Department of Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong - The Third Annual Conference on Chinese Economy - Local information

Contact:

For logistic inquiries, please contact Ms. Christine Li at the Department of Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong at (852)3943-8684 or email her at christineli@cuhk.edu.hk

 

Session:

Each paper is allocated a total of 55 minutes with

  • presentation (45 minutes or less),
  • discussion (5 to 7 minutes), and
  • final Q&A (remaining minutes).

 

Conference Venue

The conference will be held in Room 401, the 4th floor of Esther Lee Building at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. The venue is equipped with wifi. You can find out how to access CUHK wifi service at room 403, right next to the conference venue.

 

Conference Facilities:

There will be two laptops and a printer available for use by conference participants in Room 403.

Vending machines are available for snacks and coffee at the first floor (which is one floor above the ground) of Esther Lee Building. The vending machines are operated by coins and Octopus card

 

Transportation:

The Chinese University of Hong Kong shares the University Station of the MTR East Rail with the Hyatt Regency Shatin, and the Department of Economics is situated right next to the western exit of the station. You may therefore find the following information useful for coming to the conference:

http://www.hongkong.shatin.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels-hongkong-shatin/services/transportation/index.jsp

http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/english/university/visitors.html

 

Coming to the Conference Venue

If you walk from the hotel or come by MTR, you may find the following map helpful for you to arrive at the conference venue (4th floor at Esther Lee Building).

MAP

 

Weather:

January may be the coldest month in Hong Kong, but the city's average temperature is actually around 15C (59F) degrees. January is also one of the few months during which Hong Kong is almost rain free and, more importantly, humidity free.

 

Dining Options:

You may visit http://www.openrice.com/english for your dining options.

 

Local Taxi Numbers:

For local taxi number, you may visit: http://www.discoverhongkong.com/eng/plan-your-trip/practicalities/transport/getting-around/taxi.jsp

 

 

 

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