We are delighted to confirm that IWOPS IV will be held in person in Phnom Penh, Cambodia from October 31-November 3. We continue to monitor the COVID epidemic and will adjust plans as needed. For this reason, we ask you to check back here often for updates; however, you may now proceed with making your hotel and travel reservations.
Please note that all travel and accommodation costs are the responsibility of each participant.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
We are excited to hold the 4th International Workshop on Participatory Surveillance in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Ending Pandemics has secured a block of rooms at a group rate at Hotel Le Royal, considered one of finest hotels in this vibrant city and able to accommodate all participants. Centrally located, it is known for taking the utmost care of its patrons when it comes to following health and safety protocols, which was a primary concern when choosing our location. All workshop activities will take place at this venue.
Please note that the hotel only allows changes or cancellations to room reservations until August 1st. After that, all room reservations are final and non-refundable.
For most visitors to Cambodia, also referred to as the Kingdom, visas are obtainable upon arrival at both Phnom Penh and Siem Reap International Airports in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. If you are arriving by land, a visa can be obtained at an international check point border.
Travelers can get their visas prior to their arrival through a Cambodian Embassy or Consulate overseas.Learn more about applying for a visa
If an invitation letter is needed for visa processing or for justification to attend the workshop, please send us a written request.
As the Capital city, Phnom Penh has an International Airport approximately 10 km from the city center and has flights available from most airlines.Learn more
Taxis are the recommended mode of transportation and are readily available at the airport. Taxis are part of the association of taxis, ensuring both a standard price and a quality of service. Other options are also available.Learn more
Trip insurance is highly recommended.
With a population of 15 million, Cambodia is a bustling country full of unique people and experiences.Learn more
As the capital city, Phnom Penh has an active city center and is also very rich with history and culture.Learn more
It’s very easy to travel around Phnom Penh with taxis and tuk-tuks, which are available throughout the city. Walking, public buses, and motorbike taxis are other options. Prices are generally very reasonable and you can usually pay with Cambodian Riel or US Dollars.Learn more
While getting sick or hurt while traveling is not a common occurrence, it’s best to be prepared in case you should need to seek medical care.Learn more about medical care and facilities throughout Phnom Penh
As with all international travel, it’s important to take proper safety precautions.Learn some tips on staying safe while visiting Cambodia
It is advisable to make a copy of your passport, and to bring 1 day’s worth of clothing and all medicines in your carry-on luggage.Learn more about traveling to Cambodia
Although November is typically a “cooler” month, the temperatures on average are 22°-27°Celsius (72°-85°Fahrenheit).Learn more
Cambodian cuisine is very unique and delicious.Get some not-to-miss suggestions
The attire for IWOPS IV is business casual. If you plan to explore Phnom Penh and Cambodia.Tips on what to wear.
Shopping in Phnom Penh is highly recommended as there are great marketplaces.Learn more