The National Conferences for Cell Biology is recognized as the most important event for the Chinese Society for Cell Biology (CSCB) members. It takes place in different cities across China, with more than 2,000 attendees each time. The 2017 Xiamen Conference, hosted by the CSCB and co-hosted by the Xiamen University, will take place on September 26-29, 2017, in Xiamen, Fujian, China. The conference seeks to promote the interaction and collaboration of cell biology scientists and further the development of cell biology research in China. In these events, people present their research achievements, find collaborators, join different training courses, and enjoy various social activities.