Final Notes for PHASE Conference Attendees
We are all looking forward to welcoming you to UWC Thailand for PHASE Phuket 2023!
Here is important information to help ensure the conference goes smoothly for you.
Getting to UWC Thailand
115 15, Thep Krasatti,
Thalang District, Phuket 83110, Thailand
There will be a conference registration desk in the Vista restaurant (near the snooker tables) of the Cassia Hotel from 17:00 to 19:00 on Thursday and 15:30 – 17:30 on Friday. You can grab your conference pass here even if you are not staying at these hotels.
Registration will also be available at UWC Thailand.
The conference buses will leave from the official conference hotels – Cassia and Hilton Garden Inn each day. Please remember you need your bus tickets for travel in both directions.
Conference participants who live in Phuket, or overseas participants who are making alternative accommodation arrangements, are welcome to travel on the conference buses if space is available. However, priority at all times will be given to participants who have booked a hotel room through the registration system so we suggest you make alternative arrangements.
|10 March 2023 (Friday Pre Conferences)||11 March 2023 (Saturday)||12 March 2023 (Sunday)|
|Depart Cassia at 7:20
Return to Hotel at 15:15
(athletics certification bus will return at 13:15)
Note: UWC Thailand has theirIntercultural Day, showcasing their 99 nationalities with performances and food that will start around the time the pre-conference ends. You are welcome to stay and attend this and make your own arrangements to return back to the hotel.
|Depart Conference hotel starting at 7:30
Return to Conference hotel starting at 16:00
|Depart Conference hotel starting at 7:10
Bus to airport at 15:15
Return to Conference hotel starting at 15:15
Getting around Phuket
We recommend that you download the inDrive App, Grab App, and Bolt App which can be used to order taxis or vans to get around the island.
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There will be a morning run before breakfast leaving from the Cassia Hotel Reception Area at approx 6:30am. More details will be in the conference schedule.
Morning Ice Hockey Session
For the first time at PHASE we have an ice hockey session. If you want to join please register your interest. You will leave from the Cassia hotel at around 6:30am, be on the ice for 1 hour or so and then be bussed to the conference venue.
Changing Your Registration
If you would like to make a last minute change to your registration please let us know ASAP.
There will be options for vegans and vegetarians; you can ask the catering staff if you have questions. All food is peanut free.
Optional Networking Social – US$70
This is a great opportunity to mingle and socialise with some of the conference attendees in a more informal setting and we would definitely recommend participating in this.
Friday 10 March
18:00 – 20:00
Beach BBQ – Including free flow beer, wine cocktails. Register here.
Location is a few minutes walk from the Cassia and Hilton hotel
The conference social will take place at the Cassia following the end of the conference day on Saturday from approx 16:30. You are then free to plan your evening activities.
It is also worth noting that some of the workshop sessions have an active component so you should also have gear that you can comfortably work out in depending on the sessions you are attending. Movement is encouraged but not compulsory!
Water Fountains are available throughout the UWC Thailand Campus, and we suggest that you bring a water bottle along to keep yourself hydrated – and to help with environmental protection & sustainability.
No printouts from confirmation emails are required for your registration. When you arrive you will be directed to a registration desk based on your Last Name / Family Name.
If you registered for the main conference before 1 February you will receive a conference shirt. There is a range of male and female sizes which will be distributed on a first come first served basis at the conference by the Yang Foundation/New Balance.
Electric Plugs in Phuket
There are a range of plugs used in Thailand and we strongly advise bringing your own international travel adapter to ensure you can charge phones etc.
Real Emergency: Call 911 or Tourist Police on 1155 (English Speaking)
Kerstin: +66 92-817-5804 (Line)/+49 174 8210126 (WhatsApp)
Yui (Thai School Director): +66 87-807-8262
Justin for PHASE