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7th Taiwan-Philippines Earth Sciences International Conference

6-10 February 2023, in Tainan, Taiwan

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The first Taiwan-Philippines Earth Sciences International Conference (TPESIC) was held in Taoyuan, Taiwan in 2007, which inaugurated the collaborations of Earth Sciences between Taiwan and Philippines.


Over the past 15 years of collaboration, TPESIC has set the stage for the even closer cooperation between Taiwan and Philippines. TPESIC2023 provides an opportunity for earth scientists from Taiwan and Philippines to come together to share their science and discuss their recent findings in all aspects of Earth Sciences, including geology, geophysics, ocean science, atmospheric science and others. TPESIC2023 will provide a platform for further in-depth cooperation between Taiwan and Philippines.

Date and Venue


The 7th Taiwan-Philippines Earth Sciences International Conference (TPESIC2023) will be held 6-10 February 2023 at the National Cheng Kung University in Tainan, Taiwan. The scientific activities of the conference will be two-day (6-7 February) and include keynote lectures, themed oral and poster sessions, and short courses. The scientific activities will be followed by a three-day (8-10 February) field trip. More information regarding the scientific activities and field trip will be available soon.

Talk and Short Course
Keynote Speaker


Professor Hung-Chi Kuo

Department of Atmospheric Sciences, National Taiwan University


Dr. Graciano P. Yumul, Jr.

Senior Vice President, Cordillera Exploration Company Inc.


A short course on Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry


Professor Huai-Jen Yang — From the Earth's mantle to surface

Associate Professor Jennifer Kung — Introduction of NCKU mineral physics Lab

Assistant Professor Hou-Chun Liu — Deciphering weathering sources and sinks by isotope geochemistry

Dr. Wen-Hsuan Liao — Using the concentrations and isotopic compositions of first-row transition metals to study marine biogeochemistry and pollution

Important Dates


7 November 2022 - Second Circular distribution

7 November 2022 - Online registration and abstract submission opens

30 December 2022 - Closing of abstract submission

9 January 2023 - Abstract acceptance sent to participants

6-7 February 2023 - Scientific presentations

8-10 February 2023 - Post-conference fieldtrip

Registration Information


Registration Fees (Paid on-site)

Conference (6-7 Feb): NT$1,000 per person (including attendance in scientific sessions, coffee and tea, lunch)

Post-conference field trip (8-10 Feb): NT$5,000-6,000 (including lunch and room)


Stay in Tainan (5, 6, 7 and 10 Feb)

Information updated: 26 Dec 2022

Based on suggestions from attendees, we offer more accommodation options. If you are registered, we will contact you to confirm your accommodation needs.


Hotel Tainan (breakfast included)

1 double-bed (for 1 person) – NT$2300 (per night)

1 double-bed (for 2 person) – NT$2800 (per night)

2 single-bed (for 2 person) – NT$2800 (per night)

3 single-bed (for 3 person) – NT$3600 (per night)

2 double-bed (for 4 person) – NT$4300 (per night)



8 February
07:20 – 12:00 Tainan – Chihshang, Taitung
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch at Chihshang
13:00 – 17:00 Chihshang, Guanshan and Luye (active fault, tectonic geomorphology)
18:00 staying in Taitung city


9 February

08:30 – 09:40 Taitung city – Sanxiantai

09:40 – 11:30 Sanxiantai (Volcanic Breccias)

11:30 – 13:00 Lunch at ChengKung

13:00 – 14:30 ChengKung – National Museum of Prehistory

14:30 – 16:00 National Museum of Prehistory

16:00 – 16:30 National Museum of Prehistory – Xiaoyehliu

16:30 – 17:30 Xiaoyehliu (An exotic sandstone block in Lichi melange)

18:00 staying in Taitung city


10 February

08:30 – 08:50 Taitung city – Lichi melange

08:50 – 11:00 Lichi melange

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch

13:00 – 17:00 Back to Tainan


Staying in the Kindness Hotel – Taitung (2/8, 9)


1 bed for 1 person – NT$2200 (per night)

2 bed for 2 person – NT$4380 (per night)

2 bed for 3 person – NT$3880 (per night)
Updated by the hotel (Jan 18, 2023)


National Cheng Kung University



National Central University

Academia Sinica

National Chung Cheng University

Central Weather Bureau

National Taiwan University

National Science and Technology Council



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