Conference Venue

AESCON will be held at the headquarters of the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), 31 Heng Mui Keng Terrace, Singapore. The venue is located among a number of institutions and think tanks, and is next to the University of Singapore.

 

Travel

Singapore has direct flight connections with many countries in Europe and Asia – see the ASEM Sustainable Connectivity Portal for an overview of which countries are covered!

Singapore offers entry visa-free or visa on arrival to citizens of 44 (of 51) Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) countries – see again the ASEM Sustainable Connectivity Portal for an interesting overview. Specific information on visas can be found here.

More details about travel will be provided shortly.

 

Accommodation

Information on accommodation and suggested hotels will be provided shortly.

 

Local information

Climate
The climate in Singapore in February is warm, with temperatures averaging around 27oC in the daytime. There may be rainy days due to the end of the monsoon season, so bring a rain jacket and/or umbrella.

Currency and Money Exchange
Singapore’s official currency is the Singapore Dollar (SGD). ATMs are widely available across Singapore, and major credit cards are accepted in most places.

Electricity Supply
In Singapore the electricity supply is 230V at 50Hz. The plugs are type G – these are the same plugs as used in the UK, and attendants from most countries will need a plug adaptor. You can find out more details here.

Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF)
31 Heng Mui Keng Terrace, Singapore

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