The official language for the Conference is English . All papers and presentations should be prepared in English.
October in Hangzhou is the most beautiful time of the year, brilliant and pleasant. The temperature in October is usually in the range of 20℃(midnight) to 30℃(noon).
|Currency and Banking|
The official name for the currency of China is the Renminbi (RMB). It is denominated into the Yuan. Foreign currency can be exchanged for RMB at airports, banks and hotels. Major credit cards are accepted at most hotels. Banks usually open at 9:00 am and close at 5:00 pm weekdays and weekends.
Electricity is supplied at 220V, 50Hz AC throughout China. Major hotels usually provide 115V outlets as well for razor .
Traffic guide to the Conference Venue, HNA Resort Huagang Hangzhou
1. If you arrive in Hangzhou by air at Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport (airport code: HGH), you may
1.1. Take a shuttle bus and then a taxi:
Walk to the waiting room of Airport Express Shuttle Buses which is located at the Gate-14 of arrival hall, buy a ticket at the counter there, and take a shuttle bus to:
1.1.1. The Wulin Square of Hangzhou downtown (shuttle fare: RMB 20), then take a taxi to theConference Venue (taxi fare: around RMB 25).
Shuttle departure time at the airport: every 15 minutes from 07:30 to 22:00, then, every 30 minutes from 22:00 to 02:00.
Tel: +86-571-86662539(08:00-23:00), URL:http://www.hzairport.com/bus.aspx.
1.1.2.The Huanglong Tourists Center (shuttle fare: RMB 20), then take a taxi to the Conference Venue (taxi fare: around RMB 20).
Shuttle departure time at the airport: every 1 hour from 08:20 to 20:20.
Tel: +86-571-96123(08:00-18:00), URL:http://www.96123.com.
or, 1.2. Directly take a taxi from the airport to the Conference venue:
Distance: 50km, taxi fare: around RMB 180.
2. If you arrive in Hangzhou by train at Hangzhou Railway Station, you may
Take a taxi to the Conference Venue. Distance: 7km. Taxi fare: about RMB 20.
3. If you arrive in Hangzhou by train at Hangzhou East Railway Station, you may
Take a taxi to the Conference Venue. Distance: 15km.Taxi fare: about RMB 50.
4. If you arrive in Shanghai by air at Shanghai Pudong International Airport (airport code: PVG), you may
4.1. Take a long distance bus to Hangzhou (around 3 hours).
The bus station is located between the two terminals of the Pudong Airport. Bus fare: RMB 100.
Destination in Hangzhou can be Wulin Square or Huanglong Tourists Center (destination changes from time to time). Then take a taxi, partly refer to 1.1.1 or 1.1.2.
or, 4.2. Take metro line 2 to Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station (around 1.5 hours).
Then, refer to 5.
5. If you arrive in Shanghai by air at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (airport code: SHA), you may
Take metro line 10 or take a taxi to the Hongqiao Railway Station, take a high speed train to Hangzhou Railway Station or Hangzhou East Railway Station (about 1 hour for a high speed train), then refer to 2 or 3.
6. If you arrive in Beijing or other major cities in China, you may Take a flight to Hangzhou, then refer to 1;
or, take a train to Hangzhou, then refer to 2 or 3 .
7. If you arrive in Hongkong or Macau, you may
transfer to Hangzhou by air. However, if you like to visit Hongkong or Macau, usually you need obtain a special entry permit in advance. Please consult the Chinese Embassy/Consulate close to you for more information.
You may print the text below, which contains some useful translations between English and Chinese, and keep it with you when you enter China.
Some translations between English and Chinese which could be useful:
（Ⅰ）At the Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport.
（1）Where is the Shuttle Bus Station for Hangzhou?
（2）I want to buy a Shuttle bus ticket.
（3）I want to go the Hangzhou Huanglong Tourists Center by shuttle bus.
（Ⅱ）To take a taxi in Hangzhou to go the Conference Venue(HNA Resort Huagang Hangzhou)
I want to go to the HNA Resort Huagang Hangzhou. Please send me to there.The address is Yanggongdi 1#.
（Ⅲ）At Shanghai Pudong International Airport.
（1） Where is the coach(Long-distance bus)station for Hangzhou?
（2） I want to buy a coah((Long-distance bus) ticket for Hangzhou.
（3） Where is the Metro for Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport?
（4） I want to buy a ticket for Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport.
（Ⅳ）At the Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport/Railway Station.
（1） Where is the high-speed railway train station?
（2） I want to buy a high-speed railway train ticket for Hangzhou.Either Hangzhou Station or Hangzhou East Station is OK.