General Information


The symposium registration will be held at the registration counter outside Lecture Theatre 6 in NUS. The registered participants can collect their symposium packages during the following times:

Monday, 09 December 201908-30 – 17-30 hrs
Tuesday, 10 December 201908-30 – 17-30 hrs
Wednesday, 11 December 201908-30 – 12-30 hrs

Registration Fee

RegularSGD 800
Early-bird SGD 650 (before 30 Sep 2019)

Online registration and payment can be made via the following link: Payment must be made by either VISA or MasterCard.

For offline registration and payment, kindly drop an email to for further instructions.

Important note: We are unable to accept cash/credit card payment on site.

Registration fee includes:


(Daily two-way transport from the conference hotel to conference venue is provided.)

Four Points by Sheraton Singapore, Riverview
382 Havelock Road, Singapore 169629
Tel: +65 6732 9922

Special Rates for Conference Attendees
Room Rates per night with breakfast
Single Occupancy SGD 195
Double Occupancy SGD 215

Select your check-in and check-out dates at the following link:

Transportation Arrangement

Daily two-way transport from the conference hotel to conference venue is provided.
The hotel shuttle will depart from the hotel at 8:00am on all three days. Please wait at the hotel lobby before 8:00am every morning. There will be a student helper to assist you in the hotel lobby in the morning if you need any help. Delegates will need to take a taxi by themselves to the conference venue (NUS engineering campus at Lecture Theatre 6) if they miss the morning shuttle.
There will also be a return shuttle from the conference venue at the end of the symposium program on all three days at the following timing:

Return shuttle bus from conference venue to the hotel:
18-00 on 09 December 2019
22-00 on 10 December 2019 (outside the banquet location)
15-30 on 11 December 2019

There are a number of taxi operators in Singapore and they charge by the meters. You can call the following taxi operators to book a taxi

Comfort Taxi/CityCab 6552 1111 (You can also book via their ComfortDelgro app)
SMRT Taxi 6555 8888 (You can also book via their SMRT Taxi app)
TransCab 6555 3333 (You can also book via their Transcab Taxi app)
Premier Taxi 6363 6888

You can also book a private hire car through the GRAB app (Uber is not operating in Singapore).
Please take note that there are surcharges for taxi booking and it ranges from about S$3-5 for current booking (that means the taxi will make its way over to your location once you confirm the booking) and $6-8 for advance booking (that means you can specify the time that you want the taxi to pick you up at your location).
There could be other surcharges depending on the time and route taken. You can refer to this link for more details (
There are taxi stands around major complexes such as shopping malls and hotels where you can queue for taxi and that also includes Singapore Changi Airport. Before adding surcharges, the estimated cost from Singapore Changi Airport to Four Points by Sheraton Singapore is approximately S$25 and S$30 respectively and from conference venue (NUS Engineering Campus) to Four Points by Sheraton Singapore is approximately S$15.

Symposium Venue

Coffee Breaks and Lunches

Coffee breaks and lunches will be provided for all registered Symposium delegates at the times as stated in the program. Coffee breaks and lunches will be served at the Foyer outside Lecture Theatre 6.

Symposium Banquet

Symposium Banquet for the registered symposium delegates will be on Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 19:00 – 22:00 at Guild Hall in the NUSS Guild House. Dress code will be Smart Casual.
We will walk from the symposium venue to the banquet location after the last parallel session on 10 Dec. The below map indicates a walking route from the symposium venue LT6 to NUSS Guild House. The student helpers will guide you to the banquet location.


IIW-XV-E Meeting, 11 December 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM, E-Cube 1 (next to Lecture Theatre 6).

Internet Access

Free WIFI will be available at the conference venue using the following details:
Steps to connect to WIFI:

1. Connect to "NUS_Guest" wireless network

2. Select "Event Login" at the login page

3. Enter the Wi-Fi PIN: 8PFFX3

In addition, “eduroam” is also available in NUS campus.

Field Trip

The itinerary for the field trip on 12 Dec 2019 will be as follows,

Online Chat Group

We have created chat groups in both wechat and whatapp, managed by our student helpers. You can scan the QR code below to join the chat groups:

1) Wechat group for ISTS17:

2) Whatsapp group for ISTS17: