Important deadlines

15 Feb 2013

Author notification of paper abstracts accepted in regular and poster sessions.

15 Feb 2013

Registration for Conference opens

15 Mar 2013

Deadline for submission of funding applications

15 Apr 2013

Participants informed of Travel Grant Awards.

15 May 2013

Deadline to request facilities for side meetings and exhibition space.

15 Jun 2013

Deadline for submission of revised abstracts for publication.

15 Jul 2013

Expiration of reduced registration fees.

15 Aug 2013

Deadline for uploading completed scientific document.

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We welcome you to Busan, Korea. Busan is a bustling city of approximately 3.6 million residents located on the southeastern tip of the Korean peninsula. Busan served as the country’s capital during the Korean War, and today has become one of Asia’s major economic, artistic and cultural centres. Busan is nestled between mountains, rivers and the sea with superb beaches, scenic cliffs, and mountains which provide excellent hiking and extraordinary views.

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Hot springs are scattered throughout the city. Its deep harbor and gentle tides have permitted Busan to become the fifth largest port in the world. The city's natural endowments and rich history have resulted in Busan's growing reputation as a world class city for tourism and culture. It is a unique city that combines Korean traditional culture with world-leading IT technologies.

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It is also becoming renowned as an international convention destination with the state-of-the-art BEXCO Convention Centre established by Samsung and LG. The Convention Centre is conveniently located near hotels, shopping, and Busan’s famous Haeundae beach boardwalk

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The city is famous for the annual Busan International Film Festival and promotion of Hallyu, Korean pop-culture. The city is sure to provide members a memorable and enjoyable experience with its rich culture, fine cuisine, and beautiful scenery.

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There are also many tourist sites near Busan including Bulguksa, a beautiful Buddhist temple dating from the 6th century, which UNESCO has designated asa World Heritage site.

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At Gyeongju City participants will be able to visit numerous archaeological sites and museums devoted to the history of the Silla kingdom which ruled the peninsula over 1000 years ago. Participants can also travel by ferry or air to Jeju Island and destinations in Japan and China.

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For XXVII IUSSP International Population Conference participants, the National Organization Committee ahas made a special selection of tours with discounted fee. Participants will be able to appreciate Korea’s rich history and Busan’s fascinating landscape while refreshing their hardworking minds and bodies over splendid scenery and historical sites. Please visit http://www.iussp2013busan.org/tour/e_tour_01.asp?sMenu=tou1 for information and bookings.