Congress Information
16th World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology Congress
Congress Date
October 13-17, 2017
Taipei International Convention Center (TICC)
1 Hsin-Yi Rd.,Sec.5,Taipei 11049,Taiwan ROC
Tel: +886(2)2725-5200
  1. The official language of Taiwan is Mandarin Chinese (Guoyu), but because many Taiwanese are of southern Fujianese descent, Min-nan (the Southern Min dialect, or Holo) is also widely spoken. The smaller groups of Hakka people and aborigines have also preserved their own languages.
  2. The most popular foreign language in Taiwan is English, which is part of the regular school curriculum. However, when taking a taxi in Taiwan, it is advisable to prepare a note with your place of destination written in Chinese to show the taxi driver.
Taiwan is extremely suitable for traveling, as the annual average temperature is a comfortable 22-26oC (71.6-78.8oF), and the October average temperature of Taipei is about 25oC (77oF).
Participants will enjoy a stable weather, since the weather in autumn season is stable in Taiwan
Time Zone
Taiwan is 8 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).