KFEZ 20th Anniversary International Forum

KFEZ 20th Anniversary International Forum

The KFEZ 20th Anniversary Commemorative Forum (2023 Global Business Frontier Forum) will be held from October 17 to 18 2023, at the Grand Ballroom of the Sheraton Grand Incheon Hotel, both in an online and offline hybrid format, under the theme of “Leap to an Innovative Ecosystem City of Korea.”

2023 Global Business Frontier Forum is an international event organized by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy and the IFEZ(Incheon Free Economic Zone) to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Korean Free Economic Zones (KFEZ), which refer to special economic zones aimed at actively attracting foreign investment by improving the business environment and living conditions for foreign-invested enterprises, ensuring the autonomy of economic activities for companies through various regulatory relaxations, and providing incentives. A total of nine KFEZs have been established and operated, starting with Incheon in 2003, and including Busan-Jinhae, Gwangyang Bay Area, Gyeonggi-do, Daegu - Gyeongsangbuk-do, Chungcheongbuk-do, East Coast Area, Gwangju, and Ulsan.

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Keynote Speech

10/17 (Tue)

"Future Direction of Free Economic Zones from the Perspective of Urban Growth" by Edward L. Glaeser, Professor, Department Chair & Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economis, Harvard University.

Policy Session 1 - Present and Future of Global Free Economic Zones

Cooperation Session 1 - Performance and Development Direction of the FEZ Innovatinve Ecosystem Creation Project


10/18 (Wed)

"Origins & Innovation" by Jeong-Dong LEE, Professor, interdiscilinary Graduate School of Engineering Practice, Seoul National University.

Policy Session 2 - 20 Years of IFEZ Performace and Direction for the Future.

Cooperation Session 2 - Global Gateway Economy/ Special Zone City Cooperation Network

Industry Session 1 - Future of Insdustrial Innocation and Role of FEZ

Industry Session 2 - Technology and Policy: Shaping 'Everyday AI' (The Women Information Technology and Science Association of Korea


Useful Information

DATE: October 17 (Tue)~18 (Wed), 2023

TIME: 9:00 - 18:00 KST

VENUE: Sheraton Grand Incheon Hotel, Grand Ballroom 3F

*Booth: KFEZ, IFEZ and 8 Economic Free Zone Authorities

PARTICIPANTS: 8 countries overseas (UAE, Indonesia, Poland, China, Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam)

HOST: Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, Incheon Free Economic Zone

PARTNER: Incheon Institute, Eight FEZ Authorities, ULI

FORMAT: Hybrid format (Simultaneous Interpretation - English - Korean), Exhibition Booth



KFEZ 20th Anniversary International Forum Secretariat

E-mail : gbfforum2023(@)


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