Congress Venue and Dates
The 10th International Congress of Plant Pathology will take place at the Beijing International Convention Center (BICC), China, from 25 to 30 August 2013.

Beijing International Convention Center (BICC) is the second largest convention facility in Beijing, which specializes in staging national and international conferences, exhibitions and other large events. The convention center has served almost 1,000 different international and domestic conventions, exhibitions and meetings each year since its opening in 1990.

BICC is located in the leisure and meeting center of the Asian Games Village, which is within walking distance of the Olympic Village. It is nine kilometers away from the famous Tiananmen Square, the very center of the city, and twenty kilometers away from the Beijing Capital International Airport. BICC is close to popular shopping centers, entertainment hotspots, restaurants, and sporting facilities. It is convenient to get to some of the Beijing's world famous attractions from BICC: the Summer Palace, the Great Wall, and the Ming Tombs. BICC has been awarded the title of Best Venue for hosting International Conferences.

BICC has simultaneous interpretation systems, large film and slide projection screens, stereophonic sound systems, and well-controlled lighting system. It comprises more than 41 conference halls and meeting rooms as well as dozens of offices, suitable for a wide variety of purposes such as plenary sessions, concurrent sessions, round-table talks, and small-group meetings. Beijing International Conference Center is a 5 star tourist service unit with 48 different conference rooms. The exhibition hall is 5,000 square meters large.The principal hall, Conference Hall No.1, has a seating capacity of 2,300 people in theater style. The spacious registration hall,along with the public and VIP lounges and bars located on each floor,are all designed to ensure a pleasant
stay for all congress participants. Many large-sized international conferences with over 2000 participants have been held here.
The BICC website:
Address: No.8, Beichen Dong Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101, P. R. China
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