The official language of the Conference is English.
Kindly wear your name badge during all the conference days.
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.
Israel time zone is Standard time zone: UTC/GMT +2 hours.
The country code for Israel is +972
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.
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.