General Information

Venue:
The conference will take place at the Ramada Hotel in Jerusalem.

Date:
December 1-3, 2014

Language:
The conference will be conducted in English and Hebrew

Welcoming Reception:
A welcoming reception will be held Sunday evening, November 30th at 19:00.

Gala Banquet:
A festive evening will be held on Monday, December 1st at 20:00. The evening will include entertainment and dinner and will be charged separately.

Night Tour:
On Tuesday evening, December 2nd, there will be a night tour of Jerusalem.

Exhibition:
A commercial exhibition will take place within the framework of the conference. For further information please contact the Secretariat at meetings@isas.co.il

Advertising and Sponsorship:
Please contact the Secretariat for space in the conference program and/or sponsorship of speakers, sessions and events.

Certificate of Participation:
Will be supplied to participants upon request.

Letters of Invitation:
Upon request, the Secretariat will send a personal invitation to participate in the conference. It should be understood that such an invitation is only meant to help visitors raise funds or obtain a visa and does not represent commitment on the part of the organizers to provide financial support.

For more information on Israel:
Please see here

Transportation from Airport:
Ben-Gurion International Airport is located 40 minutes from Jerusalem. Taxi service and shared “Nesher” shuttle service provide safe, fast and economic transportation into Jerusalem.
As you exit the arrivals hall there will be a sign near the exit doors directing you to taxis. There are shared taxis available to Jerusalem called “NESHER”. A dispatcher is just outside the exit doors by the taxi stand. These taxis fill up with 10 people and then bring each person to their destination in Jerusalem. The cost is approximately $20 per person.
The other option is a private taxi which costs approximately $75 per vehicle and takes only you directly to your destination without letting others off first.
To order return taxi service from Jerusalem to the airport, please see the hotel concierge.

Visas:
All visitors to Israel are required to have a valid passport, and for some countries, a visa is required. 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.

Currency / Exchange:
Israel’s currency is the New Israeli Shekel (NIS). International major credit cards are accepted in most hotels, restaurants and shops. Exchange offices and ATM machines are easily available throughout the city and at the Ben-Gurion International Airport.

Climate:
The weather in January is cool with possible rain, temperatures ranging from 6-14°C / 45-60°F.

Clothing:
Clothing is informal for all occasions. A sweater or jacket is also recommended, as the conference rooms may be cool.

Important Notes:
ISAS International Seminars and all sponsors shall not be responsible for and shall be exempt from any liability in respect of any loss, damage, injury, accident, delay or inconvenience to any person, or luggage or any other property for any reason whatsoever, for any tourist services provided.
Personal travel and health insurance is recommended.

To receive conference updates, please send your email address to congress@isas.co.il