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2017 APLAP Conference – Korea

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The 11th Conference of the Association of Parliamentary Librarians of Asia and the Pacific will be held at the National Assembly Library in Seoul, South Korea, from 26-28 April 2017.

Information book

The conference organiser, the National Assembly Library, has produced an information book for delegates to APLAP 2017. Download the 2017 APLAP Conference – Infomation Book.

Updated program

The conference host, the National Assembly Library of the Republic of Korea, has released an updated program. Download the 2017 APLAP Conference Program here. Conference attendees should note a printed copy of this program will be provided to all delegates upon arrival at the National Assembly Library.

Travel and accommodation

The conference organisers have updated their useful guide for accommodation and airport transfers. The guide now includes approximate costs for accommodation and further details on airport transfers. Download the APLAP 2017 – Accommodation and Transfer Information.

Invitation to attend

All APLAP members are eligible to attend the conference.

APLAP 2017 Conference Korea – Invitation.

If you require a letter addressed to you personally, please contact the conference hosts at:


Registrations have now closed.


Please note, APLAP cannot arrange a visa on behalf of any delegate. Visas are processed by the Government of the Republic of Korea and delegates are encouraged to contact their closest Korean Embassy to confirm the visa application requirements.

The processing times for visas can vary and delegates should ensure they submit their application for a visa as soon as they are able.

For general information on visas for the Republic of Korea, see the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.

See also the Korea Visa Portal.

Do you have any questions?

We aim to provide all the information you need about the conference on this page and will post updates as soon as they are available. But, if you have a question, please don’t hesitate to contact the conference hosts at: