Hyundai Motor Group to scout talent for future mobility technology in U.S.

2019.04.22 16:01:54

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Hyundai Motor Group will hit the road to find the best talent in the United States to tackle the challenges of disruptive mobility technology and position the South Korean conglomerate to take the lead in the era of the fourth industrial revolution.

Hyundai Motor Group said on Monday that it will hold its ninth annual Global Top Talent Forum in San Diego from August 16 in hopes to bring more young brains. The annual two-day forum established in 2011 will be led by the group’s flagship affiliates Hyundai Motor, Hyundai Mobis and Hyundai Steel. It will invite Job seekers to give presentations on one of the 11 pre-selected topics depending on their major, research sector, and experience.

Hyundai Motor will provide session sessions on big data, computer vision, autonomous vehicle, connected car, hydrogen fuel cell, sustainability and basic vehicle performance, while its sister company Hyundai Mobis on intelligent vehicle and key components, and Hyundai Steel, on next-generation processing technology and new materials and application technology.

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This year, the conglomerate in particular has placed more focus on securing key talents in the information and communications technology sector by highlighting sessions on software. It has also created a new session on hydrogen fuel cell to search for global talents capable of leading the future hydrogen vehicle industry. Executives from Hyundai Group companies will join the occasion as panel members to share and discuss the developments and future direction of current research projects with participants.

Those who want to participate in the forum can register via each of the three companies’ web sites before June 21. Applicants must be MD/PhD graduates or pursuing MD/PhD in engineering from an overseas university or have related experiences.

Hyundai Motor Group plans to provide presentation fees to all forum participants as well as rewards to the best presenter at each session. There will also be given a chance to file for research scholarships and join Hyundai Motor Group in the future.

By Lee Jae-cheol and Lee Eun-joo

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