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General Information

Important Dates

Conference Dates: Sunday- Tuesday, 14-16, January 2024

Deadlines for Abstract Submission : 31 July, 2023

Deadline of Payment from abstract submitters/speakers: 30 September 2023, in order to be included in the Final Program

Early  Bird Registration rates until 31 july, 2023

Late Registration rates from 1 August, 2022- 12 November 2024

Language

The official language of the Conference is English.

Clothing

Business casual for all occasions.

 

Internet Access

Both conference hotels are offering wireless access points (WiFi) available.

 

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, Israeli Department of Customs and VAT.

 

Tourist Visas

All visitors to Israel must hold a passport that is valid for at least six months from the date they enter the country. Individuals holding national passports of the following countries are not required to obtain a visa prior to their arrival at Israel: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea (south), Latvia, Mexico, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom and the United States of America.

 

Note: this is a partial list, compiled from the list of countries from which the Conference website was visited; for a complete list of the countries with visa exemption agreements with Israel, please look here).

Letters of invitations will be issued by the Conference Secretariat to bona fide participants only. Requests should be sent on the official letterhead of the Applicants company / organization.

 

Individuals from countries without diplomatic relations with Israel, should write to the Conference Secretariat, ilanit@ortra.com, no later than three months prior to the Conference, giving their full name, date and place of birth, passport number, date of issue and expiry, date of arrival and flight details. The Conference Secretariat will do its best efforts to arrange for a visa to be issued at the airport upon arrival; however, granting of such requests is at the discretion of the authorities in Israel.

 

 

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