The symposium will take place at the The Ambassador Seoul – A Pullman Hotel, 287, Dongho-ro 17-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea.
- The 1st, 2nd Day events will take place at the GRAND BALLROOM (2F).
- The 3rd Day events will take place at the NAMSAN ROOM (19F).
Simultaneous interpretation will be provided in English and Korean.
Participants are advised to secure and finalize their own accommodation reservations directly with the selected hotel of choice through the mentioned contact details. Participants are advised to secure hotel accommodation as soon as possible.
Participants will be responsible for the payment of hotel accommodation and any incidental expenses (such as telephone calls, laundry and room service) incurred for the duration of their stay at the hotel.
Please ensure that all expenses are settled prior to checking out of your accommodation.
Some suggestions can be found here.
There is a choice of private and pooled, taxis, buses and car rentals.
For more information, click here.
The national currency of Korea is the ‘Won’ (– currency sign: KRW (\). The current rate of exchange for USD is approximately USD 1 = KRW1,287; Euro is approximately EUR 1 = KRW1,430
Foreign currency can be exchanged at banks, hotels and forex bureau. All major international credit cards are generally accepted in hotels, shops and restaurants.
Banks in Korea are open from Monday to Friday, from 09:00 to 16:00.
There are currency exchange counters located in the arrival and departure areas of Incheon International Airport, Gimpo International Airport.
Korea uses power outlets and plugs of types C & F as illustrated in the image:
All visitors to Korea must have a valid passport or legal travel documents, and must check beforehand entry visa requirements, by clicking here. On the website, you can select the nationality of your passport below for more information. The passport expiration date must be more than:
- Check for visa requirement based on the nationality of your passport
- If a visa is required, you must apply for a visa based on the purpose of your visit
- Entrants with a visa waiver must apply for K-ETA and receive approval 72 hours before departure
Nationalities subject to visa:
If your country of nationality is not exempt from the visa requirement, please apply for a visa.
Refer to the sources below links for more information.
Hi Korea (Korean, English, Chinese)
Visa waivered (free) Countries:
From April 1, 2023, until December 31, 2024, 22 countries/regions are temporarily exempted from K-ETA application. However, if you wish to benefit from K-ETA application, such as skipping the entry form, you can apply for K-ETA and the fee will be charged. Countries and regions eligible for exemption: Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Taiwan, Denmark, Germany, Macau, USA (including Guam), Belgium, Sweden, Spain, Singapore, UK, Austria, Italy, Japan, Canada, Poland, France, Finland, Australia, Hong Kong
Register for K-ETA
K-ETA has been in place since September 1, 2021, and allows visa-free entry. Without K-ETA, travelers cannot board planes or ships heading to Korea.
* Be aware of fake agency sites with similar names to the official Korean government site charging high fees. Always make sure to use the official website.
K-ETA website (Korean, English, Chinese, French, Espanol, Japanese, Thai, Malaysian)
QUARANTINE INSPECTION REQUIRED AREAS
When entering the Republic of Korea after staying in or passing through a “Quarantine Inspection Required Areas” you must submit a 「Health Questionnaire」 to quarantine officials.(Last updated 15th June 2023)
* You can check the Quarantine Inspection Required Areas below https://drive.google.com/file/d/1AB7WMgqUh_3g0IaQC3jRnTihATR9vAnQ/view?usp=drive_link