Welcome Messages

Welcome Messages from Co-Chairs

Welcome to the 2nd International Conference on Bioresources, Energy, Environment, and Materials Technology (BEEM2018):Technology Nexus for the Resonance of Nature and Humans!

We would be delighted for you to join this momentous occasion to share your scientific ideas and celebrate with us in Gangwon Province, Korea from June 10-13, 2018, at the BEEM2018 Conference, the only regionally specialized convention supported by both the federal and provincial governments.

This conference was specifically designed to stimulate new research activities in the technological fields of bioresources, energy, environment, and materials. We encourage you to participate in the progress of the shares of research with eminent researchers through active discussion collaboration.

The Daemyung Resort Vivaldi Park has been tentatively chosen as our conference venue, which is surrounded by a breath-taking forested area (11,239,720 m²) in the verdant, mountainous village of Hongcheon, Gangwon Province, Korea. Note that the XXIII Olympic Winter Games will also be held in the same location for 17 days from February 9-25,2018. Equipped with Korea’s newest and most luxurious accommodation facilities and world-class convention center, Vivaldi Park offers a wide variety of recreational and leisure activities for your entertainment and relaxation.

Please feel free to contact the secretariat anytime with your inquiries (beem2018@beem2018.org). We look forward to seeing you all in Gangwon Province, Korea!

Sincerely,

  • Co-Chair Prof. Yong Sik Ok Korea University
  • Co-Chair Prof. Sung-Eun Lee Kyungpook National University
  • Co-Chair Prof. Geonha Kim Hannam University
  • Co-Chair Prof. Eilhann E. Kwon Sejong University
  • Co-Chair Prof. Daniel C.W. Tsang The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Honorary Chair Prof. Ming Hung Wong The Education University of Hong Kong

Welcome Messages from the Governor of Gangwon Province

As the Governor of Gangwon Province, I am most honored to welcome the many outstanding bio experts coming to us from all over the world.

First of all, I must show my sincere congratulation for “the 2nd International Conference on Bioresources, Energy, Environment, and Materials Technology (BEEM2018): Technology Nexus for the Resonance of Nature and Humans,” which Gangwon is proud to support, along with the assistance of the federal government of Korea.

Gangwon has been strategically and intensively fostering bio, medical device, new material and plasma industries with the vision of a green future, full of abundant and pristine nature.

In terms of the Bio industry, a host of efforts have been made through various initiatives, such as the Gangwon Bio Expert Forum, R&D project research meetings, Export Fair, and Good Job Exposition.

There is no doubt that the “2nd International Conference on Bioresources, Energy, Environment, and Materials Technology (BEEM2018)” will add great momentum to the Bio industry of Gangwon Province to achieve greater global competitiveness.

Once again, I cordially thank all of the participants and look forward to the continued prosperity of the Bio industry and the BEEM franchise.

Sincerely yours,

  • Moonsoon Choi Governor of Gangwon province Republic of Korea

Welcome Messages from the Board President of the Gangwon Convention & Visitors Bureau

It is so much honor to welcome all the distinguished guests to Gangwon province in this gorgeous conference.

I am Choi Soo Young, Board President of the Gangwon Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Gangwon province is the venue for Pyeongchang Winter Olympic games 2018 and the number one tourist destination for Korean thanks to natural and cultural abundance.

On behalf of Gangwon province, the Gangwon Convention & Visitors Bureau has made an effort on promoting Gangwon province globally, attracting and nurturing international conferences and events in our province.

In this sense, I must express my sincere gratitude for a great deal of contribution by organizing committee to the development of Gangwon provincial MICE industry as well as bio industry.

This “2nd International Conference on Bioresources, Energy, Environment, and Materials Technology (BEEM2018): Technology Nexus for the Resonance of Nature and Humans” is truly important for us since Gangwon Province has fostered the Bio industry for many years as a main strategic industry. However, we guarantee that this conference definitely enables us to get global competitiveness.

We do look forward to welcoming you to BEEM2018 and hope you take full advantage to discover the uniqueness and splendor of the natural beauty of Gangwon Province.

Thank you!

  • Soo Young Choi Board President
    The Gangwon Convention & Visitors Bureau
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