UKC 2023 

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Symposium

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Symposium (IES) at UKC 2023

The Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA) is delighted to present the 5th Innovation and Entrepreneurship Symposium (IES), taking place on August 3-5, 2023 at the Hyatt Regency DFW in Dallas, TX. This symposium is designed to facilitate networking opportunities for entrepreneurial communities from both the US and Korea. The IES Demo session will provide a platform for participating startups to showcase their companies to UKC attendees and an opportunity for advancing to the Startup Pitch Competition (SPC), a highlight of the symposium, offering the chance to pitch their companies to potential investors and industry professionals while competing for a cash prize. The Idea Pitch Competition (IPC) invites early-stage startups and future entrepreneurs to present their ideas and receive feedback from participating investors. The IPC provides great opportunities to meet future collaborators and seed investors and to compete for cash awards. Throughout the symposium, attendees will have the chance to participate in various networking events with investors, successful entrepreneurs, funding agencies, and experts in law and finance. We extend a warm invitation to all entrepreneurial-minded professionals to attend the IES and explore the growing cross-border business opportunities between the US and Korea. 

IES 2023 Keynote Speech

"The role and prospects of tech start-ups in the era of global tech wars"

Dong Hoon Lee, Chief Executive Officer of SK Biopharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. & SK Life Science, Inc. (Present)