Important Dates
  • Deadline for Early Bird Registration:           August 1, 2016
  • Deadline for Regular Registration:              September 30, 2016
  • Deadline for Submission of Abstracts:         September 30, 2016
Opening Reception & Banquet


A Reception will be host on the evening of Nov. 7th, 2016. All the speakers, distinguished guests, and the press will gather to share the joy of the commencement of the event of ShanghaiTech-SIAIS BioForum. If you do not want to miss the memorable moment, please indicate when register online and it is free.


There will be a Banquet on the evening of Nov. 9th, 2016. All the speakers and attendees are warmly welcomed. If you do not want to miss the excellent evening enjoying the big gathering, please indicate when register online. There will be extra 200 RMB charge for the banquet.

Registration Fees

    Early Registration      800  RMB 1600  RMB 2400  RMB
Regular Registration      1000  RMB 1800  RMB 2600  RMB
  Onsite Registration      2000  RMB
3000  RMB


(Nov. 9th 2016, 19:30 - 21:00)    

extra 200  RMB
What is included in your registration fee?
> Access to every session during the conference dates
> Lunches and coffee break during the conference dates
> Opening Reception
What is not included in your registration fee?
> Your accommodation
> Your transportation
> Your insurance

Instruction for payment

Your registration will be perfected upon the payment of the fee. The following methods of payment are available.

 Online payment >>>

Credit/Debit card online payment. 

The following circuits are accepted: Unionpay-VISA-Mastercard.  

After the payment, you will receive an automatic email confirming the payment.

 Bank transfer >>>

NOT RECOMMENDED. If you can not use online payment, please contact us at

 Onsite payment >>>
On site payment. After September the 30th, online registration will no longer be allowed. It will still be possible to register directly on site by paying a fee of 2000 RMB (3000 RMB for Industry)

Click here to procede to registration and login page.

Posters Information

Instructions for Abstracts

   Please compile your abstract according to the following scheme. 

   Please use Calibri font  for typing the  abstract. MS word files (.doc, or .docx) are preferred.

   Title: Max 250 characters.Font size 14

   Author list: Use the first letter for the authors’ names (e.g. J.D. Watson) and underline the name of the person presenting the poster. Font size 12

   Affiliation: Use uppercase letters in case of multiple affiliation (e.g. J.D. Watsona,b,c,d)

   Abstract: Max 250 words. Font size 12. Please use Justify option in the paragraph menu.

   References: If you need to include references, please use numbers inside squared brackets to include the references (e.g [1], [2,3],[4-7]). Font size 10.

   Pictures: You can add one picture if necessary (please include it in png format). 

   We highly recommend you to edit the abstract based on the Template 

Practical Information


Attendees are suggested to apply for tourist visa for the entry to China. We may offer you the formal invitation letter, you may need for your visa application. Please contact for help. 


November is a very agreeable month in Shanghai. The daily high will be about 20 degrees Celsius. You may get the latest weather information by clicking here


The local time is Beijing Time (GMT + 8 hours). Business hours are from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. and office hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

220V, 50Hz


RenMinBi (RMB) is the official currency in China. Current exchange rates are approximately: 1 USD = 6.5 CNY; 1 EUR = 7.2 CNY. For more exchange rates between RMB and other currencies, please go to: Currency


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Medical Emergency: 120


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    Public transportation is an efficient way to reach the conference venue and the city center. If you arrive in one of the Airports of Station (View Large Map) you can choose to take taxi or metro. 

    1. Taxi

    Fees are charged according to the on-cat-meter. Fares should be paid in RMB cash. Most taxi drivers cannot speak or understand English, so prepare the address of your hotel in Chinese in advance. Here you can download the address for Jumeirah Hotel.

    The table below shows the approximate distances and fares for transportation from different starting points to the venue:

Destination Starting Points Approximate Distance (Km) Approximate Fare (RMB Yuan)
Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel
Pudong International Airport
40 150
Hongqiao International Airport
35 140
Hongqiao Railway Station
35 140
Shanghai Railway Station
20 80
Shanghai South Railway Station
20 80

    Tips: Please remember only to take legal taxi with recognized logos/tags/paints in Shanghai. 

    2. Metro

    The Shanghai Metro is the fastest and most convenient means of transportation in Shanghai. It servers most of the major local points of interest within the city.

    The nearest Metro Station to the venue is Huamu Station on Line 7, the Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel is next to the exit 3.

    The Metro Map in Shanghai is shown below (View Large Map), and we also marked out some important stations that connected to the airports and railway stations.

    Tips: 1. Please pay attention to the forward direction. The stations which already have been passed are painted in Gray. 

             2. Please pay attention to the Timetable of the First & Last Train

    3. Car hire or limousine service

    The Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel and most hotels in Shanghai offers Airport Pick Up Service. Many private Car Sharing services work also in Shanghai, but most drivers can not speak English. 

    4. Useful Links:

 Airport Pick Up Service

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