The coordinates of Xiamen are 118 ° 04 ′ 04 ″ E and 24 ° 26 ′ 46 ″ N. Xiamen is located in the southeast coast of China. It is made up of Xiamen Island, Gulangyu Islet and some coastal areas on the north bank of inland Jiulong River. Altogether, these cover an area of 1,699.34 square kilometers, among them, Xiamen Island, the fourth largest island of Fujian covering an area of 141.09 square kilometers. It has a permanent population of 3,920,000 as of the end of 2016. It is divided into 6 districts- Siming, Huli, Jimei, Haicang, Tong'an, Xiang'an. It has awarded honors such as Four Consecutive National Civilized City, China's Outstanding Tourism City, National Model City for Environmental Protection, National Hygienic City, National Garden City, International Garden City and UN- Habitat Scroll of Honor Award.



The 42nd PIERS is being held at
Swiss Grand Xiamen (厦门瑞颐大酒店)
12 Lu Jiang Dao, Siming District, Xiamen 361001, China
Tel 86 592 6366666
Fax 86 592 6366665

Facing the Gulangyu Islet, a classified World Heritage by the UNESCO, the hotel was assigned by the government for CIFIT and several other worldwide activities.

The parking lot of the Swiss Grand Xiamen provides 2 Tesla charging and 8 national standard charging piles to facilitate today's modern electric cars.

Further information on the Conference venue and its surroundings are available here.


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