ABOUT

Welcome to The 9th International Conference on Coherent Multidimensional Spectroscopy

CMDS 2018 is an international forum for discussion of the latest and most important results in multidimensional spectroscopy. The meeting brings together scientists from different fields and serves as a venue for exchanging ideas between theorists and experimentalists.

CMDS 2018 is the ninth conference of a series started in 2002 and follows the meetings held in Seoul (Korea), Madison (USA), Rigi-Kulm (Switzerland), Kyoto (Japan), Minneapolis (USA), Berlin (Germany), Eugene (USA) and Groningen (Netherlands).

CMDS has become the premier event for researchers developing and applying state-of-the-art multidimensional optical, infrared, and THz spectroscopic methods to address problems in chemistry, biology, physics, and material science.

CMDS 2018 will be held in Seoul, Korea, from June 25, Monday to June 29, Friday, 2018.

Date & Venue

Date: June 25-29, 2018
Venue: Korea University, Seoul, South Korea

Contact Info

For general inquiries, please contact Susan Tak.

Email  susan_tak@korea.ac.kr
Tel  +82-2-3290-4735
Fax  +82-2-3290-3886

Important dates

Sponsors

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Local Organizers

Cho, Minhaeng (co-chair, Korea University, mcho@korea.ac.kr)

Kwak, Kyoungwon (co-chair, Korea University, kkwak@korea.ac.kr)

Shim, Sang-Hee (co-chair, Korea University, sangheeshim@korea.ac.kr)


Organized by
The Institute of Basic Science Korea University

Organized by

IBS Center for Molecular Spectroscopy and Dynamics, Korea University
The Institute of Basic Science Korea University

International Organizing Committee

Cho, Minhaeng (Korea University)

Elsaesser, Thomas (Max-Born-Institute, Berlin)

Hamm, Peter (University of Zurich)

Jansen, Thomas L.C. (University of Groningen)

Jonas, David (University of Colorado, Boulder)

Khalil, Munira (University of Washington, Seattle)

Miller, R. J. Dwayne (University of Toronto and CFEL, Hamburg)

Mukamel, Shaul (University of California, Irvine)

Tanimura, Yoshitaka (Kyoto University)

Tokmakoff, Andrei (University of Chicago)

Tominaga, Keisuke (Kobe University)

Wright, John (Chair, University of Wisconsin, Madison)

Zanni, Martin (University of Wisconsin, Madison)

Local Organizing Committee

Ahn, Tae Kyu (Sungkyunkwan University, Korea)

Joo, Taiha (POSTECH, Korea)

Kim, Jeongho (Inha University, Korea)

Kim, Taekyu (Pusan National University, Korea)

Kim, Yung Sam (UNIST, Korea)

Lim, Manho (Pusan National University, Korea)

Pang, Yoonsoo (GIST, Korea)

Tanimura, Yoshitaka (Kyoto University, Japan)

Wang, Jianping (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)

Zheng, Junrong (Peking University, China)

PROGRAM

Time Program

15:30 – 18:00

Registration

18:00 – 19:30

Reception

Time Program

8:00 – 8:50

Registration

8:50 – 9:00

Opening Remark

9:00 – 9:30

Invited

Chair

9:30 – 10:00

Invited

10:00 – 10:20

Contributed

10:20 – 10:40

Coffee Break

10:40 – 11:10

Invited

Chair

11:10 – 11:40

Invited

11:40 – 12:00

Contributed

12:00 – 12:10

Conference Photo

12:10 – 13:30

Lunch

13:30 – 14:00

Invited

Chair

14:00 – 14:30

Invited

14:30 – 14:50

Contributed

14:50 – 15:10

Contributed

15:10 – 15:30

Coffee Break

15:30 – 16:00

Invited 25

Chair

16:00 – 16:20

Contributed

16:20 – 16:40

Contributed

16:40 – 17:00

Coffee Break

17:00 – 17:30

Invited 28

Chair

17:30 – 18:00

Invited 29

18:00 – 18:30

Contributed 23

18:30

Dinner (on your own)

Time Program

9:00 – 9:30

Invited

Chair

9:30 – 10:00

Invited

10:00 – 10:20

Contributed

10:20 – 10:40

Coffee Break

10:40 – 11:10

Invited

Chair

11:10 – 11:40

Invited

11:40 – 12:00

Contributed

12:10 – 13:30

Lunch

13:30 – 14:00

Invited

Chair

14:00 – 14:30

Invited

14:30 – 14:50

Contributed

14:50 – 15:10

Contributed

15:10 – 15:30

Coffee Break

15:30 – 16:00

Invited 26

Chair

16:00 – 16:20

Contributed

16:20 – 16:40

Contributed

 16:40 – 17:00

Preparation For Poster Presentation

17:00 – 18:30

Poster Session I

18:30

Banquet

Time Program

9:00 – 9:30

Invited

Chair

9:30 – 10:00

Invited

10:00 – 10:20

Contributed

10:20 – 10:40

Coffee Break

10:40 – 11:10

Invited

Chair

11:10 – 11:40

Invited

11:40 – 12:00

Contributed

12:10 – 13:30

Lunch

13:30 – 14:00

Invited

Chair

14:00 – 14:30

Invited

14:30 – 14:50

Contributed

14:50 – 15:10

Contributed

15:10 – 15:30

Coffee Break

15:30 – 16:00

Invited 27

Chair

16:00 – 16:20

Contributed

16:20 – 16:40

Contributed

 16:40 – 17:00

Preparation For Poster Presentation

17:00 – 18:30

Poster Session II

18:30

Dinner with Speakers

Time Program

9:00 – 9:30

Invited

Chair

9:30 – 10:00

Invited

10:00 – 10:20

Contributed

10:20 – 10:40

Coffee Break

10:40 – 11:10

Invited

Chair

11:10 – 11:40

Invited

11:40 – 12:00

Contributed

12:10 – 13:30

Lunch

13:30 – 14:00

Invited

Chair

14:00 – 14:30

Invited 24

14:30 – 14:50

Contributed

14:50 – 15:10

Contributed

15:10

Closing Remarks

PROGRAM

Venue: Crimson Lounge (12F), Media hall

Date Monday, June 25

17:00

18:00

Registration

18:00 – 19:30

Reception

Venue: Global Conference Hall (B109), Centennial Memorial Samsung Hall

Date Tuesday, June 26 Wednesday, June 27 Thursday, June 28 Friday, June 29

8:00

Registration

8:50

Opening Remark

Chair: John C. Wright

Chair: Kevin Kubarych

Chair: Dongho Kim

Chair: Kyungwon Kwak

9:00

Nicholas Lewis

Vivek Tiwari

Malte Oppermann

Franco Camargo

9:20

Poul Petersen

Maxim Pchenitchnikov

Jens Bredenbeck

Donatas Zigmantas

9:50

Thomas Elsaesser

Shaul Mukamel

Graham R. Fleming

Keith A. Nelson

10:20

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

Chair: Igor V. Rubtsov

Chair: Jeffrey Davis

Chair: Megan C. Thielges

Chair: Yoonsoo Pang

10:40

Joen Hermans

Lukas Bruder

Kyungwon Kwak

Marco Allodi

11:00

Keisuke Tominaga

Howe-Siang Tan

Munira Khalil

Thomas la Cour Jansen

11:30

Kevin Kubarych

Tönu Pullerits

Mischa Bonn

David Jonas

12:00

Conference Photo

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

12:20

Lunch

Chair: Howe-Siang Tan

Chair: Keisuke Tominaga

Chair: Donatas Zigmantas

Chair: Ho Jae Lee

13:30

Dongho Kim

Megan C. Thielges

Jeffrey Davis

Carlos Baiz

14:00

Lev Chuntonov

Igor V. Rubtsov

Wei Xiong

Paul Donaldson

14:30

Tobias Brixner

John C. Wright

Steven Cundiff

Tahei Tahara

15:00

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

Chair: Amber Krummel

Chair: Jens Bredenbeck

Chair: Carlos Baiz

Chair: Sang-Hee Shim

15:20

Lipeng Chen

Magnus Ringholm

Aritra Mandal

Rebecca Ingle

15:40

Mark Berg

Amber Krummel

Elad Harel

Peter Chen

16:10

Gregory S. Engel

Roger Loring

Majed Chergui

Peter Hamm

16:40

Coffee Break

Preparation for
Poster Presentation

Preparation for
Poster Presentation

Award Ceremony

Chair: Shinji Saito

Closing Remarks

17:00

Adriana Huerta Viga

Poster Session I

Poster Session II

IBS CMSD Lab Tour

17:20

Frantisek Sanda

17:50

Yoshitaka Tanimura

18:20

Dinner (on your own)

Banquet [Venue: Crimson Lounge (12F), Media hall]

Dinner for Invited Speakers

After-Conference Event

SPEAKERS

Bonn, Mischa (Max Planck Institute)

Bredenbeck, Jens (University of Frankfurt)

Brixner, Tobias (University of Würzburg)

Chergui, Majed (EPF-Lausanne)

Cundiff, Steven (University of Michigan)

Elsaesser, Thomas (Max Born Institute)

Engel, Gregory (University of Chicago)

Fleming, Graham (University of California-Berkeley)

Hamm, Peter (University of Zurich)

Harel, Elad (Northwestern University)

Jansen, Thomas L.C. (University of Groningen)

Jonas, David (University of Colorado)

Kubarych, Kevin (University of Michigan)

Khalil, Munira (University of Washington)

Krummel, Amber (Colorado State University)

Loring, Roger (Cornell University)

Mukamel, Shaul (University of California-Irvine)

Nelson, Keith A. (MIT)

Petersen, Poul (Cornell University)

Pchenitchnikov, Maxim (University of Groningen)

Pullerits, Tönu (Lund University)

Rubtsov, Igor (Tulane University)

Tahara, Tahei (RIKEN)

Tan, Howe-Siang (Nanyang Technology University)

Tanimura, Yoshitaka (Kyoto University)

Thielges, Megan (Indiana University)

Tominaga, Keisuke (Kobe University)

Wright, John (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Zigmantas, Donatas (Lund University)

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

The abstract submission deadline is March 31st, 2018.
Please select your preference for oral presentation or poster presentation.

Presenters should print and bring the poster to the conference site.
The poster size should be 800mm(W) x 1200mm(H).

Download Template

Submit your abstract

REGISTRATION

Registration Fees

Early Registration
(Before May 18, 2018)
Late Registration
(After May 18, 2018)

Student

400,000 won

500,000 won

Regular

650,000 won

750,000 won

  • 1000 won = 0.90 USD = 0.75 euro  (Updated on 06 March, 2018)
  • Registration fee includes a reception, a banquet and 4 lunches.

Online Registration Closing Date: May 31, 2018

On-site registration is available at the registration desk during the conference.
(Cash and credit card payments are available.)

For more questions, contact heather.jung@cpmg.co.kr.



Registration Cancellation and Refund Policy

  • For cancellation received before June 15, 2018, we will refund the paid amount minus a 20% administrative fee.
  • No refunds for cancellations received after June 15, 2018.
  • An exception will be made if your visa application is denied, we will then refund the entire amount.
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VENUE

Korea University, Seoul, South Korea

Conference: Centennial Memorial Samsung Hall – Global Conference Hall (B109)
Reception: Media hall – Crimson Lounge (12F)

Location
– Address : Anam-ro 145, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, Korea (02841)
– Google map coordinates : 37.589512, 127.034355

Transportation to the conference site
– 5 mins from exit 1 of Korea Univ. Stn. (Subway Line 6)
– 3 mins from bus stop (Bus No. 144, 173, 7211)

TRAVEL

1. Airports → Korea University

From Incheon International Airport

  • By Subway: Take Airport Railroad, transfer to Line 6 at Gongdeok Station, and exit at Korea University No. 1

  • By Limousine Bus: Take bus no. 6101 and get off at Korea University or Sungrye Elementary School stop

From Kimpo Airport

  • By Subway: Take Airport Railroad, transfer to Line 6 at Gongdeok Station, and exit at Korea University No. 1

  • By Limousine Bus: Take bus no. 6101 (heading for Surak Terminal) and get off at Korea University or p Sungrye Elementary School stop

2. Incheon Airport → Ramada Encore Dongdaemun

By limousine bus (Recommended)

From Terminal 1

  • Buy a ticket at ticket boxes near GATE B
  • Take a “6002 Airport limousine bus” at the bus stop 5B
  • Get off at the stop “Sinseol-dong Station
  • Less than 5mins to the hotel by walk
See Details

From Terminal 2

  • Buy a ticket at bus terminal entrances
  • Take a “6002 Airport limousine bus” at the bus stop 29
  • Get off at the stop “Sinseol-dong Station
  • Less than 5mins to the hotel by walk
See Details

By airport train & subway

  • Go to Airport Express(AREX) in the airport
  • Buy a ticket to Sinseoldong Station
  • Take AREX at Incheon Airport(for Seoul Station) and get off at Seoul Station(last station).
  • Transfer to subway Line 1(For Soyosan) to City hall and get off at Sinseoldong Station
  • Less than 5mins to the hotel by walk
See Details

By taxi

  • Take a taxi at GATE 6C (Seoul Taxi Station) to Ramada Encore Dongdaemun
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Accommodation

Following 5 hotels offer special room rate for CMDS Participants.
Please fill the downloaded reservation form and send it by email using the following contact information.

Ramada Encore Dongdaemun

Location

  • 98-24, Sinseol-dong, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul, Korea

Room Rate

Room type

Special rate for CMDS participants
(per 1 night)

Standard

65,000 KRW

Superior

75,000 KRW

Jr. Family Twin

90,000 KRW

Encore Premier

115,000 KRW

Premier Family Twin

120,000 KRW

  • Service charge and Tax are included.
  • Breakfast(12,100 KRW) is not included.

Booking & Payment conditions

Please click here to download the reservation form

  • Please fill the reservation form out and send fax or Email.
  • Please refer to the form for detail.
  • Your payment shall be made when you check out.

Contact Information

To the conference site

  • About 20mins by bus
    Bus 7211, Sinseoldong station → Korea Univ.  fare : 3,100 KRW (approx.)
  • About 30mins by Subway
    ui-LRT Sinseoldong → Transfer to line 6 at Bomun → Korea Univ.
  • About 15mins by Taxi
    fare : 3,100 KRW (approx.)

The Summit Hotel

Location

  •  198 Jangchungdan Road(100-391), Jung Gu, Seoul, Korea

Room Rate

Room type

Special rate for CMDS participants
(per 1 night)

Standard

99,000 KRW

Deluxe

121,000 KRW

  • Service charge and Tax are included.
  • Breakfast(11,000 KRW) is not included.

Booking & Payment conditions

Please click here to download the reservation form

  • Please fill the reservation form out and send Email.
  • Please refer to the form for detail.
  • Your payment shall be made when you check out.

Contact Information

To the conference site

  • About 30mins by bus
    Bus 144, Jangchung-dong/Dongguk Univ. Entrance → Korea Univ.
  • About 35mins by Subway
    Line 6 Chung-gu station → Korea Univ.
  • About 20mins by Taxi
    fare : 6,300 KRW (approx.)

Grand Ambassador Seoul Associated With Pullman

Location

  • 287 Dongho-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul

Room Rate

Room type

Special rate for CMDS participants
(per 1 night)

Superior

165,000 KRW

Deluxe

189,200 KRW

Executive Deluxe

237,600 KRW

Executive Premier

261,800 KRW

  • Service charge and Tax are included.
  • Breakfast(27,500 KRW) is not included.

Booking & Payment conditions

Please click here to download the reservation form

  • Please fill the reservation form out and send Email.
  • No Cancellation Charge applies prior 6pm(local time), up to 3 days prior to arrival. Beyond that time, the first night will be charged.
  • Your payment shall be made when you check out.

Contact Information

To the conference siteme

  • About 40mins by bus
    Bus 144, Jangchung-dong/Dongguk Univ. Entrance → Korea Univ.
  • About 35mins by Subway
    Line 3 Dongguk Univ. → Transfer to Line 6 at Yak-su → Korea Univ.
  • About 22mins by Taxi
    fare : 6,200 KRW (approx.)

The Shilla Seoul

Location

  • 249 Dongho-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea

Room Rate

Room type

Special rate for CMDS participants
(per 1 night)

Standard Deluxe Double

266,200 KRW

Executive Business Deluxe

423,500 KRW

Executive Grand Deluxe

484,000 KRW

  • Service charge and Tax are included.
  • Breakfast(36,300 KRW) is not included.

Booking & Payment conditions

Please click here to download the reservation form

  • Please fill the reservation form out and send Email.
  • Please refer to the form for detail.
  • Your payment shall be made when you check out.

Contact Information

To the conference site

  • About 35mins by bus
    Bus 144, Jangchung gymnasium → Korea Univ.
  • About 40mins by Subway
    Line 6 Yak-su → Korea Univ.
  • About 25mins by Taxi
    fare : 6,500 KRW (approx.)

JW Marriott Dongdaemun Square Seoul

Location

  • 279, Cheonggyecheon-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Korea

Room Rate

Room type

Special rate for CMDS participants
(per 1 night)

Deluxe Room

308,550 KRW

Executive Floor Room

393,250 KRW

  • Service charge and Tax are included.
  • Breakfast(42,000 KRW) is not included.

Booking & Payment conditions

Please click here to download the reservation form

  • Please fill the reservation form out and send Email.
  • Please refer to the form for detail.
  • Your payment shall be made when you check out.

Contact Information

To the conference site

  • About 35mins by bus
    Bus 173, Cheonggye 6-ga/Ogansugyo Bridge → Korea Univ.
  • About 40mins by Subway
    Line 1 Dongdaemun → Transfer to Line 6 at Dongmyo → Korea Univ.
  • About 15mins by Taxi
    fare : 4,700 KRW (approx.)

MAPS

TOUR & RESTAURANTS

Gyeongbokgung was the main royal palace of the Joseon dynasty. Built in 1395, Gyeongbokgung served as the home of Kings of the Joseon dynasty, the Kings’ households, as well as the government of Joseon.

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The Dongdaemun Design Plaza, also called the DDP, is a major urban development landmark designed by Zaha Hadid And Samoo. The landmark is the centerpiece of South Korea’s fashion hub and popular tourist destination.

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Myeong-dong is mostly a commercial area, being one of Seoul’s main shopping and tourism districts. Over 1 million shoppers pass through this area each and every day. To international visitors, Myeong-dong is a stunning shopping district with countless shops and restaurants.

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Insa-dong, located in the heart of the city, is an important place where old but precious and traditional goods are on display. There is one main road in Insa-dong with alleys on each side. Within these alleys are galleries and traditional restaurants, teahouses, and cafes.

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Gangnam Subway Station area is the prime district for those living south of the Hangang River. Many people tend to gather at Gangnam Subway Station, as the location is geographically and commercially suitable as a meeting point for social gatherings, events or personal engagements.

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Coex mall is a shopping mecca for global brands in fashion, accessories, beauty, lifestyle, and others. It also has a large movie theater complex and a wide variety of fine dining establishments. You can also have special experiences at tourist sites like Coex Aquarium, Hallyu Studio and Starfield Library.

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For general inquiries, please contact Susan Tak.

Email  susan_tak@korea.ac.kr / Tel  +82-2-3290-4735 / Fax  +82-2-3290-3886