Positioning Asia in the Global Movement of Open Science
November 14 – 15, 2016 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This event is open to academic staff, students, librarians, researchers/faculty and policy makers based in Asia.
HOTELS AND ACCOMODATIONS
1. INTEKMA Resort and Convention Centre (Venue) (https://www.agoda.com/intekma-resort-convention-centre/hotel/shah-alam-my.html?checkin=2016-11-13&los=3&adults=2&rooms=1&cid=-1&searchrequestid=af3f4877-56fb-4174-bc49-c832c943d74c)
2. Grand Blue Wave Hotel (https://www.agoda.com/grand-blue-wave-hotel-shah-alam/hotel/shah-alam-my.html?checkin=2016-11-13&los=3&adults=2&rooms=1&cid=-1&searchrequestid=9ddfe4ef-57e6-4e9a-a362-f4fab22d2f51)
TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION FROM KUALA LUMPUR INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS (KLIA/KLIA2) TO HOTELS AND VENUE
Upon arrival at either KLIA or KLIA2 International Airports, please follow the KLIA Express/Transit sign to purchase tickets to Kuala Lumpur Sentral Station. Proceed to get on the train to Sentral Station. You need to change train here to go to Shah Alam city using KTM Komuter bound for Port Klang and get off at either Shah Alam Station or Padang Jawa Station. You need to use taxi to the hotels or the venue since it is more convenient although there are buses serving the area. Please use Uber Taxi service by booking from Uber Taxi app on Android or iOS devices.
Please use Airport Limosine Taxi Service by purchasing coupons at Arrival Hall stating your hotels or venue. Upon arrival at Kuala Lumpur Sentral Station, you can also use local taxi by purchasing taxi coupons at counter to go to the hotel/venue.
PLEASE AVOID TAXI TOUTS offering taxi/transport at both KLIA/KLIA2 and Kuala Lumpur Sentral Station.
OTHER USEFUL TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
- KLIA Express (http://www.kliaekspres.com/)
- KTM Komuter Routes
- Public Transport Portal for Light Rail Transit (LRT) and Buses (http://www.myrapid.com.my/)
- Uber Malaysia (https://www.uber.com/cities/kuala-lumpur)
- Google Map Links for nearby KTM Komuter Station, Hotels, Venue and Surrounding Areas
- INTEKMA Resort and Convention Centre
- Grand Bluewave Hotel, Shah Alam
- Concorde Shah Alam
- Shah Alam KTM Komuter Station
- Padang Jawa KTM Komuter Station