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Registration for conference, mid-conference tour, and field trips is now open online at Conference registration will be 660RMB/100USD for standard attendees and 400RMB/60USD for students, covering icebreaker party, buffet lunch and dinner (13th-15th  August), conference dinner,  and conference material. City tour will be 300RMB/45USD, covering transportation and entrance ticket. The cost of field trips is provided in the introduction of each trip (maximally 20 participants). The registration for field trips will follow the first-come-first-served rule and places will be offered in the order of payment date. Online registration will be closed on 30th June 2018. Please contact Dr. Wei Liu at when you have problems.
Abstract should be in English and MS Word (including title, authorship, affiliation, text and indication of oral or poster presentation on the top of the title), and will come out as submitted suffering from formating. Online submission is open now at and will be closed on 30th June 2018. The conference will only accept abstracts of registered attendees. For those people who have problem with online submission, please send the abstract directly to Dr. Wei Liu at
Venue. The conference will be held at the Taibai Campus of Northwest University, Taibaibeilu 229, Xi’an, China, or at a larger hotel, depending on the number of attendees. Details will be provided in next circular.
Travel and accommodation. Xi’an is well connected by air to major cities in China and the world, and has high speed train services as well. Northwest University Hotel has 120 double rooms, 30 single rooms and 5 suits. The room rate varies between 200RMB and 500RMB. Pick-up service will provided upon requested.
Invitation and visa. For those delegates who require a visa to visit China,  invitation letters can be provided upon requested. Please contact Dr. Dongjing Fu at to arrange this.
Cancellation. All cancellations must be sent to Wei Liu at in writing  before 30th June 2018.  An administrative fee of 330RMB/50USD will be charged. No refunds will be issued after this date.
Safty. All conference attendees and field trip participants are responsible for your own safty, although organizers will do our best to keep everything going smoothly.