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August 16th-18th (Tuesday-Thursday)



The Getty Center


Venue: Harold M. Williams Auditorium

Address: 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049, USA












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    Opening Ceremony

    Date:     August 16th
    Time:     09:00-09:30
    Venue:   Harold M. Williams Auditorium, The Getty Center


    Viewing of Cave Temples of Dunhuang Exhibition

    Date:      August 17th
    Time:      17:30-19:00


    Date:      August 17th
    Time:      19:00~
    Venue:    Museum Entrance Hall, The Getty Center

    Closing and Awards Ceremony

    Date:      August 18th
    Time:      17:00-17:30
    Venue:   Museum Lecture Hall, The Getty Center









    “English” is the official language in this conference.




    Host (in alphabetical order)



        J. Paul Getty Trust





        Pacific Neighborhood Consortium




      AS   Academia Sinica, Taiwan




          Ministry of Education, Taiwan



      ECAI   Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative (ECAI)





    About Los Angeles


    Los Angeles is a trend-setting global metropolis with an extraordinary history and a rich cultural heritage. It’s known as the Entertainment Capital of the World and is home to renowned museums, along with 75 miles of sunny coastline. The city of Los Angeles (nicknamed the "City of Angels") is the most populous city in California. Located on a broad basin in Southern California, the city is surrounded by vast mountain ranges, valleys, forests, beautiful beaches along the Pacific Ocean, and nearby desert.


    ● Climate


    Southern California’s climate has often been described as “perfect” and with good reason. Most days are sunny and warm, with gentle ocean breezes in the summer.  The humidity is low with little rain.  In fact, there are no unpleasant seasons in Los Angeles.

    Annual precipitation:                    15 inches         Average high temperature:   74° F
    Avg. sunny/partly sunny days:   292 days            Average low temperature:     56° F



    ● Electricity

    Electricity in USA is at 120V, 60Hz. The power plugs used in USA are of the two-pin or three-pin, square-shaped type. It is suggested to check before using an electrical appliance.



    ● Currency


    The US Dollar (USD) is the official currency of United States of America.

    There are banknotes and coins in the following denominations:
    Coins: 1, 5, 10, 25 cents and 1 dollar
    Banknotes: 1, 2, 5,10, 20, 50, and 100 dollars.


    (Information from LA Offical Tourism Website)


    ● Visa Requirements


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    ● Tourism Information/Useful Link


    Los Angeles Official Tourism Website

    Los Angeles International Airport


    Parking and Access to the Getty Center


    LA Metro Trip Planner and Information