- Meeting Information
The Shilla Hotel, Seoul, Republic of Korea 249, Dongho-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul 04605, Republic of Korea
The official language of the Congress is English.
During the congress, it is autumn in Korea, with its invigorating air and pure blue skies – this is the most favorite Korean season.
Max average t°: +19°C (66.2°F)
Min average t°: +7°C (44.6°F)
Sundial in the day: 7 hours
Rainy days: 5 days
Precipitation: 50 mm (2")
Water t°: +19°C (66.2°F)
Official letters of invitation designed to help overcome administrative difficulties in certain countries will be sent on request. It MUST be understood that such letters do not represent a commitment on the part of the organizing committee or congress to provide any financial assistance.
Please make sure that the official invitation letter will be available to ONLY those who have completed registration payment. Printing an invitation letter through the ACPID 2020 website. Please access 'My Page' with your registered ID and PW and click on ‘Invitation Letter’ to print out a copy of original invitation letter.
Electricity in Korea is 220 V, with a frequency of 60 Hz, the following plugs are used:.
Please do not leave bags or suitcases unattended at any time, whether inside or outside the session halls. Hotels strongly recommend that you use their safety deposit boxes for your valuables.
#1101, 22, Hyoryeong-ro 55-gil, Seocho-gu, Seoul, 06654, Republic of Korea
Seoul is serviced by two airports – the Incheon International Airport (approximately 68 km to the venue) and Gimpo International Airport (approximately 28 km to the Venue). For more information about how to reach the congress venue, click here.
The time zone in Seoul is Korea standard time (KST) which is 9 hours ahead the coordinated Universal Time (UTC+9).
Visa regulations depend on your nationality and country of origin. Nationals from certain countries that are traveling for business and tourism purposes are allowed to enter Republic of Korea without a visa. You can check if you need a Visa on the website of the Korea Visa Portal (https://www.visa.go.kr/).
If you need a Visa, we advise you to contact your local Republic of Korea Embassy or Consulate for official instructions on the specific visa regulations and application procedures that may apply to you.
It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa if required. Valid return tickets for the return journey and a passport valid for a period of at least six months beyond the contemplated period of stay are required for entry into Republic of Korea.
The official currency of Korea is Korean Won (₩ or KRW) of which the Korean term is won. Notes come in denominations of ₩50,000, ₩10,000, ₩5,000 and ₩1,000 frequently used coins include ₩10, ₩50, ₩100 and ₩500.
All event activities (including educational sessions, meal functions, exhibition hall, etc.) are exclusively reserved for registered attendees. Non-registered guests (including children, family members, colleagues, etc.) are not allowed in any of the event areas. Badges provided at registration are required for entrance into all functions and will be strictly enforced.
The congress secretariat and organizers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants. Participants are advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for your trip.