Information Note for Workshop on Drought and Extreme Temperatures: Preparedness and Management for Sustainable Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery
Workshop on Drought and Extreme Temperatures: Preparedness and Management for Sustainable Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery
Expert Team Meeting
(18-19 Feb. 2009,
Workshop on Drought and Extreme Temperatures: Preparedness and Management for Sustainable Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery and the Expert Team Meeting will be held at:
46 Zhongguancun Nandajie, Haidian District
u Hotel information
Block reservation has been made at Shenzhou International Hotel (4 stars).
Shenzhou International Hotel is located in
There are several different room types for your choice:
Standard Room A: 438 CNT (Twin beds, without breakfast)
Standard Room B: 458 CNT (Twin beds, without breakfast)
Standard Room C: 438 CNT (King-size bed, without breakfast)
Business Room A: 518 CNT (Twin beds, with breakfast)
Business Room B: 558 CNT (Twin beds, with breakfast)
Check-out time: 12 Noon
Address: 31 Zhongguancun Nandajie,
Postal code: 100081
Tel: +86-10-68118888, Fax: 68118910
u International Travel
Participants are required to forward flight details (flight numbers, arrival and departure times & dates) to the travel agency consigned by the Secretariat (firstname.lastname@example.org) as soon as possible. This is a prerequisite for your hotel reservation and pick-up service.
u Local Transportation
Beijing Capital International Airport is located in northeast of Beijing, capital of People's Republic of China, and about
LOC members will meet you at the
Taxi: Taxi is convenient at the airport. Depending on traffic conditions, it takes about 40 minutes from the airport to Shenzhou International Hotel. The charge is around 120 Yuan RMB (US$17), including the 10 Yuan RMB highway toll.
Transportation from the hotel to the airport on departure will be arranged by LOC.
u Important dates
15 January, 2009: Deadline for submission of pre-registration form and abstract
16 February, 2009: Registration in
16-17 February, 2009: Workshop
18-19 February, 2009: Expert Team Meeting
The provisional programme of the Workshop and Expert Team Meeting will be available on BCC’s webpage:
16 February, 2009 from 8:00-9:00 AM at the 1st floor of
There is no registration fee.
u Time zone
In relation to
u Electricity, internet and e-mail
The electrical voltage in
u Reconfirmation of airline ticket reservations
Please contact the front desk or business center of Shenzhou International Hotel if your need to call to reconfirm your airline ticket, or contact Local Organizing Committee (LOC) members to ask for help during the meeting.
u Social events
The conference reception hosted by CMA will be held at 18:00pm in February 16, 2009. (Location to be decided). All participants and their accompanying persons are invited to join the reception.
A local expedition will be arranged on 18 February 2009. The details will be available in due course.
u Medical care and insurance
The meeting secretariat will be on duty all day during the meeting. Please contact the Secretariat or LOC members for first aid or medical care services. The medical fee should be borne by the patient.
Participants are strongly advised to arrange their own overseas travel insurance.
u Identity badge
During the meeting, all delegates and their accompanying persons are kindly requested to wear the identity badge. The badge serves as a pass for meetings and meals.
If participants have any questions, please contact the LOC members who are identified by their badges.
u Currency exchange
The official currency in
Travelers’ checks are not widely used in
US$ to RMB: around 100: 683
EURO to RMB: around 100: 957
u Visa Application
Visas are required to enter to
It may take some time to process the visa; therefore, you are encouraged to begin the visa application as soon as possible.
Correspondence should be addressed to
Mr. SUN Yuan
46 Zhongguancun Nandajie, Haidian,