There are multiple means of transportation for you to commute between the Hong Kong International Airport and the CUHK campus, where the conference venue is located.
The trip from the airport to the CUHK campus is approximately 45 minutes with a fare of around HK$300. Most taxi drivers in Hong Kong understand some English. The following text (English and Chinese names of the host university) will come in handy:
By airport bus and taxi/MTR train
You can first take airport bus route number A41 from the airport to Shatin Station. The bus runs from 05:30 to 23:30 at 20-minute intervals. The Shatin Central Bus Terminal is not the terminal stop for the bus, so ask the driver where to get off or pay attention to the announcement. The bus ride takes 65–70 minutes depending on traffic conditions. The fare is currently HK$22.3 payable on boarding bus in exact change. For details, please refer to http://www.kmb.hk/en/services/search.html.
Then, from Shatin, you can continue by:
From Shatin Station, you can take a taxi to the University. The fare is about HK$50. It takes about 15 minutes.
*or MTR train (not recommended if you have bulk luggage)
Alternatively, from Shatin Station, you can take the train to the University Station (second stop from Shatin). The trains run every 5 to 10 minutes from 06:00 to 24:00. The train ride takes about 9 minutes. The fare is HK$4. Information on MTR service can be found at http://mtr.com.hk/en/customer/main/index.html.
There are three exits at University Station amongst which two are connected to the CUHK campus (Exits A and C). The CUHK campus map is accessible online at www.cuhk.edu.hk/english/campus/cuhk-campus-map.html.