Taipei International Convention Centre
1 Hsin-Yi Rd., Sec.5
Taipei 11049
Chinese Taipei
T + 886 (2) 2725 5200 ext. 3517/3518
F + 886 (2) 2723 2589

The Taipei International Convention Center (TICC) is situated in the foothills of eastern Taipei’s Hsin-yi District, an area where the modern face of Taipei shines with glass and steel skyscrapers, wide boulevards, and the Taipei World Trade Center complex. As the political, economic, and cultural center of Taipei, the district houses many landmark buildings, including the Taipei City Hall, Taipei City Council, National Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall, and Taipei 101.

Parking

The TICC has a two-level basement parking garage. Open hours are 07:00-23:00 at NT$50 per hour.
The garage entrance is located off of Keelung Road and faces the International Trade Building tower.
For added convenience, the buildings surrounding the TICC -- the ITB Tower, TWTC Exhibition Hall, TWTC Exhibition Hall 3, Taipei 101, and Grand Hyatt Hotel -- also have their own parking areas.

Children and Guests

IOF delegates are asked to refrain from taking children and accompanying persons to any scientific session. Registered guests and children (as accompanying persons) are welcome to relax in the various rest areas, however, children under the age of 16 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times. Please contact your hotel for a list of babysitters.

Coffee and Refreshments

At given time, Coffee breaks are served within the Exhibition & Poster Areas for participants.

Dress Code

Dress is informal throughout the entire Meeting. IOF, however, reserves the right to refuse access when deemed necessary for the comfort and safety of all delegates.

Medical Service

The nearest hospital around TICC is Taipei Medical University Hospital which is 10 min drive away from TICC.

Internet Assess

The Taipei International Conference Center provides complimentary wireless internet access service. WiFi for mobile phones, tablets, and laptops is accessible within the Center by selecting the “TICC” signal. Neither a special registration process nor fees are necessary.

Free Charging Station

The Taipei International Conference Center has a complimentary cell-phone charging station in the Cozy Corner on the first floor. Compatibility includes iPhone, HTC, Nokia, Samsung, Motorola, LG, PHS, Sony Ericsson, and others. If you prefer to use your own equipment, electrical outlets are also available.

Language

English is the official meeting language. No translation will be provided.

Liability and Insurance

The Meeting organizer (IOF), the Meeting Venue (Taipei International Convention Centre), its official appointed agencies for all meeting and exhibitor arrangements (MCI Group Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.), Registration & Housing Bureau (MCI Suisse SA) and for Exhibition/Sponsor Relationships (MCI Group Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.), and any suppliers, representatives or agents linked to the organization of the Meeting shall not be held liable by any person for any injury, damage, theft, loss, medical problem or inconvenience which may be suffered by any person while traveling to or from, or during such person’s presence in  Taipei in connection with this Meeting. Participants and their guests are advised to purchase their own insurance against any such occurrences.

Mobile Phones

Please be respectful to speakers and fellow delegates and switch off your mobile phones and any other beeping devices during all sessions.

Smoking

Smoking is not permitted in indoor areas of all restaurant premises, indoor workplaces, public indoor places, and some public outdoor places including but not limited to hospitals/clinics, airports, public lifts and toilets, air-conditioned restaurants, public transport, government premises, educational institutions, petrol stations, Internet cafes, shopping complexes and private office spaces with central air-conditioning;

IOF thanks all participants and exhibitors for not smoking at the Taipei International Convention Centre at all times. This includes the meeting rooms, exhibition & poster areas, restrooms, snack bars, and within 100 metres of the main entrances and exits of the Taipei International Convention Centre.

Special Accessibility

The venue has wheel chair ramps at each entrance and all toilets have a disabled toilet. There are braille signs at the lifts.
If you require special arrangements beyond that in order to participate fully in the Meeting, please contact the official registration agency (MCI Suisse) or the Meeting Venue.