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lee-young-geun
June 22
8.30 AM - 8.45 AM
Keynote - New Advancements in Asian Urban Development

Lee Young Geun

Commissioner

Incheon Free Economic Zone

Lee Young-Geun is the Commissioner of the Incheon Free Economic Zone Authority (IFEZ). IFEZ was established in August 2003, with a designated area of 132.9km2, incorporating Songdo, Yeongjong, and Cheongna cities, as well as Incheon International Airport/Ports. IFEZ acts as the hub for government’s strategy of making Northeast Asia’s central economic district.

Before serving as Commissioner for IFEZ, Lee Young-Geun was Head of the Building Research Center for the Architectural Institute of Korea; Professor at State University of New York in Korea, Seoul National University and Korea Aerospace University. He was also Executive Vice President and Acting President of Incheon International Airport Corporation. Lee Young-Geun has held a number of positions in the Ministry of Construction & Transport and the Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs.

He holds a BA, MA and PhD in Architecture from Seoul National University, and was a HumphreyFellow for Urban Planning at Rutgers University New Jersey.