Nankai Symposium on Physics, Geometry and Number Theory 2017
Chern Institute of Mathematics, Nankai University, Tianjin, China,

Chern Institute of Mathematics, Nankai University
Tianjin, China

July 31 - August 5, 2017


Chengming Bai
Nankai University
Yang-Hui He
City University London
Rak-Kyeong Seong  
Uppsala University

Confirmed Participants:
Adriana Salerno (Bates)
Antonio Amariti   ( Bern)
Boris Zilber (Oxford)
Burt Ovrut (UPenn)
Charlie Beil (University of Bristol)
Djordje Minic (Virginia Tech)
Jaemo Park (POSTECH)
Kimyeong Lee (KIAS)
Masahiko Miyamoto (Tsukuba)
Meng-Chwan Tan (National University of Singapore)
Min-xin Huang (UCST)
Minhyong Kim (Oxford)
Nathan Broomhead (Plymouth)
Pierre Dechant   (York)
Scott Carnahan (Tokyo)
Sebastian Franco (CUNY)
Seung-Joo Lee (Virginia Tech)
Stefano Cremonesi (Durham)
Sungjay Lee (KIAS)
Vishnu Jejjala (University of the Witswatersrand)
Yan Xiao (City University of London)
Yvonne Geyer (IAS)

Travel Information:
Options for traveling to Nankai University, Tianjin:

  1. Fly to Tianjin airport. Tianjin airport (TSN) has direct flights from all major cities within Mainland China, as well as direct flights from Taipei, Hong Kong, Seoul, Osaka, Nagoya. The ground transportation from Tianjin airport to the Nankai campus is usually by Taxi, which is about 40 minutes for 23-25 km (in normal traffic), the cost being about 60-80 Yuan. You can also take Tianjin Metro Line 2 from the airport into the city where you can transfer to a taxi. Tianta Station on Metro Line 3 is about 1.5km from Nankai University.
  2. Fly to Beijing airport. Beijing airport (PEK) is one of the world’s largest airports with flights from almost all major airports around the world. PEK is about 160km away from the Nankai campus. The best way to arrive at the Nankai campus from PEK is to take the airport shuttle from PEK to Tianjin (82 Yuan). It takes about 2.5-3 hours depending on traffic. The shuttle leaves Beijing airport every 30-45 minutes during daytime. After arriving in Tianjin, you can take a Taxi to Nankai University (about 15-20 Yuan).
  3. Take trains. You can take high speed trains from Beijing South Station to Tianjin Station (in the city, 8-10km), which costs 55 (2nd class) or 66 (1st class) Yuan. It takes about 30-35 minutes.
  4. Tianjin Metro. You can take Tianjin Metro from the airport (Line 2 to Line 3) or the railway station (Line 3) to a station near Nankai University. Tianta Station on Metro Line 3 is about 1.5km from Nankai University. The metro ticket is 3-5 Yuan.

Map from Tianta Station(Exit B) on Metro Line 3 to Jia Yuan Hotel on the South gate of Nankai University. From there, it is about 15 minutes walk to the Hotel.

After walking into the south gate, 60m on your right (east side) is the Jiayuan Hotel, 60m on your left
(west side) is the Chern Institute.

Registration: 10:00-20:00, July 30, 2017
Place: Jiayuan Hotel (Guest House of Chern Institute)
Nankai University
Weijin Road, Tianjin
Jiayuan Hotel Tel.: +86 22 2350 8089

1. Options of traveling to Nankai University
2. PDF Bilingual notes for taxi drivers
3. PDF some useful statements in Chinese