Visa Application

Visa requirements are different according to each country. Visitors to Hong Kong must hold a passport that is valid for at least six months before the planned departure date to Hong Kong. Visitors from most countries are not required to obtain visas and can stay for periods varying from 7 days to 180 days, depending on nationality. Please check the web site of the Hong Kong Immigration Department ( and the Chinese embassy or consulate to find out whether you need to apply for an entry visa to Hong Kong.

Letter of Invitation

If you need a Letter of Invitation to apply for a visa to attend the contest, please send the following information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.:

  1. Your name as it appears in your passport
  2. Your position
  3. Your affiliation/organization
  4. Your address to receive the letter
  5. Email address for receiving the Letter of Invitation (PDF)
  6. Your passport number
  7. Your preference on the language of the letter (English / Traditional Chinese / Simplified Chinese)

Please note that Letter of Invitation will only be sent to participants who have registered for the contest. Should participants withdraw from the contest after the issue of Letter of Invitation, the consulate will be notified of the withdrawal accordingly.


21 Aug Lee Woo Sing check-out time is 09:00-12:00

18 Aug 15:00-19:50 Mini-Theatre is open

Booklet is uploaded at DOWNLOADS AREA

Programme schedule is finalized and updated

Announcement of finalists has been sent via email

Non-Hongkong finalists can apply
for travel subsidy up to USD1,000 per team, depending on the location of their university

Team Registration starts
1 October 2015

Important Dates

21 August 2016
EMedI Summit Thematic Sessions
20 August 2016
Awards ceremony
19 August 2016
Full-day contest
18 August 2016
Evening reception
30 April 2016
Acceptance of joining the final competition in Hong Kong
5 April 2016
Announcement of finalists via email
29 February 2016, 11:59pm EST
Submission deadline *




Supporting Organizations

Co-sponsoring & Endorsing Organizations:

Endorsing Organization