Located in the west of Xuzhou, the New Century Grand Hotel Xuzhou is a five-star hotel close to the picturesque Yunlong Mountain and Yunlong Lake scenery district. The hotel has 2000 square meters of public area for hosting conferences all the year round. Each conference hall is equipped with full audio‐visual facilities and Wi‐Fi access.
The New Century Grand Hotel is the only hotel designated for Conference delegates to stay. It is also the venue for Conference opening ceremony and the plenary session scheduled for the morning of April 27, 2015.
Established in 1909, the China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT) is one of the key national universities of China. The University has over 3,000 staff and 40,000 students. It offers 60 undergraduate, 100 postgraduate and 50 doctoral degree programs. CUMT has developed partnerships with more than 50 higher education institutions around the world.
CUMT boasts of advanced facilities for teaching and research. The University has 2 national key laboratories, 1 national engineering research center, 1 state-level university science and technology park, 2 state-level and 9 ministerial-level key laboratories as well as 5 ministerial-level engineering research centers. The main library has a holding of over 1,950,000 volumes.
The University’s Nanhu campus is the venue for Conference sessions and the closing ceremony.