Grand Ballroom


12:00 ~

Registration & Networking


13:00 ~ 15:00(120')

Developer’s Showcase & Workshop – Creators/Developers (Invitees only)


October 11  XR Academic Network Gathering & Hackathon Finals 

Grand Ballroom 


~12:00Registration & Networking
13:00 ~
15:00
Developer’s Showcase & Workshop – Creators/Developers (Invitees only) 

Studio 1 


12:00 ~
14:30
XAPAC XR Policy Hackathon Finals (Hackathon Round 3 Finalists & Judges)
14:30 ~
14:50
APAC XR Academic Network (1): Goals, Research Plan and Strategy 
(Academic Network Members)
14:50 ~
16:00

APAC XR Academic Network (2): Breakout discussion in Groups (Academic Network Members) 
16:00 ~
16:10

APAC XR Academic Network (3): Recap (Academic Network Members) 
16:10 ~
End of Conference Day 1 

October 12 Innovation Conference 

*This conference will be conducted in English (Simultaneous interpretation will be provided).

MC: Seungbum Choi (Attorney, Kim & Chang; Researcher, Seoul National University AI Policy Initiative)

08:30 ~
Registration & Networking 
09:00 ~
09:20
Opening and Welcome Remarks 

- Opening remarks : Yong LIM 

                       (XR Hub Korea, Seoul National University)

- Welcoming remarks : 

  Byoung-Tak ZHANG (Director, AIIS)

  Beth Ann LIM(Director, Public Policy Strategy, APAC, Meta)


09:20 ~
10:00

Fireside Chat 「AI+XR Building Blocks for a Responsible Metaverse」

Debbie ROSENBAUM(Director and Associate General Counsel, Reality Labs Legal, Meta)

- Moderator: Yong LIM (XR Hub Korea, Seoul National University)

10:30 ~
10:15

Launch of APAC XR Academic Network 
10:15 ~
10:30

Coffee Break 
10:30 ~
11:30

Innovators Showcase : 

Demonstrating the value of emerging technologies and economic opportunities


- Moderator : Aanchal Mehta 

 (Regional Lead, Innovation Programs, APAC, Meta)

- Speakers : 

 Ji Hun JANG (COO, METALAB)

 Heechang Ahn (COO, We-AR))

 Sung Kim (Upstage)

 HCID Lab, Marketon (AR/VR Innovation Contest Winners)

11:30 ~
12:00

XR Policy Hackathon: Presentations & Awards

- Moderator : 

  Stephan SONNENBERG (Seoul National University)

   Yong LIM (XR Hub Korea, Seoul National University)

12:00 ~
13:00

Lunch break
13:00 ~
14:00

Researchers Showcase: Leading discourse in governance policy for XR & AI technologies

- Moderator: Youkang KO (Seoul National University)

- Panelists : 

 Eun-Ju LEE (Seoul National University)

 Lucio LAMBERTI (Milan Polytechnic University)

 Panote SIRIARAYA (Kyoto University)

 Yi-Jao CHEN (National University of Kaohsiung)

 Taja NAIDOO (Manager, Privacy & Public Policy, Meta)

14:00 ~
14:10

Coffee Break 
14:10 ~
15:10

Roundtable I : 

How responsible AI and privacy-preserving technologies can help build the metaverse


- Moderator: Arianne JIMENEZ (Head, Privacy & Data Policy, Engagement, APAC, Meta)

- Panelists : 

 Sangchul PARK (Seoul National University)

 Emma FEDISON (Manager, Privacy Policy for AI, Meta)

 Ji Eun LEE (Kim & Chang)

15:10 ~
15:20

Coffee Break 
15:20 ~
16:20

Roundtable II : 

A multi-stakeholder approach to using AI & XR technologies in promoting safety and well-being in the metaverse

- Moderator : 

  Stephan SONNENBERG (Seoul National University

- Panelists : 

 Meejee CHOI (National Information Society Agency)

 Hyunjung KIM (Managing Partner, IBM Consulting, Korea) 

 Dion Hoe Lian GOH (Nanyang Technological University)

 Debbie ROSENBAUM (Director and Associate General Counsel, Reality Labs Legal, Meta)

16:20 ~
16:30

Coffee Break 
16:30 ~
17:30

Roundtable III : Building inclusive, equitable and accessible AI & XR technologies

- Moderator : Buhm-Suk BAEK (Kyung-Hee University)

- Panelists : 

 Hye Il KIM (Digital Accessibility Officer, Kakao)

 Dena FELDMAN (Director, Reality Labs Policy, Meta)

 Rachel GONG (Khazanah Research Institute)

 Jasper Jerome GARAY (University of Sydney)

17:30 ~
17:40

Closing Remarks

- Ouk HEO (Director, Public Policy, Meta Korea)

- Yong LIM (XR Hub Korea, Seoul National University)

17:40 ~
End of Conference Day 2 

Studio 1


12:00 ~ 14:30(150')

APAC XR Policy Hackathon Finals (Hackathon Round 3 Finalists & Judges)


14:30 ~ 14:50(20')

APAC XR Academic Network (1): Goals, Research Plan and Strategy 

(Academic Network Members)


15:00 ~ 16:10(70')

APAC XR Academic Network (2): Breakout discussion in Groups (Academic Network Members)



16:10 ~ 16:20(10')

APAC XR Academic Network (3): Recap (Academic Network Members)



16:20 ~

End of Conference Day 1




October 12 Innovation Conference

*This conference will be conducted in English (Simultaneous interpretation will be provided).

MC: Seungbum Choi (Attorney, Kim & Chang; Researcher, Seoul National University AI Policy Initiative)


08:30 ~

Registration & Networking


09:00 ~ 09:20(20')

Opening and Welcome Remarks

- Opening remarks : Yong LIM (XR Hub Korea, Seoul National University)

- Welcoming remarks : Byoung-Tak ZHANG (Director, AIIS)

                                     Beth Ann LIM (Director, Public Policy Strategy, APAC, Meta)


09:20 ~ 10:00(40')

Fireside Chat 「AI+XR Building Blocks for a Responsible Metaverse」

Debbie ROSENBAUM(Director and Associate General Counsel, Reality Labs Legal, Meta) 

- Moderator: Yong LIM (XR Hub Korea, Seoul National University)


10:00 ~ 10:15(15')

Launch of APAC XR Academic Network


10:15 ~ 10:30(15')

Coffee Break


10:30 ~ 11:30(60')

Innovators Showcase : 

Demonstrating the value of emerging technologies and economic opportunities

- Moderator : Aanchal Mehta (Regional Lead, Innovation Programs, APAC, Meta)

- Speakers : Ji Hun JANG (COO, METALAB)

                    Heechang Ahn (COO, We-AR))

                    Sung Kim (Upstage)

                    HCID Lab, Marketon (AR/VR Innovation Contest Winners)


11:30 ~ 12:00(30')

XR Policy Hackathon: Presentations & Awards

- Moderator : Stephan SONNENBERG (Seoul National University)

                      Yong LIM (XR Hub Korea, Seoul National University)


12:00 ~ 13:00(60')

Lunch break


13:00 ~ 14:00(60')

Researchers Showcase: Leading discourse in governance policy for XR & AI technologies

- Moderator: Youkang KO (Seoul National University)

- Panelists : Eun-Ju LEE (Seoul National University)

                    Lucio LAMBERTI (Milan Polytechnic University)

                    Panote SIRIARAYA (Kyoto University)

                    Yi-Jao CHEN (National University of Kaohsiung)

                    Taja NAIDOO (Manager, Privacy & Public Policy, Meta)


14:00 ~ 14:10(10')

Coffee Break


14:10 ~ 15:10(60')

Roundtable I : 

How responsible AI and privacy-preserving technologies can help build the metaverse

- Moderator: Arianne JIMENEZ (Head, Privacy & Data Policy, Engagement, APAC, Meta)

- Panelists : Sangchul PARK (Seoul National University)

                    Emma FEDISON (Manager, Privacy Policy for AI, Meta)

                    Ji Eun LEE (Kim & Chang)


15:10 ~ 15:20(10')

Coffee Break


15:20 ~ 16:20(60')

Roundtable II : 

A multi-stakeholder approach to using AI & XR technologies in promoting safety and well-being in the metaverse

- Moderator : Stephan SONNENBERG (Seoul National University

- Panelists : Meejee CHOI (National Information Society Agency)

                    Hyunjung KIM (Managing Partner, IBM Consulting, Korea) 

                    Dion Hoe Lian GOH (Nanyang Technological University)

                    Debbie ROSENBAUM (Director and Associate General Counsel, Reality Labs Legal, Meta)


16:20 ~ 16:30(10')

Coffee Break


16:30 ~ 17:30(60')

Roundtable III : Building inclusive, equitable and accessible AI & XR technologies

- Moderator : Buhm-Suk BAEK (Kyung-Hee University)

- Panelists : Hye Il KIM (Digital Accessibility Officer, Kakao)

                    Dena FELDMAN (Director, Reality Labs Policy, Meta)

                    Rachel GONG (Khazanah Research Institute)

                    Jasper Jerome GARAY (University of Sydney)


17:30 ~ 17:40(10')

Closing Remarks

- Ouk HEO (Director, Public Policy, Meta Korea)

- Yong LIM (XR Hub Korea, Seoul National University)


17:40 ~

End of Conference Day 2