6-9 September 2018 | Kaohsiung, Taiwan

20th Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology Congress

6-9 September 2018 | Kaohsiung, Taiwan

FAQ

VENUE

Venue Name: Kaohsiung Exhibition Centre

Address: No.39, Chenggong 2nd Road, Qianzhen Dist., Kaohsiung 806, Taiwan, ROC

Website: http://www.kecc.com.tw/

 

LANGUAGE

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.

 

CLIMATE

September weather in Kaohsiung is high temperatures ranging from 25°C to 34°C.

 

DRESS CODE

Standard business attire

 

PRICING & PACKAGES

More information on the packages will be made available soon.

 

CURRENCY

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.