International participants who have registered and paid registration fee will receive invitation letters issued by the Organizing Committee for visa application at Chinese Embassy or Consulate, which takes about one week. In general, the invitation letter together with hotel confirmation issued by the Organizing Committee on behalf of the hotels is enough for visa application. In case Invitation Letter of Duly Authorized Unit is required, please contact the Organizing Committee at least one week earlier before your visa application for the document to be issued by Shanghai Jiao Tong University authorized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China.

Please download and complete the hotel reservation form with hotel you select, and then email your completed form to the Secretariat at You will receive hotel confirmation within 2-3 days for your visa application.