Invited Speakers

The Fourth Industrial Revolution and New Industry Development Directions

- Marn-ki Jeong

- Ex First Vice Minister of Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, South Korea


Mr. Marn-ki Jeong is an ex first vice Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, South Korea. During his career, he has held a number of key positions within the South Korean government. Specifically, he was a presidential secretary for trade, industry and energy. He also was the executive director of industrial matters in Minister of Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, South Korea. As the importance of the Fourth Industrial Revolution is getting even more important, he has a vast experience in the field of trade and industry. He is a graduate of prestigious Seoul National University.


Bigdata Approach and Challenges in Government

- Myoung Hee Kim

- President of National Computing & Information Service, Ministry of Interior, South Korea



Myoung Hee Kim is the President of National Computing & Information Service (NCIS), Ministry of Interior (MoI). She has held key positions in world-leading companies, such as IBM Korea and SK Telecom. During her career, she initiated various projects in the field of ICT, and has a large experience in working with Big Data systems. She received her B.S degree in management science from Sogang University and M.S degree in business administration from KAIST.


Initiation of an Innovation Ecosystem: Uzbekistan's Road Towards Building Silicon Valley

- Bokhodir Ayupov

- Consultant, Ministry of Information Technologies and Communications, Uzbekistan


Bokhodir Ayupov graduated from the University of Surrey (UK) with an M.Sc. Management in 2004. Soon after than he was employed as a lecturer at Westminster International University in Tashkent. The areas of his research interest include project management, management of education, organizational behavior and marketing. He has also been providing professional training for various organizations. His training expertise includes subjects of Project Management, Developing People Internationally, Business Communication, Design Thinking, Implementing Information Technologies in Organizations, and etc. Currently, Bokhodir Ayupov serves as a Consultant of the Ministry of Information Technologies and Communications of Republic of Uzbekistan on E-Government initiatives.

Prediction Markets a Computational Mechanism for Aggregating Information

- Sarvar Abdullaev

- Assistant Professor, Inha University in Tashkent, Uzbekistan



Dr. Sarvar Abdullaev is an assistant professor at Inha University in Tashkent. Prior to joining Inha University, Dr. Abdullaev had been a PhD researcher at King's College London under the supervision of Prof. Peter McBurney where he undertook a research on the auction-based models of financial derivatives market and successfully defended his thesis in 2016. Dr. Abdullaev is the author of more than 15 conference and journal papers, and a frequent speaker at international scientific forums. His research interests are in the fields of multi-agent systems, distributed computing, mechanism design and financial engineering. Besides academic research, Dr. Abdullaev has more than 10 years of experience in professional software development and consultancy for international enterprises. He is also actively involved in organizing public IT events such as programming workshops, hackathons, startup seminars and contests.