Second Announcement of FOCRAII
Fifth Session of the Forum on Regional Climate Monitoring, Assessment and Prediction for
April 6-8, 2009,
The Fifth Session of the Forum on Regional Climate Monitoring, Assessment and Prediction for Asia (FOCRAII) will be held at:
Tel: 86- (0)571-8588-0888
u Accommodation and Meals
The LOC will only cover the lodging and food for some participants. There are no per diem available for any participants.
Block reservation has been made at Nade Hotel (4 stars).
Nade Hotel is located in the crossing of
Check-out time: 12 Noon
Address: No. 308,
Postal code: 310006
Tel: 86- (0)571-8588-0888
Please be advised that all participants (including those receiving travel supports) must cover the cost of any extra room charges such as telephone, fax, laundry and mini-bar, etc.
Meals are served by the Local Organizing Committee (LOC).
The Chinese Character of Nade Hotel is written as 纳德大酒店. You may find it at the center of the map below.
u International Travel
Participants are required to forward flight details (flight numbers, arrival and departure times & dates) to the travel agency consigned by FOCRAII Secretariat (email@example.com) as soon as possible. This is a prerequisite for your hotel reservation and pick-up service.
u Local Transportation
Airport-Hotel -----4-5 April 2009 only
LOC members will meet you at the
Airport-Hotel –----Arrival other than 4-5 April 2009
Arrivals on days other than 4-5 April 2009 must make their own way to the hotel. The following choices are available:
Every 30 minutes from 7:30 to 9:30
Every 15 minutes from 9:30 to 17:00
Taxi: Taxi is convenient at the airport. Depending on traffic conditions, it takes about 40 minutes from the airport to Nade Hotel. The charge is around 120 Yuan CNY (US$17), including the 10 Yuan RMB highway toll.
Transportation from the hotel to the airport on departure will be arranged by LOC.
u Important dates
March 20, 2009: Deadline for submission of abstract
April 5-6, 2009: Registration at the Nade Hotel
April 6-8, 2009: FOCRAII
The provisional programme of FOCRAII 2009 will be available on BCC’s webpage:
April 5, 2009 from 9:00-18:00 AM at the lobby of Nade Hotel
April 6, 2009 from 8:00-9:00 AM at the lobby of Nade Hotel
There is no registration fee.
u Time zone
In relation to
u Electricity, internet and e-mail
The electrical voltage in
u Reconfirmation of airline ticket reservations
Please contact the front desk or business center of Nade Hotel if your need to call to reconfirm your airline ticket, or contact Local Organizing Committee (LOC) members to ask for help during the meeting.
u Social events
The conference reception hosted by BCC/CMA will be held at 18:00pm in April 6, 2009. (Location to be decided). All participants and their accompanying persons are invited to join the reception.
The weather in
u Medical care and insurance
The conference secretariat will be on duty all day during the conference. Please contact the Secretariat or LOC members for first aid or medical care services. The medical fee should be borne by the patient.
Participants are strongly advised to arrange their own overseas travel insurance.
u Identity badge
During the workshop, all delegates and their accompanying persons are kindly requested to wear the identity badge. The badge serves as a pass for meetings and meals.
If participants have any questions, please contact the LOC members who are identified by their red badges.
u Currency exchange
The official currency in
Travelers’ checks are not widely used in
US$ to RMB: around 100: 684
EURO to RMB: around 100: 866
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,