Getting to PacificVis 2010
Please read the following common visa information for attending IEEE Pacific Visualization 2010 in Taiwan,
and feel free to contact us if formal invitation is needed when applying the visa. More detail information
can be found in the web site of BOCA
In general, foreigners intending to participate in an international conference held in Taiwan should apply
for visas at an ROC (Taiwan) Embassy, Consulate, or Mission with the invitation letter issued by the sponsoring
organizations. Depending on your nationality, there are different rules:
Flights to Taiwan
Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, about 40km from Taipei City,
is a more preferable choice for those who want to attend PacificVis
2010, even with the fact that there are two international airports in
Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport official website
for real time flight - arrival, flight timetable, and booking/service
lines of airlines.
From Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport to Taipei
by Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport
Once your flight lands in Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, you
would have several ways to get to Taipei conveniently. You may get
full information from
Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport official website.
Further, just for those who want to travel in Taiwan, there is one
domestic airport in Taipei:
Taipei SongShan Airport.
Six bus companies now provide frequent service between Taoyuan Airport
and important destinations around Taiwan. Adult single fares vary from
NT$110 to NT$140.
Taxis are available at Taoyuan Airport 24 hours a day. Airport Taxis
charge according to the meter plus a 50% surcharge (highway tolls not
included), and provide transport to anywhere in Taiwan. Typical fare
to Taipei is around NT$1,100.
There are also Car Rental Service in both Terminals.
Getting to Conference Venue and Hotel
The conference venue and hotel are located on the periphery of the main campus
of National Taiwan University (NTU), Taipei, Taiwan.
It is easier than taking bus and cheaper than by taxi to get to the conference venue
(gis NTU Convention Center) and hotel (Leader Hotel) through MRT. Since MRT stations
are all connected together, attendee may choose any MRT station nearby and leave the
MRT system through Gongguan station. Take EXIT 2 and the conference venue and hotel
would be left down the Roosevelt Rd. as you can see in the map above. Please refer to
MRT official website
for more details.
After you get in the Taxi, tell the taxi driver address of GCC/NTU - No.85,
Roosevelt Road, Sec. 4, and make a comment that the destination is near National
Taiwan University and Ming Chuan Elementary School. Or you can simply download and
print the following picture and show it, in case that the driver don't know what you say.