Delegate Info

Conference Venue

The NCT Asia Pacific 2017 conference and exhibition will be held from 16 May till 18 May 2017 at the Imperial Palace in Seoul (640 Eon-ju Ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea). Please visit the Imperial Palace Website for more information.


IB Consultancy is arranging preferential room rates at the Imperial Palace for you. More details and how to book your room at our special rates will be announced soon.

Live Demonstration

On May 16th NCT Asia Pacific 2017 will host a live CBRN capability demonstration led by the ROK Armed Forces CBR Defense Command (화생방 사령부). The demonstration will take place at the Headquarters of the CBR Defense Command (69-37, shiheungmal-Gil, Naegok-Dong, Seocho-Gu, Seoul, Korea. 서울 서초구 내곡동 신흥말길 69-31. ) from 13:30 to 15:30. Buses to the demonstration venue  will depart from the Imperial Palace Hotel. Registration for the demonstration is mandatory and must be completed before 8 May via our registration page, where you can indicate if you will use our bus transportation or if you will go by own transportation.

NCT Reception

On May 17th NCT Asia Pacific 2017 will host the famous NCT Reception sponsored by Bruker Detection. This year, we will host the reception at the beautiful Imperial Palace Hotel, located in the heart of Seoul. All delegates, speakers and exhibitors are invited to join the reception.

Conference & Exhibition Schedule 

Tuesday 16 May
12:00 – Pre-registration at the lobby of the Imperial Palace Hotel
12:45 – Busses depart from Imperial Palace Hotel to demonstration venue
14:00 – 15:00 – Live Demonstration at ROK Armed Forces CBR Defense Command
17:00 – 19:00 – Exhibition Set up for exhibitors

Wednesday 17 May
07:30 – 08:30 – Registration and Networking
07:30 – 18:00 – Exhibition
08:30 – 10:00 – Opening Plenary: CBRNe Threats and Capability Building in the Asia-Pacific
10:45 – 17:30 – NCT Asia Pacific Conference
17:30 – 19:30 – NCT Reception Sponsored by Bruker

Thursday 18 May
08:00 – 09:00 – Registration and Networking
08:00 – 18:00 – Exhibition
09:00 – 15:45 – NCT Asia Pacific Conference
15:45 – 17:30 – Closing Plenary: CBRNe Terrorist Attacks in the Asia-Pacific
16:15 – Exhibition Dismantling for exhibitors


Dress Code

You are kindly advised to take into consideration the following Dress Code:

Demonstration – Casual/Daytime Uniform

Conference – Uniform/Business

NCT Reception – Uniform/Business

Uniforms are accepted and endorsed


Internet Access and Electricity

Complimentary WIFI internet access will be provided in all the function rooms of the Grand Walkerhill for the participants of the event. The username and the password will be provided to you on site.

In South Korea the power sockets are of type C and F. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 60 Hz.

A voltage converter and a plug adapter may be necessary, depending on your country of departure.


Lunch and Refreshments

Refreshments will be provided during the Networking Refreshment and Lunch breaks, according to the program. In case you have a special dietary requirement linked to health issues, please inform us via in advance. We will do our best in order to accommodate your needs.


Conference Presentations

After the event, all of our speakers’ presentations will be uploaded under their individual profiles in PDF format in the NCT CBRNe App as well as in the program section, under each session. We will notify you when all presentations will be uploaded.


Travel Information

Getting to the Imperial Palace from Incheon International Airport:

By Airport Bus (KAL Limousine Bus) (Recommended)
The KAL Limousine Bus takes you to the Imperial Palace within approx. 1 hour and 20 minutes. You can take the bus number 6704, which can be found on platform 4A, 5B, 6A and 6B. Tickets can be bought at the KAL Limousine bus stop in front of the Terminal or at the Transportation information counter at the arrival terminal of the airport.

By Subway

Take the Line 7 Subway to Hakdong Station. At Hakdong station, take exit 1 and walk straight to the big intersection, then turn right and on your left you can see the Imperial Palace Hotel.

By Taxi
Taxi stands are located between platforms 4D and 8C on the Arrivals floor (1st floor) in the parking area. You can choose from premium black taxis or standard taxis (colored orange or white/silver). Premium black taxis are more expensive and bigger than regular standard taxis. It takes approximately 60 minutes from the airport to the hotel depending on traffic conditions. Expect toll charges to be added to the total fare.

Car rental
The airport’s car rental area is located in the Public area 1F. Check prices and book online here.

Getting to the Imperial Palace from Gimpo Airport:

By train/subway

Take the express train on the brown line 9, change to line 7 at the Express Bus Terminal and exit at Hakdong station.

By Taxi

Taking a taxi from Gimpo Airport to the Imperial Palace will take approximately 30 minutes.


We will update this page and the NCT Asia Pacific App on a regular basis and also send you regular updates on the event. A few days before the event, a final information e-mail will be sent to all participants with the latest updates on the schedule and communicate other important information. During the event, IB Consultancy team members will be available to answer your questions and handle any issues.

Please contact us via in case you have any additional questions!