Countdown to the 13th APPU Congress


For the participants who registered to join the congress remotely, the invitation to join Zoom Meetings will be sent to your email directly a few days before the Congress starts.

Dear Colleagues,

Shangri-La Hotel room reservation depends on room availability.

FROM 16 AUGUST 2022, in case of cancellation, please contact the hotel staff at, and directly and CC,
the cancellation charge shall be borne BY THE GUEST.
(Remarks: Room cancellation is upon the hotel's conditions)

From 1 July 2022

Thailand Pass is not required.


Upon arrival, please present one of these documents:

  • a certificate of vaccination in English (proof of vaccination can be in any forms; certified document or authorized mobile application from your country.),

  • a negative RT-PCR COVID-19 test result issued within 72 hours before departure,

  • a professional negative ATK COVID-19 test result issued within 72 hours before departure.


Medical insurance is no longer required. However, delegates are highly recommended to have it, while just in case, you have to conform to the measures of Ministry of Public Health.
(Hospital admission and medical treatment for 7-10 days before leaving Thailand at your own expenses.)

As you all are international guests of Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok, please visit the hotel website at
Thailand COVID-19 Medical Coverage | Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts
and fill in the form
HERE (your eligibility will be verified and confirmed by email to you directly after filling the application form).

For more information regarding the hotel offers on COVID-19 medical coverage at no additional charge, please contact the hotel directly.

*Fully vaccinated = those who have received all required doses of a vaccine registered with the Thai FDA, or approved by WHO or Thai Ministry of Public Health, no less than 14 days before departure.

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Recommendations for participants to meetings, seminars or other events of mass gathering

  1. Before joining an activity, you should prepare face masks and hand sanitizer for personal use, and use them properly while attending meetings or joining activities.

  2. If you feel you are sick, or have fever or respiratory symptoms; refrain from joining meetings, seminars or other mass gatherings; and promptly seek medical attention.

  3. If you observe that other participants have symptoms like fever, cough and runny nose, advise them to seek attention and care at a first-aid station.

  4. Avoid contact with people who are sick, especially patients with respiratory diseases who are not wearing face masks.


The 13th APPU Congress put less burden on the environment by going paperless.

Please CLICK HERE to go to APPU Bureau website.