
Dr. Wan Ki, Park is the Director of the Energy ICT Research Section of the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute(ETRI) in Korea, and at ETRI he is conducting research and development of innovative energy ICT convergence technologies that provide energy efficiency and energy intelligence services by applying DNA, i.e., data, network, and artificial intelligence technology-focused ICT technologies to the energy sector.
The main areas of interest are smart grid technology, energy management system technology for customer domains such as buildings and factories, energy supply and demand optimization technology using artificial intelligence technology, and ICT application technology to provide intelligent services in various energy fields.
He received a Ph.D. degree in Information and Communication Engineering from National Chungnam University and has been working at the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute(ETRI) since 2000.
Session 1 Byung Hun, Park
Korea Energy Management System Association
Byung Hun, Park obtained a doctorate in computer information from Korea University.
In 2013, the Korea BEMS Association was established, and in 2020, the name was changed to the Korea EMS Association.
In order to revitalize the energy management system industry, which is a core technology of carbon neutrality, and to cultivate professionals and create a foundation, a private qualification system for BEMS operation management has been established and operated.
In addition, the association operates a “construction performance certification system” that can objectively judge BEMS construction companies’ expertise and technical skills, providing information on BEMS installation to implementers, construction workers, builders, and consumers.
For Korea’s 2050 carbon neutrality goal, various projects are being carried out to improve energy efficiency and reduce energy in buildings and industries, and to reduce carbon.
Session 1 Kang Hoon, Yi
Demand Side Policy Division,
Korea Energy Agency
Kang Hoon, Yi has been working at the new and renewable energy commercialization support division, the energy demand side management division, future strategy team of Korea Energy Agency since 2003 and now is in charge of the demand side policy division as a team leader. While working in the energy demand side management division, he had contributed to expand the dissemination of high-efficient cars by introducing Corporate Average Fuel Economy standard in Korea and reorganizing the classification system in consideration of the vehicle’s energy consumption efficiency level. currently, he is supporting the government’s energy demand side policy-making by such as participating in a working group to establish an energy carbon-neutral innovation strategy
Session2 / Moderator Jong Bae, Park
Department of Electrical and Electronic engineering,
Jong Bae, Park is a professor of department of electrical and electronics engineering since 2001 focusing on the power system operation, planning, economics, and policy. He received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from Seoul National University of Electrical Engineering Department. He worked at Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO), Anyang University, Electric Power Research Institute in USA and was a visiting scholar at Center of Energy, Economics, and Environment in Rutgers University. He is a member of national energy committee, a board member of KEPCO and editor-in-chief of the Korean Institute of Electrical Engineering.
Session 2 Glenda Napier
Energy Cluster Denmark
Glenda Napier is the CEO of Energy Cluster Denmark, the national cluster organization for the energy sector that works for Denmark to be a leading green nation in developing and demonstrating innovative and global energy solutions. Therefore, Energy Cluster Denmark is a neutral, value-creating and member-driven innovation platform for establishing and facilitating innovation collaborations between small and large companies, knowledge institutions and public players throughout the energy sector. Glenda has worked in the Danish cluster and innovation area for the last 15 years. Previously, she worked internationally and in the Danish Growth Fond with the development of startups and new companies.
Session 2 Kyung Hak, Kim
Kyung Hak, Kim is a CEO/Founder of Kevinlab, which established as Energy/Environmental Start-up company in 2017.
Kevinlab developed SaaS and D.N.A(Data-Network-A.I) based Intelligent Energy Management Platform for Home & Building and it strives to provide solutions to domestic and global markets such as SEA and Europe. In addition, Kevinlab achieved the recognition and commendation from Korean ministries and KEPCO etc.
Kyung Hak, Kim, who was born in 1974 in Nonsan-si, Chungcheongnam-do, Republic of Korea, was majored in economy at Ggyeonggi University and established IT venture company “Logonsoft’ in 1998 while he was in college. and he made successful exit through great M&A with Taiwan company in 2002. In 2004, he has joined a IT consulting firm in Middle-eastern and provides IT consulting services based on EDCF for Yemen’s digital government and NID. In 2005, he moved to New Business Development Dept. in Aegis-Hyosung and he brought out great performance in the area of Energy & GHGs with several projects such as ‘Carbon Point’ under Ministry of Environment, ‘Eco-Mileage’ under Seoul Metropolitan, and ‘Energy Bills’ under Ministry of Knowledge Economy.
Besides, he has positioned as executive in Zero-energy convergence alliance under Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy and Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, and has perform as professionals about Carbon-zero & Climate changes trend in Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy and Gyeonggi energy governance etc.
Session 2 Daniel Lim
Daniel Lim is the CEO of Crocus, an energy startup providing grid control and EV charging solutions. He founded Crocus with a mission to deliver cutting edge AI technology in key areas of the energy sector with a grand vision of enabling energy micro-balancing. He holds a BS in Statistics from Carnegie Mellon University and a MS in Engineering from Brown University.
Session 2 Ji Hyo, Kim
Energy Demand Management Research Team
Korea Energy Economics Institute
Dr. Ji Hyo, Kim received her Ph.D. from the Department of Energy Systems Engineering at Seoul National University, and is currently the head of the Energy Demand Management Research Team at the Korea Energy Economics Institute (KEEI).
She is in charge of energy efficiency policy research at the KEEI, and is conducting researches focusing on energy demand outlook, strategies to achieve carbon neutrality, and utilization of demand response resources.
Session 2 Ted Koo
Law firm LIN
Attorney Ted Koo was commissioned as a prosecutor in 1998 and worked as a cyber crime prosecutor at the Advanced Crime Investigation Department of the Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office until 2005. Afterwards, he joined Kim & Chang Law Office in 2006, where he performed legal work related to IT, IP, and digital forensics. In 2012, he founded TEK&LAW, a law firm of innovators, and provided convergence legal advice and advice to innovative companies in high-tech fields such as Aerospace and Defense (A&D) Industry, Fintech, Digital Healthcare, e-Commerce, and e-Sports. He has been performing regulatory innovation advisory services, and is currently serving as the TMT/Information Security Team of Lin Law Firm, helping tech companies to grow.