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  • Writer's pictureSean Wilson

Where to Network in Taiwan in January – Conferences, Meetups, and More

Updated: Jan 9, 2022

Each month All Hands will share a post of events from around Taiwan. These events will span networking, professional learning, community gatherings, hiring, seminars, happy hours, and more. This will be a living list and is by no means comprehensive. If you know of a great event that should be included, please send us a message to let us know.

*Unless noted, most of these events are in English, but we have not attended all of these series before. You should look into the event if you have any language concerns.

1/8Global Injustice, Local Action: Migrant Fishermen in Taiwan – This event welcomes Lennon Ying-Dah Wong (汪英達), director of the Taoyuan-based migrant worker shelter run by the Serve the People Association, to speak to us about the conditions faced by migrant fishermen in Taiwan today. This is the second event in New Bloom’s new series on migrant workers, Global Injustice, Local Action. (Free?)

1/9FitFam Taipei HIIT DaAn Workout – Network and train with the Taipei FitFam community every Saturday morning. (Free)

1/10Galette des rois AFT – Taste the Galette des rois with the French Association of Taiwan. The price of admission includes two portions of cake. During the event, there will be a presentation by Cyrille Terrier from his new book “Small stories of good taste and pastries”. This event will be conducted in French. (NT$300 for members and NT$350 for non-members)

1/13 Bitcoin chitchat and drinks 比特幣小聚閒聊 – Let’s meet and chitchat to celebrate all-time-high with fellow bitcoiners. All levels are welcome. The format will be casual. Come and mingle! This event will have English + Chinese speakers. (Free)

1/14 Talent Development Workshop: How to Be Assertive – In this course organized by the British Chamber of Commerce in Taipei and NextGen Language Training, you’ll learn how to express your ideas assertively, ask and deal with questions, avoid or handle misunderstandings and express your ideas according to international business etiquette and global business communication standards. (Free for BCCT members, NT$1000 for non-members)

1/14 Hidden Taipei : A Lens Through the Eyes of Homelessness – Cyndi, founder creator of the NGO Hidden Taipei (街遊) from Homeless Taiwan (芒草心慈善協會) will share this interesting topic on homelessness. Cyndi has cooperated with Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Hong Kong News, city governments and other NGOs. (Free for Rotary members, NT$200-300 for non-members)

1/14 Increase Your Productivity Using Text Editors – Learn how text editors can speed up your workflow dramatically. If your job involves writing content or creating slide decks, then you can boost your productivity after this workshop. This workshop is beginner-friendly. Bring your laptops, a mug/water bottle and positive vibes. (Free)