Access to Hangzhou
Hangzhou is easily accessible (within one and half hour) by high-speed railway from Shanghai. There are many high-speed trains between Shanghai and Hangzhou (almost every 15min.). Shanghai has daily direct flights to and from all the major cities in the world.
In addition, the Hangzhou International Airport, situated 27 kilometers from the city center, is also accessible from Amsterdam, Tokyo, Singapore, and Hong Kong, etc. Domestic flights and railway connections from Hangzhou include all major cities of China, making it very convenient for additional travels within China either before or after the conference.
Hangzhou International Airport, known as Hangzhou’s air portal, is situated in the east of Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, about 27 kilometers from the downtown city. The airport is an important air link in China, an airport for international scheduled flights and class 1 air portal.
By the end of 2015, a total of 60 domestic and foreign airlines had started operations at Hangzhou Airport and the flights from the airport reach 131 destinations, including 94 domestic ones and 37 overseas cities.
Chinese Visa Information
Chinese Visa on a valid passport are required for all foreign nationals to enter China. International travelers arriving without valid passports and the appropriate Chinese visa are not permitted to enter and will be subject to a fine and immediate deportation at the travelers expense.
For information about landing visa requirements and other entry requirements and restricted areas, travelers may consult your local Embassy or Consulate General of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC).
You will receive an invitation letter from the organizer via email upon registration. Generally, such an invitation letter is sufficient for visa application. Occasionally, an original printed invitation letter with an official stamp and other supporting documents will be required. In such cases, please dont hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, we will provide all necessary documents.
Please plan ahead, because the visa application may take certain time. Please also note that we can only provide you with the needed visa application documents only after you formally register for the meeting.