CTU benefits from bilateral move in ‘Smart City’ economic forum

CTU President Rosein A. Ancheta Jr. speaks of gratitude to have welcomed South Korean businessmen in pushing for the ‘smart city’ agenda.

Philippines and Korea saw innumerable successes lately with a majority of these falling on  Cebu Technological University through the ASEAN ‘Smart City’ Economic Forum for Academics, Block Chain and Agriculture, co-sponsored by the Korea-Philippine Cultural and Educational Exchange Center Corporation (KOPEC) from June 19 through 22.

Primarily, South Korean business owners came to CTU campuses in Cebu City, Danao and Tuburan to share their innovations from house security system to wellness products— a decisive bid for the integration of technology in economic progress.

Skills training were set aside for single parents while product promotion and education for professionals and business enthusiasts.

All of their products bank on the principle of  security  and healthy living in the industry 4.0 era so that much of the expectations on innovative qualities were heard. 

Leading the group was Smart Convergence College CEO and Songho President Jung Chang-duk who had a lot to impart, owing to his solid experience with innovative platforms in his country and in Japan.

Filipino participants had enough information on how to succeed in the coming years which are determined by the fast-evolving technology made available to everyone.

Moreover, a groundbreaking ceremony in CTU Danao was far more exuberant  in bringing high hopes to the locality in transitioning to the ‘smart city’ culture.

KOPEC Adviser and former CNU President Ester Velasquez made possible the coordination of South Korean business ventures to prioritize CTU on account of her affinity to the university where she once became the OIC president.

The conglomerate of SK ‘smart city’ advocates has transcended the value of their products by engaging the central and northern parts of Cebu where a majority of the CTU campuses are located. UICP