ISIT2009 will be held in June 28 - July 3, 2009 at COEX, Seoul, Korea.
 
   
 

The official language of the symposium is English.

 
 
Korea, the Land of Morning Calm, is a truly remarkable place. There are so many things to see and do in Korea that you are sure to find an attraction that is the perfect match for your requirements.
Korea's rugged mountainous terrain and hundreds of miles of coastline provide unlimited scenic beauty and opportunities for outdoor activities throughout the year.
But scenic wonders are not the only attraction of Korea. Evidence of Korea's unique 5,000-year-old history and culture can be found everywhere.
Every city and village has their share of traditional festivals that preserve the old ways of life, but updated to cater to the comforts of foreign visitors. The unique Korean cuisine has flavors sure to please every palate.
 
 
 
 

Korea's currency unit is won which comes in 1,000, 5,000 and 10,000 won bills, and 10, 50, 100 and 500 won coins. Generally, banks are open between 09:30 - 16:30 Monday to Friday. Automated teller machines are in operation 24 hours a day. Most larger stores, hotels and restaurants in Korea will accept major international credit cards. However, it is advisable to carry some cash, since many smaller establishments and stores are unlikely to accept any credit cards.

 
   
 

Tipping is usually not customized in Korea, but it is appropriate for the excellent service. In major tourist hotels, 10% VAT and 10% service charge is added to the bills for rooms, meals and other services.

 
   
 

The average temperature of Seoul in late June is 23 ¨¬C.

 
   
 

Korea uses 110 and 220 volts, 60 cycles system but the standard voltage is 220 volts. Regarding the shape of outlet, Korea use ¡®Round pin attachment plug' type. Please check up your plug and prepare the adapter, if necessary.

 
   
 

In relation to Greenwich Mean Time, Korea is +9 hours.

 
   
 

For English assistance or travel information, just dial 1330, and a bilingual operator will offer you detailed tourism information.

 
   
 
To make an international call, first dial the international dialing code (001, 002 or 008), then the country code, area code, and finally the individual number. You may rent a cell phone at the airport.