2018 EWC/EWCA International Conference in Seoul


Seoul is a city of contrasts, where rapid modernization and ancient traditions coexist side by side.  Throughout its 600 year history as the capital of Korea, the city has been abundant with tradition and culture and has character and qualities that cannot be found anywhere else in the world.  


Date:  August 23-25, 2018

Venue:  Lotte Hotel Seoul, located at Eulji-ro 30, Jung-gu, Seoul, 04533 South Korea

Theme:  "Intercultural Engagement in the Asia-Pacific Community"

The East-West Center Association will be holding the next international conference in Seoul, Korea.  Please make sure you save the date so you will be able to join international colleagues in renewing acquaintances, making new professional contacts, updating your knowledge of the region and discovering Seoul.

Program: Program speakers will include leaders from the government, education, and business sectors. Conference participants are encouraged to submit abstracts for inclusion in panels, discussion, and poster/exhibition sessions. The deadline for submission of abstracts is March 31, 2018.  More information will be available soon.

Venue and Accommodations: The conference is being held at the Lotte Hotel Seoul at Eulji-ro 30, Jung-gu, Seoul, 04533 South Korea. Special rates are being arranged for our participants at the Lotte Hotel Seoul and several nearby alternate hotels.

Registration: Registration fee includes Opening Ceremony, Welcome Reception, Cultural Performance, Aloha Dinner, Lunches, Coffee Breaks, a Half-Day Tour, all Program
Sessions and Conference Materials. Early Bird Registration for EWCA members: US $300.  Rates will increase on April 1, 2018.  Registration will open in December 2017.

Optional Post-Conference Tours: Several optional post-conference tours are being planned for participants.

Please check back periodically for updates about the conference.  Information will be posted here as it becomes available.


Questions - Email:  seoul2018@eastwestcenter.org  Phone:  1-808-944-7506

Organized by the East-West Center (EWC), East-West Center Association (EWCA), and EWCA Seoul Chapter.