Visa information:International participants would need to apply for a Business Visit Visa (F-Visa). The F-Visa is issued to foreign citizens who travel to China for visit, research, lecture, business, and exchanges in the fields of science, technology, education, culture and sports. Accompanying persons can apply for a Tourist Visa (L-Visa) Detailed information about Chinese visa can be obtained through the below link:

International participants will need an invitation letter for the visa application. Please contact the workshop organizers to enquire about the invitation letter. General visa information should be obtained from your local China Consulate.

Airport:Harbin Taiping International Airport (HRB) is the main airport at Harbin. It is located at about 37 kilometers southwest of the city of Harbin and can be traveled within 40-60min by taxi, depending on the traffic. The organizers have arranged for an airport-pick up for the plenary speakers.
Please make sure that you have informed the workshop organizers of your flight information.

Railway Station:Some participants may use Harbin Railway Station to arrive to Harbin, which is located at the city center.


Harbin is the capital of heilongjiang province and a deputy provincial city

Harbin, hereinafter referred to as "ha", the nickname "city", is the capital of heilongjiang province, deputy provincial city, super-large city, central city in northeast China, one of the core city of Harbin metropolis circle, is the traffic in north, political, economic, cultural, financial center, is also the Chinese municipalities under the jurisdiction of the land area of the largest, was third in the population of city, is located in the northeast plain, the south of heilongjiang province, northeast China national important manufacturing base. As of 2015, Harbin has a total area of 53,100 square kilometers and a municipal area of 10,198 square kilometers. It has 9 municipal districts, 7 counties and 2 county-level cities under its jurisdiction, with a permanent resident population of 10,665,000.

In December 2017, he won the "toilet revolution outstanding city award". In December 2017, it was selected as one of China's top 10 ice and snow tourism cities. On oct 25, 2018, Harbin won the title of the world's first "" international wetland city"