General Information

Saturday 11- Sunday 12 May, 2019

Shanghai, China 

Kerry Hotel Pudong
No.1388 Hua Mu Road,


English and Chinese are the official languages of the Congress. Simultaneous translation will be offered from English to Chinese and vice versa. Please be prepared to provide your I.D in order to receive your headset.

Registration and Hospitality Desk
The registration desk will operate during the following hours:
Saturday May 11, 2019         07:30-19:00
Sunday May 12, 2019           08:00-18:00

Certificate of Attendance
All registered participants will receive a username and password to dpwnload their Certificate of Attendance from the Congress website


Informal dress for all occasions

Public Health
Visitors entering China are required to complete a health declaration form. Check with your local doctor or health care professional about vaccination requirements before you plan your trip. The organizer recommends you drink only boiled or bottled water during your stay in Shanghai.

An official invitation letter can be issued via this website. However, this invitation implies no obligation, financial or otherwise, by the Congress. With this invitation letter, you can go to the nearest Chinese Embassy or Consulate to apply for an entry visa(s). If any problem arises, please contact the Secretariat of the Congress for assistance (use our 'contact' page).

Prior to booking flights, registrants are strongly advised to confirm with their travel agent whether they require a Visa to travel to China. Information about Visa requirements can be found on the World Travel Guide website:
ComtecMed will not be responsible for any cancellations or delays caused by authorities due to a lack of Visa or other required documentation.

May is a warm month, and the weather is changeable. The average highest and lowest temperatures in Shanghai are 24 °C (75 °F) and 16 °C (61 °F).

Time Zone
GMT: +8

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The Congress Secretariat and Organizers cannot accept liability for personal accidents, nor loss of or damage to private property of participants, either during or directly arising from the CODHy AP Congress. Participants should make their own arrangements with respect to health and travel insurance.

Congress Secretariat
Please do not hesitate to contact the Secretariat if you require any additional information or assistance. Please address all correspondence to: