SinchonChange

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Theme: The Big Picture

Seoul, South Korea
April 7th, 2012

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About this event

TEDxChange 2012 is a TEDx event co-organized by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and TED. Convened by Melinda French Gates and hosted by Chris Anderson, TEDxChange will focus on issues surrounding global health and development. TEDxChange type events are TEDx events hosted around the live webcast of TEDxChange, and also feature local speakers. Our event is called TEDxSinchonChange, and is one of many TEDx events happening around the globe on April 5th that will expand on the ideas brought up at TEDxChange 2010.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Yong-Jin Kwon
    Professor Kwon, currently working in medical policy department in medical college of Seoul National University has graduated medical school and studied ethics of medical law. He has worked as chief of strategic planning In Youth Martyr Newspaper, chief of social participation in Korean Medical Association, director of Korea institute of medical education, director of Medi-peace, and head of emergency aid. He who used to be very active in volunteer medical service for rural communities in medical student years is now a doctor in action, and an intellectual doer willing to offer aids wherever there are people in need. He has participated in various emergency aids for Indonesian Tsunami, Haiti earthquake, and big earthquake of Japan. Recently, he played key role in ‘Lee, Jong-Wook-Seoul Project’ planning, aiming for 21st century aid model such as Minnesota Plan which became driving force for growth in Korean medical industry.
  • Soo-kyung Kim
    She is both a singer and an educator, who makes a miracle that enables everyone to communicate through music. She has graduated from Department of Vocal music at Yonsei University and graduate school of Dongduk women’s university. She also has obtained a diploma at Beniamino Gigli academia of Italy, continuing her occupation as a music teacher in Donggoo Girls’ Commercial High School, adjunct professor in Anyang University and Dankook University. She is now taking an active part on various fields; a professional soprano and the head of domestic business in World Sharp, Soloist Ensemble, instructing a choir at Nazareth Youth Center and an adjutant teacher at Seoul Education Research Information Institute as well. The improvement in her students’ attitude and the hope and pleasure from singing in union is what makes her being together with the students at all times. Her choir class will go on in order to help the isolated children in third world countries to rediscover themselves, and keep dreaming.
  • Hyun-Myung Do
    Inquiring activist fascinated with ‘impact’ and who gives positive influence to society. He tries to act, believing in saying ‘genius can’t win hard worker and hard worker can’t win those who enjoy’. President Do who has established ‘Impact Square’ based on CSV(Creating Shared Value) which is strange in Korea moves all over the places in contribution of business enterprise to society, strategic management of non-profit organization, consulting of social enterprise. He’s still running now in search for enjoyment and meaning for contribution to society rather than simple amusement.

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Venue and Details

Catholic Youth Center
Worldcupbukro2-gil 49
Mapo-Gu
Seoul, 121-816
South Korea
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Event Type (what is this?) TEDxChange Simulcast (TEDxLive)

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Jooyong Moon
Seoul / Gwanak-Gu, South Korea

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Seoul, South Korea

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Team

Youngki Kim
Event Team
Geulim Moon
Event Team
Wonchul Yoo
Event Team
Jaehyun Jung
Event Team
Junmo Yang
Event Team
Jaewon Lim
Event Team
Kyuhun Han
Event Team
Sunhee Hwang
Event Team
Hyeonjin An
Event Team
Hana Kim
Event Team
Ahreum Jang
Event Team
Jiyoon Do
Event Team
Seoyeon Hong
Event Team
Jeonghyun Cho
Event Team
Ji-yong Kim
Event Team
Jieun Kang
Event Team
Hyowon Jeong
Event Team
Hyein Kim
Translation Team
Chiwon Lee
Translation Team
Seoryung Kim
Translation Team
Junwon Yoon
Translation Team
Hyunjun Lee
Translation Team
Eunwon Jeong
Translation Team
Minhwa Kang
Partnership Team
Hyungwoo Kang
Partnership Team
Hyun Hwang
Partnership Team
Huh Kun
PR&Marketing Team
Jiwon So
PR&Marketing Team
Jinhyup Kim
PR&Marketing Team
Seo-hyeok Jang
PR&Marketing Team
Rina Lim
PR&Marketing Team
Yuri Jo
PR&Marketing Team
Donghui Kim
Design&Media Team
June-Ho Kim
Design&Media Team
Jean Lee
Design&Media Team
Gahyun Hong
Design&Media Team
Jungmin Oh
Design&Media Team
Eunsol Lee
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