More than 500 participants participated in BAQ 2010 from more than 35 countries worldwide, with one-third coming from outside Asia. Most participants came from CAI-Asia’s country networks in China, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam. Key government and local government officials as well as representatives from academe, NGOs, development agencies, and private sector also participated.

Criteria for Sponsorship

  1. Citizens of one of the countries in developing Asia. (Singapore; Macau SAR; Hong Kong SAR; Taipei,China; Japan; and South Korea are generally excluded from sponsorship by the BAQ 2010 organizing committee)
  2. Representative of local or national government agency, civil society organization, academe, or media (private sector representatives are generally excluded)
  3. Priority will be given to persons with an accepted abstract for oral or poster presentation
  4. Persons who are willing to accept a partial sponsorship will also receive priority

For more information, read the terms of sponsorship.

Where to stay

CAI-Asia has identified a number of hotels within walking distance to the Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre, and negotiated special rates for participant accommodation. All registered participants other than those with approved sponsorship are requested to make their own hotel bookings by sending directly to the hotel the specific reservation form of their chosen hotel.

1. Albert Court Village Hotel Singapore
180 Albert Street Singapore 189971
T: + (65) 6512 2237
F: + (65) 6295 8761
E: anitabasri(at)
Deluxe Room
Single Occupancy S$ 190++ per room per night
Double Occupancy S$ 210++ per room per night
Albert Court Village Hotel - reservation form
Note: Albert Court Village Hotel will provide complimentary 1-way scheduled morning transfer from Albert Court Village Hotel to Suntec during the conference period.

2. Landmark Village Hotel Singapore
390 Victoria Street Singapore 188061
T: + (65) 6512 2237
F: + (65) 6295 8761
E: anitabasri(at)
Deluxe Room
Single Occupancy S$ 200++ per room per night
Double Occupancy S$ 220++ per room per night
Landmark Village Hotel - reservation form

3. Rendezvous Hotel Singapore
9 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189559
T: + (65) 6336 0220
F: + (65) 6337 3773
E: reservations(at)
Deluxe Room
Single Occupancy S$ 240++ per room per night
Double Occupancy S$ 260++ per room per night
Rendezvous Hotel - reservation form

4. Pan Pacific Singapore
7 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square, Singapore 039595
T: + (65) 6336 8111
F: + (65) 6339 1861
E: groupres.sin(at)
Pacific Club Room
Single Occupancy S$ 550++ per room per night
Double Occupancy S$ 610++ per room per night
Pan Pacific Hotel - reservation form

5. Conrad Centennial Singapore, a Hilton Hotel
Two Temasek Boulevard, Singapore, 038982, Singapore
T: + (65) 6432 7192
F: + (65) 6432 7198
E: sincici.res(at)
Classic Room
Single Occupancy S$ 320++ per room per night
Double Occupancy S$ 330++ per room per night
Conrad Hotel - reservation form

6. Marina Bay Sands
10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
T: + (65) 6688 3056
F: + (65) 6688 3014
Single Occupancy
Atrium Deluxe Room: S$320.00++ per room per night
Atrium Premier Room: S$340.00++ per room per night
Marina Bay Sands - reservation form


  • Beach Hotel
  • Carlton Hotel Singapore
  • Fort Canning Lodge
  • Hangout @ Mt. Emily
  • Hotel Bencoolen
  • Hotel Royal @ Queens
  • Naumi Hotel
  • Oxford Hotel Singapore
  • Park View Hotel Singapore
  • YMCA International House

    How to get there

    Flight bookings
    Self-funded and sponsored participants must book their own flights, but given the central location of Singapore in Asia, participants have the choice of several carriers. To facilitate flight reservations, the BAQ website provides an overview of the main airlines that flies to Singapore.

    Links to websites of airlines

    * Air China -
    * Air India -
    * Biman Bangladesh Airlines -
    * Cathay Pacific -
    * China Southern -
    * Drukair -
    * Garuda Indonesia -
    * Lufthansa -
    * Malaysia Airlines -
    * Pakistan International Airlines -
    * Philippine Airlines -
    * Singapore Airlines -
    * SriLankan Airlines -
    * Thai Airways -

    Nationals from certain countries will require a visa. However, for many countries no visa is required, and participants can obtain a visa upon arrival. Please contact CAI-Asia in case you require an invitation letter in support of your visa application.

    Visit the links below for complete information on visa requirement and application process.

    Foreigners holding travel documents issued by the following countries will require a visa to enter Singapore:
    - Afghanistan
    - Algeria
    - Armenia*
    - Azerbaijan*
    - Bangladesh
    - Belarus*
    - China
    - Egypt
    - Georgia*
    - India
    - Iran
    - Iraq
    - Jordan
    - Kazakhstan*
    - Kyrgyzstan*
    - Lebanon
    - Libya
    - Moldova*
    - Morocco
    - Myanmar
    - Nigeria
    - Pakistan
    - Russia*
    - Saudi Arabia
    - Somalia
    - Sudan
    - Syria
    - Tajikistan*
    - Tunisia
    - Turkmenistan*
    - Ukraine*
    - Uzbekistan*
    - Yemen
    - Holders of Hong Kong Document of Identity
    - Holders of Macao Special Administrative Region (MSAR) Travel Permit
    - Holders of Palestinian Authority Passport, Temporary Passport issued by the United Arab Emirates and Refugee Travel Document issued by Middle-East countries.

    *Commonwealth of Independent States

    How to pay

    How to pay your registration fee:
    Self-funded participants will receive an email invoice from the BAQ 2010 Secretariat. Registration fee payments shall be made using PayPal (, a convenient, safe, and reliable way to make credit card payments online. Instructions will be communicated directly to the participant.


    • US$350 on of before 31 Aug (early-bird)
    • US$450 after 31 Aug
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