(with wine and snacks)
Biomacromolecules Poster Awards
Registration and Abstract Submission Starting Date: May 5, 2016
Abstract Submission Deadline: June 15, 2016
Early Bird Registration Deadline: July 10, 2016
Meeting Dates: September 23-26, 2016
Worldhotel Grand Dushulake Suzhou is the first standard conference and leisure 5 star criterion hotel in Suzhou,
Suzhou, the cradle of Wu Culture, is a city with a history of more than 2,500 years, tracing back to the later Shang Dynasty. While talking about Suzhou, the old saying mentions it as a "Paradise on the Earth" or the "East Venice of the World". The city is renowned for its beautiful stone bridges, pagodas, and meticulously designed gardens which have contributed to its status as a great tourist attraction. Since the Song Dynasty (960-1279), Suzhou has also been an important centre for
TRANSPORTATION / TRAVEL
Being an important historical and tourist city, Suzhou is easily accessible by air, rail and road.
Flight -Tourists who want to come to Suzhou often fly to Shanghai and then take a bus or fast train onwards to Suzhou. There are shuttle bus services from Shanghai Pudong International Airport and Hongqiao International Airport to Suzhou, with duration approximately 2 hours from Pudong Airport and 1 hour from Hongqiao Airport, respectively. In addition, there are plenty of fast trains running from Shanghai to Suzhou. Trains depart from Shanghai's main station every half an hour and the journey time varies between 30-50 minutes.
Train - Suzhou is a major stop along the Beijing-Shanghai railway line and there are over 100 daily train services which stop at Suzhou Railway Station. There are daily services to and from Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Guilin and many more main tourist areas in
Taxi - Taxis are convenient and are generally a hassle-free alternative to public transportation. There are lots of taxis looping the city so there is usually no problem to flag one down to stop for you. Fees are charged according to meter. The starting price is 12 RMB for 3 km, and over 3 km, 2 RMB/per km for a Santana cab.
Pedicab - These man-powered vehicles are a good and cheap way to get around. The starting price is 10 RMB, rising to between 20 to 50 RMB for a longer trip. You can usually negotiate the price when taking a pedicab.
Bike - The easiest way to tour around Suzhou is by bike. Pedaling from garden to garden is painless, even pleasant. This is a very popular mode of transport for the many tourists who want to explore the gardens in the city.
Coach - There are 4 long distance bus stations having services to the nearby cities and beyond. There are plenty of buses heading to Shanghai, Hangzhou, Wuxi, Zhouzhuang, Tongli, to and from Suzhou.