From May 12 to 14, the AI3/SOI-Asia Joint Meeting Spring 2019 will be hosted by University of Computer Studies, Yangon (UCSY) located at the city of Yangon, Myanmar. Representatives from all partners will gather for 3 days to share information and discuss the directions for projects. More details will be updated in this page.

Events and Schedule

Day/Date Time Activities
Sunday 12/05/2019 Morning Workshop Presentation from UCSY
Afternoon Meeting
Dinner UCSY Welcome Dinner
Monday 13/05/2019 Morning Operation Task Force Meeting
Afternoon Research Presentation
Academic Steering Meeting
Dinner AI3/SOI Asia Official Dinner
Tuesday 14/05/2019 Morning Directors Meeting
Afternoon Closing
Closing Lunch


*Please click on the marker to see the location name

Visa Information

General information for Myanmar Visa

(1)Types of Visa, Fees and Durations for SOI participants

Type of Visa Visa Fees Length of Stay Remark
Business Visa US$ 50 (70) Days Can apply stay extension according to the rules and regulations.
Tourist Visa US$ 40 (28) Days Can apply stay extension according to the rules and regulations.
Workshop / Seminar / Meeting/Research Visa US$ 50 (70) Days Need Invitation letter from Ministry / Organization. Can apply stay extension according to the rules and regulations for Research purpose, but other types cannot apply.


Invitation letter from UCSY will be send to all participants for applying the visa. Officer from Immigration will define this type of visa as (Workshop/ Seminar/ Meeting/ Research Visa) (US$ 40)

(2) Visa Free Permitted List of Countries vice versa Myanmar

No. Country Diplomatic/ Official Passport Holders Duration of Stay Ordinary Passport Holders Duration of Stay
1 Cambodia 30 days 14 days
2 Indonesia 14 days 14 days
3 Malaysia 30 days VOA
4 Philippines 30 days 14 days
5 Bangladesh 90 days Applying at the Myanmar Embassy in Bangladesh
6 Japan (only Diplomatic Passport Holders) 90 days VOA
7 Nepal 90 days VOA

(3) Required Terms and Conditions for VISA ON ARRIVAL (VOA)

               There are totally 17 terms and conditions for Visa on Arrival (VOA) which are described in the home page of Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population, Here are the require information for the participants who want to apply VOA.

               (a) Please use the following information in filling the Contact Person Field in Entry Visa Form:
               Dr. Mie Mie Thet Thwin
               University of Computer Studies, Yangon
                Ministry of Education, Myanmar
                Tel: +95-1-610655

               (b) Two recent (4cm x 6cm) color photos taken within the past six months.

               (c) A valid passport with 6-month validity from the date of entry into Myanmar.

               (d) Apply for Visa On Arrival at Airport Immigration Section obtaining the application form either from the airlines in Myanmar or the following link.


Hotel Information

(1) Royal Pavilion Hotel

17.8km from the SOI Meeting Location

Room Type Foreigner
Superior USD 45


(2) Avenue 64 Hotel

19.5km from the SOI Meeting Location

Room Type Foreigner
Deluxe USD 55



  • We recommend Avenue 64 hotel if it fits your budget. However, for less expensive room, Royal Pavilion Hotel would be another option.

  • University of Computer Studies, Yangon (UCSY) is 18.7 km from Yangon International Airport. We will provide transportation arrangement to pick up, drop off between Airport, Hotel and Meeting Avenue (UCSY).

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