FOSS4G 2012 Beijing Venue

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Exciting Conference Location

Beijing is a metropolis in northern China and the capital of the People's Republic of China. In summer 2008, the 29th Olympic Games drew worldwide attention to Beijing. As the host city of the Olympics and Paralympics, Beijing warmly welcomes its friends from around the world.

Conference Venue

FOSS4G conference venue will take use of the facilities located at Beijing Conference Center. Beijing Conference Center

Located at NO. 88 Laiguangying West Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, Beijing Conference Center is adjacent to Olympic Village and Beijing Capital International Airport. It is the largest garden-style conference center within the Fifth Ring Road of Beijing. The center takes 520,000 square meters in which landscaping accounts for 66% of the total area. Lake areas reach 6, 000 square meters in the center. The center advocates the design philosophy of return to nature. The layout is orderly, the environment is quiet, trees are surrounded. Harmonious sceneries appear everywhere. Well equipped facilities and personalized service make you relaxed and comfortable. Roaming in the garden, you will feel carefree and joyous.

Beijing Conference Center is designed in original and elegant style. In the center there are seven guest room buildings containing more than 1,000 sets of rooms which can provide accommodation for nearly 2,000 people at the same time. Guest rooms are fully equipped and the layout of the rooms is elegant. A large scale report hall which can hold 1,800 persons and fifty-six meeting rooms with different styles can meet different needs. Six large and medium-sized restaurants can at the same time accommodate more than 2,000 guests to hold various scales of banquets,cocltail parties and receptions. The center is also equipped with kinds of entertainment facilities including a standard tennis court, bowling, table tennis, shuffleboard, billiards, archery, swimming, sauna, dance, beauty salon and so on. It is a designated meeting place for central governments, the party and government organizations of Beijing and representative offices in Beijing, and enterprises.

In the resort of Beidaihe Beijing Conference Center holds a training center with an area of 1300 square meters. The training center contains 80 sets of rooms. It leans to East Mountain and close to the sea with beautiful and pleasant scenery. Standing in Guanhai Hall you can take whole sight of Bohai.. It is your ideal travel and holiday destination.

Beijing Conference Center sincerely welcome guests and friends of all walks of life. A high standard of etiquette, standardized work processes, and thoughtful service is waiting for you and we are sure you will feel at home

The Accommodation

The accommodations is quite convenient. Hotel room rates show as follows:

Hotel Name Category Distance to BICC

(Venue of FOSS4G)

Standard Single Room

(Price per Night)

Standard Twin Room

(Price per Night)

Celebrity International Grand Hotel aaaaa 800m $170 $170
Beijing Continental Grand Hotel aaaa 50m $130 $130
Ya Yun Cun Hotel aaa 500m $70 $70
Jing Min Hotel aaa 2.5km $60 $60
Beijing Aoya Hotel aaa 2km $55 $55
Sun Hotel aaa 5km $40 $40