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the 42nd ISO TC46 Plenary meeting
(1-5 June 2015, ISTIC, Beijing, China)


SAC(Standardization Administration of China) and ISTIC(Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China) are pleased to invite all the ISO/TC46 members and liaisons to the meeting at ISTIC from 1 to 5 June 2015 in Beijing.

Venue of the meeting

Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China, ISTIC
No.15 Fuxing road, Haidian District, Beijing, 100038, China
Tel: 86-10-5888-2319, 86-10-5888-2507
Fax: 86-10-5888-2321
Website: http://tc46.istic.ac.cn; http://www.istic.ac.cn


Delegates are requested to complete the online registration form at http://tc46.istic.ac.cn.
Contact: tc46@istic.ac.cn


The recommended hotels with different rates are listed in attachment D.

There are websites such as http://english.ctrip.com/, http://www.elong.net/ providing information regarding accommodation in and around Beijing.

Booking service of Media Center and China Palace Hotel by host is available through online registration, and Media Center is highly recommended for its neighbouring to ISTIC. Please note the deadline is 1st May, 2015.


ISTIC shall provide lunch for delegates during meeting week.

Lunch shall be available at 2nd floor of ISTIC staff canteen between 12:30 to 14:00 hrs.


<Welcome reception>

A welcome reception hosted by ISTIC
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 7:00-9:00 PM
Place is to be determined.
All the delegates and accompanying persons are welcome to the reception and enjoy a happy time.

<Social events>

Monday2015-06-01 National library of China visit (Chinese rare books)

You may find more useful information from the following attachments:

Attachment A: Maps and transportations to meeting venue

Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China


(Beijing Capital international Airport- ISTIC)

The Beijing Capital International Airport is the main international airport in Beijing, China. The airport is located in Chaoyang District of Beijing. It is about 25.35km from the Tian-anmen Square, and about 32 km northeast of the city center. You may choose taxi, shuttle bus or subway from the Beijing Capital Airport to ISTIC after arriving in Beijing.

By taxi: It will take about one hour from the Beijing Capital Airport to ISTIC and the cost fare is about 130 RMB (USD $21.4).


By shuttle bus No.4 (Capital Airport - Gongzhufen): It will take about one and half hour from the Beijing Capital Airport to Guzhufen, which is about 10-min walk to ISTIC. The bus fare is 24 RMB (USD $3.9).

By Subway: you can take Beijing airport express train at Terminal 3 of Beijing Capital Airport to Dongzhimen, transfer to subway line 2 at this station to Fuxingmen, and then transfer to subway line 1 at Fuxingmen to Military Museum, which is about 10-min walk to ISTIC.


Attachment B: Beijing travel tips for TC46 Beijing 2015

Passport & Visa
Passport:Participants and accompanying persons are advised to make their own arrangements with respect to entering China. Individuals requiring an official letter of invitation in order to obtain a visa and authorization to attend the meeting should confirm the personal information in online registration and choose the official invitation requiring option no later than 1 May, 2015,the following personal information might be included in the invitation letter: name,country,organization, corresponding address, E-mail, Date of Birth,passport No.etc.

In early June, the weather of Beijing is usually sunny and a little hot with an average temperature about 28°C. A light dress is recommended.

Currency and Credit Cards

The Chinese Currency is RMB, the bank notes denominations of RMB are 100-yuan, 50-yuan, 20-yuan, 10-yuan, 5-yuan, 1-yuan, and coin denominations of 1-yuan, 5-jiao, and 1-jiao.

Foreign bank notes and traveler’s check can be converted into RMB at most banks and hotels. The exchange rate fluctuated with market, and the current exchange rate is approximately 6.12 RMB per 1 US$.

International credit cards such as Visa, Master, Diners club and JCB are accepted at airport, hotels, department stores and most of restaurants.

Tipping is not a custom in China.

In China, outlet for 220 volts is available. Please check the voltage of the power supply before using your equipment.

Travelling & Sightseeing

ISTIC is in the center of Beijing. There are a great number of tourist attractions in this area, including the Forbidden City (The Palace Museum), the Tiananmen Square, Great Hall of the People, Wangfujing Street, Zhongshan Park, Beihai Park, Jingshan Park, National Theatre, National Museum, etc.

eBeijing, the official Website of the Beijing Government lists visa, travel, culture, weather, travel maps, and other useful information about Beijing

Beijing tour tip information about Beijing city tour, Beijing theme tour,and other travel information in Beijing

Attachment C: Meeting website & online registration instructions

The website of 2015 TC46 meeting provides brief introduction of ISO TC46, SAC/TC4, and online registration for 2015 ISO TC46 meeting.

Online registration at http://tc46.istic.ac.cn
Delegates should complete online meeting registration as soon as possible, but not later than 1st May 2015.

Step 1: link http://tc46.istic.ac.cn and choose "online registration" to start your registration.

Step 2: enter your valid E-mail as the username of your registration.

Step 3: fill out your personal information in the blanks.

Step 4: choose the agenda items you want to attend.

Step 5: choose the room type and date of check in and check out if you want to book hotel by host, if not, please choose “by myself”.

Step 6: check the information you provided and confirm it to finish your registration.

Attachment D: recommended hotel accommodation

There are plenty of hotels ranging from luxury five stars to budget three stars in downtown Beijing.

Media Center
Add: No. 11 B Fuxing Road, Haidian District
Tel: (86-10) 68514422
China palace Hotel
Add: No.1 Zhenwumiao Road, Fuxingmen Ave, Xicheng District
Tel: 86-10-68576699
Beijing Hotel
Add: NO.33 East Changan Avenue, Beijing China
Tel: (86-10)65137766
The Peninsula Beijing Hotel
Add: 8 Goldfish Lane, Wangfujing, Beijing, China
Tel: +86 10 8516 2888
Jianguo Hotel-Beijing
Add: 5 Jianguomenwai Avenue, Chaoyang District
Tel: 4000-13-4000(Free)