When is the OHBM Annual Meeting?
OHBM 2024 will take place in Seoul, Korea from June 23 - June 27, 2024, at the COEX.

When can I register for the Annual Meeting?
Registration for OHBM 2024 is now open! Please use this link to register. Registration closes at the end of the Annual Meeting on June 27th, 2024.

How do I process payment for registration?
Payment by credit card online is the fastest and easiest way to register. If you wish to pay with a wire or check, please contact info@humanbrainmapping.org to request an OHBM invoice. Please note we will not be accepting cash or check on-site at the registration desk.

Will Educational Courses be offered in 2024?
Yes, both full-day and half-day Educational Courses will take place on Sunday, June 23, 2024 starting at 8:00am at the COEX. Registration for Educational Courses is separate from Annual Meeting registration.

When can I register for Educational Courses?
Registration for OHBM 2024 Educational Courses is now open! Please use this link to register.

How do I add Educational Courses if I already registered for the Annual Meeting?
If you log into your membership profile on the homepage, click on "Profile" then go to the Activities tab and click the button to edit (looks like a pencil) next to the item for your registration transaction; this will let you edit what you are registered for and pay the difference online. Please contact info@humanbrainmapping.org with any questions.

Who qualifies for Developing Country Reduced Registration and how does one apply?
OHBM provides an opportunity for current members who reside and work in countries ranking low on the UNESCO Institute of Statistics and World Bank List of Low and Lower-Middle Income Countries (based on gross national income per capita) to apply for reduced registration rates (a 50% discount on the Annual Meeting registration fees) for the OHBM Annual Meeting. Please Submit Your Application here.

Will OHBM be offering a caregiver grant?
The deadline to apply for a caregiver grant has closed for OHBM 2024.

Who is considered a Student Member?
A student member is a full-time student working towards a graduate degree (MS, PhD, or MD degree) or an individual who has completed such a degree less than 4 years ago.

Will meals be provided at the OHBM 2024 Annual Meeting?
Generally speaking, meals are not provided at the Annual Meeting. Food will be provided for purchase throughout the COEX.

Will OHBM be offering refunds?
No, OHBM will not be offering refunds under any circumstance. This includes registration cancellations due to visa issues.

Will OHBM provide lodging/hotel information for attendees?
OHBM has reserved hotel room blocks that can be reserved on our Accommodations webpage. All meeting attendees will be responsible for securing hotel or lodging for themselves and their guests.

Will OHBM be offering flight discounts?

Yes, OHBM is offering exclusive airline deals courtesy of Delta Air Lines and United Airlines. For information on reservations and eligibility, please refer to our Air Travel webpage. If you have specific queries or need further assistance, please contact Delta Meeting Network® at 1(800) 328-1111 (reference Event Code NM3BF) or United Reservations Meetings Desk at 1(800)-426-1122 (reference Z code ZP62 and Agreement Code 274905). 

How do I withdraw my abstract poster?

You can withdraw your abstract poster with our Abstract Withdrawal Form.

How do I substitute a presenter for my abstract poster?

You can substitute a presenter on your abstract poster with our Substitute Presenter Request Form.

Will I need a VISA to attend the meeting in Seoul, Korea?
Most people need a visa or an Electronic Travel Authorization (K-ETA) to travel to Seoul - not both. Some people may only need their valid passport. For further information about a K-ETA, please go here. If you need a visa, please contact your local Republic of Korea embassy.

If a visa invitation letter is needed, please use this template. You may need an additional official certificate from OHBM, separate from the invitation letter. If this is needed, please use this link.

If you need a Korean Business Certificate, please use this link. If you need an invitation letter from Korea, please use this template.

If you are a researcher from China, you might need this template.

What information do I need to have for my VISA application?

You may need the following references below for your VISA application:

  • Name of invitee: Elizabeth Slater, OHBM Executive Director
  • Annual Meeting location: COEX Convention Center, 513, Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-gu,Seoul 06164 Republic of Korea
  • OHBM Executive Office address: 1935 County Road B2 W, Suite 165, Roseville, MN, 55113
  • Executive Office telephone number: +1 (952) 641-2294
  • Email: info@humanbrainmapping.org

Please note OHBM does not have a Korean business registration number for visa applications, as we are a non-profit based in the United States.