|Date||:||May 7, 2022 (Saturday)|
|Venue||:||Charles K.Kao Auditorium, Hong Kong Science Park, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong|
Hybrid mode (virtual + in-person) meeting
The official language of the Forum is English. There will be no simultaneous interpretation.
Continuing Medical Education (CME), Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) and Central Pharmacy Unit (CEU) points will be sought from relevant professional institutions. Please note that points may not be transferrable to overseas accrediting organizations.
A certificate of attendance will be issued to registered delegates and available for collection at the registration desk at the Forum.
Pharmaceutical, medical equipment and device companies, and book vendors will be exhibiting products and product information at the Forum. These are available for viewing throughout the day.
The Organizing Committee is pleased to provide letters of invitation (without provisions of financial support) to facilitate delegates’ travel and visa arrangements upon request. Please address your request to the Forum Secretariat.
The Organizer does not accept responsibility for individual medical, travel or personal insurance. Delegates are strongly advised to make or review their own arrangements.
While every attempt has been made to ensure that all aspects of the Forum announced will take place as scheduled, the Organizing Committee reserves the right to make changes to the schedule at any time.
Hong Kong time is 8 hours ahead of the Greenwich Mean Time (GMT +8).
Hong Kong enjoys a subtropical climate with distinct seasons. Temperature in May usually ranges from 25 to 30ºC with average humidity of about 60-70%. For the latest weather information, please visit: https://www.hko.gov.hk/en/index.html.
Cantonese and English are the official languages in Hong Kong. All road signs and most menus and tourist publications are bilingual. Cantonese is the predominant Chinese dialect spoken in Hong Kong. English is considered an additional working language.
The currency unit of Hong Kong is the Hong Kong Dollar (HKD). It is pegged to the US Dollar at a rate of HKD$7.8 to US$1 with little fluctuation. Most foreign currencies and travellers’ cheques are easily exchanged for cash in HKD at banks, hotels or currency exchange stores. Credit and debit cards (VISA, MasterCard, UnionPay, American Express, JCB, JETCO, Maestro, Cirrus etc.) are widely accepted in hotels, shops and restaurants. Banks open from 09:00 to 17:00 while offices generally open from 09:00 to 17:00 on Mondays to Fridays.
The standard electrical voltage is 220 volts AC, 50 Hz. Most electrical outlets in Hong Kong take a three-rectangular-pronged plug.
The major means of transportation in Hong Kong are railway and road transport (by bus, mini-bus and taxi). For details, please visit https://www.td.gov.hk/tc/home/index.html.
Internet and international direct dialling are easily accessible in Hong Kong. The mobile telephone network systems are also widely used. Most hotels have internet access for laptop computer users, and some may offer desktop work stations and business offices. Wireless broadband service is commonly available at major shopping malls and coffee shops.
For further information, please visit the Hong Kong Tourism Board at https://www.discoverhongkong.com/eng/index.html.