Visa Application 

 If you need an invitation letter for visa application to China for the IEEE ICBK 2017 conference, please contact: with the following information:

  • Name

  • Address

  • Email

  • Citizenship

  • Passport Number

    If you are an author of IEEE ICBK 2017 paper (main conference paper, or workshop paper), please also include the paper id, title.


ICBK is a premier forum for presenting and discussing current research in big knowledge science and engineering. Therefore, at least one author of each accepted paper should complete the conference registration and present the paper at the conference, in order for the paper to be included in the proceedings and conference program.


The conference hotel will be Shangri-La Hefei (

Shangri-la Hotel Hefei Reservation Information:

Deluxe King Room (45㎡): CNY430 net

Deluxe Twin Room (45㎡): CNY430 net

The above rates include: service charge, government tax and Breakfast. The price is limited to the duration of the meeting. 

Reservation Tel: 0551-6297 9766

                           (09:00am-18:00pm GMT+8) 

Reservation E-mail:

                                (09:00am-18:00pm GMT+8)

Online Booking: Individual reservations under the group rate can now be booked on the website with the following direct hyperlink. The hotel and Group Code will be pre-selected if this direct hyperlink is used:

Alternatively, guests can make their bookings directly on Shangri-La website using the Group Code:
1) Go to the Shangri-La website.
2) Select the appropriate hotel and enter all the necessary stay requirements like check-in date, check-out date, number of rooms, adults and children.
3) Under the "Special Rate" area, select "Group Code" and enter the Group Code.
4) Click the Check Availability button to continue.
5) If all the search criteria are correct and rooms are still available for the group, the group rate will be returned in the availability search result. Simply follow the on-screen instructions to complete the online booking

Tourist information

Should you have some time off to visit Huanshan, which is near to Hefei and very famous in China, during your stay, please find below some additional information.

The description about Huangshan in Wikipedia:

The description about Huangshan in UNESCO World Heritage Centre: