Plan Your Visit

Penang, Malaysia

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.

Symposium Venue

Cititel Penang



We bring you the heart of Penang’s UNESCO World Heritage Site ; Georgetown.

Cititel Penang is a 4-star Business Hotel strategically situated in the heart of Georgetown, at the corridor of UNESCO World Heritage Site, 30 minutes from the Penang International Airport. It is walking distance to Little India and Chinatown and within minutes drive to Penang KOMTAR. There are other surrounding hotels within 5 minutes walking radius to the hotels i.e. Eastern & Oriental Hotel, Bayview Hotel Georgetown to name few.

For Malaysians, it is walking distance to the local popular eateries i.e. Nasi Kandar Line Clear, Sup Tulang Hamid and the Chowrasta Market Ais Tingkap to name few.

*Please be aware that there are two Cititels in Penang, the one the conference is going to be held is at Cititel Penang at Penang Road and must not be mistaken with Cititel Express which is located at Noordin Street.

Other Nearby Hotels to the venue within 5 minutes walking distance to conference venue: 

1. Eastern & Oriental Hotel, Penang (5 Star)
2. Bayview Hotel Georgetown (4 Star)
3. Hotel Malaysia (3-4 Star)
4. Merchant Hotel (3-4 Star)

Symposium Gala Dinner

Straits Quay

We are pleased and happy to announce that the conference Gala Dinner will be held in a more scenic and picturesque venue which is at Straits Quay, Penang. This was made possible with the recent collaboration with Women: Girls NGO, and we are partnering together for a Lavender Ribbon Dinner by Sunset in celebration for World Cancer Day.


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