- DATE AND VENUE
- PARTICIPANTS GUIDELINES
- GENERAL INFORMATION
DATE October 29, 2013 VENUE & ACCOMMODATION Jade Palace Hotel No.76 ZhiChun Road, HaiDian District ,Beijing, P.R CHINA 100086 Tel: 86 10 62628888; Fax: 86 10 62638255 Website: http://www.jadepalace.com.cn/ E-mail: Sales@jadepalace.com.cn Hotel Reservation The organizer will make reservation from Oct. 28-30 with the Hotel for all participants.
To share lessons and experiences on management and innovation of education research institutions To exchange knowledge and insights on future trends of education research To development links and networks among education research institutions
Dr. WANG Yan Director, Department of International Cooperation National Institute of Education Sciences, the People's Republic of China Tel: (+86) 10-62003844 Mobile Phone: (+86) 13501118121 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Ms. Guo Xiaoying Program Specialist, Department of International Cooperation Tel: (+86) 10-62003356 Mobile Phone: (+86) 15011500818 Email: email@example.com Post Add.: 46 Beisanhuanzhonglu, Haidian District Beijing, China 100088
All delegates are required to possess valid passports to enter China. Delegates from certain countries require visas to enter the country. Delegates are responsible for obtaining their visas, if required. Invitation letter would be provided by the National Institute of Education Sciences upon request during participants' visa applying process.
Travel Insurance All participants are advised to have travel insurance. Land Transportation All participants are encouraged to come to Beijing International Airport from the departing economy. Here are several options to get to the Hotel from the Airport. Option 1: Taxi Price: around 120 RMB Yuan Option 2: Shuttle Participants can take the Beijing International Airport Shuttle Line 4 and get off at the Beijing Friendship Hotel Station. Price: 16 RMB. Option 3: Airport Express and Subway Participants can take the Airport Express from the Airport to Sanyuanqiao Station, and then take the Subway Line 10 from Sanquanqiao Station to Zhichunli Station, Exit Gate D, then go straightly to the east about 250 meters, the Jade Palace Hotel is just around the corner. Price: 22 RMB
Curriculum Vitae including photo All participants are required to submit bios including photo to Ms. GUO Xiaoying at firstname.lastname@example.org (copy to email@example.com) by October 20 (Sunday), 2013 Presentation Requirements The representatives are required to prepare the presentation as follow: - Theme: Management and Innovation of Education Research Institutions; Future Trends of Education Research - Length: 30 minutes - Language: English - Submission Deadline:Title: October 15Abstract: October 22 Final paper/slides: October 26 *Please submit to Ms. GUO Xiaoying at firstname.lastname@example.org (copy to email@example.com).
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