For Local Transport

The venue and recommended accommodation of the Conference on July 2-6 are all located at the Songshan Lake Materials Laboratory (SLAB, Position 1).

Location: No. 333, Pingdong Road, Dalang Town, Dongguan City, Guangdong Province, China

Nearby Airport:

(1) Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport(深圳宝安国际机场): 

The nearest airport to SLAB. It takes about 50 minutes by taxi.

Nearby Railway Stations:

(1) Dongguan South Railway Station(东莞南站):

The nearest railway station to SLAB, takes about 30 minutes by taxi.

(2) Humen Railway Station (虎门站):

It takes about 50 minutes by taxi to SLAB.


For International Visitors

(1) Unilateral visa-free policy for six countries

China has decided to implement a unilateral visa-free policy for ordinary passport holders from France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, and Malaysia on a trial basis. From Dec. 1, 2023 to Nov. 30, 2024, holders of ordinary passports from the above six countries may enter China visa-free for business, tourism, visiting relatives and friends, and transit for no more than 15 days. People from these six countries who do not meet the visa exemption requirements still need to obtain a visa before entering China. Please see the latest news below.

(2) 72/144-hour visa-free transit

China's 72-hour and 144-hour visa-free transit policies have been extended to visitors from 54 countries. Visitors with such a transit visa exemption from these countries are allowed to travel or conduct business-related activities in certain areas permitted by port visa authorities. Please see the requirements below.

(3) F visa

International participants may need a Chinese visa to enter China. It is suggested to apply for a “F” visa. To avoid uncertainty, participants will be advised to apply for the visa as early as possible (at least two months in advance). Please see the following attached file "Visa Application Tips.pdf" for more information.

For more information, please contact the local Chinese Embassy in your country. Regarding invitation letter and other details, please feel free to contact the conference secretariat, Email:



Visa application tips