The workshop will be held in the
Kavli Institute of Astronomy & Astrophysics, PKU
Registration: KIAA, starting 8:30AM, Saturday, Dec. 12th. The KIAA is marked on the northern tip of the campus map.
Accommodation: students -- Shaoyuan Hotel PKU (shared accomondations, costs paid); non-students -- Zhongguan Global Village, PKU (cost 320/night for single, and 380/night for double). The administrator (Ms. Ning Zhang) has booked a block of rooms in each hotel. All you have to do, once you are certain of your itinerary, is to write to zhangn_at_kiaa.pku.edu.cn with your dates in/out and she will finalize the reservation for you. The sooner the better, obviously. Non-students: please pay the hotel directly.
Meals: students will get free meal cards that allow them to pay at the university canteens; non-students, you can purchase meal cards during registration. There are of order 10 canteens on campus, serving a variety of food from chinese dumplings to Italian pasta, and each meal costs in average 10 RMB. There are also a large number of restaurants both on campus and just outside the campus.
To reach the campus of Peking University ('Beijing Daxue', or 'Beida')
From the airport:
By taxi, it takes about 50 mins and costs about 110 RMB (including the toll charge). No need to tip. For your convenience, attached please find an instruction (for Shaoyuan, and for Zhongguan Global Village -- ask to be driven to the place marked with a red star) to the taxi driver. Please do not accept any solicitation of unofficial taxi transportation.
By subway: take the airport express train (station right across from the arrival levels in Terminals 2 and 3, RMB25) to Sanyuan Qiao station (on subway line 10); transfer to subway there (RMB2). Consult the subway map to reach the east gate of Peking University (linked by line 4). From the East gate, it's 10 and 15 minutes walk to Shaoyuan and KIAA, respectively (both inside the campus), or about 5 minutes walk to Zhongguan Global Village (to the east of east gate).
From other places in Beijing:
the PKU campus is now connected by the brand new subway line 4 (station: the East Gate of Beijing University).
Many buses also have stops at Zhongguan Yuan bus stop, just outside the east gate.