It is my great honor and pleasure to invite you to the 12th World Biomaterials Congress (WBC), which will be held in Daegu, South Korea, May 26-31, 2024. WBC is a world-wide highlighting event to provide with a fascinating opportunity, where the participating experts can gather and share the latest information and knowledge in the diverse areas of biomaterials research. The venue for the event, Daegu, is the third-largest city in Korea, rich in cultural heritage sites and blessed with beautiful nature. We are looking forward to seeing you all in WBC 2024 to celebrate this momentous period of knowledge and discovery in biomaterials science, and also to share an enjoyable and memorable moment in a historic city, Daegu, South Korea.
Ki Dong Park
Chair of Organizing Committee WBC 2024
|Congress Chair||Ki Dong Park||Ajou University|
|Congress Co-chairs||Yong-Hee Kim||Hanyang University|
|Dong Keun Han||CHA University|
|Secretary General||Kun Na||The Catholic University of Korea|
|Deputy Secretary-General||Kang Moo Huh||Chungnam National University|
|Young Bin Choy||Seoul National University College of Medicine|
|SungYoung Park||Korea National University of Transportation|
|Scientific Program Committee||Chair||Heungsoo Shin||Hanyang University|
|Vice chair||Ji Hoon Jeong||Sungkyunkwan University|
|Seung-Woo Cho||Yonsei University|
|Public Relations Committee||Chair||Oh Hyeong Kwon||Kumoh National Institute of Technology|
|Vice chair||In-Kyu Park||Chonnam National University Medical School|
|Planning Committee||Chair||Soo-Hong Lee||Dongguk University|
|Vice chair||Han Soo Park||Chung-Ang University|
|Finance Committee||Chair||Jong Chul Park||Yonsei University College of Medicine|
|Vice chair||Su-Geun Yang||Inha University|
Opened in April 2001, Daegu Exhibition & Convention Center (EXCO) is a state-of-the-art convention and exhibition facility in the city of Daegu. EXCO has experienced a phase of extensive expansion that was completed in 2011. EXCO now comprises 24,000-square meter-exhibition space, a convention hall with 4,000 seats, an auditorium with 1,600 seats, and 34 conference rooms.
Strategically located at the center of the Daegu Distribution Complex, EXCO provides easy access to the Daegu International Airport, Daegu KTX Station, and Gyeongbu Expressway system.
- Address1676, Sangyeok-dong, Buk-gu, Daegu, Korea
Journey to Daegu
Incheon to Daegu
Korean Express Train
2hr 30 min.
17 Cities in 8 Countries
Gimhae Airport to Daegu
47 Cities in 15 Countries
The Republic of Korea is a country of deep tradition and culture. Despite the rapid economic development and modernization in the last half of the century, Korean people still greatly value their five millennia of rich history and culture deeply rooted in the Confucious philosophy. The scenic natural landscape and valuable cultural heritage sites designated as World Heritage List by UNESCO embody a wide variety of values from artistic spirit to scientific rationality as witnessed in the traditional architecture of royal palaces or temples.
Daegu is a perfect place to experience Korean traditional culture! The city of Daegu is the center of traditional Korean culture with over a thousand years of history. Located at the center of the Three Kingdoms of Korea (Goguryeo, Baekje, and Shilla), the city of Daegu and the surrounding areas possess a rich history and an abundance of cultural heritage sites. The city is filled with cultural relics and UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Sites. Also, as a transportation hub linking all major cities, the city of Daegu is is conveniently located to visit numerous cultural heritage sites and tourist attractions that display Korean culture.