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Important notice:


The EKC 2020 has been POSTPONED at first to a future date.


As we are currently witnessing, the coronavirus has created worldwide a serious situation making our efforts for organising a large-scale international conference like EKC very difficult. Due to severe restrictions on travel and venue preparation, the conference has to be postponed.

Registration is temporarily paused. EKC 2020 organising committee is carefully monitoring the situation and investigating a new date and venue. As soon as the final decision is made, it will be notified via the official website.

I apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience.

Wonsun Park (Conference chair) on behalf of the organising committee 



Europe-Korea Conference on Science and Technology (EKC) is the premier conference for Korean and European scientists and engineers to present their recent achievements. Special emphasis is given to develop friendship and to exchange useful knowledge and bright ideas for the promotion of science and technology in the service of society. It covers a full range of science and technology, e.g., Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Materials, Biology, and Life Science, Earth and Environment, Energy, Information and Communications Technology, Architecture, and Science policies.


EKC 2020, the 13th EKC, will be held in Munich in Germany from 22nd to 25th July 2020. It will be hosted by the Korean Scientists and Engineers Association in Germany (VeKNI) together with the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST) and the other eight Korean Scientists and Engineers Associations in Europe that are in the UK (KOSEAUK), France (ASCoF), Austria (KOSEAA), Finland (KOSES), Scandinavia (KSSEA), the Netherland (KOSEANL), Switzerland (KSEAS) and Belgium (KOSEAbe).



Important dates:

  • 1 Feb. 2020: Abstract submission & Registration open
  • 30 Apr. 2020: Deadline for Abstract submission
  • 20 May 2020: Deadline for Early-bird registration
  • 20 Jun. 2020: Registration close
  • 21 Jul. 2020: Site visit
  • 22-25 Jul. 2020: EKC 2020 main event


Schedule (tentative):

  • 21st July: Site visit
  • 22nd July: Complementary Programme (Industry forum, Europe-Korea institute matching, Next generation forum, Special programme)
  • 23rd July: Opening ceremony (Plenary), Science and Technology sessions
  • 24th July: Science and Technology sessions, Closing ceremony (Plenary)
  • 25th July: Complementary Programmes (Special programme)




Past 4 years of EKCs:

  • EKC 2019   -   12th      Vienna             Austria
  • EKC 2018   -   11th      Glasgow           UK
  • EKC 2017   -   10th      Stockholm       Sweden
  • EKC 2016   -     9th      Berlin              Germany


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