Dear colleagues,

On behalf of Korean Association of Wound Ostomy Continence Nurses (KAWOCN), it is our great honor and pleasure to invite you to the 1st International Wound Care Conference (IWCC 2017) which will be held in Seoul, Korea from October 13 (Fri) to 14 (Sat), 2017.

This year, we have decided to hold the 1st International Wound Care Conference  (IWCC 2017) in Seoul, Korea in October under the theme of “Join WOCNs' Ongoing Journey Anytime, Anywhere for Skin Integrity ". The organizing committee has created two-day educational program which will gather domestic and international participants together to discuss and exchange the latest research in various areas of wound care. Participants will have opportunities to meet the most reputed health care experts in the world and gain deeper knowledge and new perspectives on wound care through their practical experiences and skills as well as socialize and interact with colleagues and friends from different countries.

The goal of conference is to provide an evidenced based wound care practice and education for the clinical professionals, educators, WOCN, wound care specialists and nurses. The conference offers new ideas and practical development in the field of wound care nursing.

We truly believe that  IWCC  2017 will lead all participants to further scientific advancements, improving the quality of our field,
and return home with wonderful and fruitful memories of Seoul.

We warmly welcome your participation and insight and look forward to seeing you in Seoul.


Yun Jin Lee
Korean Association of Wound Ostomy Continence Nurses