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IASS-APCS 2012 Venue

October 3, 2011

The IASS-APCS 2012 symposium will take place in the Hotel Prima (

Now, we are receiveing the ABSTRACT

July 15, 2011

We are now receiving the abstract (one-page short paper) through the official homepage ( of the IASS-APCS 2012 !

You are kindly invited to submit the abstract (one-page short paper) to IASS-APCS 2012.

We welcome new and innovative ideas in the development of shell and spatial structures.

If you visit Submission page, you can find the templates for short and full papers.

We believe that your contributions can stimulate and promote new engineering and design technologies for shell and spatial structures.

We look forward to receiving your contributions. Thank you very much !

Sang-Jin. LEE
Secretary-General, IASS-APCS 2012

A hotel close to the candidate venue KINTEX

May 19, 2011

a hotel for IASS2012 paticipants close to a candidate venue (KINTEX)

A superb travelling blog in Korea

February 12, 2011

Why don’t you visit here to know more about KOREA and plan to travel it.

VISA for visiting Korea and the examption

December 26, 2010

Any foreign visitors wishing to enter the Republic of Korea must have a valid passport and obtain a Korean visa before coming. However, people of 99 countries who want to visit Korea temporarily are permitted to enter without a visa according to visa-exemption agreements(Table 1), or in accordance with principles reciprocity or national interest(Table 2).

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hotels in Seoul

December 26, 2010

Various hotels are available in Seoul city. You can see the hotels on the Google map.

A candidate Venue COEX

November 13, 2010

another candidate venue COEX

A Candidate Venue KINTEX

November 8, 2010

you can find the KINTEX here


About the city “Seoul”

June 15, 2010

Seoul is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Korea (South Korea). With a population of over 10 million, it is one of the world’s largest and busiest cities and is by far the most densely populated city among OECD nations. The Seoul National Capital Area, which includes the Incheon metropolis and most of Gyeonggi province, has 24.5 million inhabitants, and is the world’s second largest metropolitan area. Almost half of South Korea’s population live in the Seoul National Capital Area, and nearly a quarter in Seoul itself, making it the country’s foremost economic, political, and cultural center.

Seoul is located on the Han River in the center of the Korean Peninsula. The city  became the capital of Korea during the Joseon Dynasty and the Korean Empire. The Seoul National Capital Area is home to four UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Changdeokgung, Hwaseong Fortress, Jongmyo Shrine and the Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty.

Seoul is considered to be a global city. It hosted the 1988 Summer Olympics and co-hosted the 2002 FIFA World Cup, and will host the November 2010 G-20 Summit. It is one of the world’s top ten financial and commercial centers, home to large conglomerates such as Samsung, LG and Hyundai-Kia. In 2008, Seoul was named the world’s sixth most economically powerful city by and 86th for quality of life by Mercer.

Seoul is the 2010 World Design Capital and has a technologically advanced infrastructure. Its Digital Media City has been a test-bed for some IT and multimedia applications. Seoul was the first city to feature DMB, a digital mobile TV technology and WiBro, a wireless high-speed mobile internet service. It has a fast, high-penetration 100Mbps fibre-optic broadband network, which is being upgraded to 1Gbps by 2012. Seoul Station houses the 350 km/h KTX bullet train and the Seoul Subway is the third largest in the world, with over 2 billion passengers every year. Seoul is connected via AREX to Incheon International Airport.

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KOREA… where is this country?

January 27, 2010

You can find KOREA in the above map. KOREA is in  the region with circle. This region is somtimes called as “Far East”. Obviously, you can find KOREA in the centre of the map. The easieat way to find the location of KOREA might be to use the googgle map . Just click the link in the bracket ( and type “KOREA” and then you can see some geological information on KOREA…