[ASA] Announcement of the 4th ACAMAR Workshop in China

Robert(Xiaobin) Shen robert.shen at astronomyaustralia.org.au
Fri Mar 16 11:02:40 AEDT 2018

Dear All,

Apologize for cross-posting.


*ACAMAR 4**:**Australia-China Workshop on Astrophysics*

The 4th ACAMAR Workshop which will be held from 6-8, June 2018 at the
Wangjiang Hotel, Chengdu, Sichuan, China.

*ACAMAR 4 Registrations are now open:*  https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/jArcCE8kz9tkkZg9uNoJ0S?domain=acamar4.csp.escience.cn

*Abstract Submission closing date: 30 March 2018*, with

Registration closing on 18 May 2018

The focus of this workshop will be Antarctic astronomy, radio astronomy
(including ASKAP, MWA, FAST and SKA), optical instrumentation, and
astrophysics. The workshop will also build on the relationships and
outcomes of the previous workshops in the series.

*Conference Fees (incl GST): Registration fee includes all meals and the
conference dinner.*

Delegate Registration Fee: CNY800 / $AU160

Student Registration Fee: CNY500 / $AU100

*Venue and Hotel - Chengdu*


ACAMAR 4 will be held at the Wangjiang Hotel

You can travel to the Hotel from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport in
the following ways:

1.       Taxi: (about 35min, CNY 65)

“Please take me to the Wangjiang Hotel, No.42 Xiashahepu Street
Thank you”


2.       Metro: (Metroline10 transfer to Metroline3, then transfer to
Metroline2, about 45min, CNY 6)

Metroline 10: from Shuangliu International Airport to Taipingyuan Station
(4 stop)

Metroline 3: from Taipingyuan Station to Chunxi Road Station (7 stop)

Metroline 2: from Chunxi Road to Dongda Road Station (4 stop)


We have booked a block of rooms for conference participants at the
Wangjiang Hotel which is also the conference venue. The price for PMO will

   - Deluxe Queen Room: CNY 550 per room/night (1 queen bed: 1.8 m)
   - Deluxe Twin Room: CNY 550 per room/night (2 single beds: 1.2 m)

Prices include Tax and breakfast, fitness center, swimming pool.

*To make an accommodation reservation:*

Accommodation bookings are now open. To book please fill out the booking
form and send it back to Lily (lilin at pmo.ac.cn). Please note that all
bookings will be cash guaranteed by PMO and so we must ensure the
accommodation booking details are correct.


Your registration fee includes the following meals: morning tea, lunch and
afternoon tea daily. If you have any dietary requirements, please ensure
you make a note of these when you fill the accommodation form, under the
Dietary Information field.

*Visa and Flight Information - Chengdu*


All travellers other than Chinese citizens need a valid visa or authority
to enter China.

Please contact Lily (lilin at pmo.ac.cn) if you need a letter of invitation
for your visa application. Processing and issuance of visas can take
several weeks/months, so apply well before your planned travel.


The Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport is the major airport serving
Chengdu, which is the capital city of the Sichuan Province in China. It is
the main hub for Chengdu Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, and Air China.

1.   Taxi: (about 35min, CNY 65)

2.   Metro: (Metroline10 transfer to Metroline3, then transfer to
Metroline2, about 45min, CNY 6)

Best regards, Robert
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