Welcome Reception

Date: July 23rd (Sun.)
Time: 19:00-20:30
Venue: 3F Banquet Hall, TICC

It’s a friendly gathering where conference attendees come together to meet and socialize. It’s a relaxed event with food and drinks, allowing participants to connect and get to know each other in a casual setting.

Student Party

Date: July 24th (Mon.)
Time: 18:00-20:00
Venue: GOOD CHO’S (Forty-Four South Village)
Address: No. 54, Songqin St., Xinyi Dist., Taipei City, Taiwan

Good Cho’s is a thematic café that specializes in creatively flavored bagels and proudly supports local Taiwanese produce and goods. Conveniently located near Taipei 101, it offers a great opportunity to enjoy delicious food while also taking in the beautiful sights at the Military Families Community Park.

After party at the Taipei 101 Observatory
Oversea attendees are welcome to experience the breathtaking cityscape with a complimentary 101 Observatory ticket!

Taipei 101 Observatory is located 382 meters above the ground, the observatory deck provides an unobstructed view of the city in all directions. The observatory deck also houses a museum where visitors can learn about the design process and construction of Taipei 101 and other similar large-scale construction projects around the world, including a free audio tour in eleven languages, as well as high-powered binoculars, refreshments, and professional photography service.

*Last admission: 20:30

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Underground Tunnel Tour

The itinerary (Underground Tunnel Tour, Cocktail Recetion & Banquet) is only for the participants below:
1. Badge holder – SIGIR Passport, SIGIR Conference, Organization, Speaker, Guest (privately invited)
2. Banquet ticket holder – limited banquet tickets are avaiable at registration counter

Date: July 25th (Tue.)

Time: 17:00-18:00
Venue: The Grand Hotel Taipei Underground Tunnel Tour
Shuttle bus service to Grand Hotel: 16:30 – 17:00 @ 1F lobby, TICC
*Last shuttle bus service: 17:10
(please make sure arrive at designated location and time)

You’ll get to see hidden passageways and learn about their historical importance. It’s an interesting experience that reveals the secrets and stories behind these tunnels, which are part of the hotel’s history.

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  • Visitors with heart disease, pregnancy, claustrophobia, or with limited mobility please do not join the Underground Tunnel Tour. Instead, you can visit attraction spots or go to 12F banquet venue directly to enjoy cocktail and folk-art performances.
  • Visitors with a height exceeding 180 cm are advised against joining the underground tour. Visitors are kindly reminded to be mindful of their headspace and avoid potential hazards caused by collisions.
  • To ensure your safety, please stay with your group at all times.

Cocktail Reception & Banquet

Date: July 25th (Tue.)
Time: 19:00-20:30
Venue: 12F The Grand Hotel Taipei
Address: No. 1, Section 4, Zhongshan N Rd, Zhongshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan

Experience the ultimate social feast that you simply can’t miss! Indulge in mouthwatering local delicacies that will tantalize your taste buds, while the organizer provides three captivating performances and local folk stalks to ensure a night filled with unforgettable moments.

Enjoying Unique and Breathtaking Taipei Scenery at the 12F balcony of Grand Hotel!