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Hangzhou Forum

14 - 19 October 2018

Deefly Zhejiang Hotel, Hangzhou, People's Republic of China

The China National Institution of Standardization (CNIS) will host the Hangzhou Forum at the Deefly Zhejiang Hotel, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China from 14 to 19 October 2018.

Priorities during this Forum will include:

  • Advancing current projects and domain activities;
  • Ongoing maintenance tasks (such as UN/EDIFACT Data Maintenance Requests);
  • Formulating and approving a series of new projects to be conducted within the framework of the approved programme of work; and
  • Advancing UN/CEFACT’s current and forthcoming technical framework.

Forum sessions are held semi-annually in different locations throughout the world.

For information on previous Forums, please follow the URL.


Online registration is open now.

All existing UN/CEFACT Experts with CUE account should register through the following URL: https://uncefact.unece.org/display/ER/Hangzhou+Forum+-+registration

New delegates who wish to become UN/CEFACT Experts and participate in the Forum should register through the following URL: https://uncefact.unece.org/display/ER/Hangzhou+Forum+-+registration+for+a+new+experts

Visa assistance

For participants who need visa support, the deadline for registration is Friday, 21 September 2018. (HoD approval must be obtained before 21 September 2018).  Instructions will be provided when you register.

Venue of the Forum

Deefly Zhejiang Hotel, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China.

How to reach Hangzhou

By Air
Xiaoshan International Airport (HGH) is around 27km from the downtown area. International flights arrive in Terminal A and domestic flights in Terminal B.

By Train
There are three railway stations in the city. High speed lines are available from/to Shanghai, Nanjing, Ningbo, and Changsha.

How to reach the Forum Venue

By taxi
Taxis are readily available from the airport, or the train stations. They are metered, so fare may vary, but approximate fares to the hotel are around:

  • Hangzhou Train Station: 10 kilometers (by taxi CNY 25)
  • East railway Station: 15 kilometers (by taxi CNY 50)
  • Hangzhou South Railway Station: 20 kilometers (by taxi CNY 100)
  • Xiaoshan International Airport: 30 kilometers (by taxi CNY 200)

Accommodation and related information

Participants who would like to stay at the Venue Hotel (Deefly Zhejiang Hotel) are advised to book their accommodation early with the code "UNCEFACT".  A limited number of rooms have been blocked at a preferential rate.

Address: No. 278, Santaishan Road, Hangzhou 310007
Tel.: 86-571-87180808    Fax: 86-571-87971904
eMail: rsvn@zhejianghotel.com
Website:  www.zhejianghotel.com

For further accommodation details in Hangzhou, please consult the Hangzhou Tourism website or an online reservation platform.

Mr. Lance Thompson
Ms. Yan Zhang

Contact email: Forum.Registration@un.org