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IMAA-Symposium Chongqing (CHN) (18./19.10.2018) / Extension Tour Zhuhai-Macao-Hong Kong (20.-22.10.2018)

From 18.-19. October 2018, the city of Chongqing (CHN) will be host of the annual IMAA-Symposium. Interested parties (participants as well as accompanying persons) can apply to the Symposium as well as the extension tour Zhuhai-Macao-Hong Kong from 20.-22. October 2018 by using the registration form on the bottom of this page. Please read the information on this page regarding the registration procedure carefully. In case of inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact the IMAA secretary.

Please find below further details on both events:

Programmes / Informations IMAA-Symposium Chongqing (CHN) (18./19.10.2018)

Programme / Information Extension Tour Zhuhai-Macao-Hong Kong (20.-22.10.2018)

Hotel Room Reservation in Chongqing

Rooms can be booked at the following hotel:

China Merchants International Convention Centre
NO. 33 Xuefu Road
Nan'an District

For the IMAA congress a room contingent is on our disposal at the Hotel China Merchants International Convention Centre. Attention: The room contingent expires on 31. August 2018! Therefore, please book your room in advance by using the separate reservation form. The completed reservation form has to be submitted to the IMAA using the registration form at the bottom of this page. The hotel reservation form will be sent by the IMAA to the Chinese organiser automatically.

Rates: Double Room $55.--/night, Single Room $ 55.--/night; VAT, breakfast and WiFi included. All hotel room charges plus extras are to be paid directly at the hotel.


All European participants require a Multiple Entry Visa for repeated entries to China. To obtain the Visa, participants are requested to provide the Chinese organiser with their personal information which serves as a basis to che Chinese organiser to issue an invitation letter. Participants are kindly requested to fill in the separate visa application form and attach it to their registration for the IMAA-Symposium. Please save the completed visa application and use the Upload-Button in the registration form for the IMAA-Symposium at the bottom of this page to send it to the IMAA and the Chinese organiser respectively. Please make sure your information on the Visa Application is correct (names must be spelled according to official documents). Deadline for registration for the IMAA-Symposium is 31. July 2018. Participants will receive an invitation letter in the course of August by the Chinese organiser which allows them to submit their visa application (along with the invitation letter) to their national Chinese embassy.

Procedure Registration IMAA-Symposium

Please proceed as follows when registering for the IMAA-Symposium 2018 in Chongqing:

  1. Fill in the hotel room reservation form.
  2. Fill in the visa application form.
  3. Register for the IMAA-Symposium by using the registration form at the bottom of this page (both hotel room reservation form and visa application form can be uploaded in the registration form).
  4. After receiving the Invitation letter by the Chinese organiser (during the course of August 2018), please submit your visa application (along with the Invitation letter) to your national Chinese Embassy.

Procedure Registration Extension Tour Zhuhai-Macao-Hong Kong

Participants (and accompanying persons) who are interested in joining the Extension Tour Zhuhai-Macao-Hong Kong from 20.-22. October 2018 are kindly requested to fill in the corresponding fields in the IMAA-Symposium registration form at the bottom of this page. The costs amount to approx. USD 540.00/person respectively 1'080.00/pair. These costs reflect maximal costs. As soon as the definite number of participants for the additional Extension Tour are fixed, participants will receive an invoice on basis of the final costs from the IMAA during August 2018. Please note that the target price includes all flights, meals and transports. Not included are the overnight stays in Zhuhai (20. October 2018, Hotel Information Zhuhai) and Hong Kong (21. October 2018). Costs for overnight stays in Zhuhai and Hong Kong have to be paid by the participants in the hotels on the spot. Interested parties are free to extend their stay in Hong Kong. Corresponding additional bookings can either be declared in the registration form for the IMAA-Symposium at the bottom of this page (for parties wishing to stay in the Hotel Sheraton Hong Kong, approx. USD 290.00 per night) or made individually. Participants do not have to book the flight from Zhuhai to Chongqing (20. October 2018) individually since the organiser will take care of this booking. For further information on the Extension Tour, please consult the invitation letter and the additional programme with price indication.

Registration Symposium 2018 / Extension Tour Zhuhai-Macao-Hong Kong

Please register now for the IMAA-Symposium 2018 in Chongqing and the Extension Tour Zhuhai-Macao-Hong Kong (please scroll down to the end of the page after entering your details).

Important notice: You can register only one participant (plus one accompanying person) with the registration form. If you like to register several participants please fill out and send the register form for each participant separately.

Registration deadline for the Symposium + Extension Tour: 31st July 2018.

You will receive a confirmation email as soon as your registration is successful.

Registration IMAA-Symposium Chongqing 2018 / Extension Tour Zhuhai-Macao-Hong Kong


IMAA-Symposium Chongqing 2018
Participant -> Price: Euro 450.--/person:
Meeting of the council*
Visits of construction sites / Technical excursion*
Welcome cocktail*
Technical session (Symposium)*
Gala evening*
Accompanying person*
Accompanying person -> Price: Euro 300.--/person:
Thursday: Visit Old Town Ciqikou
Welcome cocktail
Friday: Visit Dazu Rock Carvings
Gala evening
Extension Tour Zhuhai-Macao-Hong Kong (Price: ~USD 540.--/person, ~USD 1'080.--/couple)
Accompanying Person*
Number of additional nights in the Hotel Sheraton Hong Kong (Rates per night approx. USD 290.00), from 22. October 2018
Seilerstrasse 22
CH 3001 Bern
Phone +41 (0) 31 310 20 32
Fax +41 (0) 31 310 20 35

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