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LOS ANGELES, CA, October 21, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ -- In conjunction with the Fail Expo in Chungbuk, the Ministry of the Interior and Safety (MOIS, Lee Sang-min) successfully held the 2nd Rechallenge International Forum at DongbuChangko in Cheongju City on Thursday, October 13.
As a successful second anniversary this year, the Rechallenge International Forum was arranged to share the culture of utilizing failure as a social asset and promoting such an institutional milieu. Also, it pursued the search for better plans for the future and a growing capacity for creative innovation.
Starting with the 2nd Rechallenge International Forum and the Fail Expo in Chungbuk opening ceremony, the Forum rolled out sessions under the theme of Failure Assetization (Session 1) and Daring Challenge (Session 2), consisting of presentations, discussions, questions, and answers.
For this year's event, Chungbuk citizens joined to share their progress in the assetization of failures, followed by performances supporting rechallenges and more talks. A talk was followed on the roles of the government and non-government sectors in spreading the culture in which people accept, embrace and tolerate failures, in addition to international solidarity. This event was attended by Mona Ismail, the President of AaltoES, which hosts Finland's 'Day for Failure,' Pekka Metso, the Ambassador of Finland to Korea, Noh Junyong, the Director of KAIST Center for Ambitious Failure and Koo Bonkeun, the Director General of Local Innovation Bureau of MOIS.
During the first session, Michael Lum, the Master Trainer of Hard Knocks College, Paul Iske, the CFO of The Institute of Brilliant Failures, and Professor Yian Yin of Northwestern University presented different countries' cases and outcomes on failure learning and studies. Professor Park Sangkyu of Korea Nazarene University and Lee Junghee, the Chairwoman of Korea Women Startup Forum joined the panel to discuss ways of assetization for minimizing failures and providing new chances and challenges.
During the second session, Carlos Zimbron, the COO of F*kup Night, Mona Ismail, the President of AaltoES, and Research Assistant Professor Ahn Hyejeong of KAIST Center for Ambitious Failure presented cultural and institutional factors that disrupt challenges and rechallenges and the limits and possibilities found through sharing and analyzing failures. Kang Kihoon, the CEO of Youth Hope Factory, joined the panel to discuss ways to vitalize daring challenges.
The entire content of the Forum will be opened to the public through the website (https://bit.ly/3MKlBJE) and Youtube Channel (https://bit.ly/3SFjOYx) of the Fail Expo from October 20th with English and Korean subtitles.
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