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  • 11-15 May 2020, Seoul, South Korea
  • +82 10 3521 5675

5G Innovation in Korea: a World of Opportunity

South Korea is the most technologically advanced and digitally connected country; it has the third most broadband Internet users among the OECD countries and launched the world’s first 5G network in April, 2019. Korea is also home to industry giants like Samsung, LG and Hyundai, and is well-known as an information and communications technology (ICT) powerhouse, with core competencies across devices, infrastructures and services.

Experience the accelerating pace of innovation culture in Korea Upward your 5G movement by learning from the latest innovation and technology developments that are taking place in Korea Visit leading financial institutions, fintech firms, unicorns and giant technology companies Dialogue with leading innovators, disruptive minds and subject matter experts

Opportunities in South Korea have become more significant with the emergence of 5G telecommunications services. As a dynamic market starts to come into view, companies with compelling 5G technologies are encouraged to look closely at the country’s advanced telecoms infrastructure.

The Asian Banker is pleased to announce the Korea 5G in Finance Innovation Study Tour 2020. We will take decision makers from around the world on an in-depth study tour of the world’s first 5G national ecosystem including site visits to 5G applications in AI, gaming, telecommunications, payments, manufacturing, government services and others to show the future that finance has to plug into.

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The tour includes site visits to innovation labs, successful fintech firms, native digital enterprises and unicorns with unique, cutting-edge business models and insights. These first hand experiences and insights will help you and your organisation keep up with the best practices in the industry. The delegate’s seats are limited to 30 participants in order to keep it interactive.

The key skills

You will achieve in this programme are:

Global Industry

How will 5G transform our lives?

Artificial Intelligence

Era of artificial intelligence (AI) plus / AI-driven innovation


Trends in big data and analytics technologies


Digital assets and cryptocurrencies

Culture and Ecosystem

Elements of an innovative culture and ecosystem

Bank Innovation

What can they achieve?

People you will meet

These are some of the people you will meet during the Seoul
Innovation Study Tour 2020

Jae Shin

Chief Marketing Officer, Blocko

David Lee

Chief Strategy Officer, Kakao Bank

Jenna Lee

Founder & CEO, AIM

Joey Kim

Founder & CEO, Peoplefund

Who should attend?

Chairmen, chief executives and board members of banks, financial institutions and startups who wish to introduce transformational changes in their organisations and incorporate the latest innovation in their business models

Senior executives in retail, transaction banking and trade finance

Chief innovation officers, chief data officers and chief marketing officers

Decision-makers in mobile banking, online payments, customer service, technology and operations

Heads of digital channels, product innovation and retail operations

Senior executives of business analytics, data management, corporate planning and strategy

Agenda at a Glance

DAY - 1
Monday 16 Mar 2020
DAY - 2
Tuesday 17 Mar 2020
DAY - 3
Wednesday 18 Mar 2020
DAY - 4
Thursday 19 Mar 2020
DAY - 5
Friday 20 Mar 2020


Hana Financial Group's venture with SK Telecom


K Global Startup Hub:
A major Korean goverment agency under the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning


Enterprise blockchain simplified: Flexible hybrid digital innovation


Dialogue and panel discussions

SK Telecom

New ICT ecosystem

KB InsighT

South Korea's first bank branch run solely by information technology personnel


Korea's leading tech-based financial platform: the fastest growing marketplace lender in country.

Kakao Bank

How did Kakao become Korea's first profitable virtual bank?

SK Telecom

A spectacular glimpse into the future life


Explainable AI for better decision-making


A leading Robo Advisor for retail investors

Lotte World Tower

Imagine a new Korea


Seoul 5G in finance study tour will be held at Lotte Hotel Seoul, South Korea. Some important venue related details are as follows:

Lotte Hotel Seoul, South Korea

30 Eulji-ro, Euljiro 1 (iI)-ga, Seoul, South Korea

Phone: (+82) 2 771 1000

Lotte Hotel Seoul is one of Korea’s finest 5-star luxury hotels and is conveniently located in the heart of Seoul’s central business district near Myeongdong. The Main Tower and Executive Tower has a total of 1,015 guest rooms that were designed by four world-class interior design firms. The Club Floor is designed for business guests, and there are beautiful event spaces for family gatherings, weddings, large-scale conferences or business functions.


This Programme is limited to a maximum of 30 participants.

Preparation for the sessions and reading material will be sent one month before the programme begins.

Regular Price: 11,500 USD

Early Bird Price: 10,000 USD

(Before March 15, 2020)

5-night hotel accommodation from 10 to 14 May 2020

Local transfers

All breakfast, lunches, selected dinners that
are part of the programme

Site visit, meetings and activities

Conference Pass

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