Penang Island, the pearl of the orient, is a vibrant island connected with two long bridges to the mainland Peninsular Malaysia . It hosts the bustling Georgetown, the capital of state of Penang and a UNESCO Heritage Site. Rich with history, traditions and also nature, Penang offers a great deal to tourists who would like to enjoy the quiet natural beauty of the tropicals at the same time heading to the bustling city just within short distance. A melting pot where blend of Malay, Chinese and Indian culture is evident, Penang is known for its delicacies and its must try food. A unique island that is ideal to be explored even if you are for a short vacation.
Pre-Symposium Venue The Clinical Trial Complex (CTC), Advanced Medical and Dental Institute, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Bertam
The CTC is one of the two existing complexes at AMDI. The other is the Animal Research Complex (ARC). The CTC currently houses the specialist clinics, Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Departments, Radiotherapy and Oncology Department, our Linear Accelerator and Brachytherapy systems, Operating Theatres and Intensive Care Unit, Inpatient and Daycare wards. CTC is also Clinical Research Malaysia approved facility for clinical trials which are currently already running.
AMDI is located in the fast developing planned town of Bertam, which is on the mainland of Penang and is approximately 50 minutes drive to the symposium venue and the airport on a non traffic period.
The Bayview, Batu Ferringhi, Penang
Enhancing the magic of its beach-front setting at the quieter end of the lovely and scenic beach of Batu Ferringhi, The Bayview offers 360 spacious rooms and suites which are spacious and tastefully decorated with private balcony facing either the hills or the sea.
The Bayview is located on the beachfront on the North-West coast of Penang Island. The resort overlooks the tranquil and scenic bay of the “Foreigner’s Rock” or Batu Ferringhi.It is 18 km or 25 minutes from Georgetown and 33 km from Penang International Airport. Hyperlink : http://www.bayviewhotels.com/beach/index.aspx?page=home
Other Participating Hotels
Four Points by Sheraton, Tanjung Bungah, Penang
Located on the main road, connecting UNESCO World Cultural Heritage city Georgetown and Batu Ferringhi, The Four Points by Sheraton Penang is situated on a private stretch of white sandy beach overlooking the shimmering sea of Tanjung Bungah, making it ideal and convenient for leisure travellers and incentive groups. The hotel is 12 minutes from the bustling city centre and 45 minutes from Penang International Airport (PEN) by bus or taxi.
Enjoy uncomplicated comforts in any of our 220 welcoming guest rooms and suites, where you’ll find everything you need to feel at home. We offer a total of 984 square meters of flexible space across three venues, including a Grand Ballroom that overlooks the Straits of Malacca and fulfils your function’s every need. Take advantage of complimentary High Speed Internet Access and the latest audio-visual technology. Our friendly staff will be on hand to take care of all the details—so that you have more time to play.
Four Points by Sheraton offers promotional price to symposium delegates and speakers. For delegates and speakers who wish to stay at Four Points, kindly contact Four Points and quote that you are attending the symposium for the offer rate. Hyperlink : www.fourpoints.com/penang
Other Nearby Hotels to the venue :
1. Hard Rock Hotel, Batu Ferringhi, Penang
2. Parkroyal Hotel, Batu Ferringhi, Penang
3. Golden Sands Resort, Batu Ferringhi, Penang
4. Holiday Inn Batu Ferringhi, Penang
5. Shangri-La Rasa Sayang, Penang
6. Rainbow Paradise Hotel, Tanjung Bungah, Penang
Hotels for Pre-Symposium
1. Hotel Seri Malaysia Kepala Batas Kepala Batas, Pulau Pinang, Tel: 04-575 6700
2. Hotel Kamelia Pusat Bandar Bertam Perdana, Kepala Batas, Pulau Pinang, Tel: 04-5770063
3. Hotel Jannah, Pusat Bandar Bertam Perdana, Kepala Batas, Pulau Pinang Tel: 0133988696 / 04-5770085
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