2023 BISMiS Meeting basic information：
The Fifth meeting of Bergey’s International Society for Microbial Systematics (BISMiS)
1.Location: Baiyun International Convention Center
2.Date: Nov. 6-9th, 2023
3.Host: Bergey's International Society for Microbial Systematics (BISMiS); Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU); Chinese Society for Microbiology (CSM)
4.Organizers: School of Life Sciences, Sun Yat-Sen University; Specialized Committee of Microbiological Resources, CSM; Institute of Microbiology, CAS; South China Sea Institute of Oceanography, CAS; Institute of Microbiology, Guangdong Academy of Sciences; Institute for Advanced Study, Shenzhen University; China University of Petroleum (Beijing); East China University of Science and Technology; Tarim University and other units.
5.Co-Organizers: Bergey's Manual Trust; State Key Laboratory of Biocontrol, Sun Yat-Sen University; State Key Laboratory of Microbial Resources, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences; State Key Laboratory of Microbial Technology, Shandong University; Marine Corrosion and Fourling Specialized Committee of CIATA; State Key Laboratory of Ecological Security and Sustainable Development in Arid Region, Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography, CAS; NMPA Key Laboratory for Quality Monitoring and Evaluation of Vaccines and Biological Products; Kuan-Cheng Wang Education Foundation; Yuncheng University
6.Theme: Microbial Systematics in Meta-Data Era: Opportunities and Challenges
1. Cultivating Previously Uncultivated Microbes;
2. Changes in Microbial Systematics;
3. How to Name Uncultivated Prokaryotes;
4. Intra- & Inter- Species diversity and Speciation;
5. Microbial Systematics and Its Impact on Biotechnology Research;
6. Bridging the Gap Between Microbial Systematics and the Larger Microbiology Community.
1) Deadline for conference registration: November 6, 2023
2) Application deadline for oral presentation: October 15, 2023
3) Paper submission deadline: October 15, 2023
4) Application deadline for wall poster Posting: October 15, 2023
5) Registration date: November 6, 2023
6) Conference date: November 6, 2023 - November 9, 2023
7) Hotel accommodation cancellation deadline: before October 6, 2023
(Note: Remittance fee will be deducted from the refund fee)
8) Refund registration fee application deadline: Before October 6, 2023
(Note: remittance fee will be deducted from the refund fee)
Until Oct 6th, 2023, the listed experts and speakers are as follow：
Edward Moore, the Chair of ICSP (https://www.the-icsp.org/)
Kamlesh Jangid, the President of BISMiS (https://www.bismis.net/index.html)
Bergey’s Trustees (https://www.bergeys.org/):
Barny Whitman, Martha E. Trujillo, Svetlana Dedysh, Philip Hugenholtz, Maria Chuvochina, Fanus Venter;
Martha E. Trujillo, the chief editor of IJSEM(https://www.microbiologyresearch.org/content/journal/ijsem?page=editorial-board)
Ramon Rossello-Mora, Executive Editor of Syst Appl Microbiol (ees.elsevier.com/syapm)
Michael Goodfellow, Newcastle University
Aharon Oren, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Brian P. Hedlund, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Markus Göker, Leibniz Institute DSMZ, Germany
Che Ok Jeon, Chung-Ang University, Korea
Maria Kuyukina, Perm State University, Russia
Andrey Yurkov, Leibniz Institute DSMZ, Germany
Praveen Rahi, Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology, India
Vartul Sangal, Northumbria University, United Kingdom
Luciana Albuquerque, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Baiyun International Convention Center Hotel is built in accordance with star level standard. It has 1100 rooms which provide comfortable and luxurious experience with a charming view of Baiyun Mountain. The hotel is customer-oriented and it is equipped with complete facilities and high-speed Internet to provide guests with detailed and enjoyable service.
Junluxe Guangzhou Baiyun is located City of Design Guangzhou. Hotel is at the prime location of the development axis of Guangzhou, close to Huangbian Metro Station of Line 2, 20 minutes away from Baiyun International Convention Center, 30 minutes away from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport, 28 minutes away from Guangzhou Railway Station, and only 30 minutes away from Tianhe district, Yuexiu district or Pazhou exhibition center, the center business districts of Guangzhou.
Hilton Guangzhou Baiyun is adjacent to Baiyun International Convention Center. It only takes 5 minutes to drive from Baiyun International Convention Center, 30 minutes to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, 15 minutes to Tianhe Central Business District and 30 minutes to Pazhou International Convention and Exhibition Center.
By Taxi: Have taxi service all day, takes 90-100RMB, around 35mins.
By Metro: From T2(Airport N) or T1(Airport S), take line 3( Tiyu xilu direction) to Jiahewanggang, Change to line 2( Guangzhou south railway station direction), get out of the station at Baiyun culture Square, Exit C. Then walk around 1.4km. It takes 6RMB, and cost around 55mins include walking.
By Taxi: Have taxi service all day, takes 102-120RMB, around 50mins.
By Metro: Take Line 2 from Guangzhou South Railway Station（Jiahewanggang direction）, get out of the station at Baiyun culture Square, Exit C. Then walk around 1.4km. It takes 7RMB, and cost around 65mins include walking.
By Taxi: Have taxi service all day, takes 34-40RMB, around 30mins.
By Metro: Take Line 1 from Guangzhou East Railway Station（Xilang direction） to Gongyuan qian, Change to Line 2( Jiahewanggang direction), and get out of the station at Baiyun culture Square, Exit C. Then walk around 1.4km. It takes 5RMB, and cost around 55mins include walking.
By Taxi: Have taxi service all day, takes 21-25RMB, around 20mins.
By Metro: Take line 2 from Guangzhou Railway Station( Jiahewanggang direction), and get out of the station at Baiyun culture Square, Exit C. Then walk around 1.4km. It takes 3RMB, and cost around 32mins include walking.
By boat: It takes 260RMB from Hongkong International Airport to Guangzhou Pazhou HK and Macao Passenger Terminal Port，and takes around 140mins.
After arriving Guangzhou Pazhou HongKong and Macao Passenger Terminal Port in Guangzhou, you could take taxi to the Baiyun International Convention Center, it takes 75-79RMB, around 40mins.
Please ask the driver for a receipt when using taxi service. Pay the taxi fare in RMB in cash. You can change it through an ATM or at the airport’s banks. It is not customary to pay extra tips to drivers in China. Please pay strictly according to the taxi meter.
27 Km away from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport /35 minutes’ drive from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport
7 Km away from Guangzhou Railway Station /15 minutes’ drive from Guangzhou Railway Station
11 Km away from Guangzhou East Railway Station/23 minutes’ drive from Guangzhou East Railway Station
33 Km away from Guangzhou South Railway Station/50 minutes’ drive from Guangzhou South Railway Station
35 Km away from Guangzhou North Railway Station/55 minutes’ drive from Guangzhou North Railway Station
12 Km away from Guangzhou Center Business District/26 minutes’ drive from Guangzhou Center Business District
1.5 km away from the surrounding business circles (Wanda Plaza, Kaide Mall Yunshang, Gate 5 Mall Shopping Plaza). /10 minutes’ drive from the surrounding business circles (Wanda Plaza Kaide Mall Yunshang，Gate 5 Mall Shopping PIaza)