The 4th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology (ICBEB2015)
August 18th - 21st, 2015, Shanghai, China
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Shanghai, literally known as " a port on the sea", located in the East China on the mouth of Huangpu river, is the junction between Yangtze River and Qiantang River, as well as a part of Yangtze Delta Continent. As the lagerest city in China mainland and one of central four municipalities of China, Shanghai is very accessible and can be reached eithor by air, land or water.

Shanghai is served by two airports: Pudong International Airport and Hongqiao International Airport.

Pudong International Airport
The Shanghai Pudong International Airport, located about 30 kilometers (19 mi) east of the city centre, is the primary international airport serving Shanghai, offers direct international flights to most of countries. It accommodates aircraft movement over 400 times per day, on average, and accounts for approximately 60% of total aircraft movement in Shanghai.

Participants can take a taxi to our conference venue for about RMB 200 from this airport. A more popular alternative is the maglev train, which runs as fast as 431 km/h. Check the timetable for the Pudong International Airport transportation at

Hongqiao International Airport
The Hongqiao International Airport, though slightly aged, works quite well and is easily accessed from the central business district. And it's next to the Shanghai Hongqiao railway station. It's the main domestic airport serving Shanghai, with limited international flights. It is located near the town of Hongqiao in Changning District, 13 kilometers (8.1 mi) west of downtown, and is closer to the city center than Pudong International Airport.

Participants can take a taxi to our conference venue from this airport for about RMB 40.

Check the timetable for the Hongqiao International Airport transportation at

Railway station
There are four main railway stations in Shanghai, including Shanghai Railway Station (上海站), Shanghai South Railway Station (上海南站), Shanghai West Station (上海西站) and Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station (上海虹桥站). Shanghai Railway Station is the largest railway station in Shanghai, and more than 70 pairs of trains run from here to large- and middle-sized cities. Shanghai South Railway Station, the trains mostly depart to Jiangxi Province, Zhejiang Province and places in South China. There are only bullet trains departing from Hongqiao Railway Station, and they go to Hefei, Liu'an, Wuhan, Hankou and Wuchang. Shanghai West Railway Station mainly operates trains running between Shanghai and Nanjing, Suzhou and Changzhou.

Shanghai has an advanced highway network. Three westward National Highway Lines, 312 (stretching from Shanghai to Yining City in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region), 318 (stretching from Shanghai to Zhangmu Town in Tibet) and 320 (from Shanghai to Ruili in Yunnan Province), all starting from Shanghai.
Yantai–Shanghai National Highway 204 and Tongjiang–Sanyan National Highway run through Shanghai and link North China to South China. Four main expressways (Shanghai–Nanjing, Shanghai–Jiading–Taicang, Shanghai–Qingpu–Pingwang and Shanghai–Hangzhou) provide convenient transport between Shanghai and its neighboring cities.

Shanghai's ideal location by the Yangtze River makes it easily accessible by ship. The main passenger port is the Shiliupu Passenger Port located at Zhongshan Nan Road about 1 km south of the Bund. There are ships from Shanghai along the Yangtze River up to Jiujiang, Wuhan and Chongqing. There are also ships between Shanghai and some of China's neighboring countries, such as South Korea and Japan.

City transportation

Public buses in Shanghai are often packed, but they are the most convenient and inexpensive way to loop the city. More than 1,100 bus lines in Shanghai run to every corner of the city proper. Shanghai's public bus system is quite comprehensive. Buses preceded by the numbers "2", "3" and "9" are rush-hour buses, night service buses and double-decked/tourism buses, respectively, and buses 1 to 199 run from 5:00 am to 11:00 pm. Fares range from 1 yuan to 3 yuan depending on the length of the routes or bus conditions: as a rule, the cost is 1 yuan for routes less than 1.3 km, 1.5 yuan for routes over 1.3 km and 2 yuan for air-conditioned buses (indicated by a snowflake next to the bus number).

1. Shanghai Railway Station, People's Square, Xujiahui and Zhongshan Park, are hubs on the public bus network. Public buses in China are often crowded and the buses in Shanghai are no exception. If you choose to take a bus, please pay special attention to your belongings as pick-picketers usually take advantage of the crowded conditions.
2. Participants can request a Shanghai Transport Card, which can be used to pay for subway, city bus, ferry and taxi rides. There are two kinds of Shanghai Transport Cards: the Common Card and the Commemorative Card. Purchasing a common card costs 30 yuan for a guarantee deposit. The transportation Card is accessible in the bus station or the subway station.

At present, there are 14 subway lines in Shanghai. A ticket costs 3 yuan to 9 yuan based on distance. Subway Lines 1 and 2 link many famous scenic spots in Shanghai, the departure interval is about 4 minutes. Subway line 2 also links the two international airports in Shanghai. Subway Line 3 is light railway; hence, it is slower than other trains and has a departure interval of about 7 minutes. Subway Line 5 was built to bring convenience to students and residents in the Minxing District; its travel distance is short and it contains few scenic stops. For more subway information, please visit

More than 20 ferry lines link Shanghai's Pudong and Puxi Areas. The fare is a flat 1 yuan/person, 1.3 yuan/bike and 2 yuan/motorcycle.

Taxis are the most convenient means of transportation in Shanghai. Taxis in Shanghai are mainly Santana. There are five main taxi companies in Shanghai, and different companies operate taxis of different colors: Qiangsheng Taxi Company has yellow taxis, Dazhong Taxi Company has sky blue taxis, Haibo Taxi Company has white taxis, Bashi Taxi Company has light green taxis and Jinjiang Taxi Company has mazarine taxis. A passenger can request a receipt when getting off the taxi. If a passenger loses his or her luggage or is not satisfied with the service, he or she can file a claim for the lost luggage or a complaint about the service at the company noted on the receipt.

Hot Lines:
Qiangsheng Taxi (yellow): 021-6258 0000
Dazhong Taxi (sky blue): 021-6318 3880
Haibo Taxi (mazarine): 96965
Bashi Taxi: 96840 or 6445 8484
Jinjiang Taxi: 96961

From 05:00 to 22:59, charges are 12 yuan for the first 3 kilometers (1.9 mi) and 2.4 yuan for each additional kilometer (0.6 mi).
From 23:00 to 04:59, charges are 13 yuan for the first 3 kilometers(1.9 mi) and 3.1 yuan for each additional kilometer(0.6 mi).
The 4th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology
Contact Person: Linda Li
Email:   Tel: +86-27-87051286
Address: No. 1, Optical valley avenue, East Lake High-Tech Development Zone, Wuhan, Hubei, China