The HEGC-I will take place in Kathmandu, an important historic city and the capital of Nepal. With an estimated population of about four million, Kathmandu is the largest metropolis in Nepal. Lalitpur and Bhaktapur are neighboring cities of Kathmandu, and all of them are located within the Kathmandu Valley. The Kathmandu Valley has historically important cultural monuments that attract millions of international and domestic tourists every year. At an average altitude of 1300 m, the Kathmandu Valley is filled up with ancient lake sediments that at their deepest point are about 550 m thick. All the major events of HEGC-I will be held in Kathmandu, while the field excursions will be held in various parts of the Nepal. The two days congress will be held in Hotel Radisson, Lazimpat Kathmandu, Nepal. For detail about venue hotel, visit https://www.radisson.com/kathmandu-hotel-np/nepkathm.