Invited Speakers

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  • OCHIRBAT Punsalmaagiin

    First President of Mongolia
    (1990 ~ 1997)

    Opening Ceremony

    OCHIRBAT Punsalmaagiin

    First President of Mongolia
    (1990 ~ 1997)

    Born in 1942 in Zakhvan, OCHIRBAT Punsalmaagiin graduated in 1965 with a degree in mining and Engineering at the Mining Institute of Leningrad University. He obtained a Ph.D. in Technical Engineering Science and another one in Economic Sciences, in Moscow and Saint Petersburg Universities respectively.


    OCHIRBAT Punsalmaagiin started his professional career as an Officer of the Ministry of Industry in Mongolia in 1967. After being a supervising engineer for five years in the Sharyn Gol mine, OCHIRBAT Punsalmaagiin started his career within the Government of Mongolia, as deputy minister, reaching the presidency of the country in 1990, a position he bore for 7 years.


    After his run on the governmental sphere, OCHIRBAT Punsalmaagiin founded and currently chairs the “OCHIRBAT Punsalmaagiin Foundation” and has been a member of the Constitutional Court of Mongolia from 2005 to 2016. Nowadays, he also holds the position of Director of the Ecological Center of the Science and Technology University of Mongolia and Professor and advisor to the School of Mining Engineering at the Mongolian University of Science and Technology since 2010.

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  • OH Jae Hak

    The Korea Transport Institute
    President

    DMZ Think Tank Round Table

    OH Jae Hak

    The Korea Transport Institute
    President

    Dr. OH Jae Hak graduated from the Department of Industrial Engineering at Seoul National University in 1980 and obtained his PhD degree in Transport Studies at University College London in 1990. Since 1992, he has been working for The Korea Transport Institute (KOTI). He spent one-year as an associate professor in Tokyo Institute of Technology from 1994 to 1995.


    During the last 27 years, Dr. OH has managed more than 70 of KOTI’s transport and logistics research projects. During 2006 to 2011, he was the project manager of the national R&D, “Transport Connectivity and Transfer Technology Development.” He has played a key role in innovating transport systems for green growth and formulating national infrastructure policies for the Korean government. Since 2009, Dr. OH has been the research project manager of High- Speed Rail (KTX) economic zone development which aims to promote regional and urban development through KTX station area development. At present, he is a SC Member of WCTR-Society and an Editorial Board Member for the WCTR Journal of Transport Policy.


    Also, Dr. OH is Chairperson of International Scientific Committee of EASTS (East-Asian Society of Transportation Studies).

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