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Welcome Message - MingTech President

Welcome Message - MingTech President

Dear Distinguished Guests, Ladies, and Gentlemen:


Welcome to ICEO&SI 2018. It gives me immense pleasure in inviting you all to participate in the International Conference on Earth Observations and Societal Impacts, 2018 (ICEO&SI 2018) to be held on 1-3 July, 2018 in Hsinchu, “The Windy City" in northern Taiwan. The conference is organized by Minghsin University of Science and Technology (MingTech), a leading private university of the country being proud of its achievements in applied science and technology. Hsinchu County area composed mainly of uplands, tablelands and mountains, where most of the industrial factory and office of computer related companies are located. With 600 MW electricity supplied by gas-fired Hsintao Power Plant in Guanxi Township, cooling water supplying for factories from the Baoshan Dam, the well-known Hsinchu Science & Industrial Park is the cradle of the early Taiwan Economy. This unique natural and social combination has made Hsinchu the most suitable venue in Taiwan to host the event. Driving distance of Hsinchu is 65 kms from Taipei, the capital of Taiwan. Taipei has an excellent international airport, the Taoyuan International Airport about 30 km north of Hsinchu providing easy linkage with Hsinchu and other major cities of the world. Visiting Hsinchu offers you great Hakka cultural experience, opens up opportunities for enjoying scenic sights, delicious foods and to come in contact with warm and friendly people. The generous hospitality of the people will definitely make your trip a truly memorable experience.

The aim of this conference is to bring together leading academicians, practicing engineers, researchers, scholars and policy makers in different fields of science and engineering around the world to explore and to exchange new ideas, to share knowledge and expertise and to reinforce networking in the arena of scientific collaboration and cooperation. The conference features ten areas of critical importance to the sustainability of global environment and societal welfare including Natural Disasters, Health, Energy, Climate Change, Ecosystems, Agriculture, Biodiversity, Water Resources, Meteorology, and related industries, which are of great concern to the people, governments, and private sectors. Kindly extend this invitation to your colleagues in your area and specialty. On behalf of Minghsin University of Science and Technology (MingTech), we welcome university colleagues, honorable researchers and participants, and look forward to welcoming you at Minghsin University of Science and Technology, Hsinchu in July 2018. 




Chii-Ruey Lin, Ph.D.

President, Minghsin University of Science and Technology (MingTech)

Honorary Chairman, ICEO&SI 2018