General Information

SECC-Best of SCCM Congress 2024 Taipei, a physical international conference, gives the opportunity to the physicians and other healthcare professionals to learn more. The Current Concepts courses are updated yearly to reflect the most relevant and up to date information for critical care practitioners.

  • Date: October 5-6,2024
  • Venue: NTUH (National Taiwan University Hospital) International Convention Center (No. 2, Xuzhou Rd., Taipei, Taiwan)
  • Theme:
    • Smart Emergency and Critical Care (SECC)
  • Official Language: English
  • Organizers:
    • Taiwan Society of Critical Care Medicine (TSCCM)
    • Taiwan Society of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine (TSECCM)
    • Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)
  • Collaborate Organizers:
    National Taiwan University Hospital
  • Co-Organizers:
    • Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)
    • Hong Kong Society of Critical Care Medicine (HKSCCM)
    • Japanese Society of Intensive Care Medicine (JSICM)
    • Korean Society of Critical Care Medicine (KSCCM)
    • Society of Intensive Care Medicine, Singapore (SICM)

General information -Taiwan

Welcome to Explore Taiwan!!

Taiwan is a semi-tropical island in East Asia, one of the world’s most exciting and rapidly changing regions.
Until recently, Taiwan was thought of mainly as a destination for business people. However, thanks to its blend of Chinese tradition and modern influences – not to mention its fabulous ecological treasures and exceptionally friendly people – it’s becoming a very popular destination for international tourists.

More information for Taiwan , please visit Taiwan Tourism Information Website:

About Taipei

Taipei is Taiwan's economic, political, and cultural center. It is a modern cosmopolitan metropolis with a lively and diversified face, filled with exuberance.

Taipei Transportation Information

How to Get to Taipei
Local : Metro Taipei (MRT) Website:

VISA Application

Foreign nationals may obtain tourist visas if they hold foreign passports or travel documents valid for more than six months in the Republic of China for purposes of sightseeing, business, family visits, study or training, medical treatment, or other legitimate activities. Visa requirements included one completed application form, incoming and outgoing travel tickets, one photo, documents verifying the purpose of the visits, and other relevant documents. The Visitor Visa Application Form can be downloaded from the website of the Bureau of Consular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The completed form should be submitted to an overseas mission of the Republic of China for visa issuance.



Mandarin is the official language. English is spoken quite extensively and official language in the international meeting.


Taipei enjoys warm weather all year round and is extremely suitable for travelling. The average temperature in October is 25~30℃. For more weather information, please visit Central Weather Bureau:

Time Zone

Taiwan is 8 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+8)


The currency of Taiwan is the New Taiwan Dollar (NT$). Foreign currencies can be exchanged at the banks, airport and hotels. Payment by major credit card is accepted almost everywhere around Taiwan.
The exchange rate is around US$1 to NT$32. Like most countries, they come in the forms of bills and coins. Exchange service is available at the airport, banks, hotels and large department stores. For further information about New Taiwan Dollar notes, please visit the Central Bank of the Republic of China (Taiwan) :


Taiwan uses electric current of 110 volts at 60 cycles, appliances from Europe, Australia or South-East Asia will need an adaptor or transformer.


International Direct Dialing: Chunghwa Telecom
Free public Wi-Fi service is available across Taipei city both indoors and outdoors. The SSID of Wi-Fi access is TPE-Free. Visitors who wish to use the service can set up an account with valid passport or entry permit at twelve Tourist Information Center at Taipei included Taipei Main Station and Songshan Airport. To check the free public Wi-Fi service in Taipei, please survey:

Tipping & Tax

Service charge is customary charge 10% in hotel or restaurant.

Taipei City Map