From taxi drones, to mosquito helicopters, to autonomous vehicles, urban mobility is evolving at a rapid pace. The transportation of the future will require the low latency and processing volume of the open grid. Hear what’s in store for the city of Montréal and the innovative cities of the world such as ‘’South Korea city name’’ and what infrastructure we’ll need to support this progress.
Hyelim Kim, Mitacs Future Networks Team
- Philippe Doyon-Poulin, Professor Polytechnique
- Abdo Shabah, Humanitas
- Sungwan Park, GM, KEIT
- David Taejun Lee, Professor KDI (remote)
General Director of KEIT US Office, Korea Evaluation Institute of Industrial Technology (KEIT)
Short Bio: Mr. Park is a representative of Korea Evaluation of Institute of Industrial Technology (KEIT) at US Office. He earned master’s degree from Korea University in International Development and Cooperation. He joined KEIT in 2013 and currently is serving as representative of KEIT USA/CANADA since January 2021.
Hyelim Juliana Kim
Short Bio: Account Manager/Business Development, Korea Lead at Mitacs and a founding member of Mitacs’ Future Networks Team (5G and beyond) who focuses on connecting innovators in various sectors, especially in cybersecurity, future networks, AI, quantum, advanced manufacturing and the environment. She is passionate about bringing international and national partnerships to meaningful results, with sustainable and inclusive development in mind. Proud of her background, she is an active member of AKCSE (Association of Korean Canadian Scientists and Engineers) and an advisor at PUAC (Peaceful Unification Advisory Council of Korea).
Professeur adjoint, Polytechnique Montréal
Short Bio: Philippe Doyon-Poulin is an assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics and Industrial Engineering at Polytechnique Montreal. He worked 8 years in human factors engineering at Bombardier Aerospace where he authored more than 25 aircraft certification reports to show compliance with the new aircraft regulations 525.1302 on flight deck usability and 525.1309 on pilot error. At Polytechnique, his research focuses on interactivity, error prevention and decision-making with automated systems.
Short Bio: Dr. Shabah is an emergency physician, innovator and public health specialist. He has taken part in numerous humanitarian missions, conducts research in information technology in disaster settings and continues to serve in the International Emergency Response Unit with the Canadian Red Cross. In 2013, Dr. Shabah founded HUMANITAS to generate technological solutions to assist emergency responders and other groups.
After many years practising in Quebec’s northern regions (Nunavik), Dr. Shabah practised in a Level I trauma centre in Montreal and has participated in aeromedical evacuations since 2007. He has been appointed medical director at many Canadian health care organizations and currently works as an associate professor at the Université de Montréal. He also collaborates with many national and international universities and organizations on the development of humanitarian innovations.
Dr. Shabah holds an MBA from McGill University, an MSc in health care administration and an MD from the Université de Montréal. He also has a certificate in humanitarian studies from the Harvard School of Public Health focused on crisis/emergency/disaster management.
Taejun (David) Lee
Short Bio : Taejun (David) Lee (PhD) is a professor at KDI (Korea Development Institute) School of Public Policy and Management and holds the Head of the Open Government & Innovation (OGI) Lab at KDI School of Public Policy and Management, and is Adjunct Research Fellow of KDI. Trained as a social scientist, he is dedicated to rethinking and reengineering policy process and governance culture for government innovation, local governance, social entrepreneurship and sustainable development in the era of digital transformation. His major interests are in the fields of culture and local development, public communication and media, open government and citizen engagement and digital government and smart cities. Dr. Lee advises governments, international organizations, research communities, private sector companies and NGOs, such as the Executive Office of the President, the Office for Governmental Policy Coordination, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Ministry of the Interior and Safety, Ministry of Personnel Management, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Ministry of Science and ICT, Ministry of Food and Drug Safety, Korea Electric Power Corporation, and Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power and international societies and organizations (e.g., OECD, UN, World Bank, Open Government Partnership and some foreign governments). In 2021-2022, he leads an open policy innovation network convened by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism that meet the needs and priorities of policymakers, industries, startups, universities, international organizations and the wider research community working in the K-Culture (“Hallyu”) ecosystem.