Please register here (invitation only).

Deadline for registration has been extended to 19 September 2019

Registration informationis available for download in Korean, but registration should still be done via the link using the Roman alphabet. 

Download translation here.


Please note that the OECD cannot organise a visa on your behalf, but can provide you with a personal invitation.


Should you need a personalised invitation letter, write to


The 12th Rural Development Conference
will take place at:

The Plaza, Seoul

Sogong-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul 04525, Korea  


Book your accommodation early! A block of rooms at preferential rates have been held at the following hotels:

  • Plaza Hotel (conference venue)- KRW 215,000
    Download the Reservation form (Word) and send by email to                                                                          

Deadline 2 September 2019 (after which rooms will be upon availabilty)


Deadline 2 September 2019 (after which rooms will be upon availabilty))


Incheon International Airport is situated approximately 50km from the conference venue.

Information on airport transfer can be found here:

Useful information

₩  Currency: KRW (EUR 1.00 = KRW 1,328.09)

⌚  Time zone: KST (UTC + 7)

🔌  Electricity: 222v (socket type C/Euro or F/Schuko – adaptor type E or F)

☎  Dialling code: +82

🥛  Drinkble tap water

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