ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval

Taipei, Taiwan, November 16-19, 2021 (Virtual)

About Taipei

Taipei (/taɪˈpeɪ/), officially Taipei City, is situated in the northern part of Taiwan Island. It is not just the nation's political capital but also the epicentre of commerce, history, and art. The vast transit system allows visitors to get to different places and areas rather easily.

General Information


Spring ends in late June and the weather is warm with average temperatures between 22℃ (64℉) and 32℃ (80℉).

New Taiwan dollar (NT$) is the official currency. Banks open from 09:00 to 15:30, Monday through Friday and are closed on weekends and public holidays.

Electricity in Taiwan is 110 Volts, alternating at 60 cycles per second. However, the shape of a socket varies between countries, a portable plug adaptor may be necessary. The flat blade attachment plug is generally accepted.

The official language in Taiwan is Mandarin Chinese while English is the ACM ICMR 2021 official language.

Taipei is 8 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

In restaurants, hotels or other services, tipping is optional and customized per case depending on whether you are pleased with the service. Consumer taxes are included in price on tags.