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General Information

Language

The official language of the Conference is English.

Name Badge

Kindly wear your name badge during all the conference days.

Climate

The average temperature in October in Tel Aviv (Minimum to Maximum): 15-28 C° / 59-82 F°.

Dress Code Clothing is informal for all occasions.

Currency and Money Exchange

The currency in Israel is the New Israel Shekel (NIS). We recommend using the local currency although most expenses in Israel may be paid with major credit cards. The current (August 2019) exchange rate is:
1 US Dollar= 3.55 NIS and 1 Euro= 3.93 NIS.
Most ATMs accept all major credit cards such as Master Card, Visa, Diners, and American Express.

Local Time

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

Telephones

The country code for Israel is +972

Electricity

Electrical equipment in Israel is 220 volt A.C., single phase, 50 cycles. Some appliances may require a plug adapter that can be purchased locally.

Value Added Tax Reimbursement

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, Israel Department of Customs and VAT.

Insurance

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

Conference Secretariat

Ortra Ltd.

Tel: 972-3-6384444

Fax: 972-3-6384455


Email: fuelchoicessummit@ortra.com

Partners
Fuel Choices InitiativeState of Israel Prime Minister's OfficeKeren Hayesod United Israel AppealMinistry of Science, Technology and SpaceIsrael Export InstituteMinistry of Economy and Industry