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Join the Annual Meeting of IASGO 2016 in Korea!

The 26th World Congress of the International Association of Surgeons, Gastroenterologists and Oncologists (IASGO 2016 ) will be held from September 8 (Thursday) to 10 (Saturday), 2016, at the Sheraton Grande Walkerhill Hotel in Seoul, Korea. Hosted by the International Association of Surgeons, Gastroenterologists and Oncologists, Korean Society of Surgical Oncology and Korean Society of Gastrointestinal Cancer, the official congress program will include Keynote Lectures, Symposia, and Oral Sessions with Opening/Closing Ceremonies, Welcome Reception, and Networking Dinner among the Social Events. The official congress language will be English.

Venue: Sheraton Grande Walkerhill

Sheraton Grande Walkerhill is located in northeastern Seoul, allowing guests to enjoy clear views of the Han River and refreshing walks around Acha Mountain. In addition to tranquil moments surrounded by nature, the hotel's location also provides easy access to downtown and other attractions in less than 30 minutes by taxi or subway. The hotel's complimentary shuttle service runs every 10 minutes to nearby subway stations.
The hotel is an ideal destination for guests who desire an escape from the hectic urban pace. They can gather around the outdoor campsite, or keep up the workout routine in the fully-equipped fitness center. The hotel also offers prestigious shopping at duty-free shops and entertainment at a luxurious casino.
The 11 function rooms and conference center are spectacular settings for meetings and special events, from lectures and seminars to weddings and international receptions. The convention center provides guests with a wide selection of state-of-the-art technology, including a simultaneous interpretation system for six different languages.

Sheraton Grande Walkerhill
177 Walkerhill-ro Gwangjin-gu, Seoul, 143-708 Korea
82-2-455-5000
82-2-452-6867
walkerhill@sk.com
http://www.sheratonwalkerhill.co.kr/en/main.wh

How to Get to the Venue

Transportation from Incheon International Airport to Sheraton Walkerhill Hotel
Bus

Taking an airport limousine bus is the best way to get to the venue. Information about limousine buses is available at the Transportation Information Center next to exits 2, 4, 9 and 13 on the first floor of the passenger terminal (arrivals floor). You can also buy bus tickets there.

KAL Limousine Bus
Platforms Interval Time Fare Station
4B, 11A 30Min. 80Min. KRW 16,000 W Seoul / Sheraton Walkerhill Hotel
  • First bus: To Sheraton Walkerhill Hotel 04:53 / To airport 05:00
  • Last bus: To Sheraton Walkerhill Hotel 22:46 / To airport 18:25

Contact: KAL Limousine Click ->

Taxis

Taxis are a comfortable and easy way to get to the venue. Taxi stands are located between platforms 4D~8C on the Arrivals floor (1st floor) in the parking area. You can choose from premium black taxis or standard taxis. Premium black taxis are more expensive and bigger than regular standard taxis. It takes approximately 90 minutes from the airport to the hotel depending on traffic conditions. Black taxis cost about KRW 110,000 or more. Regular taxis cost about KRW 70,000. Expect toll charges to be added to the total fare.

Section Fare Platform Number Remarks
standard taxi
Standard Taxi
Approx.
70,000 Won
6C
  • 24:00 ~ 04:00 additional 20% late night prenium.
  • Translation service and receipt are available upon your request.
deluxe taxi
Deluxe Taxi
Approx.
110,000 Won
8C
  • Car Phone Service / No late night premium fee.
  • Translation service and receipt are available upon your request.
  • No late night premium fee.
jumbo taxi
Jumbo Taxi
(up to 9 People)
Approx.
120,000 Won
5C
  • Car Phone Service / No late night premium fee.
  • Translation service and receipt are available upon your request.
  • Credit cards welcome.
international taxi
International Taxi
Approx.
90,000 Won
4D
  • Only for foreigners
Subway
subway map
  • Gimpo Airport
  • Kkachisan
    • Sindorim
    • Sadang
    • Seoul National University of Education
    • Seolleung
    • Jamsil
    • Gangbyeon
  • Yeongdeungpo District Office
  • Chungjeongno
  • Dongdaemun History & Culture Park Station
  • Wangsimni
  • Gunja
  • Gwangnaru
Subway Line 5
From Gimpo Airport and Yeoido, take subway line#5 to Gwangnaru station, then take the hotel shuttle bus.
Subway Line 2
From the Downtown Airport Terminal and Gangnam area, take subway line #2 to Gangbyeon station, then take the hotel shuttle bus.
Free Shuttle Service
Gangbyeon Station Line #2

Shuttle Bus Hours of Operation

6 AM – 11:20 PM (10 minute intervals)

Course

  • Gwangnaru Station Line #5
  • Gangbyeon Station Line #2
  • Gwangjin Youth Center (Across from Gwangnaru Station Line #5 Exit 2)
Gwangnaru Station Line #5

Shuttle Bus Hours of Operation

6:10 AM – 11:20 PM (10 minute intervals)

Course

  • Gwangjin Youth Center (Across from Gwangnaru Station Line #5 Exit 2)
Transportation from Gimpo Airport to Walkerhill
Subway
subway map
Subway line #5
Take subway line # 5 and get off at Gwangnaru Station. Go out Exit 2 and take the Walkerhill shuttle bus.
Subway line #2
Take subway line #2 and get off at Gangbyeon Station. Go out to Exit 1 and take the Walkerhill shuttle bus.
Taxi

Time to Hotel: Approximately 60 minutes
Single fare: KRW 30,000~40,000 (normal taxi), KRW 80,000 (luxury taxi)

Secretariat of IASGO 2016 (People-X, Inc.)

Address
1F Haeoreum Bldg., 16, Yeoksam-ro 17 Gil, Gangnam-Gu, Seoul 135-925, Korea
Tel
+82-2-566-6031,6033
Fax
+82-2-566-6087
E-mail
seoul@iasgo2016.org

Key dates

  • Call for Abstracts Open JAN. 18, 2016
  • Deadline for Abstract Submission JUN. 14, 2016
  • Notification of Abstract Acceptance JUN. 30, 2016
  • Deadline for Early Registration JUL. 29, 2016