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    Innovation
    Specialized Programming

Annual Conference

    JGBLI has been hosting annual conferences since 2011; Korea-Maryland Bio Expo and Global Enterprise Conference (GEC) which serve as a bridge to the development of new growth industries, education and cultural exchanges between Korea and the US

    The 1st Korea-Maryland, USA Bio Expo 2011

  • Period: November 1 – 4, 2011
  • Location: Baltimore Convention Center, MD, USA
  • Entries: 160 companies from Korea & US (2,000 visitors)
  • Forums and Symposiums that are related to stem-cell and medical robots

    The 2nd Korea-Maryland, USA Bio Expo 2012

  • Period: October 9 – 12, 2012
  • Location: USG Conference Center, MD, USA
  • Entries: 200 companies from Korea & US (2,200 visitors)
  • 200 business consultations, 11 Official MOU Executed
  • Seminar for FDA approval and procedures & Forum for commercialization of Bio Science

    The 3rd Korea-Maryland, USA Bio Expo 2013

  • Period: November 6 – 9, 2013
  • Location: USG Conference Center, MD, USA
  • Entries: 200 companies from Korea & US (2,400 visitors)
  • 200 business consultations, 10 official contracts, 2 Foreign Direct Investments Seminar for new drug development and regulations

    The 4th Korea-Maryland, USA Bio Expo 2014

  • Period: October 26 - November 2, 2014
  • Location: Turf Valley Conference Center, MD, USA
  • Entries: 210 companies from Korea & US (2,500 Visitors)
  • 210 business consultations, 10 official contracts, 6 Official MOUs signed

    The 5th Global Enterprise Conference (GEC) 2015

  • Period: November 5 – 7, 2015
  • Location: The Gaithersburg Marriott – Washingtonian Center, Gaithersburg, MD, USA
  • Entries: 200 companies from Korea & US
  • Seminars, B2B meetings, consultations, HR development, marketing strategies, and FDA regulatory practices in the fields of IT, BT, Green Energy, Automotive Industry, and Government Relations

    The 6th Global Enterprise Conference (GEC) 2016

  • Period: July 17 – 21, 2016
  • Location: Hager Hall, Hagerstown, MD, USA
  • Entries: 600 participants from government, university, research institution, corporation, investment group from Korea & US
  • Seminars, forums, B2B meetings, consultations

    The 7th Global Enterprise Conference (GEC) 2017 Period: November 2 – 5, 2017

  • Period: November 2 – 5, 2017
  • Location: Cascade Town Centre, Cascade, MD, USA
  • Entries: 200 representatives for government, university, research institution, corporation, investment group from Korea & US
  • Seminars, B2B meetings, and site tours that are related to Cascade Town Centre development

Seminar & Forum

    JGBLI has been hosting numerous seminars and forums tailored to our clientele’s needs. To name a few:

    Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine Forum – November 2011

    Dr. Curt I. Civin, M.D ., University of Maryland School of Medicine Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine Director, Associate Dean for Research

    Medical Robotics Symposium – November 2011

    Dr. Andreas Andreou, Johns Hopkins University | Dr. Howard Katz, Johns Hopkins University | Dr. Dong Soo Kwon, KAIST University

    US FDA Process and Regulations Seminar – October 2012

    Dr. Frank Palumbo, University of Maryland | Suzanne Sensabaugh, Hartman Willner Diane Hoffmann, J.D., University of Maryland

    Innovative Strategies for Pharmaceutical Discovery and Development – October 2012

    • Preclinical Pharmacology and Toxicology for PDD / Yangmee Shin, Ph.D., Senior pharmacologist, Division of Reproductive and Urologic Products, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration(FDA)
    • Pharmacokinetics for Clinical Pharmaceutical Development / Hae-Young Ahn, Ph.D., Deputy Director Division of Clinical Pharmacology 3 , Office of Clinical
    • Pharmacology, Office of Translational Sciences, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, FDA
    • Statistically Valid Design for Clinical Studies / Joo-Yeon Lee, Ph.D., Senior Pharmacometric Reviewer, Division of Pharmacometrics, Office of Clinical Pharmacology, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, FDA
    • Clinical Studies Review for PDD / Jihong Sohn, M.D., Ph.D., Associate professor, Inje University College of Medicine, Sabbatical at Office of Clinical
    • Pharmacology, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, FDA
    • Innovative Strategy for Pharmaceutical Discovery and Development (PDD) / Herman Rhee, Ph.D., President of Health Research International


    Drug Development Process & Regulatory Approaches – March 2013

    Natalie D. Eddington, PhD, Dean of UMD School of Pharmacy | Francis B. Palumbo, PhD, Jd, UMD School of Pharmacy | Hongbing Wang, PhD, UMD School of Pharmacy | Ken Bauer, PhD, PharmD | Thomas C. Dowling, PhD, PharmD | Rajendra Uppoor, PhD, Mpharm | Mohamed S. Al-Ibrahim, MD, SNBL | Joga Gobbura, PhD, UMD School of Pharmacy | Deanna Kelly, PharmD | Michael Terrin, MD, UMD School of Medicine | Raj Madabushi, PhD, US FDA | Sheila Weiss, PhD, UMD School of Pharmacy | James Polli, PhD, UMD School of Pharmacy | Mehul Mehta, PhD, USFDA | Vibhakar Shah, PhD, USFDA | Maureen Kane, PhD, UMD School of Pharmacy

    Korea National Food Cluster Investment Seminar – August 2013

    Supervised by JGBLI & organized by Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Korea National Food Cluster

    Drug Development Process & Regulatory Approaches – November 2013

    Charles Raubicheck, Frommer, Lawrence & Haug, LLP | Elinore M. Mercer, Ph.D., R.A.C., Cato Research | Brian Malkin, Frommer, Lawrence & Haug, LLP | Jack Snyder, MD, PhD, RAC, DABT, CPI, Cato Research | Judith U. Kim, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox, P.L.L.C. | Mohamed Al-Ibrahim, MB ChB, FACP, SNBL Clinical Pharmacology Center | Leo Kim, Ph.D., Baxter Healthcare

    International Bioentrepreneurship Lecture Series - Doing Business in Korea: Defining Opportunities and Overcoming Obstacles – November 2013

    Dongoh Park, MSc, MBA, Chuncheon Bio | Robert Yu, YuYu Pharma | Young Hee Lee, PhD, OJ Micro | Antonio S J Lee, Ph.D, MEDIPOST | Jongdae Lee, Ph.D, Quegen Biotech | Sang-Mo Shin, PhD, MBA, Hanbat National University

    Washington County Investor Relations Seminar – March 2016

    Gun Seon Lee, Chairman, JG Group | John Barr, Commissioner, Board of County Commissioners, Washington County, MD | Greg Murray, County Administrator, Washington County, MD | Sarah Sprecher, Assistant County Administrator, Washington County, MD

    Washington County Investor Relations Seminar – October 2016

    Gun Seon Lee, Chairman, JG Group | John Barr, Wayne Keefer, LeRoy Myers, Commissioners, Board of County Commissioners, Washington County, MD | Greg Murray, County Administrator, Washington County, MD | Sarah Sprecher, Assistant County Administrator, Washington County, MD | James Sterling, Director of Public Works, Washington County, MD

    Cascade Town Centre Investment Seminar at City Scape 2017 – August 2017

    Gun Seon Lee, Chairman, JG Group | Junghee Lee, CEO, Cascade Town Centre Development LLC | Joe Lee, President, Washington Realty Management

Development Consultation

    With its extensive resources and network, JGBLI has been providing development consultations on planning and feasibility study to various projects. As well as, JGBLI has played a leading role in the Cascade Town Centre development project as a master developer.

    Cascade Town Centre Development Committee

    JG Group has formed a development Committee to successfully develop the Cascade Town Centre through strategic alliances and partnerships with local and international partners including government officials.

    1st visit to South Korea for feasibility Study and Planning – March 2018      


    Participated Committee Members

    Architect BFM Architects / Newcomer Associates / Noelker and Hull / Nutec Group
    Construction Brechbill & Helman Construction Company / Callas Contractors
    Development Cascade Town Centre Development LLC / JG Business Link International / Washington Realty Management
    Engineering Fox & Associates / Paragon Engineering Services
    Healthcare WellSpan Health


    Notable Visits

    Dagegu-Gyeongbuk Free Economic Zone Authority - Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) Operation & Management
    Hanbat National University - Smart City Planning & Development
    Clinical Trial Center for Functional Foods (CTFCF2) of Chonbuk National University Hospital - Healthcare Development & Exchange
    The War Memorial of Korea - Fort Ritchie Memorial Museum Development
    Seoul Magok District - Large-scale Mixed-use Development
    Gangseo Central Operation Center of Magok Industrial Complex - Smart City Operation


    2nd visit to South Korea for Investment Attraction and Government Affairs – March 2018      


    Participated Committee Members

    Construction Callas Contractors / W.F. Delauter and Son
    Development Cascade Town Centre Development LLC / Gideon Properties / JG Business Link International / Washington Realty Management
    Engineering Fox & Associates


    State of Maryland Government Officials

    William Wivell First term in the State of Legislature, District 2A, Maryland House of Delegates
    Greg Murray Project Management Consultant, Department of Housing & Community Development, State of Maryland


    Notable Visits

    Global Infrastructure Cooperation Conference (GICC) 2018 Public-Private Partnership with Central Government of South Korea
    McKinley Korea, Investment Group Investment Attraction / MOU Signing
    The National Assembly of the Republic of Korea Government Relations
    Eutilex, Pharmaceutical R&D Company Investment Attraction / MOU Signing
    Yeongdeungpo District Council Government Relations