University of Southern California

USC Global Conference

Global Challenges for Humanity
Seoul, Korea
May 23-25, 2013


Conference Registration

Conference pass includes all plenary and breakout sessions, opening reception and dinner, two continental breakfasts, two lunches, refreshment breaks, gala reception and dinner. On-site registration during the conference will be on a space available basis only.


Registration Fees:
Early Bird Registration (on or before April 15, 2013) – US $400
Advanced Registration (from April 16 to May 1, 2013) – US $600
Regular Registration (May 2 to May 23, 2013) – US $800

Companion or Guest Registration
Conference registrants may purchase tickets for the opening reception and dinner and/or the gala reception and dinner for accompanying spouses or guests. Tickets provide admittance to the specific event only. Guests wishing to attend conference proceedings (plenary or breakout sessions) must register for the entire conference and pay full registration fee per above. Guest tickets must be purchased prior to the conference. On-site registration for companions and guests cannot be accommodated.  The cost for guests of registrants to the Opening Reception and Dinner on Thursday, May 23, 2013 is US $100; Gala Reception and Dinner on Sunday, May 25, 2013 is US $100 and for both evening events the cost is US $180.

Hotel Registration & Conference Location

All USC Global Conference events, including the opening reception, will be held at the Grand Hyatt Seoul.  USC Global Conference attendees are offered preferential accommodation rates at the hotel, but the number of available rooms is limited. Please contact the hotel directly to make your reservations.  For additional hotel options and visitor information, please review the Visitor Info Page.

Hotel Accommodations:
Grand Hyatt Seoul
322 Sowol-ro, Yongsan-gu
Seoul, South Korea 140-738

For phone reservations, please call: 011 82 2 797 1234
You may also place your hotel reservations online.

Korean Air discounted rate for 2013 USC Global Conference attendees traveling from Los Angeles to Korea

Korean Air is pleased to offer discounted airfares to Seoul, Korea for Global Conference attendees and companions traveling out of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).