Transportation from Changi Airport to Conference Venue

By Train (MRT)

Changi Airport MRT Station is located under Terminals 2 and 3, and is linked to the arrival and departure halls by escalators and lifts. The first train arrives at around 0530hr and the last leaves at 2318hr. 

Swissôtel Merchant Court is located beside the North-East Line (NEL) at the Clarke Quay MRT Station.

To arrive at Swissôtel Merchant Court by train, board the train from Changi Airport Station.  Alight at Tanah Merah Station and transfer to another train in the East-West Line to Outram Park Station.  Alight at Outram Park Station and transfer to another train in the North-East Line to Clarke Quay Station.

A single trip fare to Swissôtel Merchant Court costs about S$2.90 (inclusive of S$1.00 refundable deposit) and takes approximately 45 minutes. Tickets are available at the station. For more information, please visit Singapore Mass Rapid Transit.

By Taxi

Taxis will stop at taxi pick-up points at the Arrival levels. The journey to Swissôtel Merchant Court is estimated to cost about S$25.00 and takes approximately 25 minutes.


Visa Information

Visa application may take a long time depending on the countries. Therefore, early application of visa is strongly recommended. Participants who request an official invitation letter with the General Chair's signature to obtain a visa should have their request endorsed by the management of their sponsoring organization (signed by an appropriate representative of their university, institute, or laboratory) on official letterhead.

The following information should be included in the Endorsement Letter:

- Full Name
- Affiliation (university) and position
- Place of work, address, phone, fax, and e-mail
- Place of permanent residence, phone, fax, and e-mail
- Period of stay in Singapore
- Passport number and place of issue
- Expiry date of the passport
- Place and date of birth
- Gender (male or female)

The request should be sent by e-mail with the scanned copies of the Endorsement Letter and Passport (copy of the first page of the passport with photo) attached to Advanced payment of the conference fee is also required for the invitation letter.