MTSA 2019




Conference Venue

MTSA‘19 conference will be held in Busan, Korea.
The Conference Venue is “Hanwha Resorts Haeundae Tivoli”.

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Haeundae Tivoli offers a panoramic view of Busan's wonderful transformation. Hanwha Resorts/Haeundae Tivoli is becoming the landmark of Busan due to its magnificent view of the Gwangan Bridge. As part of Busan's extravagant transformation, the resort was renovated in 2011 into a sophisticated and modern resort. Hanwha Resorts/Haeundae Tivoli was designed to see the magnificence of Busan at a glance. The hotel-type accommodations will provide you with a pleasant environment, and the exquisite cuisine at the sky lounge is delectably unforgettable. It has 5 meeting halls and the largest hall can accommodate up to 210 people (Class Type: up to 300 people) through premium banquet and special ceremony. It is made up of 400 guest rooms, and they offer a panoramic view of Busan's wonderful transformation.

Information about Busan

Dynamic Busan!
Busan is the second largest city in Korea, located on the southeastern tip of the Korean peninsula. Busan is a perfect example of harmony between mountains, rivers and sea and it gains increasing reputation as a world class city of tourism and culture, and it is also becoming renowned as an international convention destination.

1. Haeundae Beach

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Haeundae boasts an ideal wide, sandy beach and shallow waters with gentle ripples. At the mention of 'Busan', 'Haeundae' is the first to spring to mind, and it surely is the city's representative spot. In particular, with the buildings and upscale hotels along the shoreline, the beach is well-known for its modern feel.

▶ Available period : June 1st-September 30th (4 months)
▶ Getting there: Subway line 2 to Haeundae Station (Exit 3 or 5)→
600m in the direction of Haeundae seaside.


2. Taejongdae Resort Park

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Taejongdae was named after the 29th king of Silla Dynasty King Taejong Muyeol (Kim Chun-chu). While traveling around the country, King Taejong had been attracted to this spot with its rugged cliffs surrounded by dense pine forests and the sea and he enjoyed shooting arrows here. Taejongdae is abundant in its cliffs, which seem as if they have been trimmed by the sea, and uniquely-formed rocks, believed to have been formed during the 4th interglacial period 120,000 years ago. The breathtaking views here enable visitors to appreciate Busan's natural history.

▶ Getting there: Subway line 1 to Nampo Station (Exit 6) →
Change to bus no. 66, 88, or 101 → Alight at Taejongdae Park


3. Seomyeon

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Seomyeon 1-beonga, or Seomyeon First Street, is the busiest spot in lively Seomyeon. The street is equipped with shopping and other facilities. Connected to Lotte Hotel and Lotte Department Store, it is a favorite with both local and international visitors. Various stage performances are held in spring and autumn. Seomyeon's Medical Street in Busanjin-gu has country's biggest concentration of medical facilities. It contains approximately 113 medical and cosmetic clinics and facilities, allowing visitors to indulge in travel which caters to individual needs.

▶Getting there: Subway lines 1 and 2 to Seomyeon Station. Near Lotte Department Store.


4. Nurimaru APEC House

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Since the APEC Summit Meeting in 2005, the Nurimaru APEC House has been the host of high quality international conferences and today the popular tourist spot still sees a daily 4000-5000 visitors. The Korean name 'nurimaru' means 'summit of the world' and the building is modelled on the traditional Korean jeongja, or pavilion. Visitors can feel the presence of the summit meeting inside the building.

▶ Opening hours: 09:00-18:00
▶ Getting there: Subway line 2 to Dongbaek Station (Exit 1)
→ 800m in the direction of Busan Westin Chosun Hotel → Inside Dongbaek Park


5. Gwangan Bridge

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Gwangan Bridge stretches over 7.4km and is the largest bridge over the ocean in South Korea. The bridge showcases wonderful night views and the upper part of the bridge captures the scenery of the sea and nearby cities.

▶ Getting there: Subway line 2 to Gwangan Station (Exits 3 and 5)
→ 700m in the direction of Gwangalli Beach

*More information about tourist attractions in Busan, please click.