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The IASS-APCS 2012 Symposium organizing committee prepares the Technical Tour program which is scheduled on May 23 (Wed) for all registered participants of this symposium.
 
Remarks
€ę The Technical Tour is the complimentary program for registered participants and
   accompanying persons.
   *Tour fee is included in the registration fee
€ę The reservation is only available through the symposium website. Please make
   the reservation which is in the on-line registration process.
€ę Reservation Due: March 16, 2012
 
Technical Tour (Reservation Closed)

DATE&TIME

May 23(Wed), 09:00-18:00

ITINERARY

09:00 Gathering at Tour desk and depart
10:00 Visit to Gocheokdong Domed Baseball Stadium       Construction site
11:30 Transfer to Yongin
12:30 Lunch at local restaurant
13:50 Transfer to Yongin Folk Village
14:00 Tour of Yongin Traditional Folk Village
15:30 Transfer to Suwon
16:00 Tour of Suwon Hwaseong Fortress
16:50 Transfer to Seoul
18:00 Arrive at tour desk

DESCRIPTION

The Gocheok-dong Domed Baseball Stadium, which is the first dome stadium in Korea has begun the construction since 2009 and will be completed on December 2013. The structure of the building is divided in two types; the under structure is RC (Reinforced Concrete) Structures/PC Stand and its roof is Hybrid Structure (Steel Truss+ Valley Cable Membrane). Its main facilities are Stadium facilities, Baseball game field, Baseball museum, Swimming pool, Fitness Centre and Parking area.
Korean Folk Village is a living museum that recreates the lifestyle of several centuries ago. There are potters, weavers, blacksmiths, and other artisans who practice their trades in traditional fashion. There are also 240 traditional homes and a small amphitheater for music and folk dances. Suwon Hwaseong Fortress, the brilliant Fortress in Suwon, Gyeonggi-do Province, was built with the first use of cranes and other latest construction engineering of the 18th century. The construction was planned by the 22nd king of the Joseon Dynasty, Jeongjo, when he moved his fatherĄŻs tomb in 1789. Each structure well harmonizes architectural splendor and function on a key strategic spot.

The IASS-APCS 2012 Symposium organizing committee also prepares the complementary tour for the accompanying persons.
 
Remarks
€ę The Accompanying PersonsĄŻ Complementary Tour programs are for registered
   accompanying persons ONLY.
   *Tour fee is included in the accompanying personsĄŻ registration fee
€ę The reservation is only available through the symposium website.
   Please make the reservation which is in the on-line registration process.
€ę Reservation Due: April 13, 2012
 
AT - 1

DATE&TIME

May 21(Mon), 13:00-17:30

ITINERARY

13:00 Gathering at Tour desk
13:30 Cheonggyecheon Stream Walking Tour
14:00 Changing Ceremony of Royal Palace Guards
14:20 Tour of Gyeongbokgung Palace & National Folk Museum
16:00 Bukchon Hanok Village
17:30 Arrive at Tour desk

DESCRIPTION

Cheonggyecheon flows from west to east right in the middle of Seoul, bisecting the central region of the capital. It offers many beautiful sights to see and enjoy.
Gyeongbokgung Palace is built in 1394 as a primary residence for the royal family. The National Folk Museum displays the lifestyle of ancient Koreans. There are 20,000 vestiges, with a total of 4,000 folk relics. The National Folk Museum displays the lifestyle of ancient Koreans. There are 20,000 vestiges, with a total of 4,000 folk relics.
Surrounded by Gyeongbokgung Palace, Changdeokgung Palace and Jongmyo Shrine, Bukchon Hanok Village is home to hundreds of traditional houses called 'hanok' that date back to the Joseon Dynasty. The name, 'Bukchon,' which literally translates to 'northern village,' came about as the neighborhoods that the village covers the north of the two significant Seoul landmarks, Cheonggyecheon Stream and Jongno.

 
AT - 2

DATE&TIME

May 22(Tue), 09:00-12:30

ITINERARY

09:00 Gathering at tour desk
09:30 Tour of N Seoul Tower
10:30 Tour of Changdeokgung Palace
11:30 Insadong Antique Alley
12:30 Arrival at Tour desk

DESCRIPTION

N Seoul Tower, a landmark of the metropolitan city of Seoul. The 236.7 meter high N Seoul Tower built on the 243m Mt. Namsan has been known as the best tower in Asia. You will get an observation deck located at 360m above the sea level by a speedy elevator moving 240m per minute.
Changdeokgung Palace is surrounded by trees and abuts a wooded hillside on the northern fringe of Seoul. By almost everyone's estimation, Changdeok is the most beautiful and best preserved among Seoul's half dozen palaces. Insa-dong, located in the middle of the city, is an important place where old but precious and traditional goods are on display. There is one main road in Insa-dong with alleys on each side. Within these alleys are galleries, traditional restaurants, traditional teahouses, and cafes.

AT - 3

DATE&TIME

May 22(Tue), 13:30-17:30

ITINERARY

13:30 Gathering at Tour desk
14:00 Leeum Museum of Art
15:30 Itaewon Shopping street
16:40 Sinsadong Garosu Street
17:30 Arrive at tour desk

DESCRIPTION

Leeum Museum of Art, established by the Samsung Foundation of Culture, exhibits the cultural properties and fine arts works collected by the late Chairman Lee Byung Cheul, the founder of the Samsung Group. Covering an area of 9,900§ł, Leeum consists of Museum1, which exhibits Korean antique art works, and Museum2, which exhibits local and foreign modern fine arts works.
Itaewon street is the most exotic place in Seoul to spend a day of shopping, dining and hanging out. There is an enormous variety of shops, entertainment venues and restaurants for visitors to enjoy. Garosu-gil in Sinsa-dong is also known among both citizens and foreign tourists alike, not just because it is a beautiful promenade in the middle of the city, but because it caters to unique cultural tastes and artistic sensibilities.

 
Contact for Registration
Sunmin Minah LEE (Ms.)
Secretariat for the IASS-APCS 2012 Symposium
c/o The Plan Co.
Tel: +82-2-538-2042~3 | Fax: +82-2-538-1540 E-mail: reg@iass2012.org