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Current Meeting

Broadband Forum
Fourth Quarter Meeting
Taipei, Taiwan
December 8 - 12, 2014

 

    Important Dates:

  • Hotel Reservation Deadline: Friday, November 14, 2014
  • Meeting Registration Deadline: Monday, December 1, 2014
  • Q414 Meeting Contribution Deadline:
    Monday, December 1, 2014 at 5:00pm PT

Meeting Location:

Shangri-La's Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei
201 Tun Hwa South Road
Section 2, Taipei, 106, Taiwan
Phone: +886.2.2378.8888

View a local map with the hotel address - HERE

[Tentative Meeting Agenda] [Important Sessions] [Contributions] [Visa Information]
[Hotel Reservation Instructions] [Meeting Registration] [Getting There] [Meeting Check-In]



Important Sessions at the Q4 Meeting:

Monday, December 8, 2014

  • 8:00am - 12:00pm: Service Provider Action Council (SPAC)
  • 12:30pm - 2:00pm: Opening Plenary and Lunch

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Friday, December 12, 2014

  • 12:15pm - 2:00pm: Closing Plenary

*Please note agenda is subject to change.


Contributions:

Q414 Meeting Contribution Deadline: Monday, December 1, 2014 at 5:00pm PT.

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Visa Information:

Visas cannot be obtained at the border or at the airport. The average time to obtain a Visa is four (4) weeks, however this will vary depending on location. If you will need an invitation for the Broadband Forum meeting, please contact Gabrielle Bingham at help@broadband-forum.org or +1.510.492.4020.

Please be aware that each country has different requirements as to how to apply for a Visa. Please check with your local consulate to get the most accurate information about obtaining a Visa for your specific country of residence.


Hotel Reservation Instructions:

Broadband Forum Discount Rates for the Shangri-La's Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei:
Single/Double Occupancy 6,000.00 NTD (Rate includes service, tax and in room internet.)

Please make your hotel reservations as soon as possible, as rooms sell out quickly. To be guaranteed this discounted rate, reservations must be made by Friday, November 14, 2014.

To reserve a room at the Shangri-La's Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, please fill out the form and fax it to +886.2.2376.3277 or email it to eve.tao@shangri-la.com. To download the hotel reservation form click here.

Please use the above form to make your reservation at the hotel, as this is the preferred method. Or you may contact the hotel directly by phone, at +886.2.237.63384. In order to be honored the discounted room rate, please let them know you are with the Broadband Forum meeting.

If you should need assistance booking a room please contact us directly at +1.510.492.4020 or via email at help@broadband-forum.org.

**Note: If reservations are made with a travel agency, the Broadband Forum will not be able to assist in adjusting room rates as the hotel has special agreements with each travel agency. For the Broadband Forum to get involved, you must make your reservations as stated above.


Meeting Registration Information:

To register for the meeting, please click here.

Pre-registration meeting fee due on or before Monday, December 1, 2014 at 5:00pm PT:

  • $450 USD for Principal and Associate Members to attend general and committee meetings.
  • Fees include lunch. (The meeting fee is for all attendees including those staying in the hotel.)

Late Fee:

  • There will be a $100 USD late fee for those that register after the Monday, December 1st deadline.
  • For those registered before Monday, December 1, 2014 but WITHOUT PAYMENT, your registration will be considered late if payment is not received before the December 1st deadline.

Refund Policy:

  • Cancellations received on or before Monday, December 1st: FULL REFUND
  • Cancellations received after Monday, December 1st: 50% REFUND


Getting There:

A local map with the hotel address can be found here.

To learn about the local area please see Taipei's official visitor information website.

For information about Taipei's public transportation please click here.

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) - Distance to the hotel: 29 miles / 47 km
The drive from the TPE airport to the hotel is estimated to take about 50 minutes. However, if it's during rush hour, the travel time may take up to 90 minutes. Taxi fare is based on a meter and highway tolls are not included. A Taxi from TPE to the hotel should cost approximately 145.00 NTD (one-way).

Taipei Songshan Airport (TSA) - Distance to the hotel: 3.3 miles / 4.8 km
The drive from the TSA airport to the hotel is estimated to take about 20 minutes. Taxi fare is based on a meter and highway tolls are not included.

Taipei Main Train Station - Distance to the hotel: 3 miles / 5.2 km
The drive from the Taipei Main Train Station to the hotel is estimated to take about 20 minutes.

Airport Connections
The Shangri-La's Far Eastern Plaza Hotel does not offer an airport shuttle bus, however they do offer a car service. You can book a pick-up by providing your flight details and estimated time of arrival when making your reservation. Please find the pricing below:

Taoyuan International Airport
Car (3 Person Max) - 2,600.00 NTD
Minivan (6 Person Max) - 3,500.00 NTD

Taipei Sungshan Airport
Car (3 Person Max) - 1,600.00 NTD
Minivan (6 Person Max) - 1,800.00 NTD

For more information on the hotel's car service please click here.

Airport Shuttle Bus
If you would like to take a shuttle bus from the TPE airport to the hotel please see the CitiAir - 1960 East Bus shuttle option on the airport website by clicking HERE. To view the specific route details and pricing for the CitiAir - 1960 East Bus shuttle please click HERE.


Meeting Check-In:

All pre-registered attendees and late on-site registrants must check-in at the Broadband Forum desk in the hotel to receive meeting materials and name badge.

On-site Registration Hours at the Shangri-La's Far Eastern Plaza Hotel:

Monday, December 8th: 7:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday, December 9th: 7:00am - 6:00pm


Broadband Forum Contact:

Broadband Forum
Phone: +1.510.492.4020
Fax: +1.510.492.4001
Email: help@broadband-forum.org