International Activities

Briefing on Korean CAV sector

On Friday 6 September SMMT is hosting a briefing on the Korean Connected and Autonomous Vehicles sector at our London office.

The briefing will be attended by a Korean delegation including:

LG Technology Centre Europe, Korea Automobile Testing & Research Institute (KATRI), Korea Intelligent Automobile Parts Promotion Institute (KIAPI), Korea Trade Centre London (KOTRA), Seoul National University, Keimyung University and the British Embassy, Seoul.

The briefing will include the launch of a Department for International Trade (DIT) report covering:

  • An overview of the CAV sector in Korea
  • Profiles of key players and stakeholders
  • Opportunities for UK firms


10:15   Registration and coffee
10:30   Welcome and introductions – Matthew Smith, Senior International Manager, SMMT and Mike Welch, Director, DIT Seoul
10:35   Korean Economy and Business Environment – KOTRA
10:55   K City – CAV test bed in South Korea – Mr Seong-woo Cho Director of Automated Vehicle Division, KATRI
11:15   Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, South Korea – Market Intelligence Report – Michal Waszkiewicz, Director, Intralink
11:45   Q +A
12:15   Close by SMMT followed by networking lunch

Attendance is free but registration is required – please contact the international team