2023 World Emerging Security Forum


Prior to the 2023 World Emerging Security Forum,
the Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a WESF roundtable in collaboration with the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
to promote domestic expert discussions on emerging security threats

(Language of videos is only be serviced in Korean)
Future and Solutions of Emerging Security Threats – Focusing on Cyber and AI
September 15th. 2023.
Four Seasons Hotel SEOUL, Grand Ballroom


Global Security Implications of Generative AI

As technological competition accelerates, we discussed AI-related strategies that need to be preemptively reviewed in response to generative AI changing the face of future warfare.

  • Opening Remakrs : Park Yong Min, Deputy Minister for Multilateral and Global Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Congratulatory Remarks : Lee Seung Seob, Security & External Cooperation Advisor of KAIST
  • Presenter : Yoon Jeonghyeon, Associate Research Fellow of Emerging Security Studies, INSS
  • Panel : Cho Sanggeun, Research Professor of National Future Strategic Technology Policy Research Institute, KAIST
  • Panel : Cha Jungmi, Director of Center for International Strategies at National Assembly Futures Institue
  • Panel : Ahn Sung Won, Head of AI Policy Research at Software Policy & Research Institute
  • Moderator : Song Yun Seon, Adjunct Professor of Graduate School of Political Sudties, Kookmin Univ.


The Future of Cyberhacking and Cybersecurity

We discussed ways to respond to cyber threats that are becoming more sophisticated and diverse, such as malicious programs that demand money and theft of virtual money.

  • Presenter : Kim Yongdae, Professor of Graduate School of Information Security, KAIST
  • Panel : Park Chunsik, Professor of Department of Cyber Security at Ajou University
  • Panel : Son Kwang Soo, Research Fellow of KB Research
  • Panel : EJR Cho Deputy Director of International Relations Studies, INSS
  • Moderator : Lim Jong-in, Emeritus Professor at School of Cybersecurity, Korea University