BIT's 1st World Congress of Smart Materials - 2015
★ Hotel and Venue

Conference Venue: Busan Exhibition & Convention Center (BEXCO)

a landmark of world-famous port city- Busan, has emerged as the most competitive exhibition and convention center in Northeast Asia. BEXCO has been holding numerous international events successfully including 2005 APEC Economic Leaders Meeting, 2002 FIFA world-cup Korea/Japan final draw ceremony, ICCA Annual Conference 2003, ITU Telecom Asia 2004, the Fourteenth ILO Asian Regional Meeting and UNESCAP Ministerial Conference on Transport 2006.

BEXCO is located in the ' Centum City ', which is located about 30 minutes from Gimhae International Airport and 30 minutes from Busan Railroad Station. This area used to be the site of the local airport and currently plans are underway to build the Busan World Trade Center, hotels, department stores, an open theater, and a municipal museum. There are several beautiful beaches in the vicinity such as Haeundae Beach, Songjung Beach, and Gwangalli Beach, etc.

The 2nd Exhibition Hall, 1F

Busan's accessibility by air is exceptional. Gimhae International airport is one of the South Korea's major hubs, served by 29 airlines offering over 434 scheduled flights per week. It takes only 40 minutes from downtown.

bexco3.jpg1. Incheon International Airport →Busan International Airport: 1 hour
2. Gimpo Airport→Busan International Airport: 55 min
-Busan International Airport → BEXCO (27 km)
-Taxi: 25 min
-Airport Limousine Bus/ Shuttle Bus: 35 min
3. KTX [Korea Train Express]: Busan → Seoul
Busan can be reached within two and a half hours. KTX trains run every 30 minutes.




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Accommodation--Busan Lotte Hotel  (7kilometer to BEXCO)

The organizing committee will book Busan Lotte Hotel only for Package A registered participants during the conference. Otherwise they should register to the conference and reserve the hotel through the committee separately.

General Information of Busan Lotte Hotel

LOTTE HOTEL BUSAN is located at Seomyeon, the center of Busan, South Korea’s biggest port city. It is about a 15-minute drive by car from Busan Train Station. As the largest hotel in Busan, it provides elegant services and as many as 650 rooms that guests can choose freely according to their needs. Also, our renovated modern-style rooms and dining spaces will present customers with unforgettable and impressive moments. Guests can enjoy various entertainment features including casino, the Choo Shin-soo room and the Giants room. Make every moment sparkle and special in LOTTE HOTEL BUSAN.

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Double Room

Twin Room

• A bird`s eye view of the city from the center of Ulsan
• He:on Bedding System: Beds and bedding for best sound sleep
• Functional pillows provided upon request
• Free wired/wireless Internet in all rooms
• Turn Down Service provided
• He:on Bedding System: Beds and bedding for best sound sleep
• Functional pillows provided upon request
• Free wired/wireless Internet in all rooms
• Turn Down Service provided

Cancellation/No Show Policy

In view of group reservation, any room booking received on any no-show or cancellation applies to thee followings:e followings:

• Cancellation before December 15 should be free of charge
• Cancellation from December 16 to December 20 should be charged for one-night room rate
• Cancellation from December 21 to December 31 should be charged for two-night room rate
• Cancellation from January 1 to July 5 should be charged for three-night room rate
• No refund if No-show or cancellation after January 5.

Hotel Reservation, please contact Ms. Ada Sun via .

Location Guide

772, Gaya-daero, Busanjin-gu, Busan, Korea



About 20 min. from Gimhae airport (By means of airport limousine).13kilometer

  • About 5min walking to Seomyeon Station of Line no.1 / Line no.2
  • 13kilometer from Busan station
From Busan Lotte Hotel To BEXCO The 2nd Exhibition Hall

Take Line No.2 in Seomyeon Station:

Get off in Centum City (BEXCO) Station; approx. 380m to Exhibition Center 2

Get off in Busan Art Museum Station; approx. 453m to Exhibition Center 2

News Updates

• Onsite Registration is Open in Registration desk.

All program has been confirmed.

• Warm welcome to Dr. David Cardwell from University of Cambridge!

• Dr. Chengbao Jiang confirmed to be keynote speaker for plenary meeting!

• Welcome Top Material Scientist Dr. Seung-Bok Choi to our conference!

• Many thanks to Society of Vacuum Coaters of USA to be our sponsor!

• BK21 PLUS Center for Advanced Chemical Technology of Pusan National University confirmed to be local supporting organization!

• Welcome BK21 PLUS Center for Sustainable Mechanical Systems of Inha University to be our supporting organization!

• Welcome Dr. Soo Woo Nam, former Presidents of the Korean Institute of Metals and Materials, former Vice President of KAIST to join our SAB!

• Warm welcome to International Society for Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure!

Hosting Organization

BIT Congress Inc.
Foreign Experts Databank of SAFEA-Dalian Branch

Society of Vacuum Coaters (SVC), USA

Supporting Organizations

BK21 PLUS Center for Humantronics of the Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, Yonsei University, Republic of Korea

BK21 PLUS Center for Advanced Chemical Technology, Pusan National University, Republic of Korea

BK21 PLUS Center for Sustainable Mechanical Systems,Inha University, Republic of Korea

International Society for Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, Germany

Busan Tourism Organization

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