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SIGMOD/PODS 2007 : Highlight of Social Events

   Sunday (June 10), 6:30 pm
   PODS Welcome Reception
 Place: Heavenly Sky Coffee Shop, Beijing Continental Grand Hotel
 Food: Chinese buffet, beers and drinks. The reception will provide sufficient food as a
             substitute for dinner

   Monday (June 11), 7:00 pm
   SIGMOD Welcome Reception
 Place: Banquet Hall, Beijing Continental Grand Hotel
 Food: Chinese buffet, beers and drinks. Sufficient food as a dinner substitute. At this
             reception you will have a chance to observe professional chefs carving Beijing Roast
             Ducks into small pieces that you can enjoy.

   Wednesday (June 13), 7:00 pm (Buses will leave the conference venue at 5:00pm)
   Conference Banquet
 Place: Tingli Hall Restaurant, Summer Palace

      

 This event will feature a pre-dinner cruising on the Kunming Lake, a royal court cuisine dinner, and a selected classical Chinese opera/acrobatics performance in Summer Palace, a famous World Cultural Heritage named by UNESCO. The Tingli Hall Restaurant was built by Emperor Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty during 19th century. It was a place for Queen Mother Cixi to watch Peking opera, listen to music and hold parties. Since 1949, Tingli Hall Restaurant has been open to the general public. It has since entertained many national leaders from China and foreign countries, including Zhou Enlai, Deng Xiaoping, Norodom Sihanouk, Queen Elizabeth II, Henry Kissinger, and George Bush.



Organized by Tsinghua University Renmin University Peking University
Copyright ©2006 by SIGMOD/PODS 2007.