Jeonbuk International FInance Conference 2018 (JIFIC2018)
Rising into a Financial Business Hub in Pension Funds and Agricultural Science
Date & Time
December 6 (Thu.), 2018    09:40 – 16:05
National Intangible Heritage Center, Jeonju, Jeonbuk
Organized by
Jeollabuk-do Provincial Government, National Pension Service
Official Languages
Korean, English (Simultaneous interpretation provided)


Time Schedule
09:00 ~ 09:40 Registration
09:40 ~ 10:00 Performance
Opening Ceremony
10:00 ~ 10:20 (20' ) Opening Remarks
  • Ha-Jin Song Governor, Jeollabuk-do
Welcome Remarks & Congratulatory Remarks
  • Sung Joo Kim Chairman and CEO, National Pension Service
Keynote Speech : In Anticipation of the Launch of the Jeonbuk Finance Center
10:20 ~ 10:30 (10' ) Keynote Speech
  • Seung Park
    Professor at Chung-Ang University, Former Governor of The Bank of Korea
Session Ⅰ : Globalization of Jeonbuk and Global Alternative Investment
- Infrastructure, Secondaries , Buy-out -
10:30 ~ 11:50 (80' ) Presentations & Discussions

UK Infrastructure Investment Outlook

Hugh de Lusignan Senior Investor Relations Manager, Capital Investment Directorate,
Department of International Trade UK

North American Infrastructure Investment

Trent Vichie Co-Founder, Co-Chairman and Co-CEO, Stonepeak Partners

Investing in European and North American Buyout Opportunities.

Richard Kunzer Partner, BC Partners

Investing in Secondaries: Steady and Solid Returns

Eugene J. Kim Managing Director, Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Panel discussion and Q&A
11:50 ~ 13:30 (100' ) Break Luncheon
Session II : New Local Business Model Developments and Opportunities
- Integration of Agricultural, Financial and Distribution Industry Basis -
13:30 ~ 14:40 (70' ) Presentations & Discussions

The Role of Finance for Local Economic Development

Han Kim CEO and Chairman, JB Financial Group

Megatrends – Drivers of the Future & Growth

Rick Chau Managing Director and Head of Asia Pacific, STOXX LIMITED

The Future of Agriculture! Converge Fourth Industrial Revolution with Finance

Gwang Soo Kim CEO, NongHyup Financial Group
Panel discussion and Q&A
14:40 ~ 14:55 (15' ) Break Coffee Break
Session III : The Land of Investment and the Role of Finance
- Small Business Incubation and Capital Raising -
14:55 ~ 16:05 (70' ) Presentations & Discussions

Asia’s Financial Acceleration and How This Should Affect Korea Capital Market

Joon Seok Executive Director, Korea Strategy, Morgan Stanley

Small Business Investment and Capital Raising

Natasha Bansgopaul COO and Co-Founder, DarcMatter

Charlotte: The Best City for Finance Workers

Richard Kim Founder and CEO, Nineone Korea
Panel discussion and Q&A