Since 2008, DEVIEW has been the South Korea’s most prominent tech forum on software engineering. It is unarguably a forum from which developers and researchers share ideas and get inspirations. Approximatively 3,000 local and foreign software developers and tech industry officials participated in this year’s conference. DEVIEW 2019 was held at COEX Grand Ballroom, Seoul, from October 28 to 29.
President Moon Jae-In attended DEVIEW 2019 as a keynote speaker.
His speech carried significance in that he was the first president to attend to the event and deliver the keynote address at such a prestigious software engineering conference. During his keynote address at DEVIEW 2019, President Moon Jae-in promised to provide significant support on the nation’s artificial intelligence. He said that the government had allocated an increased budget of 1.7 trillion South Korean Won (1.4 billion USD) on data, network, artificial intelligence. Since inauguration, the government has also established The Presidential Committee on the Fourth Industrial Revolution and offered support in data, network, and artificial intelligence, the three innovative industries.
President Moon’s keynote speech not only shared prospects in the artificial intelligence industry at the national level but also confirmed that DEVIEW is the nation’s most prestigious conference in software engineering and that NAVER Corporation is the front runner in the South Korean artificial intelligence market.Read More