Welcome Reception– Wednesday, June 12th

Are you ready for the welcome reception to open ICWE 2018 officially? The welcome reception will be in held in the sky lounge of  “KAIST main library building” which has nice views over the campus of Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, KAIST. It will start at 19:00, and shuttle buses will be arranged from venue. At the sky lounge on the top floor of the building, you can look down on KAIST campus and Gapcheon which is the symbol of Daejeon.

Before we start the reception, there will be a chance to visit Vision Hall. At the hall, you can see the past, present and the future of KAIST at the same place. KAIST vision hall includes foot prints of our university, which has aimed inclusive growth and suggested creative resolutions by challenging the road no one has been. Also, it is illuminating bright future where ‘More beautiful changes than we expected’ KAIST will make under the ‘C3’ spirit, Challenge to solve the dilemmas of mankind, creativity and caring, which includes inclusiveness and respect. Details


Gala Dinner– Thursday, June 13th

It will be one of the best experiences while you are staying in Korea during the conference. The dinner will be held at Ssangcheong-Dang, where is equipped as very traditional house of Korea.


Tour to Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul – Friday, June 14th

On the last day of the conference, there will be tour to Gyeongbokgung Place in Seoul, the capital city. If you are planning to stay in Seoul for few more days, we recommend taking this opportunity to come with us!

It is the largest of the five palaces constructed by the Joseon Dynasty. Joseon lasted for 500 years and laid the foundation for major aspects of Korean culture and identity, including the entrenchment of Confucian ideals and doctrines in Korean society, and the importation and adaptation of Chinese culture.


Water sports in Gapcheon

Free access is available for anyone to experience water sports in the river. Hanbit Tower and Expo Bridge are a beautiful sight from the river while enjoy water sports.

  • Available Date and Time: 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, and 15:00 at June 11 and 12, 2019
  • Place : Expo Lake park Water sports area (Address: 397, Manyeon-dong, Seo-gu, Daejeon)
  • Fee: Free of charge
  • Category : Boating, lifting, leisure canoe, pedal boat, water bicycle, etc.
  • Information : First come first served / For canoe, pedal boat and water bicycle use immediately on reservation required / For boating and lifting (call for group reservation required)
  • Note: Clothes may be wet during water sports
Reservation Information

If you would like to attend the above program, please reserve in advance via email. (icwe2019@icwe2019.org).
Also the onsite reservation at tour desk can be available.