2010 International Conference on CYBERWORLDS
The conference will be held at the Nanyang Executive Centre (NEC) on campus at the Nanyang Technological University. The centre is ideally located in a quiet corner of the University and is easily accessible by public and private transport. Located about 25km from the city, the Nanyang Executive Centre is just 30 minutes away from Singapore’s main shopping and business districts, and is approximately 45 minutes from Changi Airport, by car.
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Accommodation is available at the Centre. Each room is tastefully furnished and equipped with internet broadband connection, a color television with teletext and cabled channels, electronic key card access, hairdryer, telephone and an alarm cum radio clock.
Room rates are available here.
The Guest Wing
The Educational Wing
The University Swimming Pool, located just opposite the hotel
follow the instructions at
This is the most convenient mode of
transport to the University. From the airport, tell the taxi driver
to head to NTU by use of the ECP, then by the PIE, and later to exit
via Pioneer Road.
By Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) and Bus
Take the MRT from Changi Airport and alight at the Boon Lay station. This trip will cost you S$1.90 and will take 1 hour and 10 minutes. From the train, switch and board bus 179 or 199, at the Boon Lay bus interchange, which is located right next to the MRT station. Thereafter, alight at B03 "Hall 2" (2729A) if you take bus 179 or B09 "Hall 8" (2720Z) if you take bus 199. The bus trip will cost S$0.90 and should take approximately 20 minutes. After alighting, follow the CW2010 or NEC direction signs. It may be a problem to get a taxi from Boon Lay station after 24:00 hrs.
Operating details of buses:
Cosmopolitan Singapore is a vibrant city which offers a kaleidoscope of activities, sure to keep you occupied, entertained and pleasantly surprised. Situated at one of the most important crossroads in the world, Singapore is a cultural melting pot, which has allowed for the harmonious pairing of both Eastern and Western cultures. A bustling city, Singapore boasts a solid infrastructure and is dubbed as, Asia’s premier exhibition capital. Backed by its superb location, this roaring city provides outstanding facilities and excellent support in every aspect of event planning and coordination. Apart from its reputation for being the region’s leading financial, economic and trading hub, Singapore is also a tropical playground, and a well known family destination that offers something for everyone.
Major credit cards are accepted at the Nanyang Executive Centre. Money changers can be found downtown in shopping malls that are open from about 10-11am and close at 10pm.
This thriving city is also a stage for an ever-growing arts scene. Be spell-bound by the many cultural and modern dance performances, concerts as well as world-class musicals found in this blossoming City for the Arts.
2010 will prove to be an exciting year to visit Singapore. Other than hosting the first ever Youth Olympic Games, Singapore will be unveiling its Integrated Resorts. A multi-billion dollar project, the Integrated Resorts will be a perfect addition to the city’s already bustling entertainment scene.
Other than dining, Singaporeans are well known for their love for shopping. Shopping malls can be found throughout the island. The closest shopping complex to the University is Jurong Point, which is located near the Boon Lay MRT. However, if you are looking for a full fledged shopping experience, visit the city’s largest shopping stretch, Orchard Road.
Getting around Singapore is simple. The
entire city is easily accessible through the many different types of
public transport. Perhaps the most convenient and cost effective
mode of transport is the well-connected and efficient MRT –
Singapore’s subway system that dots the entire island.
The climate is
warm and welcoming all year round with temperatures ranging between
28°C to about 35°C. For those who enjoy
the sun and the beach, Singapore is an ideal place to be.
Please note that the fares indicated are approximates, and are dependant on the time of travel as well as traffic conditions which can be quite bad at peak hours. Use taxi fare calculator. All journeys listed are from NTU. MRT fare will be less than S$ 2 to any destination.
Lobster salad - signature dish of Singapore sea food restaurants
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