ISLPED'13 Venue

ISLPED’13 will take place at the Lakeview Hotel, a 5-star hotel inside Peking University, Beijing, China.

Early September is the best time to visit Beijing.


Peking University

The campus, known as the garden of Yan, is situated at Haidian District in the western suburb of Beijing, with a total area of 2,743,532 m2. It stands near to the Yuanmingyuan Garden and the Summer Palace.

Lakeview Hotel

The conference venue is the Lakeview Hotel, a 5-star hotel inside Peking University. The two rooms to be used are

  • Zhong Hua Hall, 460 m2 and seats 350. ZhonghuaHall
  • Conference Room 1 which seets 110.


For hotel reservation, please see the hotel reservation form.

  • Lakeview Hotel (5-star, conference hotel). 40 Guest Rooms have been reserved at the conference rate of $140/night.
    Lakeview Hotel

  • ZhongGuan Xinyuan Hotel (4-star). 20 standard rooms and 10 Queen rooms have been reserved at the conference rate of $100 and $70, respectively.
    ZhongGuan Xiyuan

  • Other hotels around Peking University are also availble with rates from $50 to $140. Wenjin (4-star, $140), Xihua (3-star, $100), Ziyuan (3-star: $78), Furamexpress (2-star: $50)

Local Transportation

  • Beijing University is 33 km from the Beijing International Airport (PEK).
  • Taxi ride: 35 minutes
  • Subway: 1 hour 30 minutes

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Local Attractions

Tour 1: Full Day Tour to Badaling Great Wall and Hutong, Sept 7, 2013, 8:30 - 17:00

  • Per Person Tour Cost: RMB 500 - To be paid onsite. Sign up during registration.

  • Badaling Great Wall is the site of the most visited section of the Great Wall of China, approximately 50 miles (80 km) northwest of urban Beijing city in Yanqing County, which is within the Beijing municipality. The portion of the wall running through the site was built in 1505 during the Ming Dynasty, along with a military outpost reflecting the location’s strategic importance. The highest point of Badaling is Beibalou, approximately 1,015 meters (3,330 ft) above sea level.

  • Hutong are a type of narrow streets or alleys, most commonly associated with Beijing, China. In Beijing, hutongs are alleys formed by lines of siheyuan, traditional courtyard residences. (1) Many neighborhoods were formed by joining one siheyuan to another to form a hutong, and then joining one hutong to another. The word hutong is also used to refer to such neighborhoods.

Tour 2: Full day tour to Temple of Heaven and the Summer Palace, Sept. 7, 2013, 8:30 - 17:00

  • Per Person Tour Cost: RMB 370 - To be paid onsite. Sign up during registration

  • Temple of Heaven is a complex of religious buildings situated in the southeastern part of central Beijing. The complex was visited by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven for good harvest. It has been regarded as a Taoist temple, although Chinese Heaven worship, especially by the reigning monarch of the day, pre-dates Taoism.

  • Summer Palace is a former imperial palace and now a park and UNESCO World Heritage Site in Beijing, China. The Summer Palace is mainly dominated by Longevity Hill and the Kunming Lake. It covers an expanse of 2.9 square kilometers, three quarters of which is water.