A package of hotel rooms of the
has been reserved in
following hotels (near IHEP):
1) IHEP guest
rooms are booked and they will be given with priority
who get local support mentioned below.
2) Holiday Inn CHANG AN
WEST BEIJING (4 star hotel, see website)
$55/day (including the service fee and one breakfast/day)
15 minutes from this hotel to IHEP by walking.
A bus may be
be arranged to pick up the participants. See later last minute information
To get an accomodation at the Holiday Inn
write to Jianping MA AND Xiaoyan SHEN :
If you need local support, please write to
, Xiaoyan SHEN and
in copy to QWG
Please do both things at your EARLIEST CONVENIENCE
(Deadline for booking the accomodation is September 15,
A limited amount of financial support will
be available for some
speakers and young postdoctors.
Support will cover
only the local expenses.
To apply please follow instructions above and do it
at your earliest convenience.
It takes about 50 minutes from Beijing Airport
to IHEP by taxi (see map).
The taxi fee is about $15 - $20 (including
WARNING : do not try to bargain with unofficial taxi drivers. Get to the
official taxi station, and take a taxi with taxi-meter.
Not all drivers speak English, but you can
show them this map to be taken to
How to Get Yuans at your arrival
The standard currency exchange ratio is 1 US$ = 8.2 Yuan .
There is an automatic currency exchanger to change your cash
to yuans at the
There are also
ATM cash machines to get advance cash with
credit cards . (Option with western characters not guaranteed...)
Conference room equipment
The conference room is equipped with
and overhead projector as audiovisual equipment. The speakers can either
or printed papers or laptop. There is also
a PC available in the meeting room and so the speakers can also copy the
to this PC.
It is suggested to take a copy of slides on memory
More General Information
A complete reference guide for Tourism in Beijing can be found in the
You may also want to browse the Beijing airport web site .
Questions, problems, cancellation? Send an E-mail.
Last modified: 29/07/2004 , Roberto Mussa