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Contact Information

AGU Meetings Department
2000 Florida Avenue, NW
Washington DC 20009 USA
Phone: +1 202-462-6900
Fax: +1 202-777-7385

Staff Contacts

Joanna Ward
Meetings Manager
+1 202-777-7336

Melissa Markowitz
Meetings Coordinator
+1 202-777-7332

Taiwan Institute of Geophysics

Dr. Chien-Ying Wang
Institute of Geophysics

Kuo-Fong Ma

Hotels, Travel & Local Information

The 2010 WPGM was being held at the Taipei International Convention Center,
1 Hsin-Yi Road, Sec.5, Taipei 11049, Taiwan.

Exotic culture, breathtaking scenery, priceless art, the entire range of Chinese cuisine, and very hospitable people make Taiwan an ideal tourist location. There are many sightseeing tours you may want to take.


A range of hotel options, including different prices and locations, is available for your selection. Please visit our Hotel Reservations page for details.


Taiwan Entry visas will be granted to all bona fide geophysicists, provided that an application is made at least three months in advance. All persons are required to have both a valid passport and a visa to enter Taiwan. For participants from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Luxembourg, New Zealand, The Netherlands, U.K. and U.S.A., visa exemptions will be granted upon arrival for a stay of up to two weeks. A visa can be obtained at a local Embassy, Consulate or Representative Agency of Taiwan.

Letters of Invitation

Anyone requiring a letter of invitation in order to obtain a visa from Taiwan should contact Dr. Chien-Ying Wang by email at wangcy@cc.ncu.edu.tw to assist with this process.

Travel Options

Make sure to visit the Travel and Transportation Page for details about how to get around the city.

Local Activities and Attractions

See information on suggested Sightseeing Tours in Taiwan.