Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore [View Hotel and Map]
22 Orange Grove Road, 258350, Singapore

Located in the heart of the city, Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore is just a short walk to the city’s main shopping, entertainment and dining district. The hotel is well situated within Singapore’s extensive network of buses and trains, and it is only a 10-minute drive to the CBD and 30 minutes to Changi International Airport.

The hotel comprises of 747 elegant guestrooms and suites with three distinctive wings: the luxurious Garden Wing set amongst lush tropical foliage, the contemporary Tower Wing which houses the executive Horizon Club rooms, and the exclusive Valley Wing for the most discerning traveller.

Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore, offers state-of-the-art conference facilities that cater to the highest level of international business, diplomatic and social gatherings.


By Taxi

Taxis are easily available at Changi International Airport and are generally comfortable and safe. The journey to and from the hotel takes about half an hour, and costs approximately SGD 25 to SGD 35. Getting to Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore, is just 30 minutes away from most parts of mainland Singapore by taxi.

By MRT (Mass Rapid Transit) train

The nearest MRT station to Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore (10-minute walk) is Orchard Road.

Please click here to view the MRT System Map.

(Photo credit: EZ-Link)

Visitors who wish to travel by MRT train will have to purchase an EZ-Link Card for their trips. For more information, please click here.

All prices quoted as of October 2013 and are subject to change.

Lunch and Tea Break

All tea break will be served at exhibition room. As for lunch, it will be served at the Foyer, Island Ballroom.

Speakers’ Preview Room

The Speakers’ Preview Room, Shangri- La Hotel, Red Gardenia Room, Mezzanine Level will be available for invited speakers at the conference. All invited speakers must report at least 2 hours prior to their presentation or the day before in order to check and deposit their presentations.

Opening hours are as follows:

Date Time
3 Sep 2014 12:00 - 18:00
4 Sep 2014 07:00 - 16:00
5 Sep 2014 07:00 - 16:00
6 Sep 2014 07:00 - 16:00
7 Sep 2014 07:30 - 15:00

Internet Access

Delegates will be able to access complimentary wireless internet connection at the conference venue. To do so, log on to the WIFI network named "Shangri-La Hotel".

Medical Facilities

If you require any medical assistance, you can approach the venue staff on duty or call the local emergency hotline: 995

Nearest Hospital

Gleneagles Hospital and Medical Centre
6A Napier Road Singapore 258500
Tel: +65 6473 7222

Lost & Found

Lost Items may be required at the Registration Desk, Shangri- La Hotel, Foyer at Island Ballroom. All delegates are advised to always carry their personal belongings with them, as beyond the conference areas, Shangri- La Hotel is accessible to the general public and hotel guests. The organizers will not be held liable for any loss of private property belonging to delegates and accompany persons.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Points

The conference is an accredited Continuing Medical Education (CME) event. Local registered doctors who are claiming CME points under the conference must record their Medical Council Register (MCR) numbers clearly on the attendance form at the end of each session. The Organising Committee will not be held liable for unsuccessful claims of CME points due to incorrect or illegible MCR numbers recorded on the attendance form. Kindly proceed to the entrance of Jurong Ballroom for CME Signing.

Certificate of Attendance

The Certificate of Attendance will be available for download on the Conference Website 2 weeks after the Conference.


The official language of the conference is English. There will not be any translation service being provided for this conference.


Business Casual


The Organising Committee of The International Pigment Cell Conference (IPCC), Shangri- La Hotel and MCI Group Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, will not be held liable for any personal injuries, loss of or damage to private property belonging to the conference delegates and the accompanying persons.

Other Useful Information

Weather: Tropical, between 26°C to 33°C
Local currency: Singapore Dollar
Time zone: GMT +8

Electrical plug: 230V/50Hz

Money Matters

The currency used in Singapore is the Singapore Dollar (SGD). Money changing services can be found at the Shangri- La hotel, Changi Airport, as well as most shopping centres and other hotels around the island. You can also access the automated teller machines (ATMs) located everywhere in Singapore, that accepts main credit cards such as Visa, MasterCard and American Express.

GST Relief

A 7% Goods and Services Tax (GST) is levied on all goods and services purchased in Singapore. As a visitor to Singapore, you can enjoy GST refunds on goods purchased upon your departure at Singapore’s Changi Airport.


All stated dates and timings for this conference are in accordance to the Singapore time, GMT +8.
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