Awards

AMS 2018 awards at least one best paper award at each session. The best paper is selected by scores compiled by the at least 2 session chairs from those papers that have received the highest review scores and/or highest number of best paper award nominations. 

*The general chair can choose to create additional awards, such as more than one best paper award, a best student paper award, or best paper awards in specific areas.

Visa

Nowadays, getting Vietnam visa is quite easy and convenient. Travelers can easily apply Vietnam visa  1 month, 3 months, 6 months or 1 year with tourist or business purpose. In case you would like to stay longer, you can get Vietnam visa extension when you are in Vietnam. Most  foreigners need visa to enter Vietnam, so you should apply  Vietnam visa online as soon as you can to save your valuable time and your budget. Travellers can arrive and exit Vietnam on any date within visa validity. So, if you are not quite sure about your date of arrival, just choose a few  days prior to  your planned arrival date.

Program

March. 23, 2018: Registration + Icebreaker Reception

March. 24, 2018: Opening Ceremony+KN Speech+Technical Sessions 

March. 25, 2018: Technical Sessions+ Tutorial 

March. 26 2018: Lab tours+Half day tour

Things to do

Things to do

Discover Hanoi

A selection of recommended experiences to complete your Vietnamese holiday.

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Imperial Citadel of Thang Long

Overview: The Imperial Citadel of Thang Long, is an intriguing relic of Vietnam’s history and, signifying its historical and cultural importance, was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2010. Also known as the Hanoi Citadel, many artefacts and items dating back to between the 6th and 20th centuries were excavated in 2004, including foundations of old palaces, ancient roads, ponds and wells. On top of these discoveries, archaeologists also found bronze coins, ceramics and pottery from China and many places in Asia, all of which demonstrate a close trading relationship in the area. Visitors should head for the display room that features interesting excavated items and mock-ups of the citadel itself.

Open Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Tuesday - Monday)

Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours

Location: 9 Hoang Dieu, Dien Bien, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi

 

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Water Puppet Theatre

Overview: The ancient art form of water puppetry has a long association with Hanoi and there are several theatres where guests can enjoy this uniquely Vietnamese take on Asia’s puppet tradition. The original – and widely regarded as the best – theatre in town is the Thang Long Puppet Theatre. Puppets dance and slide elegantly over the liquid stage, controlled by a whole troupe of puppet masters hiding behind a screen. Most shows also feature the famous Legend of the Restored Sword of King Le which tells the tale of Hoan Kiem Lake and the giant tortoise.

Open Time: 8:00 Daily 3:00 PM, 4:10 PM, 5:20 PM, 6:30 PM & 8:00 PM

Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours

Location: 57B, Dinh Tien Hoang Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

 

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Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum

Overview: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Ba Dinh Square is one of the most visited attractions in Hanoi. It is the final resting place of Ho Chi Minh, the most iconic and popular leader of Vietnam, known to his people as Uncle Ho. His body is preserved here in a glass case at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in central Hanoi (albeit against his wishes). For visitors, a trip to Uncle Hos final resting place can be an extraordinary experience as it is not just an average attraction; its a part of a unique history.

Open Time: 7:30 AM - 10:30 PM(Tuesday - Thursday), 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM (Saturday - Sunday)

Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours

Location: 8 Hung Vuong, Dien Bien, Ba Dinh, Hanoi

 

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The Perfume Pagoda

Overview: The Perfume Pagoda, known locally as Chua Huong or ‘inner temple’, is at the centre of a very revered and sacred site featuring a maze of mainly Buddhist temples built into the limestone cliffs of Huong Tich. At the heart of this complex lies the Perfume Temple or Perfume Pagoda in the Huong Tich Cave. It is believed that the first temple was built here in the 15th century, although legend declares that the site was actually discovered over 2,000 years ago by a Buddhist monk who was meditating nearby. The mountain foothills are an area of great natural and spiritual beauty filled with streams, tropical plants and temples.

Open Time: 6:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours

Location: Huong Son, My Duc, Hanoi

 

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Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son

Overview: Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi attracts tourists and locals looking to get away from the noise and frenetic pace of the city. Peaceful and quiet, the lake surrounds Ngoc Son Temple, a pagoda sitting in the centre on a small island. The temple attracts many visitors and was built in commemoration of the 13th century military leader Tran Hung Dao who was renowned for his bravery in the battle against the Yuan Dynasty.

Open Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours

Location: Hanoi Old Quarter

 

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Dong Xuan Market

Overview: Established in 1889, Dong Xuan Market is housed within a four-storey Soviet-style building on the northern edge of Hanoi Old Quarter. Its also known as Hanois largest indoor market, offering a wide range of goods such as fresh produce, souvenirs, accessories and clothing, as well as electronic and household appliances. Similar to most markets in Southeast Asia, Dong Xuan Market has a bustling wet market section on the ground floor, where locals shop for seafood, meat, and vegetables while the back section sells an array of pets (cats, dogs, and fish) and fresh flowers from all across Vietnam. If youre looking to shop for souvenirs, head to the upper levels, where you can find numerous stalls selling tee shirts, fabrics, school uniforms, handbags, handicrafts, all of which are sold at wholesale prices.

Open Time: 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours

Location: Dong Xuan Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

 

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Hanoi Old Quarter

Overview: Hanoi, Vietnams capital lies in the North of the country and is one of the countrys top tourist hot spots. It offers French-colonial architecture, a rich food culture and a long history (the city celebrated its millennium in 2010.) The most well known and important districts in Hanoi are Ba Dinh District (aka the French Quarter) where the government offices are located and Hoan Kiem District (aka the Old Quarter) which is considered the citys business hub and main tourist destination.

Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours

Location: Hanoi Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem District

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Ba Vi National Park

Overview: Ba Vi National Park is one of Vietnams most famous areas of outstanding natural beauty, and is centered around a three-peaked mountain jutting steeply out of the landscape. The national park offers a great escape from the city with cool fresh mountain air in a mystical atmospheric backdrop of clouds, jungle and tropical rainforest. There is also a spa resort nestled at the foot of the mountain offering a host of natural therapies in an absolutely stunning setting. The three mountain summits are Dinh Vua which is the highest at 1,296m, Tan Vien which is 1,226m and Ngoc Hoa the smallest at 1,131m. Together they form a three humped crest which is often obscured by clouds at the highest point due to the varied climate at the park. Pilgrims and tourists alike usually make the walk to the summit of the Tan Vien peak where an 11th sacred century shrine stands in memory of the Mountain God.

Suggested Duration: 1 day

Location: 48 km west of Hanoi

 

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Hanoi Opera House

Overview: The beautiful Hanoi Opera House was built in 1911 by the then ruling French. Its a phenomenal piece of neo-classical French architecture featuring Gothic themes on the doors and domes with pillars, shuttered windows, balconies and a glass room. Musicians, actors and dancers play to a 600-strong audience delivering powerful operatic and classical performances, making it a very popular theatrical attraction. The Hanoi Opera House is the biggest theatre in Vietnam and speaks volumes as historical and cultural evidence of Vietnam under French rule. The interior is even more magnificent than the exterior with many arguing it is aesthetically even more appealing than the Paris Opera House. Visitors today will be entertained at this architectural landmark which features a range of events including local Vietnamese opera, traditional folk music, ballets and many international concerts.

Open Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours

Location: 1 Trang Tien, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

 

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Temple of Literature

Overview: The Temple of Literature is often cited as one of Hanois most picturesque tourist attractions. Originally built as a university in 1070 dedicated to Confucius, scholars and sages, the building is extremely well preserved and is a superb example of traditional-style Vietnamese architecture. This ancient site offers a lake of literature, the Well of Heavenly Clarity, turtle steles, pavilions, courtyards and passageways that were once used by royalty. Visiting the Temple of Literature you will discover historic buildings from the Ly and Tran dynasties in a revered place that has seen thousands of doctors graduate in what has now become a memorial to education and literature.

Open Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM (Tuesday - Sunday)

Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours

Location: 58 Quoc Tu Giam, Van Mieu, Dong Da, Hanoi

 

Welcome your join and enjoy the short journey in Hanoi.