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The 8th East Asian School of Knots and Related Topics

January 9–12, 2012

KAIST, Daejeon, Korea

Sponsored by

KAISTNational Research Foundation of Korea

Group photo


The purpose of the conference is to help promoting the academic exchange and the friendship among researchers of three East Asian countries in the area of knot theory and related topics and encouraging graduate students of the three countries to study in this fascinating area of mathematics.

Program Committee

Jae Choon Cha   Boju Jiang   Gyo Taek Jin   Seiichi Kamada   Akio Kawauchi
POSTECH     Peking University     KAIST     Hiroshima University     Osaka City University
Ki Hyoung Ko   Toshitake Kohno   Yukio Matsumoto   Ruifeng Qiu   Shicheng Wang
KAIST     University of Tokyo     Gakushuin University     East China Normal University     Peking University


The arrival and departure dates are January 8 (Sunday) and January 13 (Friday). The academic program will begin on January 9 and end on January 12.

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Registration period has been ended.


We expect more than 120 participants: approximately 50 from Japan, 25 from China, 50 from Korea, and a few from the West. Roughly 30–50% of the participants will be graduate students.

Accomodations and Supports

We will provide room and board to all registered foreign participants; meals will be served from dinner on January 8 through breakfast on January 13, and basic expenses of the guided tour on January 12 will also be supported.


You can find out how to arrive the conference hotel, Toyoko Inn. For those who arrive at Incheon airport, guides will be waiting at the ticketing booth inside the hall to help you with buying airport bus tickets.


Jeonju Hanok Village ( Korean, Japanese, Chinese, English ) afternoon to evening on January 12.