Venue

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The residential building (right) is connected with the convention building (left), which houses the CCK Grand Hall.
Chien Tan Overseas Youth Activity Center
CTOYAC and neighborhood.

Wikimania 2007 will be held in Chien Tan Oversea Youth Activity Center, Shilin District, Taipei.

  • Address:No.16, Sec. 4, Zhongshan N. Rd., Shilin District, Taipei City 111, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
  • Tel:+886-2-2885-2151
  • Fax:+886-2-2885-3360
  • Google Map

Conference venue

Getting there

Overview

Chien Tan Overseas Youth Activity Center (25.078° N 121.524° E) is a comprehensive convention center in a large and quiet landscape garden by Keelung River and Chien Tan Peak in a scenic and busy area of central north Taipei. There are three connected buildings: a 10-story residential building facing the large lawn with views of Keelung River and Chien Tan Peak, an education center by Chien Tan Pond, and a convention building in between housing the Grand Hall.

CTOYAC is ~400 meters (~5 minutes of walking) from the Jiantan subway/metro station. It is also easily reached from Sun Yat-sen Freeway, which leads straightly to Taipei CKS International Airport in Taoyuan, Taiwan.

The renowned Shilin Market, where numerous delicious Taiwanese food is prepared in the traditional way, is right outside of the Jiantan metro station. The Grand Hotel, built in a Chinese palace style on Chien Tan Peak and a major landmark of Taipei, faces CTOYAC from the other side of the avenue. Radio Taiwan International, American Club in China, and Martyr's Shrine are also in close vicinity to CTOYAC.

Technical facilities

Wireless network, A/V equipment, and web streaming will be provided free of charge by our local sponsors.

Wireless Network

Wireless will be available in both convention/education areas and the residential building.

The wireless services is powered by FON Wireless Ltd. You can connect to FON_Wikimania network with FON's account, or please use the following setting to access the free wifi network in the Wikimania 2007 conference.

ESSID: WikimaniaMeetingROOM
Security: Open System
Network Type: DHCP

Halls and rooms

Item Proposed Space
Main hall Chiang Ching-kuo Grand Hall, with 800 seats
Seminar rooms Conference room with 300 seats
1 room with 80 seats
3 rooms with 70 seats
1 room with 36 seats
Lounge facilities Chiang Ching-kuo Function Room, with a capacity of 300
Speakers Lounge with a capacity of 10
Media room with a capacity of 40
Reception
2 exhibition rooms
Staff and technical rooms Staff room with a capacity of 40
Broadcasting center

Community venue

Below are the plan for the conference venue:

1. Floor
1F
On the first floor you can find the lounge (#319), the reception (#314) and two exhibition rooms (#312, #313). The lounge is open every day until 24:00, while all other rooms would be closed after the daily session is over. In the exhibition rooms you can find art installations about media, free culture and electronic age.
Main conference halls
Map ging-guo 1f.jpg
Map ging-guo 2f.jpg
Also located on the first floor, but in a difference track are the Main conference hall Auditorium Maximum and the big conference room with 300 seats.
2. Floor
2F
On the second floor you will find the conference rooms #325 and #328. The speakers lounge (#333) is also located here. Further you can find here the room for media interview (#324) and the rooms for the staff (#232) and for the broadcast techniques (#322).
3. Floor
3F
On the third floor you can find the both conference rooms #332 and #334. Room 334 is also used for the Hacking Day Extra. The invited hacking day is located in the room #333.
Class building.jpg

Catering

A Chinese restaurant on site with 360+ seats.

The conference would provide catering during the conference time. Details please see the catering site

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