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2000s

  • 2017. 01.16KRIHS Building Relocation to Sejong
  • 2016. 12.072016 Smart City International Conference (International Conference on Green Supply Chain)
  • 2016. 10.26The 38th KRIHS Anniversary Seminar – Future of cities: How to build smart cities?
  • 2016. 10.16UN-Habitat III General Assembly and Conference
  • 2016. 07.13Public Hearing on the 1st Comprehensive Plan of National Road
  • 2016. 05.30KRIHS-World(WBG/OLC) Bank Blended Learning Workshop on Sustainable Urban Land Use Planning and Management
  • 2015. 10.28The 37th KRIHS Anniversary Seminar – Direction of National Urban Policy for Growth and Inclusiveness
  • 2015. 06.30Inauguration of the 15th President, Kim Dongju
  • 2013. 08.19Inauguration of the 14th President, Kim Kyunghwan
  • 2012. 08.08Established Center for National Territorial Plan Assessment
  • 2011. 12.14Placed in the top of the 2011 Integrity Index for the Public Organization
  • 2011. 06.18Inauguration of 13th President, Park Yangho
  • 2010. 12.31Launched EAROPH Korea secretariat
  • 2010. 12.30Established the Global Development Partnership Center (GDPC)
  • 2010. 02.10Awarded Prime Minister’s Citation (Institute) for 2009

2000s

  • 2009. 05.08Awarded an Best Research Institute Award by the National Research Council for Economic, Humanities, and Social Science
  • 2008. 10.01International Seminar on Global Challenges and Territorial Development Strategies KRIHS 30th Anniversary Celebration Ceremony and New KRIHS C.I Announced
  • 2008. 09.23International Seminar on Fomulating the System Dynamics-GIS Intergrated Model
  • 2008. 09.05Public Hearings on the Land Use Policy for the Semangum Reclaimed Land
  • 2008. 06.18Inauguration of 12th President, Park Yangho
  • 2008. 04.07Topped the 'Customer Satisfaction Survey' by the Prime Minister's Office
  • 2008. 04.07Selected as excellent institute in the '2007 Evaluation of Public Institutions' by the National Research Council for Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • 2008. 02.21Construction Industry Information Center inaugurated
  • 2007. 07.27The UBIN of KRIHS topped the ''Innovation Competitive Exhibition' held by the National Research Council for Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • 2007. 07.17Korea Road Policy Research Center inaugurated
  • 2007. 06.15KRIHS-affiliated Architecture and Urban Research Institute inaugurated
  • 2006. 12.06Topped the 'Customer Satisfaction Survey' by the Prime Minister's Office for two consecutive years
  • 2006. 10.01Communication and Public Relations Center inaugurated
  • 2006. 08.24Workshop on the 'Restructuring and Competitiveness of Major Metropolitan Regions in Northeast Asia'
  • 2006. 07.10Topped the 'Evaluation of Public Institutions for Innovation' by the Planning and Budget Ministry, among the 23 research institutes under the umbrella of the National Research Council for Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • 2006. 06.15International Seminar on ‘Creating Livable Cities’
  • 2006. 05.17GIS KOREA 2006
  • 2006. 05.02Ranked 3rd in the '2005 Evaluation of Public Institutions' by the National Research Council for Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • 2006. 03.17Urban Innovation Center inaugurated
  • 2005. 12.06Inauguration of the 11th President, Choe, Byeong-Sun
  • 2005. 11.15Announced Winning Entries of the International Urban Ideas Competition for the Multi-functional Administrative City
  • 2005. 08.31Public Hearing by Region on the Revision Plan Proposal of the Fourth Comprehensive National Territorial Plan
  • 2005. 05.26Awarded 'Best Institute' in the '2004 Evaluation of Member Research Institutes' by the National Research Council for Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences for 2 consecutive years
  • 2005. 04.01International Seminar on the Long-term Utilization of Large-scale Reclaimed Land
  • 2004. 11.24Public Hearings on Promotion Plan for the Improvement of Land Use Regulation System
  • 2004. 10.01International Seminar on Transparency & Efficiency in Real Estate Market
  • 2004. 02.05International Seminar on the Development of Busan-Jinhae and Gwangyang Bay Area Free Economic Zones and Foreign Direct Investment
  • 2004. 01.09Korea·China·Japan International Seminar on the Promotion Strategy of Tourism Hub in East-North Asia
  • 2003. 10.16The Symposium for the 25th Anniversary of the Founding of KRIHS
  • 2003. 07.09Seminar on the Economic Effects of New Administrative Capital Construction
  • 2003. 02.13International Workshop on Innovative Clusters and Regional Economic Development
  • 2002. 11.21Enhancement of National Competitiveness
  • 2002. 09.26Public Policy Forum on the Improvement of National Land Use and Planning
  • 2002. 09.13The 1st Anniversary Seminar of PICKO (Private Infrastructure Investment Center of Korea)
  • 2002. 06.04Public Hearings on the Land Suitability Assessment Plan for Efficient Management of the National Territory
  • 2001. 12.22Public Hearings on Metropolitan Road Network Plan of the Capital Region
  • 2001. 10.12Forum on the Systematic Safety and Management for Infrastructure and Public Facilities
  • 2001. 10.11International Conference on the Culture and Economy of Cities
  • 2001. 10.10Public Policy Forum on Urban Growth Management and New Urban Development of the Capital Region
  • 2001. 09.20Inauguration of the New Territory Research Committee and Open Forum
  • 2001. 06.26Forum on Land Policy Directions for an Informatization Era of the 21st Century
  • 2001. 04.03The 2nd Anniversary Seminar of PICKO (Private Infrastructure Investment Center of Korea)
  • 2001. 03.26Seminar on Efficient Management Plan of the Baekdudaegan
  • 2000. 09.28International Seminar of the National Geographic Information System Policy and its Development Directions toward the Knowledge-based Society
  • 2000. 09.07Seminar on the Improvement of Urban Squatter Policy toward the 21st Century
  • 2000. 05.16Public Policy Forum on the Improvement of National Land Use and Planning System
  • 2000. 04.18The 1st Anniversary Seminar of PICKO (Private Infrastructure Investment Center of Korea)
  • 2000. 01.21Public Policy Forum on Geoeconomic Strategy for the Management of the Korean Peninsula in the 21st Century

1990s

  • 1999. 12.06Inauguration of the ninth President, Lee, Jung-Sik
  • 1999. 01.29Became under the supervision of the Korea Council of Economic and Social Research Institutes of the Prime Minister in accordance with the "Act on the Establishment, Management and Promotion of Government-Sponsored Research Institutes"
  • 1998. 09.09Symposium on the Long-Term National Territorial Vision in the 21st Century
  • 1998. 01.15The 20th KRIHS Anniversary Celebration Ceremony
  • 1998. 01.15Forum on National Territorial Planning and Strategies in the era of IMF Bailout
  • 1997. 11.06Korea-Germany Seminar on Urban Strategies after Unification
  • 1997. 09.04Hosted OECD-Korea Workshop on Sustainable Urban Development
  • 1997. 07.29Inauguration of the eighth President, Hong, Chul
  • 1997. 03.26Inauguration of the seventh President, Ryu, Sang-Youl
  • 1997. 01.14Promoted KRIHS Computer Center as National Territorial Information Center
  • 1996. 10.11Published "Human Settlements 50 year History"
  • 1996. 10.16The 2nd Asia Construct International Forum
  • 1996. 09.17Korea-Germany Seminar on National Territorial Development Strategies for Unification
  • 1996. 04.18International Seminar on National GIS Establishment and Application 1996.
  • 1995. 12.12Korea-France Seminar on Public-Private Cooperation Plan for Urban Development Projects
  • 1995. 06.13International Workshop on the Establishment of Distribution Complex Development Strategies
  • 1994. 10.26Jointly Hosted with the British Council to Korea an International Seminar on Urban and Regional Development Strategies in the Era of Globalization
  • 1994. 09.14Korea-Japan Urban Policy Workshop
  • 1994. 04.27Completed the new KRIHS Pyeongchon Building Construction and Relocation (Gwanyang-dong, Dongan-gu, Anyang-si)
  • 1993. 09.07Inauguration of the sixth President, Lee, Kun-Young
  • 1993. 04.14Public Policy Forum on the Long-term Road Development Direction toward the 2000s
  • 1993. 03.29Inauguration of the fifth President, Lee Sang-yong
  • 1992. 05.09Awarded the President's Commendation for the 3rd National Territorial Planning Establishment
  • 1992. 03.23Made sistership agreement with DATAR, France
  • 1992. 01.30Groundbreaking of the new KRIHS Pyeongchon Building
  • 1991. 03.21Hosted UN Conference on the Mega-Urban System of Asia-Pacific Regions toward the 21st Century
  • 1991. 03.14Public Policy Forum on the Establishment of the 3rd Comprehensive National Territorial Development Plan
  • 1990. 11.20The 1st Korea-Japan Construction Economy Workshop
  • 1990. 09.05Hosted the 12th General Assembly of East Asia Planning and Housing Agency

1980s

  • 1989. 12.12Public Hearing on the Ilsan New Town Development Plan
  • 1989. 10.10International Construction Workshop for Southeastern Asian Officials
  • 1989. 07.21Public Hearing on the New Town Development Plan
  • 1989. 05.29Public Policy Forum on the Capital Region Planning and Balanced Regional Development
  • 1989. 04.20Public Forum on Expanded Introduction to the Public Concept of Land Ownership
  • 1989. 01.31Public Policy Forum on the Promotion of 2 Million Housing Unit Construction
  • 1988. 10.06The 10th KRIHS Anniversary Celebration Ceremony
  • 1987. 10.28International Seminar on the Urban Management
  • 1986. 10.20International Seminar on Integrated Urban and Rural Development Policy
  • 1986. 08.25International Forum on National Territorial Development Strategies
  • 1986. 01.28Seminar on Housing Finance of Korea
  • 1985. 10.29KRIHS building relocation into Yeouido-dong, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul
  • 1984. 12.05Inauguration of the third President, Hwang Myung-chan
  • 1984. 11.13Research agreement with the University of Illinois, USA
  • 1983. 08.12Reporting on the Comprehensive Jeju Island Development Plan to the Minister of Construction and the Minister of Transportation
  • 1983. 07.11International Seminar on Regional Development for Jeju Island
  • 1983. 05.13Public Hearing on the Basic Plan (draft) for the Capital Region Promotion
  • 1982. 09.16Korea-Germany Transport Symposium for the Seoul Olympic Games
  • 1982. 07.06Public Hearing on the Provincial Development Plan
  • 1982. 06.01KRIHS building relocation into Yeoksam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
  • 1981. 12.05Inauguration of the second President, Kim Ui-won
  • 1981. 09.23Public Hearing on the 2nd Comprehensive National Territorial Development Plan
  • 1981. 08.18Training Program on Korean Land and Housing for Saudi Arabian Students
  • 1981. 06.01The Regional Development Institute (attached to the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) merged into KRIHS
  • 1980. 01 11Reporting on the Comprehensive National Territorial Development Plan(draft) to the Minister of Construction

1970s

  • 1979. 08.08International Seminar on Basic Strategies and Policy for Capital Region Planning
  • 1978. 12.05Enactment of the KRIHS Promotion Act (No. 3140)
  • 1978. 10.04Opening of KRIHS (Keukdong Building, Chungmu-ro, Seoul)
  • 1978. 09.13Inauguration of the first president, Roh Yoong-hee
  • 1978. 04.17The KRIHS Establishment Plan approved by the President of the Republic of Korea