WCE 2023

WCE 2023

  • Title
    World Climate Industry EXPO (WCE 2023)
  • Period
    May 25(Thu.) ~ 27(Sat.), 2023
  • Venue
    BEXCO, Busan
  • Main Theme
    "Rising above the Climate Crisis towards Sustainable Prosperity"
  • Programs
    Pre-event, Opening Ceremony, Conference, Exhibition, Special Event, etc
  • PROGRAMS
  • May 24

    • Pre-Event

    May 25

    • Opening Ceremony
    • Keynote Speech
    • Business Summit

      - Business Leaders Roundtable
      - Low Carbon Energy Session

    • The New York Times

      A New Climate

    • Exhibition

    May 26

    • Business Summit

      - ESG Management Session

    • City Summit

      - City Mayors Roundtable
      - Carbon-Neutral City Session

    • The New York Times

      A New Climate

    • Exhibition

    May 27

    • Leaders Summit

      - Ocean Conservation Session
      - Carbon-Free Shipping Session

    • Exhibition
    • Closing Ceremony

      - Dream Concert

Promotion overview
background

① Planning to hold a ‘Korean version of CES*’ to showcase technologies and products to respond to the global climate crisis and to promote Korea as a leading country in carbon neutrality (July 2022, Prime Minister of Korea)

ㅇ Connecting international organizations, integrating domestic environmental and carbon neutral events, and participating in cross-ministerial (Ministry of Industry, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Environment, etc.) are held as large-scale international events in the form of public-private partnerships

* Consumer Electronics Show: The world's largest ICT convergence exhibition that started in New York, USA in 1967 and is a platform that led global development in the electronics and information technology fields.

② Promotion of capacity to attract ‘2030 World Expo’ through connection with Busan Expo theme*

* Transforming Our World, Navigating toward a Better Future

Event Overview

① (Event name) 2023 World Climate Industry EXPO

② (Main topic) Beyond the climate crisis, the path to sustainable prosperity

③ (Size of participation) 52 countries, 28,732 participants

④ (Date/Location) 2023. 5. 24 (Wed) ~ 27 (Sat) / Busan BEXCO

⑤ (Host) 12 ministries including the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Public Administration and Security, Ministry of SMEs and Startups, Tannok Committee, Financial Services Commission, Expo Hosting Committee, and Busan City.

⑥ (Organized by) 13* institutions/associations, including Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) and Korea Energy Agency (KEA)

* ▲(Institutions) Korea International Trade Association (KITA), Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA), Korea Institute of Industrial Technology (KITECH), Korea Environmental Industry and Technology Institute (KEITI), Korea Transportation Safety Authority (TS), Korea Institute of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Science and Technology ( KAIA), Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST), Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), BEXCO

▲(Association) Korea Industrial Intelligence Association (KOIIA), Korea Automotive Mobility Industry Association (KAMA)

⑦ (Composition) A platform to experience and expand carbon neutrality-related knowledge and technology

ㅇ (Opening event) Welcoming speech, commemorative speech, keynote speech (domestic and foreign prominent figures) (5.25)

ㅇ (Conference) Roundtable and session by sector (3 summits) (May 25-26)

ㅇ (Exhibition) Organized into 8 exhibition halls to exhibit by sector (May 25-27)

⑧ (Detailed program)

Conference Overview
program Configuration contents host
pre-event Welcome reception for key personnel Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy
opening ceremony Welcoming speech, commemorative speech, keynote speech, opening performance, etc.
Conference(3) Business Summit(3) Business Leaders Roundtable
Low Carbon Energy Session (Session 1)
ESG Management Session (Session 2)
City Summit(2) city ​​mayor roundtable Busan city
Carbon Neutral City Session Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
Leaders Summit(2) Decarbonizing shipping towards a better ocean (Session 1) Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
Concession War and Climate Change (Session 2)
Exhibitions(8) Clean Energy Hall, Energy Efficiency Hall, Carbon Neutral Hall, Future Mobility Hall, Expo Promotion Hall, Policy Finance Hall, Environmental Industry Hall, Climate and Environmental Technology Hall Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Environment, Busan City, BEXCO, Expo Hosting Committee, etc.
Additional events(27) Domestic events(21) GGHK, Nuclear Clean Hydrogen International Forum, Climate Future Forum, etc.
International events(6) ➊Korea-Germany Energy Day ➋Korea-German Energy Cooperation Subcommittee Meeting ➌Korea-Japan Energy Policy Meeting ➍Korea-Denmark Green Business Forum ➎Korea-Oman Energy Vice Minister Meeting ➏City Mayor Bilateral Meeting Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, Busan City, etc.
Special event (1) NYT, `A New Climate' New York Times
Host organization events (15) Seminar (7 cases), forum/conference (1 case), briefing session/meeting, etc. (7 cases) Korea Energy Agency
Closing event Dream Concert Related associations, etc.

Benefit

① Creating new markets through fostering climate industries and leading the implementation of carbon neutrality in the international community

ㅇ Lead the climate industry and discover new growth engines by sharing the industry’s dynamic response to carbon neutrality and establishing a forum for international discussion

② Support for hosting the ‘2030 World Expo’ in Busan

ㅇ Support for hosting the ‘2030 World Expo’ in Busan by hosting the first pan-ministerial large-scale international event in the climate and energy fields

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