ISGO 2017 - The 2nd International Symposium on Gynecologic Oncology. In conjuction with APAGE Regional Meeting / February 10(Fri) - 11(Sat), 2017 Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea

Useful Information

Weather

Weather

Winter lasts from December to February. It is very cold and dry time of the year in Korea. In February, the temperature in Seoul average 0.4℃. For more information, please visit Korea Meteorological Administration
(http://web.kma.go.kr/eng/index.jsp).

Time Zone

Time Zone

When Indicating Korea Time: Present Time(GMT+9).
Please note that there is no daylight saving time in Korea.

Currency

Currency

The basic currency of Korea is the Korean Won (KRW). Specifically, various notes and coins are used: Notes include 1,000 won, 5,000 won, 10,000 won, and 50,000 won denominations, while coins include 10 won, 50 won, 100 won, and 500 won denominations. Foreign bank notes and traveler's checks can be converted into Korean won at foreign exchange banks and other authorized money exchange outlets. Please refer to Korea Exchange Bank (https://www.kebhana.com/easyone_index_en.html )

Electricity

Electricity

Korea has a 220-volt AC, 60Hz electrical current. Visitors from certain countries need an adaptor for electric appliances. Be careful when using 110v devices - a transformer is required for these.

Credit Card

Credit Card

International credit cards, including VISA, American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and JCB are widely accepted at major hotels, department stores, restaurants and retail outlets. Check with your credit card company for details of merchant acceptability and other services which may be available.