AIESEC in TAIWAN Winter National Conference
From Taiwan 18-22 Jan 2017
About wNCF National Conference is the BIGGEST and semiannual event which will happen in each summer and winter vacation, focusing on youth leadership development, celebrating half-year award and welcome our next generation of AIESEC in Taiwan. Most importantly, National Conference is a strategic meeting which will have a great inďŹ‚uence and shape how AIESEC in Taiwan will look like in the next half year, and bring us to a higher level. In others hand, it provides AIESEC in Taiwan an unique platform to reach, engage and interact with youth delegates, entrepreneurs for a better future. 2017 Winter National Conference is a 5-day conference, holded at the heart of Taiwan, Nantou, from 18-22 Janurary 2017, gathering 250 delegates from 18 LC and more than 100 international delegates from all over the world. It is the time for both local and international delegates to be inspired by each other, engaging in meaningful conversations and empowering youth to drive the vision we believe. Let's meet more youth in wNCF, expand our network and leave a remarkable memory and friendship!
AIESEC in Taiwan 1617 Alpha generation
Message from Agenda Mgr. & Conference Mgr. Christine Wang
Agenda Mgr. Vp of leadership experience at AIESEC in Taiwan Member Committee It's my pleasure to be the agenda manager of 2017 winter national conference. This time, we design a serise of LEAD training, invite our external partner, PRISM, for leadership development and create a diverse envirnment for youth to challenge their limit. Most importantly, we will select and withness the raise of leader of the next generation. Hope each of you could not only meet new friends, build your AIESEC network here, but bring something back to your entity and make the change!
Conference Mgr. Vice president of Finance at AIESEC in Taiwan Member Committee Taiwan has always impressed people by the quality of iGV and National conference. Each year, AIESEC in Taiwan welcome more than 100 international delegates mostly from HK and AP region, and made us been more closer than before. 2017 wNCF will be hold at Nantou, where has been suﬀer from earthquake long time ago. It didn’t beat us down but made us stronger and that’s the spirit we all need right now. See you in wNCF!
Registration process and payment
Venue and Accommodation
Travel in Taiwan
01 Taiwan introduction
WELCOME FOR YOUR STAY
aiwan is a tropical island bordered by the South China Sea, East China Sea, and the Philippine Sea, and located in southeastern Asia that owns magniﬁcently beautiful sceneries. From the majestic peak such as Jade mountain to sandy shiny beach of Kenting, Taiwan is a paradise waiting for you to explore. As home to 23 million population, Taiwan welcomes all races of people to travel, to stay, to live here. From Cantonese to Vietnamese, from Europeans to aborigines, it is a land that embraces multiple cultures and diﬀerent customs. Taiwan is gradually transforming into the one-of-a-kind culture: night markets with friendly vendors and delicious local food, Taipei 101, Tao tribe’s ﬂying ﬁsh
season, pop star singer Jay Chou, hot spring in Taitung, and not to mention the world-famous bubble milk tea. These features brighten Taiwan up on the world map, bring Taiwan--this tiny island--to be noticed at a global level. Therefore, Taiwan is suitable for any kind of tourists: visitors could experience the natural and original life in eastern Taiwan, and tour through the local, traditional, and historical sites in Tainan, and the modern, well-developed metropolis in Taipei and Kaohsiung. No matter where you go on this lovely land, you can truly sense the real life and the genuine temper of Taiwanese people. It will be a whole-sensational adventure, so get prepared! Come and discover!
Beer Game Beer game is one of the most important culture in AIESEC, where beer game is holded, where AIESECer are. It's more than just a drinking game, but an good oppurtunity to meet new friends. Do you want to experience how it's going when 200 people drinking at the same time? Beer game in Tawian will bring you the best beer game experience EVER!
MCP Election MCP elections are carried out during wNCF. Together, let's witness the rise of the next generation of leaders for AIESEC TAIWAN.
Longer award Longer award is known as the best participation award. During the 5-day conference, faci will design diďŹ€erent kind of missions to ask all the delegates to complete. The more mission you complete, the more possibility you and your home LC will win the longer award! Show your leadership and win an award back!
Gala dinner Gala Night plays an important role in wNCF every year, which aims to recognize those outstanding AIESECer and LC. A dream of a year ago becomes a real stage at this moment! Enjoy yourselves with great food, music, show and together celebrate the achievements of AIESEC Taiwan!
03 Registration process
Flight Ticket & Visa
Fill the application at https://goo.gl/XikgtQ
After applying for wNCF, delegates will receive a conﬁrmed email within 5 days. Please check your mail box and follow the instruction.
Now, you are the oﬃcial delegate of 2017 wNCF. If you have any question about the conference, please don’t hesitate to let OC team know through email or sending message to our facebook fan page .
For delegates ﬂying in to Taiwan, we suggest you book a ﬂight to Taoyuan International Airport, Taichung Airport and kaohsiung international airport by one or two days before the conference start, which means Jan 17 2017 and out of Taiwan at Jan 23 2017. DG fee is not inclusive of airlare and visa fees. Oc will announce more detail about the transportation from downtown to Nantou. If there is any document reqired for visa applying, please ask oc for those document.
Oﬃcial delegate need to pay the DG fee at the ﬁrst day of conference. Oc will announce more detial through email.
03 Payment The participation fee for each of delegate is USD$270 which is inclusive of :
All meal cover during the conference
Accomodation from Jan 18-22 2017
Local transportation during the conference
Meeting honorable speaker from Asia PaciďŹ c
NOT be inclusive of
Personal additional cost
04 Visa Information General Requirements 1. A passport with validity of at least six months upon entry. (Japanese passport holders with their passports valid for more than 3 months are eligible for visa-exempt entry.) 2. A conﬁrmed return air/sea ticket or an air/ sea ticket and a visa for the next destination, and a conﬁrmed seat reservation for departure.
Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, U.K., U.S.A. and Vatican City State.
Group B – Visa Exempt, 30 Days The nationals of the following countries are eligible for the visa exemption program, which permits a duration of stay up to 30 days: Australia, Malaysia, Singapore.
Group A – Visa Exempt, 90 Days The nationals of the following countries are eligible for the visa exemption program, which permits a duration of stay up to 90 days: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Fin- land, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Republic of
Group C – Authorization Certiﬁcate Needed The nationals of India, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines and Indonesia, who also possess a valid visa or permanent resident certiﬁcate issued by U.S.A., Canada, Japan, U.K., Schengen Convention countries, Australia or New Zealand, are eligible for the visa exemption program, which permits a duration of stay up to 30 days.
Landing Visa Group D – Landing Visa • Eligibility: 1. Holders of Bruneian, Turkish, and Macedo- nian passport with validity of more than six months. 2. Holders of emergency or temporary pass- ports with validity more than six months for nationals of those countries (except for US) eligible for visa-exempt entry.
• Duration of Stay: 1. Bruneian passport holders: The 14-day du- ration of stay starts from the next day of arrival and is not extendable. 2. Other eligible passengers: The 30-day dura- tion of stay starts from the next day of arrival and is not extendable. 3. The above-said landing visa cannot be converted to visitor or resident visa.
Visa Required Entry Group E – Visa Required The rest of the countries may apply for visa within their own country or other countries where there are embassies or representative oﬃces of Taiwan (R.O.C). • Visa Application Forms: https://visawebapp.boca.gov.tw/BOCA_ MRVWeb/subroot/MRVWeb0_form.jsp • Requirements: 1. A passport valid for at least six months 2. A duly completed application form with two photos taken within the past six months 3. An outbound airline ticket or veriﬁable proof of purchase of steamship ticket
Oc team is here to help! If delegate meed oﬃcial Invotation Letter for Visa, please send Oc team email, and we will send it to you asap.
4. Documents verifying the purpose of visit 5. Other relevant documents • Visa Validity: 1. For other foreign nationals, a Visitor Visa is generally valid from three months up to one year. • Fees: 1. For foreign nationals from the countries with which the ROC has entered into reciprocal visa agreements, the visa is issued gratis. 2. For other foreign nationals, the visa fees are: single entry: NT$ 1,600 (US$ 50). ※For detail information about embassies or representative oﬃces, please consult: https://goo.gl/XGo2Zu
Hotel Formosa No.78, Bishan Rd., Caotun Township, Nantou County 542, Taiwan The name Hotel Formosa symbolizes happiness and joy. The hotel is 8 stories tall, with 149 exquisitely designed rooms and an open air courtyard. The hotel provide the highest in taste and most sincere service to touch the hearts of each traveler, which was the reason that a formerly prosperous lication on Bishan Road was selected for renovation. Happiness, joy and innovation are our business philosophies in hopes to bring the best service to all the visitors.
It is located in Nantou county. Free WiFi access is available in all areas. All rooms come with air conditioning, heating facilities, comfy bedding,a TV and a refrigerator. The hotel lies 0 km from the city center and provides accessibility to important town facilities. For sightseeing options and local attractions, one need not look far as the hotel enjoys close proximity to Dunhe Temple, Taiwan Times Village, Caotun Night Market. http://www.hotelformosa.com.tw
05 Venue : Nantou
Nantou, a beautiful city, is famous for its relaxing and ecological atmosphere. It is the second largest county of Taiwan, and the only landlocked county in Taiwan. In 1999, Nantou city experience the second-deadliest quake in recorded history in Taiwan. It killed thousands of people, causes billions of dollars in damages and leaves an estimated 100,000
Xitou Nature Eduction Area
homeless. The earthquake could take away our home, but it made us stronger than ever. You can visit the 921 Earthquake Center to know more about the history. In other hands, Nantou ďŹ lls with humanistic culture, including art design of New Era Art Park and religion history story of Chung-tai and Lu-Kang Tian-Hou Temple. One of the most stunning scenery is Sun Moon Lake! You can take ship cross the Sun Moon Lake, and spend half the day enjoying the relaxing atmosphere and casual life style.
Hehuan Mountain (Hehuanshan)
05 Venue : Nantou
Sun Moon Lake The Sun Moon Lake National Scenic Area is praised for its ﬁve major recreational systems. The surrounding areas stretch to cover known tourist spots including Taumi, Checheng, Jiji, Shueisheda Mountain, Sangyong Falls, Mingtan Reservoir and Shueili River. Sun Moon Lake features the only full-range 3D tours (lake, sky and land) in Taiwan. The lake cycling trail has been dubbed by CNNGO, CNN as one of the most beautiful cycling trails in the world. .
Qingjing Veterans Farm Passing native forests, through towering gorges, you can immerse yourself in the fresh air and the scenic wild greenery of the Qingjing Veterans Farm. Its altitude is 1,750 meters above the sea. The weather is generally mild all year round. In the months from May to September, the temperatures averages between 15℃ and 23℃. The Farm produces various kinds of fruits including: peaches, pears, plums,and kiwi fruit.
Zi Nan Temple
Wen Wu Temple
Weather & Outﬁt
Janurary Average temperature
Coat thermal leggings
Pants Snow Boots
1. Don’t forget to bring your AIESEC clothes(showcase your LC and exchange the AIESEC tshirt with others! ) 2. Prepare oﬃcial dress or suit for gala dinner.
Travel in Taiwan
Taiwan Food Price
Lunch Box USD $2
Coke USD $0.5
Mike 2000cc. USD $4
Toast USD $1.5
Apple USD $1.6
Hamburger USD $2
Bottle Water USD $0.5
Beef Nodle USD $2
Beer 0.5L USD $1.5
Corn Flake USD $2.6
Bubble Milk Tea USD $1.5
Cogarette USD $2
Chips USD $1
Shampoo USD $4
Tooth Brush USD $2
Tissue Paper USD $2
Travel in Taiwan
Night market food
Stinky tofu 臭豆腐 (chou dou fu)
Bubble milk tea 珍珠奶茶(zhen zhu nai cha)
Braised pork rice 滷肉飯 (lu rou fan)
Tofu pudding 豆花 (dou hua)
Oyster omelet 蚵仔煎 (e zi jian)
Taoyuan International Airport
kaohsiung international airport
For More Information
AIESEC in Taiwan National Conference