Chien Tan Overseas Youth Activity Center (CTOYAC) 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.
If you are not a resident of the Republic of China (Taiwan), you may need a visa to enter or must be eligible for the visa-waiver program. If you already have a visa and need to enter the ROC, make sure it will not expire before you use it to apply for admission (entry) at the port.
Wikimania 2007 will be held August 3-5 in Taipei, Taiwan. The conference and main accommodation venue will be arranged at Chien Tan Overseas Youth Activity Center (CTOYAC). The number of attendees should be evaluated so that the Taipei Team can book rooms at CTOYAC.
My name is Damian and I'm from Venezuela, in South America, I attended (sp) WM06 in Boston and had one of the most rewarding experiences of my life.
At first I was a little scared, I was in a foreign country and I literally didn't know a single person, being alone in the middle of Boston/Cambridge was a little weird, but in a fun way. Read more...
Cormaggio: I've enjoyed both Wikimanias immensely - it's just such a buzz to meet people face to face that you previously only knew through online contact (often not knowing their identities at all). And having that number of Wikimedians in one place is just awe-inspiring ..... Read More..
Aphaia: I was in Boston conference. It was really a fascinating experience ... It was great to have a time for sitting with friends for hours to talk about several concerns about the project, specially those who have been daily working with, and know what was their motivation to work on this project; it is in my opinion to equal with knowing what is the sources of our strength. Read more...