YG/YP Program

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Young Generation (YG) / Young Professional (YP) Program

  • Date June 16 (Sunday) - June 17 (Monday)
  • Organizer AKCSE (Association of Korean-Canadian Scientists and Engineers)
  • Contact Dr. Patrick Lee, University of Toronto (patricklee@mie.utoronto.ca), Dr. Simon Park, University of Calgary (sipark@ucalgary.ca), Dr. Jong Sung Kim, Dalhousie University (jskim@ dal.ca), Dongkyu Na (YPN, ndk8438@gmail.com), Nia Kang (YGN, nkang103@uottawa.ca)
  • Description The YGP (Young Generation/Professionals) Program is an annual international conference held during the Canada-Korea Conference (CKC) for undergraduate and graduate students as well as young professionals in the field of Science and Technology. It aims to bring together YGP members from all over Canada, providing a platform on which they are able to network, build important skills and share knowledge and experiences.
  • Program

    Date/Time Program
    [6/16(Sun)] 09:00-12:15 • YG/YP President Meeting (KC208/210)
    • YGP Icebreaker (MB251/253)
    13:15-13:45 • YG/YP Opening (MB251/253)
    • Congratulatory remarks by Myung-Ja Kim; President, KOFST
    13:45-16:30 • YGP Oral Research Competition (MB251/253)
    17:00-19:00 • Welcome Reception (Kinnear Centre 101+103+105)
    [6/17(Mon)] 9:00-10:00 • CKC 2019 Opening Ceremony (Kinnear Centre 101+103+105)
    10:00-10:30 • Photo Time (Outdoor, TBA)
    10:45-11:15 • Plenary Session I (10:45-11:15)
    11:15-12:15 • Poster One-Minute Elevator Pitch (Kinnear Centre 101/103/105)
    12:15-13:15 • Lunch (Vistas Dining Room)
    13:15-14:45 • YGP Entrepreneurship Session (MB251)
    14:45-15:00 • Social break
    15:00-16:30 • YGP Industry Talk (MB251)
    16:30-16:45 • Social break
    16:45-18:00 • Poster Competition (Kinnear Centre 203/205)

    June 16 (Sunday)
    YGP Oral Research Presentation - Engineering (MB251)

    Date/Time Presenter Program
    [6/16(Sun)] 1:45-1:50 Introduction
    1:50-2:02 Jenny Shin Detection of Powdery Mildew on Strawberry Leaves Using Machine Vision and Deep Learning
    2:02-2:14 Bomin Kim Low Energy Partial Upgrading of Heavy Crude Oil Using Cavitation
    2:14-2:26 Kunwoo Park UWB-IMU-based UAV positioning dataset in GPS denied environments
    2:26-2:38 Junwon Seo Development of a Gyroplane UAV
    2:38-2:50 Eric Lee Multifunctional smart glasses to aid low vision individuals in indoor environments
    2:50-3:02 Junhee Park Preliminary Investigation on Microstructures of Powder Metallurgy Ti-6Al-4V Reinforced by Boron Nitride Nanotubes
    3:02-3:10 Break
    3:10-3:22 Wayne Park Risks and Mitigations for Hydraulic Fracturing Wastewater Disposal Operations in Western Canada
    3:22-3:34 Kevin Chung Efficient Skull-Stripping of Head CT Images using Connective Morphology
    3:34-3:46 Nia Kang Bioinformatics of blood-based gene expression networks to increase precision of computational predictive analytics for Parkinson’s disease
    3:46-3:58 Sehui Kim Functionalized Cellulose as Flocculants
    3:58-4:10 Hyunil Kim Urban Flood Prediction by Coupling Hydraulic Analysis and Machine Learning
    4:10-4:22 Ho Kun Oh Colloidal annealing of ZnO nanoparticles to passivate trap site and improve charge extraction in quantum dot solar cells

    June 16 (Sunday)
    YGP Oral Research Presentation - Science (MB253)

    Date/Time Presenter Program
    [6/16(Sun)] 1:45-1:50 Introduction
    1:50-2:02 Kate Kim Chemical Comparison of Ginseng and Advil to Analyze Similarities and Differences Between Natural Remedies and Western Medicine
    2:02-2:14 Jaesoo Jung A Mass spectrometry-based Approach to Elucidate the Glycan of Siglecs
    2:14-2:26 Laura Kim Evaluating Visual Evoked Cortical Magnetic Responses in Youth with Demyelination
    2:26-2:38 James Han E3 ubiquitin ligase Cbl-b deficient T cells resist immune suppression and induce robust anti-tumor immunity
    2:38-2:50 Nicholas Kim Role of heme metabolism in pathological neovascularization: Implications for Retinopathy of Prematurity
    2:50-3:02 Yousung Nam Effects of Ghrelin Administration on Memory in the 5xFAD mouse model of Alzheimer’s Disease
    3:02-3:10 Break
    3:10-3:22 Jeremiah Joo A Longitudinal Examination of Hearing Loss in Children with Mild Bilateral Hearing Loss
    3:22-3:34 Sihyun Baek A single gRNA target CRISPR-Cas9 platform for multiplex gene integration in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
    3:34-3:46 Elizabeth Choi The Effect of Visible Light on Hypsibius annulatus Longevity: A Pilot Study
    3:46-3:58 Wisoo Shin Dysfunction of hair follicle mesenchymal progenitors is associated with age related hair loss
    3:58-4:10 Jimmy Lee Jadomycin B and S prevent the formation of mammospheres originating from breast cancer stem cells
    4:10-4:22 Daniel Kim Investigation of Immunotoxicity of Copper Nanoparticles using In Vitro Inhalation Model

    YGP Entrepreneurship Session (MB251)

    Date/Time Presenter
    [6/17(Mon)] 13:30-13:33 • Introduction by Minji Kim
    13:33-13:51 • Dr. Byung Joo Min (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology)
    13:51-14:00 • Jenny Chang (Simon Fraser University)
    14:00-14:09 • Wheejae Kim (Dalhousie University)
    14:09-14:18 • Heon-Jae Ha (Chungbuk National University)
    14:18-14:27 • Soyeon Lim (Chungbuk National University)
    14:27-14:36 • Jaehoon Jeong (Chungbuk National University)
    14:36-14:45 • Sumin Park (Chungbuk National University)

    YGP Industry Talk (MB251)

    Date/Time Presenter
    [6/17(Mon)] 15:00-15:05 • Introduction by Minji Kim
    15:05-15:30 • Dr. Bryan Moon (MKS Investments, Ltd.)
    15:30-15:42 • Dr. Man Wook Han (Vienna University of Technology)
    15:42-15:54 • Josh Oh (Canada Post)
    15:54-16:06 • Edward Hong (Apple Inc.)
    16:06-16:18 • Sam Han (University of Manitoba)
    16:18-16:30 • Jeunggyu Kim (University of Manitoba)