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2023 ILA-ASIL Asia-Pacific Research Forum
Indo-Pacific Strategies and International Law
December 3-4, 2023 | Taipei, Taiwan

The Research Center for International Legal Studies of National Chengchi University and the Chinese (Taiwan) Society of International Law will hold the 2023 ILA-ASIL Asia-Pacific Research Forum at Howard Civil Service International House in Taipei, Taiwan, ROC. The theme of the Research Forum is “Indo-Pacific Strategies and International Law.”  

The Research Forum aims to provide a forum for academics, private practitioners, and government attorneys to present works-in-progress across the spectrum of international and transnational law issues related to the Asia-Pacific. 


We look forward to welcoming you to Taiwan! Inquiries can be directed to the Organizing Committee at



The Call for Papers is available here. (submission deadline: June 30, 2023)

The tentative schedule of the Research Forum is as follows:      

  • Sunday, December 3, 2023: Opening Ceremony and Forum Sessions

  • Monday, December 4, 2023: Forum Sessions and Closing Ceremony

The final program is available here.


Registration Fees

Early Bird Rates (by and on November 1, 2023)

  • Paper Presenters and Guest Speakers: waived

  • ILA or ASIL Members (as of November 1, 2023): USD$300

  • Non-ILA/ASIL Members: USD$350

Regular Fees (after November 1, 2023)

  • Paper Presenters and Guest Speakers: USD$300

  • ILA or ASIL Members (as of November 1, 2023): USD$350

  • Non-ILA/ASIL Members: USD$400


Please note:

  1. The registration fees include the following: entrance to Research Forum sessions on December 3 and 4, and the lunch and dinner on December 3.

  2. The Research Forum only accepts payment of registration fees via bank transfer. Please indicate in the transfer note: “2023 ILA-ASIL Asia-Pacific Research Forum.” Participants bear transaction costs.

  3. The registration form is available here. The registration deadline is November 20, 2023.

Logistic Information

The Research Forum will take place at Howard Civil Service International House, which is located in the heart of Taipei’s most vital financial, shopping, entertainment and cultural districts. The venue is 45 minutes from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport or 20 minutes from Taipei SongShan Airport by car, and just a 10-minute walk from Taipei MRT Taipower Building Station.     

The Chinese name and address of Howard Civil Service International House are provided below, so that you may show them to taxi drivers:     

  • 公務人力發展學院福華國際文教會館 
    Howard Civil Service International House 

  • 臺北市新生南路三段30號 
    No. 30, Section 3, Xinsheng South Road, Da'an District, Taipei City


  • Research Forum participants may choose from a variety of accommodation options, including:

    • Just Sleep @ NTU 捷絲旅臺大尊賢館 (
      Address: No. 83, Sec. 4, Roosevelt Rd., Taipei, Taiwan(臺北市羅斯福路四段83號

    • GoodMore Hotel 谷墨商旅​ (
      Address: No. 147, Sec. 1, Heping East Rd., Taipei, Taiwan

    • The Howard Plaza Hotel Taipei 臺北福華大飯店 (
      Address: No. 160, Ren Ai Road, Sec. 3, Taipei, Taiwan(臺北市仁愛路三段160號)

    • CityInn Hotel Taipei Station Branches 新驛旅店(
      Taipei Station Branch I Address: No. 7, Huaining St., Zhongzheng Dist., Taipei, Taiwan(臺北市中正區懷寧街7號)
      Taipei Station Branch II Address: No. 81, Chang’an W. Rd., Datong Dist., Taipei, Taiwan(臺北市大同區長安西路81號)

  • Information on other accommodation options in Taipei City is available at:

Visa to Taiwan


Most major airlines offer flights to Taiwan. You may wish to choose Taiwan-based airlines, China Airlines and Eva Air. The closest international airports to Taipei city are Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport and Taipei SongShan Airport (for certain intra-Asia and cross-strait charter flights).   


Other Information 

Taiwan’s unit of currency is the New Taiwan Dollar (NT$). The exchange rate is approximately NT$31 to USD$1. Foreign currency can be exchanged at airports, hotels and government-designated banks. As for weather conditions, the average day temperature in Taipei for December is around 13-18°C (55-65°F). A light rain coat is advisable. For additional information, please refer to the following websites:   

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