The 16th IMID Industrial Forum


『Chair Greeting

“On behalf of the organizing committee of Industrial Forum 2016, I would like to sincerely appreciate your interest and participation on Industrial Forum 2016 to be held in Jeju Island, Korea on August 23, 2016. Industrial Forum 2016 as a special program of the IMID 2016 aims to provide a place for new opportunities for the current markets including OLED, VR, and Automotive displays. Furthermore, it will also acknowledge and discuss the perspective of the future markets in the display industry. I truly hope that you will take a chance to be a part of this event in sharing knowledge and ideas. I am looking forward to seeing all of you soon in Jeju Island, Korea on August 2016.”

Chair- Sung Tae Shin(Korea Univ)
Hyun Jae Kim (Yonsei Univ.)
Min chul Suh (Kyung Hee Univ.)
Sungho Ha (Samsung Display)
Sanghoon Lim (LG Display)

A number of signs that signal big growth in the OLED industry have been observed. This is an indication of desires to search for future display industry. In order to meet the demands, KIDS (The Korean Information Display Society), together with UBI Research, will host “Industrial Forum” in IMID 2016. Industrial Forum” will provide the market prospects and future technical trends to develop new market opportunities. This pre-conference will be the perfect place where the attendees can learn and share ideas for OLED technology and the display industry at the beautiful Island of Jeju in Korea

Date: 8:30 – 15: 30, 23rd of August, 2016 (Registration : 8:30~9:00)
Venue: Halla Hall B, ICC Jeju, Jeju Island, Korea.

JongSeo Lee

Principal Engineer, R&D Center

Title: Introduction of display technology for VR/AR
VR/AR technology overview and review display technologies for VR/AR devices.


Sanghyun(Steven) Ahn


Director, Automotive Sales and Marketing, LG Display

Title: Plastic-OLED market projection and application in automotive display 

Tetsuo Urabe

Executive Alumnus, Sony Corporation

Title: Future Prospects of OLED display technology
Current OLED display technology has been developed based on LCD manufacturing infrastructure, however OLED has the great potential to open up the totally new industry with flexible electronics. Future trend of OLED and flexible electronics will be discussed.

Choong Hoon Yi
President, UBI Research
splogo04Title: Things for expanding OLED opportunities from the current market situation (TBA)

Leslie M. North,
Principal, Aurora Lighting Design, Inc.
splogo05Title: Living Under OLEDs: A Designer’s Journey & Case Study
Although LEDs have penetrated the architectural lighting market, use of Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLEDs) for architectural lighting is rare. Follow one design firm’s journey from “OLEDs? What’s that?” to renovating its own office using OLED technology.

Michiko Nagato

Manager, Advanced Material Group, Organic Material Research Division

Title: Advanced Materials for Next Generation OLEDs
Konica Minolta has been a pioneer in OLED lighting field. With its thin, light and flexible features, OLED is regarded as the next-generation lighting. Our proprietary OLED material and component technologies are integrated to achieve the world highest efficiency.

Yung-Sheng Chang

Vice President, Advanced Technology Research Division/R&D Center,

Title: EPD for new display applications
We will introduce EPD and its new applications. Will also introduce the flexible EPD, and the future possible products, technologies which E Ink is developing now. Flexible EPD can leverage some of the flexible OLED infrastructure, especially in the TFT backplane area.

Yasuo Sasao 
Managing Director, General Manager Engineering Headquarters, ALPS ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
Title: Evolution of Automotive Display
Study of Future Automotive Display Optimization for Safety Driving.
Introduce Latest Research and Development Status based upon Driver’s visual performance and Operating Procedure.


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