Korea Round-Up (Smart Labels Asia 2004)

Mr Sang Chul Shin, Vice President
National Computerisation Agency, Korea


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Aug.1995 ~
Information Infrastructure Division ¨C Executive Vice President
National Computerization Agency (hereinafter referred to as ¡®*NCA¡¯, http://nca.or.kr/)
* NCA is a statutory agency established under the Framework Act on Informatization Promotion of Korea. We spearhead the deployment of information technology in the public sector and the development of national IT policies.
I am responsible for the following:
  • Planning and Implementation of RFID Applications & Services
  • Planning and Implementation of the Broadband Network for Korea Information Infrastructure (KII) from 1993 to 2005 in Korea.
  • Planning & Design of the strategies of the Next Generation Network in Korea
  • Consulting on planning and carrying out the ¡°Ipv6 deployment¡± project, and providing policy support for the project from 1999
  • Consulting on planning and carrying out the Intelligent Digital Home Networking project, and providing technical policy support for the project from 2002
  • Carrying out the Government Information Exchange & Sharing
  • Managing of Government Public Key Infrastructure and Certification
  • Consulting of the Information System Standards & IT Architecture
Aug.1983 ~ Aug.1995
Department of System & Communication Software Development, Samsung Electronics
I was responsible for the following:
  • BSC, X.25, SNA, TCP/IP, LU6.2 Protocol
  • UNIX Operating System
  • Embedded Linux, Realtime OS

Company Profile (National Information Society Agency)

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National Information Society Agency (NIA)
In a world of newly emerging knowledge and informatization paradigms,
NIA continues to be the definitive expert agency charged with a central role in the informationzation of the nation and society
Since its establishment in 1987, NIA sowed the first seeds in an information barren land starting with the construction of the National Basic Systems (NBIS) and has for the past 18 years, continued in its efforts to solidify the foundation upon which Korea could transform itself into a nation strong in knowledge and information it has become today. As the agency responsible for the overall implementation and support of the information of the national and society, NIA building upon the knowledge and expertise accumulated over the years, will continue to spare no efforts in bringing new opportunities and possibilities offered by information technology to the nation and society by providing optimal methodologies and solutions to national agencies, local autonomies and public enterprises.
¡ Mission
œ Providing expertise in developing and implementing the National Framework Plan on informatization Promotion
œ Managing & operating information networks of public organizations
œ Supporting Information communication standardization and developing/ maintaining information systems for inter-agency information sharing
œ Supporting information resource management in the public sector
œ Supporting management of national knowledge & information resources
œ Supporting supervision, standardization and evaluation of public informatization business
œ Providing IT consulting services to developing nations
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