Conference Venue

The 3PGCIC-2014 and BWCCA-2014 conferences will be held at University Town International Hotel (华南理工大学大学城中心酒店).

Address:
North road 68
South China University of Technology, Guangzhou Higher Education Mega Center
Panyu District, Guangzhou, China
(广州市番禺区广州大学城华工北路68号)

Homepage of the hotel: http://www.scuthotel.com/index_en.asp
Tel. +86-20-39388888

To book room in this hotel, you can send an email to conference organizer (Email address: jinli71@gmail.com or 2257169@qq.com)

Travel from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (广州白云国际机场):

  1. 1. Taxi (Recommended): It takes around 40mins by taxi from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport. The fee is around 180RMB (or 30USD)
  2. 2. Subway: Take Line #3 subway to Guangzhou East Railway Station (Exit I and the fee is 7RMB or 1USD). Then, take a taxi to the conference hotel (the fee is 60RMB or 10USD). The total time is around 1 hour.
  3. 3. Bus: Take Line #2 shuttle bus from Baiyun International Airport to Guangyun Building (广运楼). The shuttle bus fee is 22RMB (or 4USD). Then, Take Line #2 bus and get off at South China University of Technology living center stop (华工生活区站). Go ahead 50 meters and the conference hotel is there.

Please contact the local organizer (Dr. Jin Li) via email: jinli71@gmail.com or Tel.: +86-18665630356 for query or assistance.

Introduction to Guangzhou

Guangzhou is a famous culture city and a splendid tourism city with a history of more than 2,200 years and a homeland of overseas Chinese as well. It enjoys the name of "Flower City" as the superb geographic and climatic conditions in the South contribute to the natural beauty here. It also boasts the title of "Food Paradise".

Meanwhile, Guangzhou was the starting point of the "Maritime Silk Road" and is an important port city for the opening and reform of China, making great contribution to the economic and cultural exchange and friendly contacts between China and the rest of the world and demonstrating everlasting prosperity.

The tourism industry of Guangzhou has been developing vigorously in recent years. The city gathers the essence of domestic and foreign cultures. In particular, such elements as Lingnan paintings, architectures, gardens, Cantonese music, opera, food and language collectively demonstrate the style of Lingnan culture. (Lingnan means "South China").

Transportation

You can take Metro from Baiyun International Airport to Guangzhou University: Take Metro Line 3 to Zhujiang New town Station then transfer to Metro Line 5 to Chebeinan station, then transfer to Metro Line 4 to Higher Education Mega Center South station.

Alternatively, at a price of 180RMB the journey can be made by taxi.