Conference will be held in the Rex Hotel, which is located in the
central heart of Ho Chi Minh City, next-door to the People/s
Committee House, within steps of the famous Ben Thanh Market and
historical Opera House. It is about 7 km or a 20 minute drive from
Tan Son Nhat International Airport.
Conference Secretariat Office:
the Conference, a Conference Secretariat Office will be located at
the venue. Operating services will be available between
8:00AM-17:00PM. Arrangements for checking slides for speakers will
be available at this office.
working language of the Conference is English. The national language
is Vietnamese. English is the main business language and widely used
in hotel, airport, department stores etc.. Most of government
officers can communicate in English.
multimedia projector and one overhead projector will be available in
each conference room .
Arrival in Ho Chi Minh City: (www.vietnamairlines.com.vn)
Information Desk will be set up in front of the arrival gate of the
Tan Son Nhat International Airport on 6 and 7 November 2005. Our
personnel will provide you with assistance for transportation to
your hotel CLRRI cars will take registered participants and
accompanying persons to the Rex Hotel. Please let the Secretariat
know the time, date, airline, flight number of your arrival in
check visa requirements at the Representative, Consulate or Embassy
of Vietnam near your place or in your country.
registration fees do not include insurance for the participants
regarding accidents, sickness or loss of personal property. You are
advised to make necessary arrangements for a short-term health and
accident insurance before leaving your home country.
Vietnamese currency unit is Vietnamese Dong (VND) and the exchange
rate is approximately 15,500 VND per one US$. All major currencies
can be exchanged. Participants can make currency exchanges at the
airport, hotel and most banks.
November is the dry season of South Vietnam including Ho Chi Minh
City with a mean air temperature of 26.6oC and mean relative
humidity of 81%. The average monthly rainfall in November is
electricity supply is 220 volts. Most appliances use a flat, 2
Reconfirmation of Departure Air Tickets:
Departure air tickets (both international and domestic) should be
reconfirmed 72 hours in advance. You can do this by calling the
airline office in Ho Chi Minh City. The telephone numbers of airline
companies will be available at the Registration Desk.
airport tax for international passengers is US$ 12, payable on