Industry professionals from both institutions will be presenting across 4 themes aimed at promoting and sharing game-changing interdisciplinary research between Australia and Korea:

  • National Security and Cyber Policies
  • Diverse Workforce in Cybersecurity
  • Uplifting Security in Critical Infrastructure
  • Interdisciplinary Cyber Security Education 


Presentations will be delivered by the following speakers: 

  • Prof. Jong-in-Lim (Korea University, former Blue House Special Advisor Cyber Security) 
  • Dr. Jin Bae Hong (Director General, Cyber Security and Network Policy Bureau, Ministry of Science and ICT, South Korean Government)
  • Dr. So Jeong Kim (Director of International Cyber Security Cooperation, National Security Research Institute of Korea) 
  • Michelle Mosey (AustCyber)
  • Dr Yoo Jin Kwon (KEPCO Research Institute, Convergence Lab)
  • Amy Roberts (Australian Women in Security Network)
  • Jacqui Loustau (Australian Women in Security Network)
  • A/Prof. Dan Kim (UQ Cyber) 
  • Dr. David Stockdale (AusCERT)
  • Prof. Ryan Ko (UQ Cyber)
  • Prof. Ji Won Yoon (Korea University) 

The Australia-Korea Foundation (AKF) was established by the Australian Government in 1992 to promote bilateral relations between Korea and Australia.

The objectives of AKF are to:

  • increase public awareness of Australia in Korea and of Korea in Australia
  • develop partnerships in areas of shared interest in the bilateral, regional and global context
  • increase Australians' capacity to effectively engage with Korea.

The AKF offers annual grant funding to organisations and individuals to support projects or activities which advance Australia's engagement with Korea, including exchanges, partnerships and other collaborations in the general fields of business, education, academia, arts/culture and society.

About UQ and Korea University Cyber Security workshops 2021

Promoting Cyber Security Sector Diversity and Bilateral Interdisciplinary Research

The University of Queensland and Korea University present a 1-day workshop/seminar to address complex cyber security challenges, engage researchers, industry experts and students. 


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