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Subject[S&T Office Embassy of Switzerland] --- Upcoming Public Events as part of the "Zurich Meets Seoul" Festival

Dear Friend,

The Science and Technology Office of the Embassy of Switzerland invite you to join us for four upcoming events organized by STO, as parts of the Zurich Meets Seoul Festival of two cities.

All events are free of charge, but registration for each event is compulsory.


Designation on Tour

Friday, September 27 2019, 8:30 – 22:00,

Saturday, September 28 2019, 9:00 – 21:00

Heyground, 5 Ttukseom-ro 1na-gil, Seongdong-gu, Seoul

  • Topic: Green production/consumption and (work) skills of the future
  • Several mini-workshops about ‘how to pitch’, ‘how to find ideas’ etc. and ending with a “Global Impact Night” with a high level delegation from Zurich and Seoul City
  • Target Audience: Students from any discipline, early start-ups, social innovators and more
  • Register Here


Urban Mobility

Monday, 30 September 2019, 18:30 – 21:30

KT Square Dream Hall, First floor, KT Gwanghwamun Branch, 178, Sejong-daero, Jongno-gu, Seoul

  • Learn how big data and artificial intelligence is helping smart cities like Seoul and Zurich implement human-centered design solutions for urban mobility
  • With Sergio Arturo Ordonez, Singapore-ETH Centre, Seungjae Lee, University of Seoul, and Simone Carena, Hongik University and the Motoelastico Space Design Agency.
  • Event in English with Korean translation
  • Register Here


Re-Thinking Cities Workshop

Tuesday, October 1 2019, 15:30 – 19:00

Dongdaemun Design Plaza, International Meeting Room, 281 Eulji-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul

  • Exchange of dialogues on digitalization and development of potential solutions to urban challenges.
  • Target Audience: Ph.D. students and/or Post-doctoral students from any discipline, facilitators, young entrepreneurs, social innovators and more
  • Register Here. Registration by September 15.


Gamified Learning and Augmented Reality

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 19:00 – 21:30

KT Square Dream Hall, First floor, KT Gwanghwamun Branch, 178, Sejong-daero, Jongno-gu, Seoul

  • Join Robert Sumner from ETH Zurich’s Game Technology Center and Disney Research Zurich and Josh Jackman Strategic Advisor to the DQ Institute
  • Learn about gamified learning and interact directly with augmented reality technologies that bring paintings to life.
  • Event in English with Korean translation
  • Register Here


Looking forward to meeting you!

STO Team Seoul

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