Conference Schedule

Registration will start on Sunday August 5th, 2018 in the afternoon.

The opening session is scheduled to take place on Monday August 6th at 8:30;

the conference will end on Saturday August 11th at 11h.

Session hours are 8:30 - 12:00 and 13:30 - 17:00

Sessions of the conference will be held in the ICISE conference Center.

Conference Facilities

The following equipment will be available:

  • video projector for computer presentations
  • internet access will be available at the conference site with a wireless hub.


Accomodation will be in the Seagull Hotel, a four star hotel in Quy Nhon: it is guaranteed if your reservation is made before May 5th, 2018. After this date, if the Seagull hotel is full, you will be accomodated in an equivalent neighbouring hotel.

All sessions will be held in the ICISE conference center, 10 minutes taxi (or one hour walk) away from the hotel (you can visualise it on this map). Daily bus transfer (morning and end afternoon) will be provided by the conference organization.

Participants will be expected to arrive on Sunday August 5th, and will leave on Saturday August 11th in the afternoon.

Breakfast and dinner will be served in the hotel for all participants, while lunch will be served on the ICISE conference site. The cost per person (full board for 6 days) will amount to $310 US for a double room and $450 US for a single room. Cost per additional day is $55 US for double room and $80 US for a single room ..

If you wish to have alcoholic or soft drinks with your meals, these will be charged to your account by the hotel. The meals will include mineral water.

Payment for board and lodging should be done upon arrival either in cash or with your credit card (the latter will incur a small supplement).

Important Note:
Hotel reservations are made for the whole duration of the meeting, i.e. from Sunday noon, August 5th to Saturday, morning August 11th. Please note that the total cost of the meeting cannot be reduced even in case of partial attendance.

If you intend to arrive before Sunday, August 5th and leave after Saturday, August 11th, please let us know in advance so that we can try to make the appropriate hotel reservation for you: contact

Please note also that if you arrive before midday and wish your room to be made available immediately, you will be charged for an extra day. You must inform us so that the hotel can prepare your room in advance.



There are two main international airports in Vietnam : Hanoi (Noi Bai airport : HAN) and Ho Chi Minh (Tan Son Nhat airport : SGN).
As there more flights from Ho Chi Minh to Quy nhon, it is more convenient to fly from foreign countries to Ho Chi Minh than to Hanoi.

Below is an indicative flight schedule. Please check before reservation.

Sunday August 5: Ho Chi Minh to Quy Nhon

Ho Chi Minh - SGN

Quy Nhon - UIH

Vietnam Airlines
VJ 380

Ho Chi Minh - SGN

Quy Nhon - UIH

Vietnam Airlines
VN 1392

Ho Chi Minh - SGN

Quy Nhon - UIH

JetStar Pacific Airlines
BL 252

Ho Chi Minh - SGN

Quy Nhon - UIH

Vietnam Airlines
VN 1396

Ho Chi Minh - SGN

Quy Nhon - UIH

VietJet Air
VJ 384

Saturday August 11: Quy Nhon to Ho Chi Minh

Quy Nhon - UIH

Ho Chi Minh - SGN

VietJet Air
VJ 381

Quy Nhon - UIH

Ho Chi Minh - SGN

Vietnam Airlines
VN 1393

Quy Nhon - UIH

Ho Chi Minh - SGN

JetStar Pacific Airlines
BL 253

Quy Nhon - UIH

Ho Chi Minh - SGN

Vietnam Airlines
VN 1397

Quy Nhon - UIH

Ho Chi Minh - SGN

VietJet Air
VJ 385

Sunday August 5 or Monday August 6: Hanoi to Quy Nhon

Hanoi - HAN

Quy Nhon - UIH

Vietnam Airlines
VN 1621

Hanoi - HAN

Quy Nhon - UIH

VietJet Air
VJ 433

Hanoi - HAN

Quy Nhon - UIH

VietJet Air
VJ 431

For those arriving via Hanoi, since the only dayly flight to Quy Nhon is very early in the morning, it may be wise to take a flight to Ho Chi Minh City and catch up there the afternoon flight to Quy Nhon.

Saturday August 11 or Sunday August 12: Quy Nhon to Hanoi

Quy Nhon - UIH

Hanoi - HAN

VietJet Air
VJ 434

Quy Nhon - UIH

Hanoi - HAN

Vietnam Airlines
VN 1620

Quy Nhon - UIH

Hanoi - HAN

VietJet Air
VJ 432

In order to welcome you and organize your transfert from Quy Nhon airport to the conference hotel, please inform the conference secretariat of your flight number as well as the date and the arrival time in Quy nhon.
Conference buses will be available at Quy Nhon airport on Sunday August 5 (morning and afternoon flights) and Monday August 6 (morning flights).

Conference hotel address:
Hotel Hai Au : 489 An Duong Vuong Street, Quy Nhon, Binh Dinh province.

Immigration / Visa


We list here some rules as they apply in summer 2017: we will strive to update these informations regularly, but you should make sure they indeed apply to august 2018 before traveling.

All participants do require a visa to visit Vietnam, except for few exemptions listed below.

Vietnam Visa exemption is granted to holders of a passport from:

  • Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Cambodia and Laos for visits of 30 days at the maximum.
  • Philippines for visits of 21 days at the maximum.
  • Japan, South Korea, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Russia and Finland for visits of 15 days at the maximum.
    At the end of June 2015, 5 more countries have been added to this list: France, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom for one year and then prolonged for another year in june 2016 and again for one year on June 12th 2017.

To obtain a visa
  • please apply for a TOURIST visa: you may use the official website to get the E-visa. The time of processing is only 3 to 4 working days to get it. You just print out the approved E-visa and present it directly to the officer at the immigration desk.
  • If you plan to stay in Vietnam longer than a month, please either go to your nearest vietnamese consulate or through the Internet (you will have to retrieve it on your arrival) at the following websites:
This internet visa procedure is cheap but it does take some time (~ 60 min) at the airport immigration office, depending on your position in the queue. Do not forget to have with you 2 passport photos and USD in cash as required by the internet visa service.

Please inform the conference secretariat of your arrival date and time at the Quy Nhon airport.
Registration Informations

Registration fee

If you wish to participate in the conference, you should register as soon as possible using the on-line registration form

The deadline for registration and hotel reservation is July 1st, 2018.

The conference fee will be


Date of payment

Until June 5th , 2018

After June 5th , 2018


350 USD

420 USD

Accompanying member

120 USD

150 USD

The registration fee includes:
  • A copy of the proceedings for the participants.
  • Pick-up service from/to Quy Nhon Airport on Sunday August 5th and Saturday August 11th
  • Social activities and Banquet
A special program for the accompanying members will be organized.


Payment can be made either
  • on line (the preferred method): click on this link FEES on-line payment
  • or by cash at the conference site
  • by interbank transfer; in that case, depending on whether you are sending the fee in euros or in dollars, you should transfer the fee to the following bank.
US dollars
(Please add $20 US for bank fees)

4 Place de la Poste
91440 Bures Sur Yvette, France
Bank Code: 10278, Branch: 06009
Account Number: 00020416302 Key: 41
IBAN: FR76 10278 0600 9000 2041 6302 41
The transfer should indicate clearly your name to identify the payee. Please inform the conference secretariat by fax or email that the transfer has been done. You should obtain proof of payment and hand it to the conference secretariat at the conference site. It will take at least four (4) weeks for our account to be credited, so please have the transfer made before July 1st, 2018.

Financial Support

Some limited accommodation funds may be available for young scientists from developing countries and from Eastern European countries. The application form for financial support should be filled in (including a short resume) and submitted. A letter of recommendation should be sent to:

J. Tran Thanh Van (

and copy to

Social Events

Welcome cocktail on Sunday August 5th at 19:00.

Excursion on Wednesday August 8th afternoon.

Conference dinner on Thursday August 9th evening.

All participants and their families are invited to regularly scheduled events.
Please note that if you and/or a guest wish to organize a special tour, a tour operator at the hotel can help you.

Several post-conference Tours will be proposed for participants: their preliminary programs can be consulted on this web site. Please note that Tour 2 and 3 will be organized only if there are at least 5 persons for each tour.

It will also be possible to have a short (1-2 days) tour either before or after the conference. However, this will have to be arranged directly by the participant through a local travel agency. We will provide the link for a local travel agent in the near future.