Daejeon Night Tour (Daejeon Jungang Market, Euneungjeongi Culture Street) – Tuesday, June 11th View more

Daejeon Jungang Market is a large comprehensive market consisting of many smaller markets including the Jungang Comprehensive Market, Jungang Arcade Market, Jayu Wholesale Market, New Jungang Market, and Jungang Wholesale Market. Daejeon Jungang Market is located in downtown Dong-gu and is one of the most famous traditional markets in the city. The market has many different sections (dried seafood street, hardware street, fish street, herbal medicine street, hanbok street, delicacy street, etc.) which stretch all the way from Daejeon Station to the banks of the Daejeoncheon Stream.

Euneungjeongi Culture Street in Eunhaeng-dong in downtown Daejeon is the fashion epicenter of Daejeon and is comparable to the famed Myeongdong shopping district in Seoul. Packed with plenty of things to see, eat, and enjoy, the street is bursting with the lively vigor of the street’s young shoppers. In addition to landmarks like the Dongbaek branch of the Galleria Department Store, the brisk economy of the area has picked up thanks to the addition of wedding shops and other business. Easily accessible via public transportation, traffic on the street is limited to create a safer environment for visitors to enjoy the thriving street culture.

*If you want to attend Night Tour, Please check ‘Yes’ box in ‘Night Tour’ when you make a registration form.
*It departs at 6pm from the DCC main entrance. Tour takes about 2~3 hours.


If you miss the bus or need more personal time, please refer to the below for coming back to DCC.

Taxi Transportation
(Subway & Bus)
Travel Time 20 min. 40 min.
Fare KRW 9,000 KRW 1,250
Travel Route You can easily catch a taxi.
“DCC로 가주세요”
(Please go to DCC)
① Take a subway line 1 at the Junangro Station (중앙로역)
② Take off at the Government Complex station (정부청사역)
③ Take a bus #618 at Exit 4.

Welcome Reception– Wednesday, June 12th

Are you ready for the welcome reception to open ICWE 2019 officially? The welcome reception will be in held in the sky lounge of  “KAIST Academic Cultural Complex (Library)” which has nice views over the campus of Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, KAIST. It will start at 18:30, and shuttle buses will be arranged from venue. The shuttle bus will depart at 17:15 from the DCC main entrance. 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


Address : Building # E9, 291, Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon (대전 유성구 대학로 291, KAIST 학술문화관)

If you miss the bus or need more personal time, please refer to the below for coming back to DCC.

Taxi Transportation
(Bus #121)
Travel Time 10 min. 15 min.
Fare KRW 5,000 KRW 1,250
Travel Route You can easily catch a taxi.
“DCC로 가주세요”
(Please go to DCC)
Take a bus #121 across to the main entrance of KAIST. You can go to DCC directly.

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.


Address : 46-31, Dongbu-ro 33beon-gil, Dong-gu, Daejeon (대전 동구 동부로33번길 46-31)

Taxi Transportation
(Subway & Bus)
Travel Time 30 min. 50 min.
Fare KRW 12,000 KRW 1,250
Travel Route Catch a taxi.
“DCC로 가주세요”
(Please go to DCC)
① Take a subway line 1 at the Sinheung Station (신흥역)
② Take off at the Government Complex station (정부청사역)
③ Take a bus #618 at Exit 4..

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 – 13, 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 upload your application form when you register for the conference.

Also the onsite reservation at tour desk can be available.

You can across the river with EXPO bridge or Doonsan-dae-gyo.

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.

Seoul is the capital of Korea and is the heart of Korea’s culture and education as well as politics and economy. Seoul is home to many historic sites and places of traditional culture. The shopping and entertainment districts also draw a large number of tourists every year. The Hangang River, which runs through the center of the city, is a distinctive landscape of Seoul that offers a myriad of resting areas for citizens. The bus will stop at Seoul Station for final terminal. You can take subway directly connected to Incheon Int’l Airport.

If you need more information about Seoul, Please click here.

*Hotels near Gyeongbokgung Palace

There are many hotels in Seoul. If you need to book a hotel nearby Gyeongbokgung Palace, You can book hotels which are located around the Gwanghwamun Gate or City hall.

If you click the name of the hotel, You can visit to hotel’s website.

Hotels around Gyeongbokgung Palace
Four Seasons hotel Seoul Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun Koreana Hotel New Seoul Hotel
Lotte Hotel Seoul The Plaza Hotel Seoul Westin Chosun Hotel Aloft Seoul Myeongdong

You can find hotels through the map below.

If you need more information about hotels in Seoul, Please click here.
If you want to stay in unique stays (ex. Hanok ; Korean traditional house) or guesthouse, Please click here.

*Transportation from Hotels in Gwanghwamun Gate / City Hall to Incheon Int’l Airport

From those hotels to Incheon International Airport, You can take an airport bus #6701.

You can see bus stops through the map above.

Bus No. Fare First / Last Bus Interval
6701 ₩16,000 (Airport-bound)
04:45 / 19:04

Also, You can take the AREX (airport railway) at the Seoul station.

You can go to Seoul Station by subway Line No.1. It takes 3 minutes.

There is AREX Express which runs directly from Seoul station to Incheon Airport.

If you need more information about AREX, Please click here.

*Transportation from Gwanghwamun Gate to Seoul Station

If you want to go Seoul station directly, you can take a taxi, bus or subway.

1) Taxi

If you take a taxi, it takes around 15 minutes and costs around KRW 6,000.

You can speak “Seoul yeok ga joo sae yo” or show “서울역 가주세요“. (Please go to Seoul Station) Most taxies accept credit cards. But prepare some cash for the situation that your credit card is not accepted.

2) Bus

You can take bus below in front of Sejong Center for the Performing Arts (세종문화회관). It takes around 20~25 minutes to get Seoul station. You can find detailed information below;

Bus No. Fare
103, 150, 401, 402 (Blue)
1711, 7016 (Green)
KRW 1,200
5000A, 5000B, 5005, 5500-2, 9000-1, 9200, 9401 (Red) KRW 2,500

3) Subway

If you take a subway, There are 3 ways to get Seoul Stations. You can find detailed information below;
If you need more infotmation about Seoul Subway, Click here.
If you want to download map of Seoul subway, Click here.

Departure station Lead time Section Transfer Fare / Time
Gyeongbokgung Station
(Line 3)
18 5 Line 3 => Line 1

(Jongno 3(sam)-ga Station)

KRW 1,250 (Transit Card)

KRW 1,350 (Ticket)

12 8 Line 3 => Line 4

(Chungmuro Station)

City Hall Station (Line 1)

(Far 20 mins away by foot from Gwanghwamun Gate)

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