APLAS 2017

15th Asian Symposium on Programming Languages and Systems

November 27-29, 2017, Suzhou, China

Travel Information


Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport and Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG).

Try to use Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport if possible, which is much closer and more convenient than Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG). See the information about local transformation below.

Local Transportation:

Please read Arrival and Departure first, which includes much useful information.

You can also see

Feel free to contact me if you have questions.


Please remember that visas are needed for most non-Chinese nationals to enter China (see possible exemptions). The application should be made to the Chinese Embassy/Consulate in your country of residence, no later than four weeks before your departure (but please start to apply your visa as soon as possible).

There are two types of visas (presumably Tourist Visa is simpler to apply):

Invitation letters will only be sent to registered participants. Please fill this application form to provide the required information.

The 144-Hour Visa-Free Transit Policy

You may find this policy useful if you’ll leave China for a third country at the end of the conference. Note that Suzhou belongs to Jiangsu Province, therefore the policy may apply. Please double check the description and make sure you satisfy all the requirements (e.g., you need to be a passport holder from one of the listed countries).

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