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KIREC Seoul 2019 will be providing for each participant with a choice of one of (*number) special tour courses.
Any participants eager to join this special program are recommended to book it while making an online registration.

  • * The tour program will be provided for free.
  • * Please note that technical tour reservation will be closed at maximum capacity.

Technical Tour Programs (Half-day Program)

Date: Fri. October 25, 2019   |   Time: 14:00 ~ 18:00

1. Seoul Solar Expo  
- Capacity: 70 person

Seoul Solar Expo has been held since 2015 to improve citizens' consensus of solar renewable energy.
The fifth time this year 'Seoul Solar Expo' will be held at Seoul Plaza as a festival that citizens can experience and feel solar renewable energy.
Around 80 companies, including domestic and overseas organizations and research institutes, will participate.

2. LG Sciencepark   Website
- Capacity: 60 person  l  Introduction

LG Sciencepark provides the best research and welfare facilities and supports collaborative research with leading overseas companies, small and medium-sized venture companies, and academia in order to create an environment where the boundaries between technologies blur; and groundbreaking research can be performed.

3. SHINSUNG E&G   Website
- Capacity: 30 person  l  Introduction

SHINSUNG E&G was established in 1977 and has been growing as a solar energy company based on its technical know-how in high precision and high value-added industries including refrigeration and air conditioning, semiconductor and FPD area.

Cultural Tour Program (Full-day Program)

Date: Sat. October 26, 2019   |   Time: 09:00 ~ 17:00   |  

Course: Hwaseong Fortress - Korean Folk Village

Hwaseong Fortress - Korean Folk Village
- Capacity: 100 person

Hwaseong Fortress   Website
Hwaseong Fortress is an impressive structure from the latter part of the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) and the official fortress of Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do. The fortress, constructed from 1794 to 1796, was built as a display of King Jeongjo’s filial piety towards his father and to build a new pioneer city with its own economic power.
The fortress wall stretches for a total of 5.52km and has a great variety of military facilities that are hard to find anywhere else. During construction of the fortress Jeong Yak-Yong invented ‘Geojunggi,’ which uses a ‘hwalcha’ (lever) to lift up Heavy stones, greatly reducing construction time.
The fortress was designated as Historic Site No. 3 in January 1963, and in December 1997, it was designated a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site.

Korean Folk Village   Website
Korean Folk Village introduces traditional culture from the late Joseon period to both local and international visitors through cultural classes experience, shaman faith, seasonal customs and others. Also, the village shows various places with unique features such as a farming village, private house, official districts, Confucian academy, seodang (village school), and a village street in realistic descriptions, as well as, a nobleman’s house and traditional workshop.