COCOON 2016, Aug. 2-4, 2016, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
The 22nd International Computing and Combinatorics Conference


The conference will be held at Hotel Pullman Saigon Centre.

Address: 148 Tran Hung Dao Boulevard, District 1, 70000 HO CHI MINH CITY, VIET NAM
( Address in Vietnamese without tone marks: Pullman Hotel, 148 Tran Hung Dao, Quan 1, Ho Chi Minh )
Telephone: (+84)8/38388686
Fax: (+84)8/38389179

The direction on how to get to the hotel can be found on the hotel website.

The special rates (link) for the hotel can be obtained through phone/email by mentioning COCOON/CSoNet conference.


Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnamese: Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh), formerly named as Saigon, is the largest city in Vietnam.

Tan Son Nhat International Airport (IATA: SGN, ICAO: VVTS), is the largest airport in Vietnam. It is located 4 mi (6 km) north of the center (District 1) of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon).

Visa for participants

Visa Exemption

Vietnam allows nationals of 23 countries to enter Vietnam without a visa for varying time periods. These countries include the ASEAN countries, Russia, P.R. China, South Korea, Japan, Italy, Germany, Spain, United Kingdom, France and Belarus may not need a visa for a short visit (15 days). If citizens of these countries want to stay in Vietnam more than 15 days, they need to apply for Vietnamese visas. The details on the visa exemption can be found here.

If you need more information about Vietnamese visas, please inquire at the nearest Vietnam embassy/consulate in your country.

Visa on Arrival

It is possible to get a "visa on arrival", that is a visa to be picked up at the airport upon arrival at one of Vietnam international airports (Tan Son Nhat Airport in Ho Chi Minh, Cam Ranh Airport in Nha Trang City, Da Nang Airport in Da Nang City or Noi Bai Airport in Ha Noi).

Please notice that a Vietnamese visa is required in case you enter Vietnam from the third country. Even you live with a long-term visa in the country above.

Online Service (Unverified)

Some people have been successful with using online services such as My Vietnam Visa, to obtain a Vietnamese tourist visa.

Visa letter

If you need a visa letter, please send an email to Please note that Visa letters will be only issued to: Authors who have paid their registration fee in full; Committee members; Invited guests and speakers;Persons know to the committee members;