INFORMATION

MEETING INFORMATION ABOUT AOCC 2017

Name of Meeting The 5th Annual Meeting of Asian Organization for Crohn’s & Colitis (AOCC 2017)
The Cutting Edge of Research and Practice in Asian IBD
Date of Meeting June 15-17, 2017
Venue Grand Hilton Seoulwebsite
353 Yeonhui-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, Korea
TEL: +82-2-3216-5656 / FAX: +82-2-3216-7799
Official Language of Meeting English
Hosted by Asian Organization for Crohn’s & Colitis (AOCC)
Korean Association for the Study of Intestinal Diseases (KASID)
Meeting Organization Korean Association for the Study of Intestinal Diseases (KASID)
31, Seolleung-ro 86 gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea
Tel: +82-2-957-6145 / Fax: +82-2-957-6146
E-mail: thekasid2@gmail.com
Meeting Secretariat HB&I
#1711, Hanshin Building, Mapo-daero 12, Mapo-gu, Seoul, Korea
Tel: +82-2-373-1005 / Fax: +82-2-373-1106
E-mail: aocc2017@hbni.co.kr

USEFUL INFORMATION ABOUT KOREA

Language

Korean

Time

Korea is 9 hours ahead of Greenwich Meant Time (GMT +9) and does not observe daylight savings time.

Weather in June

Temperature21°C 70°F
Low Temperature16°C 61°F
High Temperature26°C 79°F
Chance of Sunny Day 50%
Chance of Rain 20%, Chance of Cloudy Day 50%

Currency and Foreign Exchange

The unit of Korean currency is the Korean Won (₩). Coin denominations are ₩10, ₩50, ₩100 and ₩500. Banknotes are ₩1,000, ₩5,000, ₩10,000 and ₩50,000.
(*approximate exchange rate: ₩1,150/US$1.00)

Electricity

The electricity supply commonly used in Korea is the 220-volt 60Hz system. Because most newly built hotels and houses have the 220-volt wiring installed, you are advised to check your electronic equipment beforehand.

Visa Requirements

Visa regulations depend on your nationality and country of origin. We strongly suggest that you contact your local Korean Embassy/Consulate for full and official instructions on the specific visa regulations and application procedures that apply to you. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa in advance if required. More Information

Invitation Letter for Visa Application

Upon your request via email, the Secretariat will send a personal invitation letter to participate in the meeting. This invitation is meant only to assist participants to raise travel funds or to obtain a visa and is not a commitment on the part of the organizers to provide any financial support. Applications for invitation letters must be received at least 30 days prior to the meeting.