We are privileged and honored to welcome you to the 2020 ASIA PACIFIC Anti-Aging Conference (APAAC) from December 11th to 13th, 2020 at EXCO Convention Center, Daegu, South Korea. The Conference is hosted by the Daegu Metropolitan City Government and organized by the Asia Pacific Anti-Aging Society (APAAS).
As one of Korea’s 3rd largest cities, Daegu is the country’s leading medical center renowned both in Korea and abroad. ‘Medicity Daegu’ is a brand that represents the city’s superior medical services and infrastructure including 6 university hospitals, about 3,700 hospitals, and clinics, and a medical workforce of about 23,000. The city also boasts the Daegu-Gyeongbuk Medical Cluster and Suseong Medical Zone.
Currently, the city is heavily investing in the medical area along with future vehicles, energy, robots, and the Internet of Things, and water industries. Notably, Daegu Metropolitan City Government has been carrying out the ‘Medivalley’ project which is a high-tech medical-industrial complex established for the purpose of developing the Korean medical industry into a leading industry worldwide. The project began in 2009 and groundbreaking for Medivalley officially took place in October 2011. It is scheduled for completion in 2038 with a total budget of USD 4.6 billion.
The 2020 APAAC is the only professional medical conference for doctors and medical practitioners in Korea, in the field of the prosperous Anti-Aging Industry, aiming at positioning it as a leading conference in Asia and Pacific region. In particular, to cope with COVID-19 worldwide outbreak, the 2020 APAAC will offer various online programs that participants can have at home without visiting Korea. We invite you to enjoy and take advantage of this unique event to promote your medical knowledge and other interests as much as possible. We sincerely hope you could join in the 2020 APAAC and cooperate together!
Eui Rak Hong
Chair of the organizing committee of the 2020 APAAC
Vice Mayor for Economic Affairs, Daegu Metropolitan City Government
“Water for those who need water and coffee for those who need coffee”
I wish all of you good health amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Following the unexpected chaos last year, we have realized the importance of everyday life. However, human wisdom is so extraordinary that even the unprecedented struggle has paved the way to a new normal. Launched four years ago, APAAS has reorganized its conference, making every preparation for the fourth meeting increasingly informative and customized. It aims to find the answers to your questions, provide solutions to your difficulties, and most of all, open channels for us to work together to come up with relevant solutions. Please come and join us. Let us know about your concerns and challenges. For more updated news, feel free to visit our website. We would like to keep in contact with you through this communication channel. A stout heart tempers adversity. I believe we all will be able to overcome this crisis and create a new change. Thank you.
Dae Gu Son
PacChair of the Asia ific Anti-Aging Conference (APAAC)
Professor of the Keimyung University Dongsan Medical Center