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Hangzhou International Expo Center
Hangzhou, China
20 - 23 October 2019
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SPIE/COS Photonics Asia 2019 will be held in Hangzhou, China at the:

Hangzhou International Expo Center 
353 Benjing Ave, Qianjiang Century City,
Xiaoshan District, Hangzhou, China

Hangzhou International Expo Center is located in the south bank of Qiantang River and was selected as the host location for the 2016 G20 summit. It offers a unique geographical location, convenient transportation network, diverse event venues, Jiangnan Implication and modern minimalist venue design. It integrates conferences, exhibitions, catering, tourism, hotels, commerce, office buildings and other diverse formats, and raises expectations for an innovative model for the operation of an exhibition venue.

Hangzhou, the capital of China’s Zhejiang province, is the southern terminus of the ancient Grand Canal waterway, which originates in Beijing. Its West Lake, celebrated by poets and artists since the 9th century, encompasses islands (reachable by boat), temples, pavilions, gardens and arched bridges. On its south bank is 5-story Leifeng Pagoda, a modern reconstruction of a structure built in 975 A.D.

Whether you like natural landscape, humanity history, art performances, fashion, shopping, gourmet food, leisure or entertainment, the abundant tourism resources of Hangzhou will satisfy your needs. Natural landscape includes West Lake, the Grand Canal, and West Stream National Wetland Park. The cultural landscape include art performances and comprises Impressions Of the West Lake, and Night of the West Lake. 

Hotel and Reservation Information 

Clearance Information
If government and/or company clearance is required to present and publish your presentation, start the process now so that you receive clearance if your paper is accepted.

International travelers will need a Chinese visa to enter the country.

Tourism Information:

Transportation Information:
Airport: Xioashan International Airport (HGH)-G20 - 20 kilometers, about 68 yuan by taxi; or take airport Daba Binjiang Line, Jiangling Road Subway Station (Exit A), transfer to 419 Road, International Expo Center Bus Station, walk 270 meters to G20 (Gate 2/5).
Train/Railway - Hangzhou East Railway Station-G20 - Ten kilometers, about 28 yuan by taxi; or take Metro Line 4 (towards Puyan), Qianjiang Road Station to Metro Line 2 (towards Chaoyang), Qianjiang Century City (exit C), walk 1.8 kilometers to G20 (gate 2/5).
Subway  - Hangzhou Station-G20 - Nine kilometers, about 25 yuan by taxi; or take Metro Line 1 (towards Xianghu), Jiangling Road Subway Station (Exit A), transfer to 419, International Expo Center Bus Station, walk 270 meters to G20 (Gate 2/5).

China’s currency is the Chinese Yuan (RMB or CN¥)

Weather in October
Daytime average high 23°C (74°F); low 16°C (61°F)


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Submission Guidelines

Abstracts Due
8 May 2019

Author Notification
8 July 2019

Manuscripts Due
25 September 2019

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