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Appendix: Potential Conference Locations<br><br>Below are some geographically diverse locations for the SIPS conference:
CountrySingaporeTaiwanIndonesiaAustralia
Region Southeast Asia East Asia Southeast Asia Oceania 
Pre-Pandemic Visa Restrictions 162 countries visa-free 85 countries visa-free 169 countries visa-free 78 countries visa-free 
Europe, North America Visa Restrictions Belarus, Kosovo, Moldova, Russian Federation, Ukraine (5) Current Information Not Available Due to the Pandemic Current Information Not Available Due to the Pandemic Current Information Not Available Due to the Pandemic 
Africa, Asia, South America, Middle East Visa Restrictions Algeria, Armenia, Bangladesh, China, Egypt, Georgia, India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgystan, Lebanon, Libya, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, Palestinian Territories, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Yemen (29) Current Information Not Available Due to the Pandemic Yemen, Syria, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, Sierra Leone, Pakistan, N Korea, Nigeria, Niger, Montenegro, Micronesia, Libya, Liberia, Kosovo, Israel, Iraq, Iran, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Eq Guinea, Djibouti, Congo, Columbia, CAR, Cameroon, Current Information Not Available Due to the Pandemic 
Potential Connections Singapore ReproducibiliTea Sau-Chin Chen Tim Sains Terbuka Indonesia AIMOS, ANZORN 
Ticket Prices (economy, no layovers) $850 (from Los Angeles); $1050 (from New York City); $950 (from Toronto, 1 layover); $750 (from Vancouver, 1 layover); $550-650 (from London) $2100 (from LA), $2200 (from New York), $2000 (from Toronto), $2200 (from London) $1000 (from UK); $1100 (from LA); $1100 (from NYC) $1200 (from LA), $1400 (from NYC), $1900 (from Toronto), $1700 (from London) 
Travel Time from US, Canada, Western Europe 16-17 hours (from Los Angeles, no layovers); 18-19 hours (from New York City, no layovers); 19 hours (from Toronto/Victoria, 1 layover); 13-14 hours (from London, no layovers) 14 hours (from LA, no layovers), 16 hours (from NYC, no layers), 23 hours (from Toronto, 1 layover), 18 hours (from London, 1 layover) 22 hours, 1 layover 16 hours (from LA, no layovers), 22 hours (from NYC, 1 layover), 23 hours (from London, 1 layover) 
Accommodations (3-star hotels, with breakfast) $50 - $200 (per night) $50 - $200 (per night) $50 - $200 (per night) $50 - $200 (per night) 
Potential Venues Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre, Singapore Expo, (TripAdvisor list of convention hotels), National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University Taipei Convention Centre, Novotel Taipei Taoyuan International Airport, Marriott Taipei Bali International Convention Centre, Jakarta Convention Centre Rydges World Square, SMC Conference and Function Centre 
Potential Housing Hotels, hostels, Airbnb Singapore Novotel Taipei, At Boutique Hotel, Charming City Hotel Taipei Amnaya Resort (Bali), Swiss-Belhotel Segara (Bali), Sawana Suites (Jakarta) Rydges World Square, Amora Hotel, Fraser Suites 
Non Conference Activities Haji Lane, Little India, Old Airport Road Food Center, Orchard Road, Tiong Bahru Market Hawker Center, Universal Studios Sentosa (list of other attractions in SentosaTaroko Gorge National Park, Natural Hot Springs, Sun Moon Lake World famous Beaches, Museums, Nightlife, Forestry (Bali), Markets Museums, Royal National Park 
Considerations Male-male sex is illegal    
CountrySingaporeTaiwanIndonesiaAustralia
Region Southeast Asia East Asia Southeast Asia Oceania 
Pre-Pandemic Visa Restrictions 162 countries visa-free 85 countries visa-free 169 countries visa-free 78 countries visa-free 
Europe, North America Visa Restrictions Belarus, Kosovo, Moldova, Russian Federation, Ukraine (5) Current Information Not Available Due to the Pandemic Current Information Not Available Due to the Pandemic Current Information Not Available Due to the Pandemic 
Africa, Asia, South America, Middle East Visa Restrictions Algeria, Armenia, Bangladesh, China, Egypt, Georgia, India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgystan, Lebanon, Libya, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, Palestinian Territories, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Yemen (29) Current Information Not Available Due to the Pandemic Yemen, Syria, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, Sierra Leone, Pakistan, N Korea, Nigeria, Niger, Montenegro, Micronesia, Libya, Liberia, Kosovo, Israel, Iraq, Iran, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Eq Guinea, Djibouti, Congo, Columbia, CAR, Cameroon, Current Information Not Available Due to the Pandemic 
Potential Connections Singapore ReproducibiliTea Sau-Chin Chen Tim Sains Terbuka Indonesia AIMOS, ANZORN 
Ticket Prices (economy, no layovers) $850 (from Los Angeles); $1050 (from New York City); $950 (from Toronto, 1 layover); $750 (from Vancouver, 1 layover); $550-650 (from London) $2100 (from LA), $2200 (from New York), $2000 (from Toronto), $2200 (from London) $1000 (from UK); $1100 (from LA); $1100 (from NYC) $1200 (from LA), $1400 (from NYC), $1900 (from Toronto), $1700 (from London) 
Travel Time from US, Canada, Western Europe 16-17 hours (from Los Angeles, no layovers); 18-19 hours (from New York City, no layovers); 19 hours (from Toronto/Victoria, 1 layover); 13-14 hours (from London, no layovers) 14 hours (from LA, no layovers), 16 hours (from NYC, no layers), 23 hours (from Toronto, 1 layover), 18 hours (from London, 1 layover) 22 hours, 1 layover 16 hours (from LA, no layovers), 22 hours (from NYC, 1 layover), 23 hours (from London, 1 layover) 
Accommodations (3-star hotels, with breakfast) $50 - $200 (per night) $50 - $200 (per night) $50 - $200 (per night) $50 - $200 (per night) 
Potential Venues Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre, Singapore Expo, (TripAdvisor list of convention hotels), National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University Taipei Convention Centre, Novotel Taipei Taoyuan International Airport, Marriott Taipei Bali International Convention Centre, Jakarta Convention Centre Rydges World Square, SMC Conference and Function Centre 
Potential Housing Hotels, hostels, Airbnb Singapore Novotel Taipei, At Boutique Hotel, Charming City Hotel Taipei Amnaya Resort (Bali), Swiss-Belhotel Segara (Bali), Sawana Suites (Jakarta) Rydges World Square, Amora Hotel, Fraser Suites 
Non Conference Activities Haji Lane, Little India, Old Airport Road Food Center, Orchard Road, Tiong Bahru Market Hawker Center, Universal Studios Sentosa (list of other attractions in SentosaTaroko Gorge National Park, Natural Hot Springs, Sun Moon Lake World famous Beaches, Museums, Nightlife, Forestry (Bali), Markets Museums, Royal National Park 
Considerations Male-male sex is illegal    
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