Venue & Travel

Conference Venue

The 26th International Symposium on Research in Attacks, Intrusions and Defenses (RAID 2023) will be held at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). The conference place will be Senate Room (M1603), Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong.

The Research Centre for Blockchain Technology (RCBT) and the Department of Computing of PolyU will be hosting RAID 2023. Established in June 2022, the RCBT actively coordinates PolyU researchers working on blockchain in different departments, fosters internal collaboration and external collaboration with leading partners, and attracts and nurtures blockchain talents. Through RAID 2023, RCBT is excited to bring together leading researchers and practitioners from academia, government, and industry to discuss novel research contributions related to computer and information security.

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is located in the centre of the city. It is easily accessible by various means of public transportation:

Travel and Visa Information

Travel Requirements due to COVID-19

Visit the Hong Kong Government's webpage for the latest updates for details.

VISA Information

According to the information from the Immigration Department, nationals of about 170 countries and territories may visit Hong Kong without a visa/entry permit for a period ranging from 7 days to 180 days. For more information on visa/entry permit requirements for visitors to the HKSAR, please refer to the website of the Immigration Department.

Transportation to PolyU

Transportation from City to PolyU

1.By MTR

Head for Hung Hom Station on East Rail Line or Tuen Ma Line, then take the footbridge at Exit A1 to get to the campus.

2.By Bus

Take any tunnel bus passing Cross Harbour Tunnel to the Cross Harbour Tunnel Toll Plaza bus stop. Then take the footbridge to get to the campus; or Take any bus routes stopping at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University bus stop at Cheong Wan Road, which is the main entrance of PolyU.

3.By Taxi

By Taxi Take Urban red taxis and drop-off at our main entrance at Cheong Wan Road.

Transportation from Airport to PolyU

1.By MTR

First take Airport Express from Hong Kong International Airport to Tsing Yi Station. Next interchange to Tung Chung Line for Hong Kong Station at Tsing Yi Station Platform 4. Then interchange to Tuen Ma Line for Wu Kai Sha Station at Nam Cheong Station Platform 2. Get off at Hung Hum Station and take the footbridge at Exit A1 to the campus. A single journey takes around 40 minutes for the ride and costs HK$65 (with Octopus)/HK$81.5 (without Octopus). For more details, please read the MTR website.

2.By Bus

Take Cityflyer route A21 from Airport (Ground Transportation Centre) Bus Terminus to Hung Hom Station. Take the footbridge at Hung Hom Station Exit A1 that leads you to the campus. It takes around 75 mins for the ride and costs HK$33. For more details, please read the Citybus & NWFB website.

3.By Taxi

Take Urban red taxis to go to PolyU and drop off at the main entrance at Wan Road. It costs around HK$280 and takes around 45 mins for the ride. Additional charges occur for large baggage. The toll and return toll are both payable by a passenger for cross-harbour hiring. For details, please read TAXI FARE. You'll want to carry some cash as most of the taxis cannot or will not accept credit card payments for fares.

Direction to the Conference Place at PolyU - Senate Room (M1603)

Walking Direction from MTR Station Exit A1

Walking Direction from Main Entrance of PolyU - Cheong Wan Road

PolyU Campus Information

Campus Access Arrangement and Requirement

Participants who are external visitors would need to have a valid QR code for entering the campus. Only participants who have registered to RAID 2023 will receive a QR code for campus access through email near the conference date. Please be aware that the email containing the QR code may be filtered into your junk mail folder. We advise you to check your junk mail folder if you do not see the email in your main inbox.

Getting around the Campus

Please click here to access the campus map.

Food and Beverages On and Off Campus

At PolyU

There are different catering outlets on campus, offering an extensive range of Asian and Western cuisines to suit the different needs of the University community. Please visit here for details.

Nearby PolyU

Hong Kong's cuisine is not only an exotic fusion of Eastern and Western flavours, but is also a great variety of creative culinary delights with local characteristics, making the place a world-renowned Gourmet Paradise. Visit here to search for restaurants nearby PolyU.


Exclusive Offer

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View the “Exclusive Offer for The Hong Kong Polytechnic University” by using the code “POLYUSA” from the official site. Please check the hotel websites for details and make a reservation directly with the hotel.

Other options near the conference venue

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Best Western Plus Hotel Kowloon
Regal Kowloon Hotel

Other options for Budget Travelers

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Caritas Bianchi Lodge