[GIF2015 Event Summary]

GIF2015 Event Summary

GIF2015 Event Summary
  • English : Global Innovator Festa 2015
  • Subtitle : Start Your Idea!, Theme: Come Out & Play
Period 2015. 10. 1 (Thurs.) - 10. 4 (Sun.), 4 days
Venue EXCO : northern Daegu
Scale 2000 participants, 10,000 audience members (EXCO 1st floor)
Main Events Idea Competition(Hackathons, Ideathon, Auditions), Business Exhibition, Job Fair, Festival
Hosted by Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning
Organized dy Daegu Metropolitan City, Daegu Digital Industry Promotion Agency,
Daegu Center for Creative Economy and Innovation
Sponsors Samsung Electronics, KT, SK Telecom, NAVER, Korea Information Security Industry Association (KISIA),
Korea Software Financial Cooperative, Telecommunications Technology Association (TTA),
IoT Health Care Demonstration Complex Foundation, Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KiSTi)
National Information society Agency
Concurrent events SK Telecom T.um mobile, Samsung Wearable Hackathon Contest, Naver HTML5 convergence technology Forum,
KiSTi Big Data Hackathon Contest, 3D Printing Future Creativity Olympiad
Auxiliary Information Security Product Exhibition and Seminar, 2015 Training in National DB Use and Exhibition,
Gamification Art Show, business∙investment IR Day, Samsung recruitment fair

GIF2015 Background

Better job creation/employment opportunities and reinforcement of domestic/international
youth networks through a global ICT event integrating various forms,
including competitions, exhibitions and lectures on ICT
ideas for direct participation from teenagers from around the world.

GIF2015 Purpose

To lead the creative economy through preparing a basis for its practical invigoration

To contribute to the practice of the creative economy through policy support and fostering of
youth and start-ups and creating a place of international idea exchange

suggest new values and vision for a creative information culture

Promotion of mid/long-term global ICT Festa projects and preparation of a new,
innovative ICT ecosystem to discover competitive ICT talent

GIF2015 Challenges

Creating a place of exchanging of international idea about life, culture, industry, technology through an ICT fusion
event with a new concept integrating productive ideas based on development of a creative economy ecosystem

Creation of unique platforms
for fostering creative talent
integrating productive ideas
based on development of
a creative economy

Acceleration of
support for growth
of global start-ups and
major countries

contributing to the destruction of information
gaps between countries and regions by holding global ICT events