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Conference Venue

 

Shaoyifu Science Building, Yuquan Campus, Zhejiang Univeristy, Hangzhou, China
浙江大学玉泉校区邵逸夫科学馆
Addr.: No. 38, Zheda Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou, China

杭州市西湖区浙大路38号浙江大学玉泉校区内

 




Hotel Recommendation

Tips: The registration fee does not cover the accommodation. It should be booked by participants themselves. The follows are some hotels for recommendation. It is suggested an early booking should be done.

 

Union Lingfeng Hotel (圆正-灵峰山庄)

 

 

Local Info

About Hangzhou

"There is a paradise in heaven, On earth there is Hangzhou" is the words in our song about this fantastic metropolis. Hangzhou, one of the seven ancient capitals of China and the capital of the Zhejiang Province. The city is a wonderful mix of old and new with West Lake as the heart of the city. This historical place is famous all over China for its beauty and culture and is one of the most visited tourist cities in the world. Have you not been to Hangzhou you have not seen the real China.
Hangzhou is an elegant and harmonious city with a leisure perspective that no other city in China. Here you find culinary treasures from the Zhejiang province but also cuisine from the other seven Chinese kitchens as well as international gourmet restaurants. Are you looking for a night out there are numerous choices. Already in ancient times Hangzhou was called a “Heaven for shopping” and the Hangzhou silk is world wide renowned and production started 5000 years ago.

Visa

Conference participants may need a Chinese visa to enter China. Specifically, those who are not Chinese citizens, except passport holders from Singapore, Brunei, and Japan, need a Chinese visa. Participants can apply for a visa at the Chinese embassy or consulate in the region in which they live. To avoid uncertainty, participants will be advised to apply for a visa as early as possible. It is recommended that they apply for a Chinese visa at least 1 month in advance.

For most attendees, it is easier to apply for a Tourist ("L") visa; an invitation letter is NOT required for obtaining a Tourist visa.

If some participants need another type of visa that does require an invitation letter, the ICBCB 2019 local arrangement committee will be glad to help. To obtain an invitation letter, please send e-mail to icbcb@cbees.net, together with your registration, and in the case of being an author, your accepted paper ID. The Conference Secretary will then send a formal visa application form via airmail or fax with which the participants can apply for a visa.


Necessary materials to apply for Chinese Visa

»A passport which is valid for at least six months following the date of submission, with an entire blank page available for the visa;
»One Visa Application Form of the Peoples Republic of China, which is filled clearly with true, authentic and complete information and signed by the applicant;
»One recent, 2 inch full-faced and bareheaded passport photo (the daily life photo, photo copy or digital photo printed on the ordinary paper shall not be accepted);
»Other related application materials according to different purposes for your trip to China;
»Other materials related to the visa application, deemed as necessary by the visa officer.

* For more information, please contact the local Chinese Embassy in your country.

Alternatively, participants may ask their travel agents to arrange their travel to China and obtain a tourist visa irrespective of whether or not they have registered with the Conference Secretariat. If participants have any difficulties in obtaining their visa, they should contact the Conference Secretariat.