IPAC'16 is the seventh International Particle Accelerator Conference, a conference that rotates annually between Asia/Oceania, Europe, and the Americas. Since 2010, IPAC has been the premier event in the field of particle accelerators, attracting over 1,500 scientists, engineers, and students from accelerator laboratories and universities around the world.

Pohang Accelerator Laboratory is pleased to host this year's conference May 8 - 13, 2016. The conference will be held at the BEXCO Convention Center, located in the lively and scenic Haeundae District of Busan, Korea.

Official Language

The language of the conference is English.

Dress code

Dress code during the conference is business casual and casual on the excursion.


The organizers are not liable for damages and/or losses of any kind which may be incurred by the conference delegates or by any other individuals accompanying them, both during the official activities as well as going to/from the conference. Delegates are responsible for their own safety and belongings.


In May, the average high temperature is 22°C (72°F).


Korea does not have a tipping culture, so it is not neccessary to leave a tip at restaurants, hotels or taxis.


The voltage in Korea is 220 volts. A two-wire plug with round pins, commonly used in Europe, is in use.

Visiting Korea

More information about travel to Korea can be found at the website Visit Korea.