Q: What is the attire for Partnership for Urban Innovation Global Conference, Shanghai 2010?
A: : Business attire is suggested for the June 17 sessions. We advise that you dress in layers for the duration of the event, as the temperature in each session room may fluctuate. On June 18, we will be visiting the Cisco and other pavilions at World Expo therefore we recommend business casual attire and comfortable walking shoes.
Q: Are guests required to stay throughout the entire Conference?
A: To benefit from the event, we encourage all attendees to participate in the full agenda. If you have a conflict that will limit your ability to stay for the entire program, please let us know during the registration process.
You may also choose to take a taxi, which will cost approximately CNYÂ¥150 (one way) from Pudong International Airport to People's Square in the center of Shanghai. Taxi ride is approximately 50 minutes.
Q: How should guests book their hotel accommodations?
A: All accommodations will be reserved based on the information received through the registration process. Confirmation emails will be sent to registered guests approximately two weeks prior to the Conference.
Q: What is the policy regarding reservation changes or cancellations?
A: Accommodations for Partnership for Urban Innovation Global Conference, Shanghai 2010 are held on a group basis.
If you cancel your reservation prior to 5:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time (PST), on June 1, 2010, you will not be charged. If you cancel after 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST) on June 1, 2010, you will be charged a one-night cancellation fee. The hotel will refund cancellation charges to your credit card should the room be resold.
A: Check-in time is 2:00 p.m. Check-out time is 12:00 p.m. All guests arriving before 2:00 p.m. will be accommodated if rooms are available. The bell captain can arrange to store baggage for guests arriving early and for guests departing late afternoon or early evening.
You are being invited to attend Partnership for Urban Innovation: Global Conference, Shanghai 2010 in your official capacity. Cisco and its partner organizationsâ€”The Climate Group and Metropolisâ€”understand that each guest may have policies regarding gifts and gratuities with which to comply. To ensure that no participant receives an â€Å“inappropriate gift" from Cisco and its partner organizations, we respectfully request that acceptance of this invitation and any sponsored costs be reviewed by your corporation's or agency's ethics officer or counsel, as applicable.