19th Alemi Meeting: Xi'an, China

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Conference venue

The conference will be held in Xi'an Qujiang International Conference Center (QICEG) on June 27 and 28, 2020. QICEG is ideally located in the heart of Xi'an city adjacent to The Dayan Pagoda, Daci'en Temple, and which is next to the Hui Zhan Zhong Xin (会展中心) station of subway line 2.

Deadline for submitting title of presentation

The title submission deadline is Wednesday, March 15, 2020

Accommodation

Additional details about accommodation information will be posted on the PTM2020 official website shortly and shown in the next announcement. For the participants of ALEMI and PTM2020, the recommended hotels and room are as follows:

Hotel Renaissance Xi'an Hotel (西安万丽酒店) ★★★★★
Room type Standard Room (Twin beds / King bed)
Room rate 820CNY / 770CNY (Including Breakfast)
Network Free Wi-Fi
Notes Renaissance Xi'an Hotel is only 5 minutes walking distance from the Qujiang International Conference Center.

Hotel Ramada Plaza Xi'an South (西安曲江华美达广场酒店) ★★★★★
Room type Standard Room (Twin beds / King bed)
Room rate 600CNY (Including Breakfast)
Network Free Wi-Fi
Notes Ramada Plaza Hotel is only 5 minutes walking distance from the Qujiang International Conference Center.

Hotel Xi'an Qujiang Yinzuo Hotel (西安曲江银座酒店) ★★★★
Room type Standard Room (Twin beds / King bed)
Room rate 500CNY (Including Breakfast)
Network Free Wi-Fi
Notes Xi'an Qujiang Yinzuo Hotel is only 10 minutes walking distance from the Qujiang International Conference Center.
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Travel information

Nearest airport: Xi'an Xianyang International Airport

Best way to travel from the airport to the hotel:

From Xi'an Xianyang International Airport

  • 110-120 minutes by shuttle bus
    Please take the airport shuttle bus to Ramada Plaza Xi'an South Hotel / Renaissance Xi'an Hotel / Qujiang Yinzuo Hotel, and walk 150 meters to Qujiang International Conference Center.
  • 50-60 minutes by taxi
  • Please show Taxi drivers the following note for your convenience to the conference venue or hotel:
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Visa Application

People from most countries will be required to obtain a visa to enter the People's Republic of China. ALEMI and PTM2020 participants who are required to apply for visa to enter China can apply for a Chinese visa at the nearest Embassy or Consulate of China in your countries. For some visa applications, the process could take some time to complete, depending on your country of origin and certain visa restrictions so we would like to suggest you start the visa application as early as possible.

Contact (about the conference)

Dr. Hao Chen, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China,

Mr. Zongbiao Dai, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China,

General Information

Climate and Clothing

During June and July, the average temperature in Xi'an 22-33 °C.

Currency

Only CNY is acceptable at regular store and restaurants. Foreign currency or traveler's checks can be change into CNY at major banks, hotels and airports.

Credit Cards

Credit cards are widely accepted. Commonly recognized cards include Visa and MasterCard.

Tipping

There is no custom of tipping anywhere in China, even at hotels and restaurants. On certain occasions, however, a service charge is added to the bill.

Electrical appliances

The voltage in China is 220 volts for electrical appliances. Electrical sockets usually accept two-pronged (vertical) plugs and three-pronged (vertical) plugs.

Insurance

The organizer cannot accept responsibility for accidents which might occur. It is recommended that participants take out adequate medical, travel and personal insurance prior to the commencement of travel.