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Venue

The conference is going to be held in the K.K. Leung Building (梁銶琚樓) on the main HKU campus. The best way to get to the venue is to take the MTR (metro system in Hong Kong), get off at HKU Station, exit A2. Follow University Street, it is about 8 mins walk to the K.K. Leung Building. Please refer to the following map for directions.
Campus Map

If you would like to take a taxi to the venue, please let the taxi driver know to enter from the West Gate of the campus. You may use the following direction card to communicate with the driver. You are also reminded that most taxi drivers only accept cash.


港大梁銶琚樓,
由港大西閘入

An online interactive map of the campus is available at: http://www.maps.hku.hk/

VISA

Please refer to the Immigration Department of HKSAR for detailed Visa and Entry Permit requirements.

For English:
https://www.immd.gov.hk/eng/services/visas/visit-transit/visit-visa-entry-permit.html

For Traditional Chinese:
https://www.immd.gov.hk/hkt/services/visas/visit-transit/visit-visa-entry-permit.html

For Simplified Chinese:
https://www.immd.gov.hk/hks/services/visas/visit-transit/visit-visa-entry-permit.html

If you need an invitation letter, please send a request to the following email address:
csim2018@fbe.hku.hk

The subject line should be “Invitation letter”, and please include your name, title, and affiliation in the main text.


Accommodation

There are a number of accommodation options close to the HKU campus, including international chains and local brands. We are working to offer conference rates to our participants and guests.
Island Pacific Hotel
152 Connaught Road West, Hong Kong
https://www.sino-hotels.com/hk/island-pacific/en/

Room Type: Superior Room (with side Harbour View) 

Room Rates:
HK$880.00 for single occupancy per night (one breakfast included)
HK$980.00 for double occupancy per night (two breakfasts included)
(The above rates are subject to 10% service charge and prevailing government tax per room per night.) 

Blocked Dates: August 24 – 27, 2018

Deadline for room reservation: August 10, 2018

Hotel Jen Hong Kong
508 Queen's Road West, Hong Kong
https://www.hoteljen.com/hongkong/westerndistrict/

Room Type: Superior Room

Room Rates:
HK$930.00 per room per night (one breakfast included)
HK$1,030.00 per room per night (two breakfasts included)
(The above rates are subject to 10% service charge and prevailing government tax per room per night.)

Blocked Dates: August 23 – 27, 2018

Deadline for room reservation: August 8, 2018

Access and Transportation

From Hong Kong International Airport

Take the Airport Express from the Airport to Hong Kong Station (one-way fare HKD115). On exiting the train, on the same floor, there are multiple taxi stands. A taxi ride to the HKU main campus would take about 20 mins at a cost of approximately HKD60. 

Participants and guests may also walk to Central Station (about 10 mins) from Hong Kong Station, and take the MTR Island Line to HKU station.

Please refer to the following links for details.
Airport Express: http://www.mtr.com.hk/en/customer/services/airport_express_index.html
MTR: http://www.mtr.com.hk/
MTR route map: http://www.mtr.com.hk/archive/en/services/routemap.pdf


From Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport or Shenzhen North Railway Station

Several travel agencies provide scheduled coach services that connect the Shenzhen Airport and North Railway Station to Hong Kong. Participants and guests are recommended to make use of the coach services, exit at Sheung Wan or Central (the total travel time is about 2 hrs), and then take a taxi or use the MTR to the HKU campus.

Please refer to the following travel agencies for more detailed route information. 
Trans-Island limousine Service: http://www.trans-island.com.hk/
China Travel Service: http://www.hkctsbus.com
Chinalink Bus Company: https://www.chinalink.hk/
Eternal East Bus: https://www.eebus.com/



Contact: please send your inquiries and requests to csim2018@fbe.hku.hk