FIRST Regional Symposium for Asia-Pacific

Taichung (TW), September 9–11, 2017

FIRST will be hosting its Regional Symposium for Asia-Pacific in conjunction with APNIC 44, September 9-11, 2017 at the Splendor Hotel in Taichung, Taiwan.

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Program Overview

A detailed agenda is forthcoming! Interested in presenting? Email us at for details. A social event is also TBA.

Saturday, September 9   Workshop Day 1
08:00-17:30 Registration
09:00-17:30 FIRST Workshop
Sunday, September 10   Workshop Day 2
08:00-17:30 Registration
09:00-17:30 FIRST Workshop
Monday, September 11   Plenary
08:00-17:30 Registration
09:0-17:30 Plenary


Registration is open. Payment by credit card and wire transfer is accepted. Registration transfers are permissible.

Registration Type   Fee
Workshop Only $200 US
Plenary Only $50.00 US
Workshop + Plenary $250.00 US

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Cancellation Policy

  1. Event registrations can be cancelled only in writing (letter, email, or fax) to:

    FIRST Event Office c/o CAPS, LLC
    219 W. Chicago Avenue, Suite 500
    Chicago, IL 60654 USA
    Phone: +1.312.646.1013
    Fax: +1.312.372.1427

  2. Event registrations cancelled 30 days or more before the first day of the event will incur a cancellation fee of $75; registrations cancelled within 30 days of the first day of the event will not be refunded. No cancellations will be permitted after the event begins.
  3. Substitutions may be made at any time. If you wish to substitute a participant, please contact the Event Office at the earliest opportunity.
  4. All refunds will be made after the event has completed and within one month.
  5. In the event of fire, flood or without limit other causes that FIRST reasonably believes to be substantial or that are beyond FIRST's control, FIRST reserves the right to change the times, dates and the venue of the event, without incurring any liability to the participants. The participant by accepting these terms and conditions hereby indemnifies FIRST and its organizers and agents against and holds it harmless from all or any loss or damage, injury, actions, proceedings or claims arising from any act or omission of the participant during the course of the event.

Hotel & Venue Location

The FIRST Regional Symposium for Asia-Pacific will be held at The Splendor Hotel Taichung.

The Splendor Hotel Taichung
No. 1049, Jianxing Road, West District,
Taichung City, Taiwan 403

Phone: +886 4 2328 8000

Hotel Accommodations

To book accommodations at the Splendor Hotel, please use the APNIC 44 official room block available at:

Important: FIRST is not holding a room block at the Splendor Hotel.

Sponsorships Opportunities

For a copy of the sponsorship prospectus, please contact us at

Platinum Sponsor Gold Sponsor Silver Sponsor Break Sponsor Reception Sponsor
Quantity Available 3 3 4 4 1
Cost in USD $10,000 $8,000 $6,000 $3,000 $10,000
Complimentary Registration Pass 4 2 1 ~ 4
Ability to Provide Bag Insert Item to Attendees Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Logo on Event Website Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Logo in Printed Agenda Material Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Logo Prominently Displayed on Event Signage Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Access to Attendee List¹ Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Access to a Table Top Exhibit² Yes Yes No No No
Complimentary Exhibit Staff Pass 2 2 ~ ~ ~
Opportunity to Address Delegates During Reception No No No No Yes
  1. The attendee list contains Name, Job Title, Company, and Country.
  2. Table top exhibit includes access to one draped six-foot table, two chairs, wastebasket, one powerstrip, and one wifi connection. Exhibit day is Monday, September 11, 2017.