• Final date for submission of proposals: postponed to April 15, 2007.
    Proposals will be distributed to members of the conference committee or external reviewers for review. Proposals submitted after April 15, 2007 may not be reviewed or accepted for the conference.
  • For proposals submitted on or before March 15, 2007, confirmation of acceptance will be announced by April 15, 2007. Otherwise, acceptance will be announced by May 15, 2007.


  • Final date for Early Bird Registration: April 30, 2007
  • Registration deadline for delegates from all areas except Hong Kong is May 31, 2007. Registration deadline for Hong Kong delegates is June 20, 2007.
  • Final date for hotel reservations via PECERA (Hong Kong): May 31, 2007


  • FULL Cancellations (ie. cancellation of the complete participation of the conference, including attending the conference from July 4 to July 7, attending Professional/Cultural visits on July 4 and attending the Vegetarian Dinner on July 6) made on or before May 31, 2007: 100% refund of the conference fees, transportation fees for Professional/Cultural visits and fees for joining the Vegetarian Dinner;
  • Full Cancellations made between June 1, 2007 and June 15, 2007: handling fee of US$30 / HKD240 will be charged, and only refund of the conference fee will be arranged;
  • Full Cancellations made after June 15, 2007: no refund will arranged.
  • Partial cancellation at any time (i.e. withdrawal from the activities such as: 1) Professional visits; 2) Cultural visits; 3) Vegetarian Dinner while participation of the conference remains – NO refund on the fees incurred for these activities will be entertained.
  • No refund on hotel accommodation will be arranged at any time.