All WTA members and partners will gather together at the Plenary Meeting of General Assembly to establish the new vision for next decade. Through consultation of all participants, WTA in association with partner organizations will launch an initiative aiming to promote international collaboration for sustainable regional growth based on the science, technology and innovation.

WTA Mayors’ Forum aims to provide an international platform for policy sharing and mutual consultation among WTA member cities and invited cities from all around the world. This year’s Forum will explore diverse range of policies and projects in the field of smart city development of the cities in every corner of the world.

We welcome the active engagement of public, private and civil societies for sharing the vision and collaborating for sustainable and resilient cities of tomorrow.

WTA University Presidents’ Forum is a high-level meeting among research-oriented universities of the globe that aims to provide active discussion on the role of universities as one of the core actors of regional innovation ecosystem. At this year’s Forum, we will explore the strategies and programs of universities to foster the entrepreneurship of young generation.

The Forum will be held at the Eastern International University with the active engagement of global university leaders and students. 

WTA Executive Board & GIF Organizing Committee Meeting

  • Date/Time: 10 October (WED) / 10:00~12:00
  • Venue: BCEC GF – Room B
  • Language: English
  • Chair : Her, Tae-Jeong, President of WTA
  • Moderator : Byung-Joo Kang, Secretary General of WTA
  • Detailed operation timeline

Americas & Europe Regional Board Meeting

  • Date/Time: 10 October (WED) / 13:00~14:30
  • Venue: BCEC 2F – Meeting Room 1
  • Language: English
  • Chair and Moderator : Byung-Joo Kang, Secretary General of WTA
  • If the President of Regional Board attends, he/she will be co-chairing the meeting
  • Detailed operation timeline

Asia & Pacific Regional Board Meeting

  • Date/Time: 10 October (WED) / 15:00~16:30
  • Venue: BCEC 2F – Meeting Room 2
  • Language: English
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  • Chair and Moderator : Byung-Joo Kang, Secretary General of WTA
  • If the President of Regional Board attends, he/she will be co-chairing the meeting.
  • Detailed operation timeline (tentative)

Middle East & Africa Regional Board Meeting

  • Date/Time: 10 October (WED) / 17:00~18:30
  • Venue: BCEC 2F – Meeting Room 1
  • Language: English
  • Chair and Moderator : Byung-Joo Kang, Secretary General of WTA
  • If the President of Regional Board attends, he/she will be co-chairing the meeting
  • Detailed operation timeline (tentative)

Opening Ceremony

  • Date/Time: 11 October (THU) / 09:00 ~ 10:30
  • Venue: BCEC 1F – Auditorium
  • MC: Professional MC prepared by Binh Duong
  • Language: English, Korean
  • Korean interpreters will be provided by WTA
  • Detailed operation timeline

WTA University Presidents’ Forum

  • Date/Time: 11 October (THU) / 13:30~17:00
  • Venue: Eastern International University (EIU) – Auditorium & Classroom
  • Language: English
  • MC: Professional MC prepared by EIU
  • Detailed operation timeline (tentative)

16th WTA Mayors’ Forum

  • Date/Time: 12 October (FRI) / 09:00~12:00
  • Venue: BCEC GF – Room B
  • Language: English, Korean 
  • Co-Chairs: Her, Tae-Jeong, President of WTA, Mayor of Daejeon Metropolitan City; Tran Thanh Liem, Chairman of People’s Committee of Binh Duong Province, Viet Nam
  • Moderator: Byung-Joo Kang, Secretary General of WTA
  • Detailed operation timeline

Plenary Meeting of 11th WTA General Assembly

  • Date/Time: 12 October (FRI) / 13:00~15:00
  • Venue: Conference Room A, GF, BCEC
  • Language: English, Korean
  • Moderator : Her Tae Jeong, President of WTA
  • MC : Prof. Byung Joo Kang, Secretary General of WTA
  • Detailed operation timeline (tentative)

WTA Promotion Day

  • Date/Time: 12 October (FRI) / 17:30~18:30
  • Venue: BCEC GF – Room C
  • Language: English
  • Type of event: Cocktail reception (standing)
  • Chair: Her, Tae-Jeong, President of WTA
  • MC: Professional MC prepared by WTA
  • Main agenda: Declaration of WTA Vision 2028, Appointment ceremony of WTA Vice Presidents, Awarding Ceremony of WTA Honorable Members, etc.
  • Detailed operation timeline