General Information

Venue: Crowne Plaza Hotel
Jerusalem, Israel

Date: February 20-21, 2017

Language: The conference will be conducted in English.

Night Tour and Dinner: Monday, February 20
Depart venue hotel at 18:45
Additional Tickets: $95

Exhibition: A commercial exhibition will be held within the framework of the conference. Exhibitors will be provided with an unprecedented opportunity to promote innovative products, pharmaceuticals, equipment and technologies to a discerning international professional audience. For further information contact the Secretariat at

Letters of Invitation: Upon request, the Secretariat will send a personal invitation to participate in the conference. Such an invitation is only meant to help visitors raise travel funds or obtain a visa and is not a commitment to provide financial support.

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 Taxis”. 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. Another option is a private taxi which costs approximately $85 per vehicle and takes you directly to your destination. To order return taxi service from Jerusalem to the airport, please see the hotel concierge.

For more information on Israel: Please see here

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 February 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 their agents, shall not be responsible for and shall be exempt from all liability in respect of any loss, damage, injury, accident, delay or inconvenience to any person, or his/her luggage or any other property for any reason whatsoever, for any tourist services provided. Personal travel and health insurance is recommended.