Download EMN Beijing Meeting Program (Update April 8)

Onsite Instructions for Session Chairs:

  1. Show up to the session 5-10 minutes before the session begins. Identify the paper presenters and in advance, and introduce yourself. Remind each presenter of the time limits that apply, and describe the method you will use to alert them of time limits during the actual presentation.
  2. Start the session on time. Call attention from the hallway and announce the session start if necessary.
  3. At the start of the session, introduce yourself to the audience, announce the session/title, and welcome all the audiences for attending. Please remind the speakers the length of their talks which includes 5 minutes for questions and discussions.
  4. Next, introduce the speakers with brief comments regarding the affiliation and/or background of each presenter.
  5. Prior to each presentation, announce the paper’s title, authors’ names and their affiliations. Identify the individual who will be speaking if it is someone other than the first author.
  6. During the presentations enforce time limits strictly so that no author (or audience member) monopolizes someone else’s time.
  7. Once presentations are complete the remainder of the time can be used for informal discussion with the audience and session participants. It is your duty to field questions from the audience.
  8. Try to conduct the session as informally as possible (e.g., use first names when addressing participants and members of the audience) to encourage as much audience participation as possible.
Conference Activities Overview
Time Item Place
April 22 Before 8:30 Breakfast Hotel
8:30-12:00 Scientific Program Hotel
12:00 Buffet lunch Hotel (Near the lobby)
14:30-17:45 Scientific Program Hotel
18:00 Assembling to get on bus Hotel lobby
18:00-22:00 Dinner Bar Street Near Lake
April 23 Before 8:30 Breakfast Hotel
8:30-12:00 Scientific Program Hotel
12:00 Lunch Assembling in lobby
14:30-17:00 Scientific Program Hotel
17:00 Assembling Assembling in lobby
17:30-22:00 Dinner Beijing Duck
April.24 Before 8:30 Breakfast Hotel
8:30-12:10 Scientific Program Hotel
12:10 Lunch Assembling in lobby
14:30-17:45 Scientific Program Hotel
18:00 Assembling to get on Bus Hotel lobby
18:00-22:00 Dinner and Show Grand Mansion
April 25 Before 8:10 Breakfast Hotel
8:20 Tour Assembling in the lobby to get on Bus The Great Wall and Summer Palace
18:00 Rest and dinner Return to hotel

Below is a photo from the EMN 2015 took place in Beijng.


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April 21: On-Site Registration
April 22 - 24: Scientific Program
April 25: One-Day Excursion
Important Dates:

Abstract deadline:
February 25, 2016

Registration for early birds:
Before March 1, 2016

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