Conference Venue
Dan Panorama Hotel
Charles Clore Park, Tel Aviv 68012
Hotel Tel: 972-3-5190190

Dates
October 15-18, 2017

Language
The official language of the Conference is English

Exhibition
A commercial and professional exhibition will be take place during October 15-18, 2017

Certificate of Attendance
A certificate of attendance may be obtained from the Registration Desk.

Liability and Insurance
The conference organizers cannot accept liability for personal injuries sustained, or for loss or damage of property belonging to conference participants (or their accompanying persons), either during, or as a result of the symposium.

Travel
Ben-Gurion International Airport is located 20 minutes from Tel Aviv. Taxi service (about $50/€30) and a modern airport train (about $4/€3) provide safe, fast and economic transportation into Tel Aviv.

Climate and Clothing
In October temperatures in Tel Aviv range between 15 – 25°C / 60 – 75°F. Rain is possible. Dress may be informal throughout the conference.

Pre and Post-Conference Tours
Pre and Post-Conference tours in Israel will be arranged for interested participants. Further details will be published under Tours.

Currency
The unit of currency in Israel is the New Israeli Shekel (NIS) commonly known as the Shekel. Approximate currency rates as of April 2016 are as follows:
US $ 1 = NIS 3.785 Euro € 1 = NIS 4.265
There is no restrictions on transfer and use of foreign currencies in Israel.
Most international credit cards are accepted.

Electricity
Electricity in Israel is supplied at 220V, 50Hz and has a three-pin connecting plug.

Visas
All visitors entering Israel must have a passport that is valid for at least 6 months from the date they will leave Israel. Visitors are allowed to remain in Israel for up to 3 months from the date of their arrival. Please check to see if your country of origin belongs to the Visa Waiver Program which entitles citizens of certain countries to enter Israel without having to arrange a visa ahead of time. To see the list of countries click here. Visitors from countries that are not members of the Visa Waiver Program must make a request for an entry permit/visa from the Israeli consulate in their country or region before they arrive to Israel.

For more information please contact your nearest Embassy, Consulate or local travel agency well in advance. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa if required.

Value Added Tax Reimbursement (VAT in Israel is 17%)
According to the Value Added Tax (VAT) Law, a foreign tourist is able to benefit from a zero rate of VAT on a vast array of services obtained during a stay in Israel. In addition, a special arrangement exists whereby a tourist may also request a VAT refund on purchases made during a stay.

For more details please visit the official website of the Ministry of Finance, Israeli Department of Customs and VAT.

Local Time
Israel time zone is Standard time zone: UTC / GMT + 2 hours

Telephones
The country code for Israel is +972