PRACTICAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE EVENT
The Congress event on October 25 will take place entirely within the Marriott Parkview Hotel. The other days include events outside the hotel. Buses will be chartered to reach these places from the hotel. You will find the address of the hotel below. On the right, the addresses of the other places if you wanted to go there by your own ways.
Shanghai Marriott Hotel Parkview 上海宝华万豪酒店
333 Guang Zhong Road West, Jing’an District, Shanghai 200072 China
静安区广中西路 333 号, 上海 200072
+86 21 3669 8888
The hotel is accessible by metro via line 1 (red)
Shanghai Circus World stop Exit 4
Jiading Campus: 4800 Caoan Highroad, Jiading District, Shanghai
Accessible by Metro line 11 (Crimson), Shanghai Automotive City stop, then shuttle bus.
Siping Campus: 1239 Siping Road, Yangpu District, Shanghai
Accessible by Metro line 10 (Mallow), Tongji University stop, Exit 5.
Shanghai Jiaotong University
Xuhui Campus: 1954 Huashan Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai
Accessible by Metro line 10 (Mallow) / line 11 (Crimson), Jiaotong University stop, Exit 2 or 4
PRACTICAL INFORMATION ABOUT CHINA
Local time China (CST) GMT +8h00
+6 hours more than in Paris in October
Taxis are cheap in China, the race starts at 14-18 ¥ (2€-2€50) and they are all equipped with counters.
The local Chinese currency is the Yuan Renminbi – abbreviation CNY, RMB, ¥.
1 € = 7.80 ¥ // 1 US$ = 7.07 ¥ (15 October 2019)
In October, the temperature varies between 15 and 25°C in Shanghai. It rains 4 days a month. It is one of the most pleasant times.
The Chinese network operates at 220V/50Hz. Most electrical outlets do not require an adapter.
00 International prefix
86 Country code
21 Shanghai prefix
In China, tips are not part of the culture and are not a common practice. Some Chinese may even feel offended.
You benefit from a tax exemption of 430 € / person on products purchased locally. Beware of illegal counterfeiting.
INFORMATION ABOUT THE CONGRESS
You will find below a summary document on the Congress event (overview of the event, hotels, tourist trips).