Europe-Korea Conference on Science and Technology (EKC) is to bring together Korean scientists and engineers working in Europe and in Korea and European scientists and engineers interested in collaborating with Korean nationals. Particular emphasis is given to develop friendship and to exchange useful knowledge and bright ideas for the promotion of science and technology in service of the human being and the society.
EKC 2016, the 9th EKC, will be held in Berlin in Germany from 27th to 30th July 2016. 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 which are in the UK (KOSEAUK), France (ASCoF), Austria (KOSEAA), Finland (KOSES), Scandinavia (KSSEA), the Netherland (KOSEANL), Switzerland (KSEAS) and Belgium (KOSEAbe). Since its first successful start in 2008 in Heidelberg, Germany, EKC has been held annually in different European countries and has become the most important scientific and social event, bringing scientists and engineers from Europe and Korea together.
This year’s main organiser:
VeKNI Verein Koreanischer Naturwissenschaftler und Ingenieure i. d. BRD e. V. (1973*)
KOFST The Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (1966)
KSEAUK The Korean Scientists and Engineers Association in the UK (1974)
ASCoF Association des Scientifiques Coreens en France (1976)
KOSEAA The Korean Scientists and Engineers Association in Austria (1998)
KOSES The society of KOrean Scientists and EngineerS in Finland (2010)
KSSEA Korean Scandinavian Scientists and Engineers Association (2011)
KOSEANL Korean Scientists and Engineers Association in the Netherlands (2012)
KSEAS Korean Scientists and Engineers Association in Switzerland (2012)
KOSEAbe Korean Scientists and Engineers Association in Belgium (2014)
* Year of the foundation