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It is my great honor and pleasure to invite you to the 12th World Biomaterials Congress (WBC), which will be held in Daegu, South Korea, May 26-31, 2024. WBC is a world-wide highlighting event to provide with a fascinating opportunity, where the participating experts can gather and share the latest information and knowledge in the diverse areas of biomaterials research. The venue for the event, Daegu, is the third-largest city in Korea, rich in cultural heritage sites and blessed with beautiful nature. We are looking forward to seeing you all in WBC 2024 to celebrate this momentous period of knowledge and discovery in biomaterials science, and also to share an enjoyable and memorable moment in a historic city, Daegu, South Korea.

Ki Dong Park

Chair of Organizing Committee WBC 2024

Key Dates

  • Call for Symposia Proposal
    • August 1, 2022 ~ March 31, 2023
  • Notification of Proposal Acceptance
    • April 30, 2023
  • Abstract submission
    (Symposia, Oral, Poster)
    • May 1, 2023 ~ November 30, 2023
  • Notification of Abstract Review Result
    • December 31, 2023
  • Early-bird Registration
    • May 1, 2023 ~ January 31, 2024

Program at a Glance

(Updated as of June 2022, this program is subject to change)

Organizing Committee

Congress Chair Ki Dong Park Ajou University
Congress Co-chairs Yong-Hee Kim Hanyang University
Dong Keun Han CHA University
Secretary General Kun Na The Catholic University of Korea
Deputy Secretary-General Kang Moo Huh Chungnam National University
Young Bin Choy Seoul National University College of Medicine
SungYoung Park Korea National University of Transportation
Scientific Program Committee Chair Heungsoo Shin Hanyang University
Vice chair Ji Hoon Jeong Sungkyunkwan University
Seung-Woo Cho Yonsei University
Public Relations Committee Chair Oh Hyeong Kwon Kumoh National Institute of Technology
Vice chair In-Kyu Park Chonnam National University Medical School
Planning Committee Chair Soo-Hong Lee Dongguk University
Vice chair Han Soo Park Chung-Ang University
Finance Committee Chair Jong Chul Park Yonsei University College of Medicine
Vice chair Su-Geun Yang Inha University

Download Center


Opened in April 2001, Daegu Exhibition & Convention Center (EXCO) is a state-of-the-art convention and exhibition facility in the city of Daegu. EXCO has experienced a phase of extensive expansion that was completed in 2011. EXCO now comprises 24,000-square meter-exhibition space, a convention hall with 4,000 seats, an auditorium with 1,600 seats, and 34 conference rooms.

Strategically located at the center of the Daegu Distribution Complex, EXCO provides easy access to the Daegu International Airport, Daegu KTX Station, and Gyeongbu Expressway system.

  • Address1676, Sangyeok-dong, Buk-gu, Daegu, Korea
  • Websitewww.exco.co.kr

Journey to Daegu

Incheon to Daegu


50 min.

Korean Express Train

2hr 30 min.

Daegu Airport

17 Cities in 8 Countries

Gimhae Airport to Daegu

Limousine Bus

60 min.

47 Cities in 15 Countries

Tourist Attractions

The Republic of Korea is a country of deep tradition and culture. Despite the rapid economic development and modernization in the last half of the century, Korean people still greatly value their five millennia of rich history and culture deeply rooted in the Confucious philosophy. The scenic natural landscape and valuable cultural heritage sites designated as World Heritage List by UNESCO embody a wide variety of values from artistic spirit to scientific rationality as witnessed in the traditional architecture of royal palaces or temples.

Daegu is a perfect place to experience Korean traditional culture! The city of Daegu is the center of traditional Korean culture with over a thousand years of history. Located at the center of the Three Kingdoms of Korea (Goguryeo, Baekje, and Shilla), the city of Daegu and the surrounding areas possess a rich history and an abundance of cultural heritage sites. The city is filled with cultural relics and UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Sites. Also, as a transportation hub linking all major cities, the city of Daegu is is conveniently located to visit numerous cultural heritage sites and tourist attractions that display Korean culture.