Arrival and Transportation

Before Arrival

Participants are advised to buy relevant medical and travel insurance to cover the period of your stay.

Getting to Hong Kong

If you are arriving by air, you will fly to the Hong Kong International Airport (HKG), which is just around 30 minutes from downtown by the MTR. For more information about public transportation to and from the Hong Kong International Airport, please click here.

Travellers from Shenzhen in Mainland China via the Lo Wu and Lok Ma Chau checkpoints can take the MTR into town after passing through Hong Kong Immigration.

Due to variations in legislation of different countries, some items considered legal at other points of embarkation or disembarkation can be considered illegal in Hong Kong. Check for the types of items that are prohibited/controlled into or out of Hong Kong at Hong Kong Police Force and Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department.

Getting to the EMedIC Global 2018 Venue

The EMedIC Global 2018 will be held in the William M.W. Mong Engineering Building, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Download a campus map for your visit.

VENUE: Lecture Theatre, 8/Floor, William M.W. Mong Engineering Building
ADDRESS: The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong

Getting to the Student Accommodation Location

The Overseas contestants will be stayed in the Lee Woo Sing College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Download a campus map for your visit.

The Chinese University of Hong Kong is conveniently located at the University Station on the MTR East Rail Line. Click here for directions to CUHK.


MTR Map:

If you are travelling from the Hong Kong International Airport, you can take the airport bus A41. The journey is about an hour and costs HK$ 22.3. Take off the bus at Shatin Central Bus Terminal and walk to the Shatin MTR station, which is two stops away from the University MTR Station. You may also take a taxi from the airport to CUHK, the journey takes about 45 minutes and costs around HK$ 250 by green taxi or HK$ 320 by red taxi.

Click here for the directions to Lee Woo Sing College after you arrive CUHK campus. There is free shuttle bus service to go to various parts of the campus from the University MTR station. You can take shuttle bus route 3 or 4 to go to Lee Woo Sing College. Take off the bus at Residences 3 & 4 (2-min walk down the hill) for route 3 (Stop #5) or Chan Chun Ha Hostel (right opposite) for route 4 (Stop #7).

If you need parking information, please click here for the locations of visitors parking. Parking coupons can be provided upon request.


20 April 2018
Finalist Teams

20 April 2018
Observer Teams

07 Mar 2018
Extension of Submission Deadline

15 Nov 2017
Webpage released

Important Dates

01 Jan 2018
Starting submission

12 Mar 2018
Submission Deadline of Application form

15 Mar 2018
Submission Deadline of Video and Poster

16 Aug 2018
On-Site Registration & Orientation of Finalist Teams

17 Aug 2018
On-Site Presentations of Finalist Teams

18 Aug 2018
Awards Presentation & EMEDI SUMMIT


Programme Run-Down will be announced in July 2018

Co-sponsoring & Endorsing Organizations