2018 Taipei, Taiwan

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Q: I need an invitation letter to apply for a visa. Whom should I contact?
    A: You need to register as a participant and follow the instructions at http://www.aimsciences.org/conferences/2018/2018_Visa.html.

  2. Q: I am an invited speaker for a special session. Should I submit my abstract to the organizer?
    A: No. Everyone should submit his or her abstract online. Please register at http://www.aimsciences.org/conferences/2018/2018_abstract.html first, then login to your account to submit your abstract.

  3. Q: Can I participate in a contributed talk and a special session at the same time? Can I participate in several special sessions?
    A: Yes with restriction. Any participant can present at most two talks in different sessions, special sessions and/or contributed sessions.

  4. Q: To whom should I send my request for scheduling the time of my talk if I have a special circumstance?
        • For a special session talk, send your request to the organizer(s) of your session.
        • For a contributed session talk, please email Dr. Yaw Chang at changy@uncw.edu.
    Due to the size and complexity of the conference, there is no guarantee that your request will be honored.

  5. Q: I am an invited speaker for a special session. Do I need to pay the registration fees? What if I am a special session organizer?
    A: Yes. All participants are required to pay the registration fees.

  6. Q: How do I pay the registration fee and other charges?
    A: Please register at http://www.aimsciences.org/registerConference.html first and then login to your account to make the payment.

  7. Q: Is there any financial support available for travel and local expenses?
    A: No.

  8. Q: How do I make my hotel reservation?
    A: Please visit the following page for information and instructions: http://www.aimsciences.org/conferences/2018/2018_Accommodation.html.

  9. Q: What kind of equipment will be provided in each meeting room?
    A: Each meeting room will have one screen, one data projector, and one laptop computer with Microsoft PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat Reader. No personal laptops are allowed. You should prepare your presentation in PowerPoint or PDF and carry your file on a flash drive. Please report to your session chair 10 minutes before your session starts so you can upload your file to the provided computer in the meeting room.

  10. Q: What if I need an overhead projector?
    A: No overhead projector will be available.

  11. Q: Do I need to present a talk in order to attend the conference?
    A: No. The conference is open to anyone interested in attending. Registration fees still apply.

We will update this FAQ list as often as needed. Please contact Dr. Xin Lu at lux@uncw.edu if you have questions not listed here.