Megan Gell
Feb 21, 2018

The show must go on: Event planning in Korea amid rising political tensions

MCI Korea overcomes last-minute cancellations due to political tension during FIP World Congress in Seoul.

What do you do when you're days out from a World Congress for over 2,500 delegates and your host country's neighbour starts firing missiles

For MCI Korea this most-extreme of contingency plan items became a reality as North Korean leader Kim Jong-un began testing nuclear bombs, firing missiles over Japan and threatening the US territory of Guam less than two weeks before the 77th FIP World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 2017 was to...

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