BIOCOMP2020 will be held at Hwabeak International Convention Center (HICO) located in beautiful Bomun Tourist Resort in Gyeongju-City, Republic of Korea. Gyeongju-City, called the museum without walls, had been the capital of Silla Kingdom for almost thousand years, which provides diverse tourist attractions and activities, including various historic assets, national treasures, museums, and cultural properties as well as distinctive flavors of food to travelers. Gyeongju-City located in the south east of the Korean peninsula is easily accessible by two major international airports: Incheon International Airport and Gimhae International Airport. It takes about 3 hours and 20 minutes by an express train, KTX, from Incheon International Airport, and 80 minutes by airport limousine bus from Gimhae International Airport, respectively.
The symposium venue, HICO, is a brand new convention center opened in 2015, and can accommodate about 2,000 people at a time, and is surrounded with 10 hotels with 1,880 rooms within a walking distance as well as a total of 20 hotels with about 4,000 rooms within transit, including 5 super deluxe hotels with 1,600 rooms. You can also access diverse tourist attractions such as Bulguksa temple, Seokguram Grotto, Gyeongju historic area and Gyeongju National Museum within 30 minutes driving distance of the venue. In addition, various activities, including temple stay, Korean food cooking class, and moonlight walking tour will give you a chance to taste Korean culture and sprit in daily life.