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IUMS Daejeon 2020

Useful Information

Useful Information

Local Currency

The unit of the Korean currency is Won. Coin denominations are 10, 50, 100, and 500. Banknotes are 1,000, 5,000, 10,000, and 50,000. The exchange rate is subject to market fluctuations. As of January 2019, the exchange rate is approximately USD 1 to KRW 1,123.


Value Added Tax is levied on most goods and services at a standard rate of 10% and is included in the retail price. In tourist hotels, this 10% tax applies to rooms, meals and other services and is included in the bill.


The average temperature in Daejeon during October ranges between 8°- 21°C, approximately. The season is transitioning from Fall to Winter and the weather can be quite chilly at night and early morning, so it is advisable to pack a light jacket and warm sweaters.


In Korea, most outlets are 220V, 60Hz. Most hotels may provide outlet converters for 110V and 220V however, it may be better to bring a personal power plug adapter/ voltage converter for your convenience.

Emergency Lines

  • Medical Emergency Information Center: 1339
  • Fire and First Aid Emergency Services: 119
  • Police Station: 112
  • Korea Travel Hotline (24/7): 1330 (in Korea) / +82-2-1300 (from overseas)
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Organized by
National Organizing Committee
Chairman: Sang-Ki Rhee
Address: 27, Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34168, Korea
Business License No.: 732-80-00415
Secretariat of IUMS 2020 Daejeon, Korea
P.O.D Communications, Inc.
#10F, W-building, SKV1 Center, 11, Dangsan-ro 41-gil,
Yongdeungpo-gu, Seoul 07217, Korea
Tel: +82-70-4711-3211
Fax: +82-2-325-1720
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