Social Programs

Welcome Reception

Date: December 8, 2019
Time: 18:00-20:00
Venue: Room 101, Lobby, TICC

  • Congress badge is requested for admission.

Chairman’s Dinner (by invitation only)

Date: December 9, 2019
Time: 18:30-21:00
Venue: Kun Lun Room, 12F, The Grand Hotel Taipei

  • Shuttle buses will departure from the TICC lobby at 17:30.
  • Invitation card is requested upon admission.

Culture Tour

Date: December 11, 2019
Time: 12:50-16:50

  • Lunch box will be provided upon departure at the TICC lobby at 12:50.
  • Please inform the Tour Desk onsite on which route you would like to register before December 11.

Tour Options

Route A

Presidential Office Building(pass by)    Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall    Martyr's Shrine (War Memorial    Di-hua old street Da dua chen view

  • Presidential Office Building(pass by)

National capital — Taipei, was designed by architect Uheiji Nagano during the period of Japanese rule of Taiwan (1895–1945). The structure originally housed the Office of the Governor-General of Taiwan. Damaged in Allied bombing during World War II, the building was restored after the war.

  • Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

Nan impressive monument to a great Chinese leader. The majestic hall towers over 25 hectares of landscaped gardens, graceful pavilions, and ponds. A statue of late President Chiang looks out over the city from the main building. An elegant Ming-style arch at the main entrance is flanked by two classical-style buildings, the National Theater and the National Concert Hall. The square between the buildings is a popular gathering place during festive occasions.

  • Martyr's Shrine (War Memorial)

an excellent example of classical Ming dynasty architecture, dedicated to the fallen heroes of China’s wars. There is an hourly changing of the guard ceremony at the entrance which many people find interesting.

  • Di-hua old street Da dua chen view

Dihua Street is a street, known as Centre Street, was constructed during the 1850s, when many commercial entities belonging to Quanzhou-originating owners moved in from Bangka. Since then and throughout the rest of the 19th century, Dihua Street has been an important centre for commerce in Taiwanese products and produce such as Chinese medicinal herbs, fabrics, incense materials.

Route B

Sanxia Zushi Temple    Sanxia Old Street    Yingge Pottery Street

  • Sanxia & Zushi Temple: Sanxia, about 22 KM southwest to Taipei, is a bustling town with narrow, winding streets and brick buildings at least a century old. The main attraction is the Zushi Temple, built in honor of Sung Dynasty loyalist, Cheng Chao-ying. This temple was in ruins at the end of World War II, and a meticulous restoration project has been underway for some forty years. The temple is known for its intricately carved stone and bronze columns and statues, carved stone lions, camphor wood carvings, and exquisite bronze bas-reliefs.
  • Yingge Pottery Heaven: A short trip to the lush countryside southwest of Taipei brings you to Yingko where hand-painted replicas of elegant Ming (1368-1644) and Ching (1644-1911) vases are produced. The small town is Taiwan’s pottery center and its narrow streets are lined with shops selling everything from earthenware tea sets to delicate statues.

Route C

Keelung Harbor View(ZhongZhengPark)    Yehliu Geopark (Queen's Head Rock)

  • Keelung: Keelung, a 40-minute drive northeast of Taipei, is one of Taiwan’s international seaports and transportation bubs. At Zhung Zheng Park, you can view the huge statue of the Goddess of Mercy and also a panoramic view of Keelung Harbor.
  • Yehliu Park: Yehliu is famous for its natural rocks formations which are an amazing array of artistic shapes created by erosion and other natural forces. Among the rocks, the Queen’s Head is one of the most famous ones.

Route D

Jiufen Village    Bay of Two Colors ,Jingguashi (Pass by)    Nanya Rock Formations

  • Jiufen Village: The villages of Jiufen were once centers of gold mining in Taiwan. The gold is gone, but these quaint old villages, built of closely-packed houses clinging to steep mountainsides, continue to offer enchanting scenery and fascinating glimpses into the lifestyles of the past.
  • Nanya Rock Formations: The northernmost tourist site in the scenic area, Nanya is noted for its fantastic rock formations and sea-eroded coral shore. The entire coastline here is a veritable sculpture garden that illustrates, in stone, the incomparable artistry of weathering and wave action. The patterned stone topography of Nanya, unique in Taiwan, was formed through the weathering of the sandstone that lines the shore. The oxidation of iron ore within the striations of the stone has given it a beautiful striped pattern.  The Northeast Coast National Scenic Area: The Northeast coast National Scenic Area is located in the northeast corner of Taiwan. The scenic area is noted for its numerous capes and bays backed by green mountains.

Gala Dinner & Celebration of 40th Anniversary of Federation of Asian Chemical Societies

Date: December 11, 2019
Time: 19:00-21:00
Venue: 6F, Grand Ballroom II, DEN WELL

  • Shuttle buses will departure from the TICC lobby at 18:00.
  • Gala Dinner Coupon is requested for admission.