SADFE 2005

SADFE 2005

First International Workshop
Systematic Approaches to Digital Forensic Engineering

November 7-9, 2005
Taipei, Taiwan


Taipei CKS Airport is a major Asian hub. There are many direct flights from North America, Europe, Australia and other parts of Asia. Direct bus transportation from CKS to Taipei is also available http://www.cksairport.gov.tw/CKSeng/index.jsp.

Once you arrive at the Taipei city proper, you can then hail a taxi to get to your hotel. Most younger people understand English but if you are concerned about communication problem with the taxi driver, print a chinese page of the hotel (e.g. http://www.leaderhotel.com/taipei/content/location.htm) and show it to the driver.

Taipei is geographically compact with plentiful taxis, buses and Mass Rapid Transit (MRT).
The conference venue --- National Taiwan University of Science and Technology of Taiwan and most hotels can be easily accessed by a short taxi or MRT ride within the Taipei city center.

From airport to Taipei city, two kinds of transportation are available.

  1. Buses: Various buses are available in the airport. Prices range from 110NT to 140NT. Ticket counters are located in the Arrival Passenger Reception Areas of both Terminals. For more information, please refer to http://www.cksairport.gov.tw/CKSeng/transportation/taipei_e.jsp
  2. Taxis: Taxis are available outside the Arrival Halls of both terminals. Typical fare to Taipei city is around NT$1,100. For more information, please refer to http://www.cksairport.gov.tw/CKSeng/transportation/taxi_e.jsp.

MRT-Mass Rapid Transit
Taipei MRT is the most convenient way to travel in Taipei. Shopping, dining, or seeing performances. One way cost is typically between NT$20 and NT$65 (Approx. $0.75-$2.00).
A day pass costs NT$150 (Approx. $5). Passengers do not need carry coins for repetitive ticket purchases. Day-unlimited "Easycard" is another option. It can be used to pay for multiple transportations including MRT and buses. Easycard costs NT$500 ($17). You can buy and recharge Easycards in every Metro stations and certain convenience stores (such as 7-Eleven). One thing to be remembered is no eating, drinking and gum chewing inside MRT - both within the station and on the train.

Taxi run on meters, the first 1.5 km costs NT$70, and each proceeding 300 meters costs NT$5. There is an extra fee for trips between 11pm and 6am. Calling a taxi service, or carrying luggage costs an extra NT$10.

To call a taxi, dial: 0800-055850
To call a taxi in English dial: 02-2799-4818

For more Information, please visit Taipei Rapid Transit Coporation, Department of Transportion, Taipei City Government.

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