Venue Name: Kaohsiung Exhibition Centre
Address: No.39, Chenggong 2nd Road, Qianzhen Dist., Kaohsiung 806, Taiwan, ROC
The official language of the Congress will be English. All abstract submissions and presentations should be in English.
GETTING TO THE VENUE
High Speed Rail connects from Taipei in 1 hour and 30 minutes. Terminal in Kaohsiung is Zuoying Station: a 20-minute taxi ride to KEC. Or take the Kaohsiung Rapid Transit (KRT) to Sanduo Shopping District Station (R8) which is then a 10-minute walk to KEC. Since 2016 KEC has its own stop on the Light Railway (C8), connecting to the malls in the south of the city, Love River and to the KRT network.
September weather in Kaohsiung is high temperatures ranging from 25°C to 34°C.
Standard business attire
PRICING & PACKAGES
More information on the packages will be made available soon.
The Republic of China’s unit of currency is the New Taiwan Dollar (NT$), which has five denominations in paper money and five in coins. Paper money comes in NT$2000, NT$1000, NT$500, NT$200, and NT$100 denominations. Coins come in NT$50, NT$20, NT$10, NT$5 and NT$1 denominations.
WHAT IS THE TIME ZONE IN TAIWAN
Kaohsiung operates in UTC +8 hours
VISA & ENTRY PERMIT TO TAIWAN
For more information please visit http://www.boca.gov.tw
Visa invitation letters will be distributed to registered delegates upon payment of registration.
LETTER OF INVITATION FOR VISA PURPOSES
For personalized Invitation letters for visa procedures, you must first register and pay for the Congress. Invitation letters will be sent to you after payment has been received.
LIABILITY AND INSURANCE
The Congress Secretariat and Organisers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants, either during or indirectly arising from the 20th Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology Congress (APLAR 2018). Participants are advised to take out their own personal health and travel insurance for their trip.