2017 ILA-ASIL ASIA-PACIFIC RESEARCH FORUM

The Geopolitics of International Law:
Contemporary Challenges for the Asia-Pacific

May 19-20, 2017; Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China

The Chinese (Taiwan) Society of International Law will hold the International Law Association (ILA)-American Society of International Law (ASIL) Asia-Pacific Research Forum on May 19-20, 2017 at Howard Civil Service International House in Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China. The theme of the Research Forum is “The Geopolitics of International Law: Contemporary Challenges for the Asia-Pacific.”

The Research Forum is organized in partnership with the ASIL Law in the Pacific Rim Region Interest Group and the Research Center for International Legal Studies of National Chengchi University. It will provide a forum for academics, private practitioners and government attorneys to examine contemporary international law issues in the Asia-Pacific.

We look forward to welcoming you to Taiwan! Inquiries can be directed to the organizing committee at ila@nccu.edu.tw.

Program

Call for Papers is available here (submission deadline: January 10, 2017)

 

The tentative schedule of the Research Forum is as follows:


 
 
Registration
Registration Fees

 

Category of Participants

Early Bird Rates
(by and on April 1, 2017)

Regular Fees
(after April 1, 2017)

A: Paper Presenters and
Guest Speakers

waived

USD$200

B: ILA or ASIL Members
(as of April 1, 2017)

USD$200

USD$250

C: Non-ILA/ASIL Members

USD$250

USD$300

 



 
Logistical Information
Research Forum Venue

The Research Forum will take place at Howard Civil Service International House, which is located in the heart of Taipei’s most vital financial, shopping, entertainment and cultural districts. The venue is 45 minutes from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport or 20 minutes from Taipei SongShan Airport by car, and just a 10-minute walk from Taipei MRT Taipower Building Station.

 

The Chinese name and address of Howard Civil Service International House are provided below, so that you may show them to taxi drivers:

 

公務人力發展中心福華國際文教會館

Howard Civil Service International House: http://intl-house.howard-hotels.com/

 

臺北市新生南路三段30號

No. 30, Sec. 3, Shin-Sheng South Road, Taipei, 106, Taiwan

 

Hotel

Research Forum participants may choose from a variety of accommodation options in Taipei City, including:

 

The Howard Plaza Hotel Taipei 臺北福華大飯店 (http://taipei.howard-hotels.com/)

Address: No. 160, Ren Ai Road, Sec. 3, Taipei, Taiwan (臺北市仁愛路三段160號)

Double room rates: starting from USD$150 per night.

 

Just Sleep @ NTU 捷絲旅臺大尊賢館(http://www.justsleep.com.tw/NTU/en)

Address: No. 83, Sec. 4, Roosevelt Rd., Taipei, Taiwan (臺北市羅斯福路四段83號)

Double room rates: starting from USD$140 per night.

 

CityInn Hotel Taipei Station Branches 新驛旅店(http://www.cityinn.com.tw/)

Taipei Station Branch I Address: No. 7, Huaining St., Zhongzheng Dist., Taipei, Taiwan (臺北市中正區懷寧街7號)

Taipei Station Branch II Address: No. 81, Chang’an W. Rd., Datong Dist., Taipei, Taiwan (臺北市大同區長安西路81號)

Double room rates: starting from USD$70 per night.

 

For information on other hotels in Taipei City, please refer to: http://eng.taiwan.net.tw/m1.aspx?sNo=0000212&t=r

 

Visa to Taiwan

Nationals of the following countries are eligible for the visa exemption program, with a duration of stay of up to 90 days: Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, USA, Vatican City State. Nationals of the following countries are eligible for the visa exemption program, with a duration of stay of up to 30 days: Malaysia, Singapore.

 

Detailed information is available at: http://www.boca.gov.tw/np.asp?ctNode=776&mp=2

 

Nationals of countries that are not listed above must apply for an entry visa in ROC (Taiwan) Embassies, Missions or Representative Offices: http://www.mofa.gov.tw/en/Content_List.aspx?n=D7B7F1B4196DD582

 

Travel

Most major airlines offer flights to Taiwan. You may wish to choose Taiwan-based airlines, China Airlines and Eva Air. The closest international airports to Taipei city are Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport and Taipei SongShan Airport (for certain intra-Asia and cross-strait charter flights).

 

China Airlines: http://www.china-airlines.com/
Eva Air:https://www.evaair.com/
Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport:http://www.taoyuan-airport.com/english/Index/
Taipei SongShan Airport:http://www.tsa.gov.tw/tsa/en/home.aspx

 

Other Information

Taiwan’s unit of currency is the New Taiwan Dollar (NT$). The exchange rate is approximately NT$32 to USD$1. Foreign currency can be exchanged at airports, hotels and government-designated banks. As for weather conditions, the average day temperature is about 25°C (77°F) in Taipei in May. A light rain coat is advisable. For additional information, please refer to the following websites:

 

Taipei:http://www.travel.taipei/en/

Taiwan: http://www.travel.taipei/en/
Introduction to the Republic of China:


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