SNC 2014: Symbolic Numeric Computation

Local Information

Venue

SNC 2014 will take place at East China Normal University(The Science Building marked on the map below).

Hotel Reservation

We provide the hotel reservation service.

Type

Hotel Name

Room Type

Hotel Fee

Walking Time

Website

★★★

Huashen Academic

Exchange Center Hotel

standard (twin-bed)

423RMB/Night

3 mins

(In campus)

View(in Chinese)

★★

Jinjiang Inn

standard(twin-bed)

289RMB/Night

12 mins

View(in Chinese)

★★★☆

Riverside Hotel

standard (twin-bed)

688RMB/Night

15 mins

Note:

Hotel locations are as follows.

  • A: Main Entrance to East China Normal University
  • B: Science Building (Conference Venue)
  • C: Huashen Academic Exchange Center Hotel(In the Campus of ECNU)
  • D: Jinjiang Inn, 3500 Zhongshan North Rd.
  • E: Riverside Hotel Shanghai, 1305 Kaixuan North Rd.

hotel locations

Invitation Letters

If you need an invitation letter for visa, please provide us the following information:

  • First Name:
  • Last Name:
  • Affiliation:
  • Nationality:
  • Passport No.:
  • Date of birth:
  • Last Name:
  • Expiration date of the passport:
  • Expected date of arrival:
  • Expected date of departure:

    (The same information is required for your accompany person(s))

  • Mailing address:
  • Contact information (telephone, fax, and/or e-mail).

If the invitation letter is just for official stationery, the passort no. is not required.

Visa Application

  • Tourist Visa

    If you apply for a tourist visa to enter China, you do not need any documents from us.

  • Business Visa

    If you apply for a business visa to enter China, you would need an invitation letter.

Transportation within Shanghai

From Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport to East China Normal Univetsity

  • By taxi:

    Taxis are available at the exits of each airport terminal. The approximate price for a taxi ride from the airport to East China Normal University is 50RMB, and the duration is approximately 20 minutes. Notes below may be useful when taking a taxi.

            Please take me to East China Normal University(3663 Zhongshan North Rd.)

            请送我到华东师范大学(中山北路3663号)

  • By Subway:

    Take Subway Line 2 to Zhongshan Park Station and transfer to Line 3 or Line 4 to Jinshajiang Station, then walk to East China Normal University. The duration is approximately 40 minutes.

From Shanghai Pudong International Airport to East China Normal Univetsity

  • By taxi:

    Taxis are available at the exits of each airport terminal. The approximate price for a taxi ride from the airport to East China Normal University is 250RMB, and the duration is approximately 1 hour. Notes below may be useful when taking a taxi.

            Please take me to East China Normal University(3663 Zhongshan North Rd.)

            请送我到华东师范大学(中山北路3663号)

  • By Subway:

    Take Subway Line 2 to Zhongshan Park Station and transfer to Line 3 or Line 4 to Jinshajiang Station, then walk to East China Normal University. The duration is approximately 1.5 hour.

From ISSAC 2014(Kansai) to Shanghai

You can visit Airline flights from Kansai, Osaka (KIX) to Pudong, Shanghai(PVG).

You can visit http://www.orbitz.com/ to get flight price. Some cheap and convenient flights (as of July 26, 2014) China Eastern flight 9822 USD 244, China Eastern flight 730 USD 244, may be a good choice.

Tourist Attractions

Two one-day shanghai surrounding tours will be provided after the conference:

  • Option 1:One-day excursion to Suzhou
  • Option 2:One-day excursion to Hangzhou

Tips

  • Internet Access

    There will be wireless access available in the Math Building. All participants will have access to the internet.

  • Electricity and adapters

    Electricity in Shanghai is of 220v. You might need adapters to use laptops and other electronic appliances.

  • Cash

    Big shopping malls accept international credit cards. Except stores specialized for international guests, most of grocery stores only accept Chinese currency, called "Ren Min Bi(RMB)". It is more convenient to use cash (small pieces such as 10 Yuan, 20 Yuan,...). You can exchange Chinese currency at the airports, the Bank of China. Exchange rates are listed at http://www.boc.cn/sourcedb/whpj/enindex.html .

  • Food

    Menus in many restaurants contain graphic descriptions of their dishes. Some restaurants have English menus.