The annual US-Korea Conference on Science, Technology, and Entrepreneurship (UKC) will be held at Hyatt Regency Hotel, San Francisco, CA, August 6-9, 2014.

The main objective of UKC is to promote the US-Korea cooperation in advancing science and technology. The Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST) is a co-organizer. UKC is sponsored by many industrial companies and research organizations. UKC2014 offers the excellent opportunity for collaboration and knowledge transfer among industry leading scientists, engineers, and companies from Korea and USA. At UKC2014, you'll meet the people who lead prime and subprime science and technology, lead and manage government programs, and create business and job opportunities.

On behalf of the UKC2014 Program Committee and the UKC2014 sponsoring organizations, we invite you to submit a paper presenting your technical solutions, advancements, and knowledge at UKC 2014. UKC2014 will focus on basic science, emerging technology and industry technology. Significant research findings, R&D trends, and future prospects of sciences and technologies are solicited in the areas including, but not limited to the following:

Basic Science Program
o Physics Symposium (PHY)
o Math/Stat Symposium (MST)
o Chemistry Symposium (CHM)

Industry Technology Program
o Chemical Engineering Symposium (CHE)
o Computer and Information Technology Symposium (CIT)
o Food, Agriculture and Nutrition Symposium (FAN)
o Materials Science and Engineering Symposium (MSE)
o Mechanical, Aerospace and Naval Engineering Symposium (MAN)
o Civil, Environmental, Architecture Symposium (CEA)
o Electrical, Electronics and Communications Symposium (EEC)

Emerging Technology Program
o Bio, Medical and Pharmaceutical Symposium (BMP)
   - Developmental Biology, Informatics, Neuroscience, Stem Cell, Immunology, Cancer, Metabolism
o Convergence Technology Symposium (CNV)
   - Nano Technology, Robotics, Brain Research, Quantum Computing

All papers are required to be written and presented in English. The papers will be reviewed and selected by each Symposium Program Committee in consultation with the Conference Program Committee. All papers presented at the Conference will be collected and published as a CD.

Submission of papers
All submissions are done electronically on-line using the submission page. Online submission will be available starting December 1, 2013. One-page paper template can be found here.

Papers must be submitted by the following deadlines:
Papers: April 30, 2014 (Extended)
Notification to Authors: April 15, 2014
Sung Yi

Program Chair
Portland State University

Jane Oh

Program Co-Chair

Jongyeol Kim

Program Co-Chair
Korea Institute of
Oriental Medicine

Jae Hoon Kim

Steering Committee Chair
The Boeing Company

Kookjoon Ahn

UKC 2014 Chair
California Department of Transportation