SYMPOSIUM VENUE

Wise Auditorium

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJI)

Edmond J Safra Campus - Givat Ram​​

Wise Auditorium is located near the main pedestrian entrance to the campus.

HUJI is an internationally renowned multidisciplinary institution of higher learning and research, with ties extending to and from scientific and academic communities in Israel and abroad. About one-third of all competitive research grants in Israel are awarded to its scholars. The quest for excellence characterizes the thousands of students at HUJI, where an emphasis is placed on research and postgraduate studies. 

OFFICIAL LANGUAGE

The official language of the Symposium is English. 

CLIMATE

The weather in Jerusalem in March is mild during the day, with highs of 16°C/61°F, 

and cool in the evenings, with lows of 9°C /48°F.

Clothing is informal for all occasions.

We recommend light clothing for the day and warm clothing for the cooler evenings.

Don’t forget your sunglasses, hat and comfortable walking shoes.

PASSPORTS & VISAS

Prior to booking your flight ticket, please ensure that your passport is valid for

at least 6 months from the date of the Symposium (until 30 September 2022).

Participants from some countries require a visa to enter Israel. We suggest that you check this

with your travel agent or on the website of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

LETTER OF INVITATION

Upon request, the Secretariat will send a personal letter of invitation to participate of the Symposium.

It should be understood that such an invitation is only meant to assist participants raise travel funds or obtain a visa and does not represent a commitment on the part of the Symposium Organizers.​

ARRIVAL INFORMATION

Attendees should book their flights to Ben Gurion International Airport (airport code: TLV). 

GROUND TRANSPORTATION
BETWEEN BEN GURION AIRPORT & SYMPOSIUM VENUE/HOTELS

Private Taxi (from official taxi stand only) – The cost for a one-way trip is approximately 320 NIS (US$ 100),

depending on time of day, number of passengers and luggage.

The trip should take approximately 40-60 minutes depending on traffic.​ 

Shared Transfer Service - Nesher shared transfer service is available from Ben Gurion Airport.

There may be a waiting time as the driver only departs when there are 10 passengers.

Rate per person is approximately 70 NIS (US$ 22). There is a “Nesher” information desk at the airport.

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TIME ZONE

Israel is located in the GMT+3:00 time zone.

ELECTRICITY

The electrical power supply “voltage” in Israel is: 220-240 Volts (U.S./Canada: 110-120 Volts).  

Click here to find out if you need to bring an adapter.

IMPORTANT NOTES

Personal travel, luggage and health insurance are recommended.

Please purchase this from your local travel agent. Kindly note the organizers and other sponsors cannot be held responsible for participants lacking appropriate insurance coverage in case of need.

All services are booked on the express condition that Target Conferences shall not be held responsible for, and shall be exempt from, all liability in respect of any loss, damage, injury or accident, to any person or his or her luggage or any other property, for any reason whatsoever.

GENERAL INFORMATION