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.)
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Chien Tan Overseas Youth Activity Center ( ) 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.
Wireless network, A/V equipment, and web streaming will be provided free of charge by our local sponsors.
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
|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|
|2 exhibition rooms|
|Staff and technical rooms||Staff room with a capacity of 40|
The education building overlooks Chien Tan Pond in a quiet landscape garden that is isolated from the surrounding busy areas of north central Taipei.
The residential building (right), viewed from the large lawn, is connected with the convention building (left), which houses the CCK Grand Hall.
Conference room with a capacity of 300 in theater style. It would also be used for Citizen Journalism Unconference
One of the rooms with 40 seats for main conference session
Below are the plan for the conference venue:
|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|
|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.|
|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).|
|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.|
The conference would provide catering during the conference time. Details please see the catering site