& Travel

Welcome To Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

We are excited to welcome our international and national delegates in person to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for this conference.

Please find below important information gathered in 1 place for your convenience and to help you prepare for your trip to our conference.

Climate and Currency

Malaysia is a tropical country. Please pack lightweight, comfortable clothes for the meeting. The convention centre might be cold. We recommend bringing a jacket or shawl. Dress code for the conference : Business or Formal.

Our currency is Ringgit Malaysia and it is referred to as RM or MYR (Malaysian Ringgit) for short. In the month of June, the exchange rate is on average USD1.00 = RM4.4288 / RM1.00 = USD0.23.

This makes this a very affordable time to visit Malaysia and enjoy some well-earned shopping before you go home.

COVID-19 and Travelling to Malaysia.

From 1st April 2022, Malaysia’s borders are reopened and we welcome all travellers to our sunny country.

We recommend that you check out this website set-up for details you need to know about travelling to Malaysia.


Most countries do not require a visa for short stay in Malaysia.

To check the visa status of your country, please visit this official website.

If you require an invitation letter for Visa application, please indicate so when you create your account or send an email to

Discount on Flight Tickets

We are proud to announce that the official airline for the 11th COSC UM-APOTS Ophthalmic Trauma Meeting 2022 are Malaysia Airlines and Firefly.

To enjoy these discounts on flight tickets, enter your Delegate Login to access the link to purchase your flight ticket and the promo codes. These apply to both international and national flights to Kuala Lumpur for our conference.

11th COSC UM APOTS Malaysia Airlines & Firefly Promo

Connexion Conference & Event Centre (CCEC)

connexion conference & event centre logo

The venue of our convention centre is Connexion Conference & Event Centre.

It is located in Bangsar South, Kuala Lumpur and is conveniently located for those traveling by car or by train. There are over 1600 secure parking lots available and conveniently located within the premises of the centre. For more details on how to get here, click this link.

In the evenings, this area is a popular spot with our locals as there are many F&B options for our meeting guests to enjoy. More about the social events options available further down this page.


There are options of 3 to 5 star hotels nearby as well as AirBnb.

VE Hotel and Residences.

The official conference hotel.

Deluxe Room Size

30 sqm

RM250.00+ per room per night with breakfast of up to two (2) persons.

hotel deluxe room photo hotel deluxe twin photo

To book, please use either of these 2 options.

Online Click Here

For Online Booking, please select Group Attendee and key in the code 12COSC

VE Hotel Booking Form VE Hotel Booking Form - 11th COSC UM-APOTS Ophthalmic Trauma Meeting 2022.pdf

Some Other Options

Komune Living Serviced Residence 5 minutes walk to CCEC | Live the Co-Living Life
Pullman Hotel Kuala Lumpur 5 star 6 minutes by car Pullman KL Bangsar | Hotels combining lifestyle and design, for business and leisure
Aloft Kuala Lumpur KL Sentral 4 star 15 minutes by car (connected to KL Express Train to KLIA) Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral | Relax and recharge
Hilton Hotel Kuala Lumpur KL Sentral 5 star 15 minutes by car (connected to KL Express Train to KLIA) Hilton Kuala Lumpur | Executive style, Central to business districts
Le Meridien Hotel Kuala Lumpur KL Sentral 5 star 15 minutes by car (connected to KL Express Train to KLIA) Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur | Experience luxury in the heart of Kuala Lumpur

We recommend booking early to enjoy the conference rates.

*Rates are subject to changes by hotel.

Travel from Airport to CCEC

Most visitors arrive at either Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2) which are both located approximately 58km away from the city centre.

Estimated Prices
KLIA Express A non-stop high-speed train that takes 28 to 33 minutes from KLIA and KLIA 2 to KL Sentral.
This is where hotels recommended such as Aloft KL Sentral, Hilton KL Sentral and Le Meridien KL Sentral are located.
Train Fare each way is RM55.00 per way (USD13.00).
Upon arrival at the KL Sentral Transporation Hub, take a Grab Car (if you have the app) or a Taxi to your hotel.
Airport Taxi From KLIA and KLIA2 45 minutes without traffic. Price Range between RM90.00 to RM120.00 for budget taxi. (USD21.00 to USD28.00)
Surcharges may apply for weekend and after office hours.
Ticket counters are available inside the airports.

*These rates are subject to change so please check prior to departure.


Once the meeting day is over, there is plenty to explore in Kuala Lumpur.
We have shopping, exciting theme parks, dazzling cultural performances, nightlife and our famous 24 hours food scene.
For the avid traveller, we suggest checking out the following links.

To make it convenient, the following are private tours which you can engage directly with a reputable tour and travel agency Destination Asia based here in Kuala Lumpur.


Evening Colours
of KL Tour


Malacca Tour

Suburbs &
Batu Caves Tour

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