(with wine and snacks)
Plenary Lectures &
Biomac Poster Awards
City Tour (Optional)
Registration and Abstract Submission Starting Date: May 5, 2018
Abstract Submission Deadline: June 15, 2018
Early Bird Registration Deadline: July 5, 2018
Meeting Dates: September 14-17, 2018
Worldhotel Grand Dushulake Suzhou is the first standard conference and leisure 5 star criterion hotel in Suzhou,
Suzhou, the cradle of Wu Culture, is a city with a history of more than 2,500 years, tracing back to the later Shang Dynasty. While talking about Suzhou, the old saying mentions it as a "Paradise on the Earth" or the "East Venice of the World". The city is renowned for its beautiful stone bridges, pagodas, and meticulously designed gardens which have contributed to its status as a great tourist attraction. Since the Song Dynasty (960-1279), Suzhou has also been an important centre for
TRANSPORTATION / TRAVEL
Being an important historical and tourist city, Suzhou is easily accessible by air, rail and road.
Flight -Tourists who want to come to Suzhou often fly to Shanghai and then take a bus or fast train onwards to Suzhou. There are shuttle bus services from Shanghai Pudong International Airport and Hongqiao International Airport to Suzhou, with duration approximately 2 hours from Pudong Airport and 1 hour from Hongqiao Airport, respectively. In addition, there are plenty of fast trains running from Shanghai to Suzhou. Trains depart from Shanghai's main station every half an hour and the journey time varies between 30-50 minutes.
Train - Suzhou is a major stop along the Beijing-Shanghai railway line and there are over 100 daily train services which stop at Suzhou Railway Station. There are daily services to and from Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Guilin and many more main tourist areas in
Taxi - Taxis are convenient and are generally a hassle-free alternative to public transportation. There are lots of taxis looping the city so there is usually no problem to flag one down to stop for you. Fees are charged according to meter. The starting price is 12 RMB for 3 km, and over 3 km, 2.5 RMB/per km for a Santana cab.
Subway - Suzhou has built a good subway system, through which you can reach most of the places in Suzhou. Worldhotel Grand Dushulake can be conveniently reached via Subway LINE 2 and stop at Moonbay Station （轨道交通2号线月亮湾站）.