Thanks for joining the 24th VEME & Croucher Summer Course. As the event is approaching, we would like to give you some practical information about the workshop. Please check if you need a VISA to enter Hong Kong
: European country passport holders do not require a VISA. More info about VISA to visit Hong Kong can be found Here
Final Program and Workshop Package
To view the final scientific program, please click Here
. All participants will receive a workshop package (including a USB stick with the abstract book and lecture notes, no printed documents) and a laptop for the duration of the meeting.
Welcome Reception LATEST UPDATE
Welcome Reception has now been postponed to Tuesday 6th, August and will be held at Le Méridien Cyberport (see map
). Shuttle bus will depart from Graduate House HKU at 17:30 pm and arrive at Le Méridien Cyberport at about 18:00 pm. The event will finish at about 19:30 pm that evening.
The workshop (5th – 9th Aug) will take place at P4 & P5 Levels, Graduate House, No. 3 University Drive, The University of Hong Kong, Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong. Major venues are Wang Gungwu Lecture Hall, Seminar Rooms P5-01 and P5-03. Posters will be displayed in the foyer area. Please click Here
for more details.
Free wifi will be available in HKU campus including Graduate House. Wifi-network name is “Wi-Fi.HK via HKU”, no registration or password is required. Additional wifi hot-spots will be provided in case of too heavy network traffic, details will be provided by IT support staff in the teaching venues.
There are no talks from participants, only posters. Posters can by put on the following dates and times:
10:30 am - 11:00 am (during coffee break)
12:30 pm - 13:30 pm (during lunch)
Monday, 5th August 2019 (Poster Session)
Wednesday, 7th August 2019 (Poster Session)
The poster size is the standard size (A0). For more info about the posters, please contact us at email@example.com
All of you are invited to the workshop dinner (buffet) at Kowloon Shangri-La. It is an event for all speakers and participants provided by the organizers. Kindly let us know by 26th July whether you will join.
The details of the dinner are as follows:
Thursday, 8th August 2019
64 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East (see map )
Shuttle bus will be provided from the workshop venue to Kowloon Shangri-La, and from Kowloon Shangri-La back to Hotel Jen Hong Kong.
Coffee Breaks and Lunch Arrangements
Coffee breaks and lunch will be provided on all meeting days. Dinners are not included in the registration fee. Each of you will be given lunch vouchers in value of HKD 50 per day. Vouchers are exchangeable for food and drink items in some restaurants on campus during 5-9 Aug 2019. Please click Here
for the location of the restaurants.
Coffee breaks will take place in Rome Café at the P3 Level of Graduate House. You can also bring and enjoy your drinks and food in the foyer while browsing the posters.
Hotel Arrangements for Croucher Participants (who paid the reduced registration fee of HKD 5,000)
Croucher participants will be provided with accommodation at Hotel Jen Hong Kong by Shangri-La (4-8 Aug 2019 inclusive) (with 2 participants sharing 1 room with twin beds). You will be contacted individually regarding the booking confirmation and shared room arrangements.
Kindly e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
to inform us your gender for shared room arrangements if you have not done so.
Hotel Arrangements for Other Participants (who paid the full registration fee of EUR 900)
Please arrange your own accommodation. Please click Here
for some hotels located near HKU.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at email@example.com
. In case of emergency, you can contact Prof. AM Vandamme at +32-16-321395 or Prof. T Lam at +852 61011691.
We look forward to seeing you in Hong Kong!