Time: October 21-27, 2013
Hotel: Waterside Resort
Location: Wuzhen Xizha Scenic Spot
Introduction to the Activity:
It was the first time for the event to be held in China, with Wuzhen as the main site. The event brought together 800-plus delegates from more than 30 countries and regions, including 500-odd overseas attendees. During the four-day conference, delegates engaged in in-depth discussion on how to move faster to lay the foundation of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine and accelerate their commercialization.
In the morning on October 23, more than 1,100 guests arrived in Wuzhen Xizha Scenic Spot. The business reception department of the scenic spot helped them in check-in and baggage check-in, and guided them to hotels. The conference used hotel resources in the scenic spot: guests and attendees of colleges stayed at Dockside Boutique Hotel, Tong’an Inn, Zhaoming Academy Inn, Water Fair Inn, Passage D’eau and Wuzhen guesthouses. The Waterside Resort’s Huamei Hall was used as the main venue, and Longfeng Hall, Diaohua Hall and other six meeting rooms as venues for parallel sessions. During the three-day meeting, the delegates also participated in the welcome dinner in Longfeng Hall and street party unique to Wuzhen. In addition, they also participated in a garden party, a welcome party in the Ancient Courtyard Theatre, a dance party in the Diaohua Hall, charm nightclub, and the karaoke in the Waterside Resort.
The whole event lasted a week, and guests from all over the world praised highly of Wuzhen Xizha Scenic Spot. They all said that they would share the beauty of Wuzhen with their family and friends. The organizers also said that it was an academic conference with the largest attendance, involving guests from the largest number of countries, and the largest scale of this field in the history of the Asia-Pacific region.