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Incheon Global Campus leads Green Growth Week events

By Ock Hyun-ju
  • Published : Oct 27, 2019 - 13:30
  • Updated : Oct 27, 2019 - 13:30

Professors and students from the world’s leading universities with a presence at Incheon Global Campus shared their knowledge about how to achieve a green energy transformation during Global Green Growth Week.

The Global Green Growth Institute hosted Global Green Growth Week 2019, which offered a chance to explore knowledge and strategies on the policy, finance, technological and social dimensions of transitioning to renewable energy.

During the event, held at Coex Intercontinental Hotel from Oct. 21-24 under the theme of unlocking renewable energy potential, Gerald Stokes, professor and chair of the department of technology and society at SUNY Korea, shared his knowledge Tuesday in a session on technology and innovation. Mark Whitaker, a professor of business management at the university, gave a presentation Monday on socially inclusive energy transitions. 


Ko Hyo-jeong, who majors in urban ecology at the University of Utah Asia Campus, delivers a presentation during Global Green Growth Week 2019. (Incheon Global Campus)

Ko Hyo-jeong, who studies urban ecology at the University of Utah Asia Campus, delivered a presentation on the eco-friendly energy project in Incheon’s Songdo International Business District, which is positioning itself as a global smart city.

Incheon Global Campus, the global education hub in Northeast Asia, is a shared campus that hosts world-leading universities including the State University of New York, the University of Utah Asia Campus and George Mason University.

About 2,800 students are enrolled there, and Incheon Global Campus plans to host five more foreign universities. 

By Ock Hyun-ju (laeticia.ock@heraldcorp.com)