HKERA International Conference 2018



Language

The working languages of the conference are English, Putonghua and Cantonese. The abstract should be in the same language as the oral presentation during the conference. Unanimous consent must be obtained from all the audience in the venue if there is a change of the presentation language.


Important Dates

For Presenters ONLY (Hong Kong Time)
  1. First call for proposals
    (Notification of acceptance: 27 July)
    (Successful authors of this call who register and pay on or before 31 August will enjoy the early bird registration fee rate.)
23 April - 14 July 2018
  1. Second call for proposals
    (Notification of acceptance: 31 August)
15 July - 12 August 2018
  1. Third call for proposals
    (Notification of acceptance: 7 October)
13 August - 30 September 2018

For BOTH Presenters and General Participants(Hong Kong Time)
  1. Early bird registration
    (For general participants, presenters and co-presenters who register and pay on or before 31 August)
1 May – 31 August 2018
  1. Regular registration
1 - 30 September 2018
  1. Late registration (for general participants; for presenters, late registration is available till 15 October)
1 October – 6 December 2018


Venue Map

Conference Venue: The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
Google Map: https://bit.ly/2EGu1gI

Detailed venue map will be provided by late November.



Accommodation and Transportation

Accommodation
Overseas participants shall enjoy special room rates at 4 hotels in Shatin and 1 hotel in Mongkok. The rates are applicable to period of stay between 12 and 16 December 2018. Participants please make reservation directly with the hotels accordingly.

The cancellation/no show policies are different among the hotels. Please refer to the information received from the hotels upon making reservation.

  Hyatt Regency Shatin Royal Park Hotel Regal Riverside Hotel Courtyard by Marriott Hong Kong Sha Tin Royal Plaza Hotel
Address 18 Chak Cheung Street, Shatin, Hong Kong 8 Park Hok Ting Street, Shatin, Hong Kong 34-36 Tai Chung Kiu Road, Shatin, Hong Kong 1 On Ping Street, Shatin, Hong Kong 193 Prince Edward Road West, Mongkok, Hong Kong
Room reservation, payment procedure and terms Login at goo.gl/Q9ynFA (group code G-ER12) Download form * Download form Pls make reservation by email to sylvia.lo@
courtyard.com

Subject ‘HKERA 2018’
Download form
Hotel enquiry Tel (852) 3723 1234
Email hongkong.
shatin@hyatt.com
Ms. Apple Ng
Tel (852) 2601 2111
Email Resvn@
royalpark.com.hk
Ms. Pat Chan
Tel (852) 2132 1330
Email rrh.dos@
regalhotel.com
Ms. Sylvia Lo
Tel (852) 3940 8817
Email sylvia.lo@
courtyard.com
Ms. Vivian Chiu
Tel (852) 2622 6290
Email vivianchiu@
royalplaza.com.hk
Room type Mountain View Twin Room Standard Room Superior Room – City View Deluxe Twin Room Plaza Deluxe Room
Room rate
(Room only and without breakfast, Incl. service charge)
HK$1254 HK$1100
(For limited no. of rooms; Higher rates may apply subject to room availability and upon hotel’s notification)
Check in dates:
12-13/12: HK$836
14-15/12: HK$946
HK$935 HK$1595
(For limited no. of rooms; Higher rates may apply subject to room availability and upon hotel’s notification)
Room rate valid till 14/11/2018 12/11/2018 12/11/2018 2/11/2018 12/11/2018
Remarks
  1. Reservation shall be confirmed subject to room availability. Please consult the hotels directly.
  2. For details of the room type, room rates, benefits and privileges and cancellation/no show policy, please refer to the reservation forms or webpages at the section “Room reservation, payment procedure and terms”.
  3. When making enquiries to the hotels, please quote the conference title (CUHK: HKERA 2018).
* Note on Reservation with Regal Riverside Hotel:
Cancellation made less than 30 days prior to arrival will be subject to whole period charge to the credit card provided. Please refer to the hotel’s reservation form and terms for details.

Location Map of the Hotels (by MTR stations)

Transportation

To the Conference Venue

From the Hong Kong International Airport
By Taxi
  1. Exit from the Arrivals Hall Entrance and proceed through the left-hand ramp to the Taxi Station.
  2. Take a taxi. The fare is around HK$300-400 and the journey shall be about 45 minutes.
  3. More information: www.hongkongairport.com/en/transport/to-from-airport/taxis.page
By Airport Bus and MTR
  1. Take airport bus route no. A41. Drop off at Shatin Central Bus Terminal (Shatin New Town Plaza). The bus ride takes 65-70 minutes depending on the traffic. The fare is HK$22.3
    More information:
    www.hongkongairport.com/en/transport/to-from-airport/public-buses.page
    search.kmb.hk/KMBWebSite/?action=routesearch&route=A41
  2. At Shatin, either take a taxi (the fare is about HK$65 and it takes 10 minutes) or a MTR train (the fare is $4.5 and it takes 8 minutes; not recommended if you have bulky luggage).
From Shenzhen
After passing through the Immigration at Lo Wu or Lok Ma Chau, take the East Rail Line at Lo Wu or Lok Ma Chau Station, pass Sheung Shui, Fanling, Tai Wo, Tai Po Market and exit at University Station. The fare is HK$28 and it takes about 24-29 minutes.
More information: www.mtr.com.hk/en/customer/services/to_from_lw_lmc_tourist.html

From Hotels
Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Shatin
The hotel is located within walking distance from the CUHK campus. It takes about a 5-10-minute walk from the hotel to the conference venue.
Map: https://bit.ly/2EI4Bzo

Royal Park Hotel
By Taxi (Red colour): The fare will be around HK$50 and it takes 15 minutes.
By MTR: Take a 5-minute walk to the Shatin MTR Station. Take the train heading to Lo Wu or Lok Ma Chau and exit at the University Station. The fare is about HK$4.5 and it takes about 8 minutes.
Map: https://bit.ly/2H0ERQM

Regal Riverside Hotel
By Taxi (Red colour): The fare will be around HK$50 and it takes 15 minutes.
By MTR: Take a 11-minute walk to the Sha Tin Wai MTR Station. Take the train heading to Tai Wai. At Tai Wai Station, change to the East Rail Line heading to Lok Wu or Lok Ma Chau. Exit at the University Station. The fare is about HK$5.5 and it takes about 18 minutes.
Map: https://bit.ly/2JHRe5H

Courtyard by Marriott Hong Kong Sha Tin
By Taxi (Red colour): The fare will be around HK$50 and it takes 15 minutes.
By MTR: Take a 8-minute walk to the Shek Mun MTR Station. Take the train heading to Tai Wai. At Tai Wai Station, change to the East Rail Line heading to Lok Wu or Lok Ma Chau. Exit at the University Station. The fare is about HK$5.5 and it takes about 22 minutes.
Map: https://bit.ly/2qtiygh

Royal Plaza Hotel (Mongkok)
By MTR: Take a 5-minute walk to the Mong Kok East MTR Station. Take the train heading to Lok Wu or Lok Ma Chau. Exit at the University Station. The fare is about HK$7.5 and it takes about 18 minutes.
Map: https://bit.ly/2Hkn1eJ

From other locations in Hong Kong
It is recommended that you take the MTR train. If interchange is necessary, change to the East Rail Line at interchange station Kowloon Tong / Hung Hom / East Tsim Sha Tsui, then exit at University Station.

More Information
Local transportation
www.discoverhongkong.com/eng/plan-your-trip/traveller-info/transport/getting-around/index.jsp
Taxi call stations
www.discoverhongkong.com/eng/plan-your-trip/traveller-info/transport/getting-around/taxi.jsp
HK Tourism Board
www.discoverhongkong.com/eng/index.jsp


Photos

Photos of the conference shall be uploaded after the conference.