General Information

Date:
September 25~27, 2017

Meeting Venue:

The Grand Hotel
International Conference Hall, 10th floor
1, Chung-Shan North Road, Section 4, Taipei, Taiwan
Tel: (886)-2-28868888; Fax: (886)-2-28852885
Website: http://www.grand-hotel.org/en/

Language:

The official language of the congress is English.

Weather:

The average temperature in September is around 26~32°C (78~89°F).

Taiwan Visa Information:

Please visit the website of "Bureau of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs": http://www.boca.gov.tw/mp?mp=2

Transportation:

Taxi and Limousine service are available from the Airport to the Hotels. Participants who need limousine service, please forward your flight schedule to the hotels. "CitiAir Bus" from the airport to certain hotels (including the Grand Hotel) runs every 30 minutes from 06:00~01:00

Conference Secretariat:

The secretariat is located on the 10th floor of the Grand Hotel. The desk will be open from 07:30 until 17:00 on September 25-27. The staff at the desk will be happy to assist attendees with any problems.

Registration:

All congress attendees will be required to register at the congress secretariat desk and pick up their registration package.

You will receive your payment receipt with the certificate at the secretariat desk on September 27, 13:30 – 16:30, once you return the evaluation form.

Identification Badges:

Please wear your identification badges at all times while you are attending the conference, coffee breaks, lunches and social events.

Lunch:

September 25~27: Free lunches will be given to all participants in the International Reception Hall on the VIP Floor (VF) of the Grand Hotel. 

Group Photo:
18:00, September 25, 2017

Main front Entrance of the Grand Hotel

Welcome Reception:
18:30, September 25, 2017

The reception will be held in the Grand Ballroom, on the 12th floor of the Grand Hotel. All delegates will be treated to cocktails and a delicious buffet. There would be an exciting Lion Dance and the Traditional Folk Arts performance. Each delegate is entitled to one exquisite Chinese art craft item that will be handmade specially for you on the spot at the reception.

Taipei EYE:
17:00, September 26, 2017

17:00    Meet at the lobby of the Grand Hotel (Packed dinner on the bus)
17:45 Taipei Eye
19:30    Bus to the Shilin Night Market
22:00    Back to the Grand Hotel

Taipei EYE offers a variety of performances from a Chinese opera. Performances are subtitled in Chinese, English, Japanese and Korean. Aside the performances, visitors have the opportunity to experience the artistic process with behind the scenes makeup, costume, and music sessions.

Shilin Night Market is Taipei's largest and one of the most famous night markets in the world. There is a wide array of food stalls, restaurants, gift shops, art and craft galleries and many other eye catching stalls, just to mention a few. You will have the rare experience of tasting authentic Taiwanese dishes and experience Taiwanese culture first hand.