General Information

August 10th-13th, 2017


China National Convention Center (CNCC)

No. 7 Tianchen East Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100105, China

Tel: +86 10 8437 2008



English & Chinese

Opening of CHC2017 and Plenary Session:

Venue:Ballroom ABC, Level 1, CNCC

Date & Time:10:00 AM-12:00 PM, Friday, August 11th

Airport Transfer:

You may take a taxi from the Airport Taxi Station for less than USD30 to most of the Congress hotels. Taxis are metered. To avoid confusion and over-charge, it is suggested to ask for receipt (pronounced as "FaPiao" in Chinese) from taxi driver.

Invitation Letter / Visa:

You are required to have a valid visa for entry into the People's Republic of China. Please check with your local Chinese embassy or consulate to obtain the necessary documents. Please allow enough time to process your visa. Visit for further information on the visa process.

On request, the Chinese Medical Association will an invitation for visa application. Such an invitation does not imply any financial commitment. Please note that visa issuance is at the sole discretion of the consular officer. Visa invitation is sent to only those who have made payments to attend the congress. To request an invitation, please follow steps providing information, such as passport number, citizenship and profession.


The Congress is not responsible for airfare, hotel, or other costs incurred by participants in the event of program or registration cancellation.

Please note, in the event that the China Heart Congress 2017 is postponed or canceled because of circumstances beyond the control of the organizers, including but not limited to civil disturbance, earthquake, electrical outage, explosion, fire, freight embargo, strike or labor unrest, flood, hurricane, tornado or the act of the government, the registrant expressly agrees to waive any claim against the organizer for damages or compensation.

Credit Cards and Currency:

Major credit cards like Master, Visa and American Express are acceptable in most big shopping centers and hotels. Major foreign currencies can be changed to the Chinese currency RMB at the airport, the Bank of China or hotels. American dollars can be changed into Chinese currency (RMB yuan) at a rate of about USD 1 to RMB 6.21 as of April 2015, but the exchange rate is subject to change.

Climate and Clothes:

August is summer in Beijing, with an average temperature of 32 degrees Celsius. Light cloths and a suit for formal occasions would be appropriate.

Time Difference:

China Time is 8 hours ahead of GMT

Telecommunications / Internet

Facilities such as IDD, fax and Internet are available in hotels.


Except for some tour guides and hotel porters, no people in China expect tipping.


The local voltage is 200-240 volts AC, 50 cycles. Transformers reducing the voltage to 110-120 volts, 60 cycles are available in some hotels.

China Heart Congress 2017

TEL:+86 10 6994 6904