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Second Annual K-TECH Conference & Expo Features Latest and Greatest Technology From Korea's Creative Economy
Oct 31, 2013 (08:10 PM EDT)


SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2nd Annual K-TECH Silicon Valley 2013 Conference & Expo kicks off November 14-15th at The Santa Clara Marriott with over 1,500 Korean and US entrepreneurs, executives and investors to demonstrate, exhibit and discuss innovations from Korea's Creative Economy boom.  The event also features US executives and investors in panels and conference sessions.

With their leadership in display and mobile technology, Korea is being hailed as #2 in world innovation, just behind Singapore according to an article in Businessweek, and #1 in World innovation according to a global research study from the Boston Consulting Group. Another recent study by the European Union shows Korea outperforming the US in world innovation. With so much innovation and technology emerging from Korea, this unique conference and expo provides a unique platform upon which to discuss the latest and greatest in technology and how Korea can play a key role with the US as partner to create greater global innovations worldwide.

This K-TECH Conference, now in its second year will feature thought leaders and speakers from Korea and the US focusing on the theme: "The Creative Economy and How Software Convergence is Changing the Way We Live and Work." The conference facilitates partnerships in both the US and Korea.  Speakers include executives and IT experts from Samsung Electronics, Microsoft, VMWare, IBM, Korea Telecom, LG Electronics, Hyundai, NHN, SK Planet, and LinkedIn.

According to Joong Hun Kwon, Managing Director of KOTRA Silicon Valley, "K-TECH 2013 will be a launching pad for fueling the exchange of ideas and building stronger business cooperation and partnerships between the US and Korea."

Event Location:
The Santa Clara Marriott Hotel, 2700 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara, CA 95054
Event website: www.k-tech2013.org

About K-TECH Silicon Valley 2013

K-TECH Silicon Valley 2013, in it's second year, is the leading Korea technology conference highlighting key mobile and software trends from Korean and U.S. companies.
 This unique two-day event includes a full day of conference,  technology showcase from leading research and development, ETRI, and startup pitch from up and coming Korean startups.  In addition, K-TECH facilitates one-on-one business meetings to enhance greater U.S. - Korea business cooperation opportunities.  Over 1,500 renowned technology experts from Korea and the U.S. are expected to attend, including executives from Samsung, LG, Korea Telecom, IBM, and Microsoft and more.  K-TECH Silicon Valley 2013 is hosted by the Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning (MSIP) of the Republic of Korea, in partnership with Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) and National IT Industry Promotion Agency (NIPA).   Visit www.k-tech2013.org for more information

Media Contact:
Sandra Evans
press@k-tech2013.org
415-887-9230

SOURCE K-TECH Silicon Valley 2013