UMC 2016 • Travel to Songdo-Incheon

Resource and Environmental Assessments
for Seafloor Mining Development

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45th Underwater Mining Conference
October 9 through 13, 2016
Orakai Songdo Park Hotel
151, Techno park-ro, Yeonsu-gu
Incheon • South Korea

Our host, KIOST (Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology), has selected the Orakai Songdo Park Hotel in the Songdo-Incheon area as the preferred venue for this year‘s Underwater Mining Conference. Built on reclaimed land, Songdo offers numerous futuristic and traditional attractions including parks and promenades, modern meeting and hotel accommodations, man-made waterways and taxis, and wonderful restaurants, pubs, shops, and other interesting destinations.

Check out these websites for tips on planning your visit:

Conference Contacts

  • Technical Program Chair
  • Dr. Samantha Smith, President
    International Marine Minerals Society
  • Technical Program Host
  • Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (Korea)
  • and KIOST (Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology)
  • Conference Coordinator
  • Karynne Chong Morgan
  • University of Hawai‘i
  • 1000 Pope Road, MSB 303
  • Honolulu HI 96822
  • Tel: +1 808.956.5095
    Mobile: +1 808.295.9418


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