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The 22nd ATRS World Conference Seoul, Korea

July 2, 2018 (Mon.) ~ July 5, 2018 (Thu.)
COEX, Seoul, Korea
Sun Wook, Park    /    +82 044-211-3344
2018 ATRS World Conference.pdf

The Korea Transport Institute is proud to mainly host the 22nd Air Transport Research Society World Conference.

This four-day event will allow presentations and discussions of on the one hand completed research in air transportation and on the other hand research in process.

Also high-level speakers of academia, government as well as industry will discuss current issues in the air transport sector to disseminate their achievements in this field, and provide them with an opportunity to fruitfully exchange their ideas Seoul, the capital city of Korea, is one of the most vibrant and exciting cities in the world and South Korea is increasingly recognised as one of the world’s leading transportation hubs. There really is something for everyone to enjoy here and you are bound to have a memorable stay.

We look forward to welcoming you all at the 22nd ATRS World Conference.

Jaehak Oh

President of the Korea Transport Institute



Monday, 2 July

Meeting and Reception

09:00-12:00 ATRS Executive Committee Meeting(by invitation only)

12:00-12:30 Lunch

12:30-14:00 ATRS Networking Committee Meeting(by invitation only)

14:00-15:30 Airport Benchmarking Taskforce Meeting(by invitation only)

14:00-17:00 Technical tours to Gimpo Airport

14:00-18:30 PhD student and Junior Faculty Workshop

18:30-20:30 Welcome Reception(Conference Registration)


Tuesday, 3 July

Plenary Sessions and Concurrent Paper Sessions

08:30-18:30 Conference Registration

08:30-09:00 Refreshment

09:00-10:20 Plenary Sessions

10:20-10:40 Coffee Break

10:40-12:45 Plenary Panel Session

12:45-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:15 Panel Sessions 1) Regulatory Air Policy Sessions / 2) Airline & Airport Business Sessions

15:15-15:45 Coffee Break

15:45-17:00 Concurrent Paper Session I

17:00-17:15 Break

17:15-18:30 Concurrent Paper Session II

Wednesday, 4 July

Concurrent Paper Sessions

08:30-18:30 Conference Registration

08:30-09:00 Refreshment

09:00-10:15 Concurrent Paper Session III

10:15-10:45 Coffee Break

10:45-12:00 Concurrent Paper Session IV

12:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:15 Concurrent Paper Session V

15:15-15:30 Break

15:30-16:45 Concurrent Paper Session VI

16:45-17:15 Coffee Break

17:15-18:30 Concurrent Paper Session VII

19:00-21:00 Gala Dinner

Thursday, 5 July

Concurrent Paper Sessions and Conference Closure

08:30-18:30 Conference Registration

08:30-09:00 Refreshment

09:00-10:15 Concurrent Paper Session VIII

10:15-10:45 Coffee Break

10:45-12:00 Concurrent Paper Session IX

12:00-13:00 General Assembly

14:00-17:00 Seoul City Tour or Technical Tour to Incheon / International Airport or Cultural Tour to DMZ


Hosting more than 200 exhibitions and 2,500 international meetings and events every year, Coex is the most renowned convention center in Korea. Its portfolio includes major international events such as the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in 2000, World Cup Media Center in 2002, G20 Summit in 2010, the Nuclear Security Summit in 2012, and the UFI Congress in 2013.

Coex is comprised of four stories above ground with 36,007㎡ of exhibition space and a floor area of 460,000㎡.

Our four exhibition halls can be partitioned into 12 separate spaces, including a convention hall with space for up to 7,000 people. Our conference facilities boast 54 meeting rooms equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and operated by a cutting edge building management system.

In addition to our business facilities, Coex also offers a gateway to Korean culture.

Situated next to Bongeun Temple and connected directly to the Coex Starfield Mall, Coex offers our guests the chance to connect to both ancient history and modern pop culture. Propelled by the opening of SM Town, a juggernaut of Korean pop music, in 2015, and the designation of Gangnam as a Special Tourist Zone dedicated to the MICE industry, Coex has evolved into a center for business and culture alike.