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SCSSC 2017 GET AROUND IN KAOHSIUNG Reminder to international arrivals
  • Money Exchange: The exchange rates at the airport is competitive, i.e., same as their downtown branches. Banks in downtown offices are not open on Sunday.
  • Reimbursement: For invited speakers, we will reimburse you on June 4-5, if the documents we asked for were all provided before May 25, or we will get your account number, to wire you later. Jenny Liu and her helpers will find you in the venue. Bring official copy of boarding passes with you on the first day of conference.
  • Kaohsiung get-around: SCSSC does not provide transport between hotel and airport, hotel and conference. The two hotels we suggested, however, do the transport services. So, provide your arrival information to the hotel before you leave home for airport, and ask at the counter the schedule of buses to the conference. In case you miss the bus, show one of the following to the taxi drivers.
    A. Howard Plaza Totel福華大飯店 (七賢路)
    B. Holiday Garden Hotel 華園飯店 (高雄市前金區六合二路279號)
    C. National Sun Yat-sen University (中山大學海洋科學院)
    D. Police Station (警察局)
    E. Dream Era Mall (夢時代)
    F. Taiwan High Speed Rail Station (高鐵站)
    G. (Slow) Train (台鐵站)
    H. Night Market (六合夜市) I. Pier II, for June 3rd 1900-2000 Tour (駁二碼頭)
    J. Riverwalk (愛河,愛之船登船處) K. Temple (三鳳宮)
    L Traditional market (三民菜市場) M.
  • There are also clean subways, with award-winning Formosa Station, in the intersection of two lines. NSYSU is at the west end of Orange Line.
  • Tour of OR-1, an 800-ton RV and OR-3, a 280-ton RV, at Pier II, almost downtown, between 19:00 and 20:00, June 3rd.